Fireworks follow sun-scorched July 4 festivals

(AP) - The nation's largest fireworks show has explodedover the Hudson River in New York City in a burst of red, white andblue.

The annual Macy's fireworks show started shortly before 9:30p.m. Sunday.

Thousands of spectators arrived early to stake out prime viewingspots along the Hudson. Golf caddy Marcos Jimenez said the show isamazing on TV and he figured it would be even better in person.

The fireworks show moved to Manhattan's West Side in 2009 aftereight years on the East River.

The show is being broadcast on NBC, with performances by teensensation Justin Bieber, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and others.

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