LA hopes Grand Park puts some 'wow' into city's New Year's Eve

The Times Square ball won't be the only that item that will be dropping from high perches around the country for the New Year's Eve countdown. The illuminated crystal ball that descends in New York City a minute before midnight has become such a famous 

In New York City, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, will lead her native city's 60-second countdown and push the button to start the dropping of the Times Square New Year's Eve ball, where more than one million revelers are expected to gather in 

To avoid that hangover after your new year's eve blowout, your body needs the right nutrition coming its way. So here's what you need to stock up on before heading out for the party: whole grains, avocados, bananas, cheese, 

The world rings in 2014. Nineteen hours before the ball drops in New York City's Times Square, the Republic of Kiribati will welcome 2014. That's 5 a.m. on New York's clock. New Zealand, Russia, Australia and Japan join the snowball effect as the year

Farah Stockman at The Boston Globe looks at the meaning of New Year's Day: [T]onight, as you toast your own new beginning, take a moment to consider the miracle of collective human experience across the ages. The fact