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America celebrates the Fourth of July

People watch the fireworks at the Washington Monument during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

People watch the fireworks at the Washington Monument during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

People watch the fireworks at the Washington Monument during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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White House guests wearing protective face masks watch the Washington, D.C. fireworks display from the South Lawn as they celebrate the Independence Day holiday at the White House in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

White House guests wearing protective face masks watch the Washington, D.C. fireworks display from the South Lawn as they celebrate the Independence Day holiday at the White House in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

White House guests wearing protective face masks watch the Washington, D.C. fireworks display from the South Lawn as they celebrate the Independence Day holiday at the White House in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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The Macy's 4th of July fireworks display is seen over the Empire State Building from Long Island City, New York, July 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

The Macy's 4th of July fireworks display is seen over the Empire State Building from Long Island City, New York, July 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

The Macy's 4th of July fireworks display is seen over the Empire State Building from Long Island City, New York, July 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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People watch a socially distanced fireworks show for Independence Day in Katy, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People watch a socially distanced fireworks show for Independence Day in Katy, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People watch a socially distanced fireworks show for Independence Day in Katy, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A couple celebrates the fourth of July at Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City, New York, July 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A couple celebrates the fourth of July at Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City, New York, July 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A couple celebrates the fourth of July at Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City, New York, July 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A woman wears a patriotic mask in celebration of the fourth of July at Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City, New York, July 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A woman wears a patriotic mask in celebration of the fourth of July at Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City, New York, July 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A woman wears a patriotic mask in celebration of the fourth of July at Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City, New York, July 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Red, white and blue lights illuminate the White House during the "Salute to America" event held to celebrate Fourth of July Independence Day in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger

Red, white and blue lights illuminate the White House during the "Salute to America" event held to celebrate Fourth of July Independence Day in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger

Red, white and blue lights illuminate the White House during the "Salute to America" event held to celebrate Fourth of July Independence Day in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch the Washington, D.C. fireworks display from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch the Washington, D.C. fireworks display from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch the Washington, D.C. fireworks display from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A couple dressed with the colours of the U.S. flag ride their motorcycle in front of the U.S. Capitol Building Washington, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A couple dressed with the colours of the U.S. flag ride their motorcycle in front of the U.S. Capitol Building Washington, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A couple dressed with the colours of the U.S. flag ride their motorcycle in front of the U.S. Capitol Building Washington, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A beachgoer dances on the pier at Coney Island on the Fourth of July holiday in Brooklyn, New York City, July 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A beachgoer dances on the pier at Coney Island on the Fourth of July holiday in Brooklyn, New York City, July 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A beachgoer dances on the pier at Coney Island on the Fourth of July holiday in Brooklyn, New York City, July 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Supporters of President Donald Trump watch the military aircraft flying during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Supporters of President Donald Trump watch the military aircraft flying during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Supporters of President Donald Trump watch the military aircraft flying during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A group of protesters burn an American flag, even as other protesters disagreed with the act, during a protest against racial inequality and police violence near Black Lives Matter Plaza, during Fourth of July holiday, in Washington, July 4.  REUTERS/Leah Millis

A group of protesters burn an American flag, even as other protesters disagreed with the act, during a protest against racial inequality and police violence near Black Lives Matter Plaza, during Fourth of July holiday, in Washington, July 4....more

A group of protesters burn an American flag, even as other protesters disagreed with the act, during a protest against racial inequality and police violence near Black Lives Matter Plaza, during Fourth of July holiday, in Washington, July 4.  REUTERS/Leah Millis
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President Donald Trump thrusts his fist as he arrives on the White House South Lawn to host a 4th of July "2020 Salute to America" to celebrate the U.S. Independence Day holiday at the White House in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump thrusts his fist as he arrives on the White House South Lawn to host a 4th of July "2020 Salute to America" to celebrate the U.S. Independence Day holiday at the White House in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump thrusts his fist as he arrives on the White House South Lawn to host a 4th of July "2020 Salute to America" to celebrate the U.S. Independence Day holiday at the White House in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber is flanked by 4 U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighters during a flyover of military aircraft down the Hudson River and New York Harbor past York City, and New Jersey, July 4. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber is flanked by 4 U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighters during a flyover of military aircraft down the Hudson River and New York Harbor past York City, and New Jersey, July 4. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber is flanked by 4 U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighters during a flyover of military aircraft down the Hudson River and New York Harbor past York City, and New Jersey, July 4. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch a U.S. military aircraft flyover while hosting a 4th of July "2020 Salute to America" to celebrate the Independence Day holiday on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, July 4.   REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch a U.S. military aircraft flyover while hosting a 4th of July "2020 Salute to America" to celebrate the Independence Day holiday on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, July 4....more

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch a U.S. military aircraft flyover while hosting a 4th of July "2020 Salute to America" to celebrate the Independence Day holiday on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, July 4.   REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A group of protesters burn American flags and leaflets with the flag, even as other protesters disagreed with the act, during a protest against racial inequality and police violence near Black Lives Matter Plaza, during Fourth of July holiday, in Washington, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A group of protesters burn American flags and leaflets with the flag, even as other protesters disagreed with the act, during a protest against racial inequality and police violence near Black Lives Matter Plaza, during Fourth of July holiday, in...more

