The Great White Way
Fireworks explode over the Manhattan skyline during the 32nd annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display, Friday, July 4, 2008 in New York. Some 30,000 shells were set off -- more than 1,000 per minute.
Credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
Time Stands Still
Fireworks erupt over Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho on Friday, July 4, 2008, recorded using a time exposure.
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Big Sky Country
Fireworks explode over Hunter Brown seated above the crowd in a lifeguard chair at Whitefish Lake, during the annual Fourth of July fireworks display at Whitefish City Beach in Whitefish, Mont., on July 4, 2008.
Credit: AP/Lido Vizzutti, Flathead Beacon
Fireworks explode behind the Peoria, Ill. skyline during Fourth of July celebrations on July 4, 2008.
Credit: AP/Adam Gerik, Peoria Journal Star
Spectators watch the annual Wilkes-Barre 4th of July fireworks display from the Market Street Bridge, Friday night July 4 2008, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
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Spectators enjoy the fireworks display to close out the 19th annual San Jose America Festival, at Discovery Meadow on July 4, 2008 in downtown San Jose, Calif.
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Three-year old Brooks Butcher, right, son of Los Angeles Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher, reacts to the July Fourth fireworks after the Angels' 8-2 win against the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, July 4, 2008.
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A couple stands in the foreground at the lagoon at the Town Park in Bloomsburg, Pa., Friday, July 4, 2008 as fireworks explode overhead during Friday night's Fourth of July celebration.
Fireworks burst above Andrews Park in Vacaville, Calif., Friday, July 4, 2008. About 10,000 spectators migrated into the downtown area to enjoy food and dancing during the Independence Day celebration.
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Fireworks light up the sky over the National Mall in Washington on Friday, July 4, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez
One of the New York City Waterfalls by artist Olafur Eliasson, left, is seen as buildings in Manhattan are backlit by fireworks during the annual Fourth of July display, Friday, July 4, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Ed Ou
Fireworks explode over the Brandenburg Gate during the opening festivities of the new U.S. Embassy, at left, in Berlin, Germany, Friday, July 4, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Herbert Knosowski