The Empire State Building, illuminated with red, white and blue lights is seen from across the East River in the Queens borough of New York, backlit by fireworks exploding over the Hudson River during... more 
The Empire State Building, illuminated with red, white and blue lights is seen from across the East River in the Queens borough of New York, backlit by fireworks exploding over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show on Monday, July 4, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kathy Kmonicek
Mon, Jul 4, 2011 10:57 PM EDT