A group of protesters burn American flags and leaflets with the flag, even as other protesters disagreed with the act, during a protest against racial inequality and police violence near Black Lives Matter Plaza, during Fourth of July holiday, in Washington, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Red and blue smoke is fired at the Ellipse of the White House during the "Salute to America" event held to celebrate Fourth of July Independence Day in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger

Red and blue smoke is fired at the Ellipse of the White House during the "Salute to America" event held to celebrate Fourth of July Independence Day in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger

Red and blue smoke is fired at the Ellipse of the White House during the "Salute to America" event held to celebrate Fourth of July Independence Day in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger
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Military aircraft fly over the White House and Ellipse during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Military aircraft fly over the White House and Ellipse during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Military aircraft fly over the White House and Ellipse during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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U.S. Army Golden Knights paratroopers land on the Ellipse with a U.S. national flag during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. Army Golden Knights paratroopers land on the Ellipse with a U.S. national flag during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. Army Golden Knights paratroopers land on the Ellipse with a U.S. national flag during Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Jack Nolingberg, 6, collects candy thrown by a four-car 4th of July parade amid the global coronavirus outbreak in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Jack Nolingberg, 6, collects candy thrown by a four-car 4th of July parade amid the global coronavirus outbreak in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Jack Nolingberg, 6, collects candy thrown by a four-car 4th of July parade amid the global coronavirus outbreak in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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South Dakota's U.S. Independence Day Mount Rushmore fireworks are launched during celebrations at Mt. Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

South Dakota's U.S. Independence Day Mount Rushmore fireworks are launched during celebrations at Mt. Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

South Dakota's U.S. Independence Day Mount Rushmore fireworks are launched during celebrations at Mt. Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr
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People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Mesa, Arizona, July 4.  REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Mesa, Arizona, July 4.  REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Mesa, Arizona, July 4.  REUTERS/Cheney Orr
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Protesters gather at the Robert E. Lee Monument on the July 4th holiday in Richmond, Virginia, July 4. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Protesters gather at the Robert E. Lee Monument on the July 4th holiday in Richmond, Virginia, July 4. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Protesters gather at the Robert E. Lee Monument on the July 4th holiday in Richmond, Virginia, July 4. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A girl is seen through the window of a vehicle taking part in a four-car 4th of July parade in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A girl is seen through the window of a vehicle taking part in a four-car 4th of July parade in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A girl is seen through the window of a vehicle taking part in a four-car 4th of July parade in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A general view shows people relaxing on towels and under umbrellas and sun canopies, including one with the logo of the Arizona Cardinals on Pacific Beach in San Diego, California, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday July 3. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A general view shows people relaxing on towels and under umbrellas and sun canopies, including one with the logo of the Arizona Cardinals on Pacific Beach in San Diego, California, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday July 3. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A general view shows people relaxing on towels and under umbrellas and sun canopies, including one with the logo of the Arizona Cardinals on Pacific Beach in San Diego, California, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday July 3. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr
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A female surfer wearing a protective mask walks past a sign encouraging the use of masks in Del Mar, California, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday July 3. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A female surfer wearing a protective mask walks past a sign encouraging the use of masks in Del Mar, California, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday July 3. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A female surfer wearing a protective mask walks past a sign encouraging the use of masks in Del Mar, California, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday July 3. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr
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Local residents hold signs in protest of closed beaches on the 4th of July amid the coronavirus outbreak in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local residents hold signs in protest of closed beaches on the 4th of July amid the coronavirus outbreak in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local residents hold signs in protest of closed beaches on the 4th of July amid the coronavirus outbreak in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Beachgoers gather at Coney Island for the Fourth of July holiday in New York City, July 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Beachgoers gather at Coney Island for the Fourth of July holiday in New York City, July 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Beachgoers gather at Coney Island for the Fourth of July holiday in New York City, July 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Beachgoers gather at Coney Island for Fourth of July holiday in New York City, July 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Beachgoers gather at Coney Island for Fourth of July holiday in New York City, July 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Beachgoers gather at Coney Island for Fourth of July holiday in New York City, July 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4. REUTERS/Cheney Orr
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South Dakota's U.S. Independence Day Mount Rushmore fireworks celebrations seen at Mt. Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

South Dakota's U.S. Independence Day Mount Rushmore fireworks celebrations seen at Mt. Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

South Dakota's U.S. Independence Day Mount Rushmore fireworks celebrations seen at Mt. Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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Local residents hold signs in protest of closed beaches on the 4th of July amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local residents hold signs in protest of closed beaches on the 4th of July amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local residents hold signs in protest of closed beaches on the 4th of July amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Galveston, Texas, July 4. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4.  REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4.  REUTERS/Cheney Orr

People take part in a "Spontaneous Citizen's Parade" to mark the Fourth of July and to protest against coronavirus restrictions in Mesa, Arizona, July 4.  REUTERS/Cheney Orr
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