New Year's Day

Latest New Year's Day Items
  • Illustration Obama's Parallel Economic Universe by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    LAMBRO: Surreal world of Obama tax hikes

    Let's be clear about what the "fiscal cliff" deal does and doesn't do.


  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (second from left in front row) and his wife, Ri Sol-ju (left), attend a ceremony on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Pyongyang, North Korea, to reopen the mausoleum where his father, Kim Jong-il's embalmed remains will lie in state, as North Koreans marked the first-year anniversary of the elder Kim's death. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video)

    Video fuels rumor that North Korean leader Kim's wife gave birth

    The seemingly pregnant belly sported by the wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in mid-December appeared to be gone by New Year's Day.


  • The Washington Times

    BEATLEY: Newtown tragedy reminds us that life is precious

    The murder of innocent children in Newtown, Conn., reminds us of how precious human life is. The late Dr. Bernard Nathanson, the abortionist and 1969 founder of the National Abortion Rights Action League, knew all about the sanctity of human life, and about death.


  • A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York on Jan. 2, 2013. (Associated Press)

    'Fiscal cliff' deal sends stocks up, but problems lurk

    The "fiscal cliff" compromise, even with all its chaos, controversy and unresolved questions, was enough to send the stock market shooting higher Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year.


  • Heartwarming moments defy chill at Rose Parade

    A couple who became husband and wife on the "Love Float," a surprise reunion between a returning soldier and his little boy, and a grand marshal famed globally for her chimpanzee research were among the highlights of the 124th Rose Parade on Tuesday.


  • HURT: Congress doesn’t mend its old ways

    Congress and the White House have so utterly disgraced themselves and this country over the past few years it seemed impossible for them to do any worse. Yet here we are, facing a massive tax-hike time bomb that was set by them 10 years ago and these people manage to reach new levels of stupidity, recklessness, dishonesty and unfairness.


  • Pasadena's Rose Parade kicks off on a cold morning

    The 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena kicked off on a chilly New Year's morning with the theme "Oh the Places You'll Go!" named in honor of the Dr. Seuss book.


  • Jane Goodall, famed for her work with chimpanzees in Africa and for her efforts on behalf of endangered species everywhere, serves as grand marshal of the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    Heartwarming moments defy chill at Rose Parade

    A couple who became husband and wife on the "Love Float," a surprise reunion between a returning soldier and his little boy, and a grand marshal famed globally for her chimpanzee research were among the highlights of the 124th Rose Parade on Tuesday.


  • Fireworks explode over the Palace of Westminster's Elizabeth Tower, which houses Big Ben, to celebrate New Year's in London on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    World looks to 2013 after violence, economic woes

    As the world rang in 2013 with spectacular fireworks displays and showers of confetti, the specter of economic uncertainty and searing violence dimmed some festivities and weighed on the minds of revelers hoping for a better year.


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