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The skyline of Midtown Manhattan, seen from across the East River in the Queens borough of New York, is backlit by shells exploding over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Sunday, July 4, 2010 in New York.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
Photo by: Jason DeCrow
The skyline of Midtown Manhattan, seen from across the East River in the Queens borough of New York, is backlit by shells exploding over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Sunday, July 4, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

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