AP PHOTOS: Black Friday from bargains to brawls

Associated Press
A shopper looks at televisions at a Best Buy store, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in Franklin, Tenn., after the store opened at midnight. Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, got a jump start this year as many stores opened just as families were finishing up Thanksgiving dinner. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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Shoppers waited in line, fought through crowds and even cut short Thanksgiving dinner to snap up the best deals of the year.

Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, got a jump start when many stores opened Thursday evening.

Here, in images, are scenes from Black Friday from across the nation:

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