Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Here's How Countries Around The World Celebrate New Year’s
New Year's celebrations around the world vary from smashing plates to dressing up as bears.
Fortnite Streamer Ninja To Host A New Year's Eve Bash From Times Square
The world's most popular gaming streamer is about to give the networks a run for their money.
Spectators Are In For Rainy New Year's Eve In Times Square
Forecasters say Monday's party will take place amid mild temperatures but possibly rain.
Journalists Will Press The Times Square Ball Drop Button On New Year's
“In one of the world’s most famous public squares it is fitting to celebrate free press and free speech as we reflect on where we’ve been during the past year and what it is we value most as a society," Times Square Alliance President Tim Tompkins said.
Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.
Ellen DeGeneres Gives Couple Who Lost Engagement Ring In Times Square A Magical Surprise
Curtis M. Wong
John Drennan and Daniella Anthony had been the subjects of a global social media effort after video of the mishap went viral.
NYPD Finds Couple Whose Times Square Proposal Went Horribly Wrong
The happy couple was tracked down through social media after video of their bungled proposal went viral.
Bees Swarm New York City Hot Dog Stand
Bees took over a hot dog stand in Manhattan’s Times Square.
Pro-Trump Ad In Times Square Condemns 'Fake News,' Pushes Attack On Clinton
The super PAC that paid for it used to be called Stop Hillary PAC.
50 Tons Of Trash Expected After Times Square New Year's Eve Bash
After the midnight ball drop, NYC sanitation workers -- described as the "real MVPs" -- began their long night of work.
Bloomberg via Getty Images
How To Watch The Times Square Ball Drop Online On New Year's Eve
The night's festivities include performances by Mariah Carey and Camila Cabello.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
New Year Could Bring Record Low Temperatures To Parts Of U.S.
By Daniel Trotta and Chris Francescani, Reuters
Lows are predicted to hit minus 20F to minus 30F from Montana into the Dakotas and Minnesota, well below average.
Boston Globe via Getty Images
Much Of America Will Kick Off 2018 With Record Low Temperatures
Meanwhile, most of the rest of the world will be abnormally warm.
Ronald Martinez via Getty Images
Pour One Out, Flavortown Fans: Guy Fieri's Times Square Restaurant Is Closing
"Everyone dye your frosted tips black in mourning."
Why The Ball Drops On New Year’s Eve
Here’s why a billion people around the world watch a ball drop to mark New Year’s Eve.
Theo Wargo via Getty Images
So That's Why A Ball Drops In Times Square On New Year's
Todd Van Luling
Do you know what a time ball is?
Chelsea Guglielmino via Getty Images
#MeToo Creator Will Push Button To Drop New Year's Eve Ball In Times Square
Activist Tarana Burke founded the #MeToo movement 10 years ago.
Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
New York Bomber Sought An ISIS-Inspired Attack With Failed Device, Investigators Say
The suspect, Akayed Ullah, was the most seriously hurt in the rush-hour blast.
MarkusBeck via Getty Images
Diversity, Tolerance And Success In The Global Economy
Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs, Columbia Universi...
Last week, New York Times reporter Andy Newman published an excellent piece on the revival of the neighborhood surrounding
Courtesy of Diwali at Times Square
Diwali Festival Lights Up New York's Times Square
Organizers say the event celebrates light over darkness to promote "love and harmony in a society that feels extremely divided at this moment.”
'The Deuce' Will Get To Tell A Tale Of 'Decadence' In Season 2
HBO has renewed the series led by James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Times Square Flooded With People Protesting Donald Trump's 'Disgraceful' Transgender Military Service Ban
"Shame! Shame! Shame!" protesters chanted.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.