Pyrotechnics, parades, pigging out: Americans mark July Fourth despite Hurricane Arthur

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 5, 2014 - 6:40 AM

The United States marked 238 years as an independent nation and celebrated the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Nature and politics also played a role this year, with Hurricane Arthur crashing holiday parties along the East Coast and subdued festivities in Moscow amid growing anti-American sentiment over the crisis in Ukraine. Here are some highlights of Independence Day celebrations across the globe:

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