New Year's Day

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  • Joaquin Phoenix in the movie "Her."

    FIELDS: Love by the byte

    The New Year explodes with dire prophesies for men and women and their mating patterns. If they're correct, or even close to it, the lot of men will not be a happy one — or for the women who love them (and want one of their own).


  • Five things that went wrong for Shanahan's Redskins

    Need to Know: A look at five things that went wrong during the Mike Shanahan era.


  • Fireworks explode over the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

    Revelers start ringing in 2014 with fireworks

    Exploding fireworks sprayed from the sails of the Sydney Opera House and the Australian city's harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world ushered in a new year.


  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    SOWELL: Gazing into the crystal ball

    Whenever we enter a new year, we are tempted to forget the hazards of prophecy, and try to see what may lie on the other side of this arbitrary division of time.


  • FILE - In this April 10, 2013, file photo, Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hugs his caddie, tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, during the par-3 competition before the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. One of the top power couples in sports announced their engagement on Twitter. A spokesman for McIlroy confirmed that he popped the question in Sydney, where Wozniacki is starting to prepare for the Australian Open in Melbourne. McIlroy tweeted, "Happy New Year everyone! I have a feeling it's going to be a great year!! My first victory of 2014." He added a hash tag, "She said yes!!" (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

    Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki ring in 2014 with engagement

    One of the top power couples in sports announced their engagement Tuesday night on Twitter, which was Wednesday morning in Australia. A spokesman for McIlroy confirmed he popped the question in Sydney, where Wozniacki is starting to prepare for the Australian Open in Melbourne.


  • Colorado pot growers poised for price surges in New Year

    New Year – new marijuana price scale. The cost of smoking pot is poised to go higher in Colorado, where recreational use of the drug recently received legislative and executive nods.


  • Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    S&P 500 index has its best year since 1997

    The stock market closed out a record year with more all-time highs on Tuesday, giving U.S. indexes their biggest annual gains in almost two decades.


  • McIlroy, Wozniacki announce engagement

    Rory McIlroy is claiming his first win of the new year _ his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.


  • Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    RAHN: New Year's resolutions for others

    New Year's resolutions are difficult to keep. That is why I find it easier to make them for others, rather than myself, as part of my other-people improvement program. The country would not be on the road to ruin if those in government would follow the New Year's resolutions I propose for them, starting with President Obama (as part of my fantasy world).


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