New Year’s Eve

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First Baby of 2015? It’s a Secret in Many Places

Bye, bye Baby New Year. The crowning of the year’s first baby is being kept secret in many communities as hospitals say safety concerns trump tradition.


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Beyond the Uber Surge: How to Get Around on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve: the day to overpay for everything from that glass of flat Champagne to the impossibly-high heels you’ll wear just once, to, once again, that ride home from Uber.


Couples kiss after midnight in Times Square during the New Years Eve celebration on January 1, 2013 in New York City. An estimated one million revelers from around the world endured long hours of cold weather to have a front seat to this year's star studded celebration. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

New Year’s Traditions From Around The World

There are almost 200 countries on Earth and more than 7 billion people, so it should come as no surprise that there are many different customs in place to ring in the New Year.


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Metrorail Extends Hours for New Year’s Eve

Metro will keep trains running two hours later than normal for New Year’s Eve.


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Tips on How to Pace Your Drinking at New Year’s Eve Party

As you break out the bottle of champagne and raise your glasses to ring in the new year, keep these tips in mind if you’d rather not start 2015 with a hangover.


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VDOT to Suspend Highway Work Zones Over New Year’s

The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will suspend most highway work zones for several days over the New Year’s holiday.



Best Holiday Destinations for Singles

The best way to prevent a Blue Christmas is to visit one of the best holiday destinations in America for singles.


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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?


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FBI Watches 3 Men Rob Bank in Arlington

Federal prosecutors have charged three men with robbing an Arlington bank on New Year’s Eve, and they say FBI agents watched it happen.


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Twins Born Minutes Apart, But in Different Years

MedStar Washington Hospital Center says a woman gave birth to twins near midnight on New Year’s, with one born in 2013 and the other born in 2014.