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Duterte’s New Year message: Reflect, learn from past lessons | Evening wRap

Jan 01, 2019 - 7:49 PM

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Big Apple joins in ringing in New Year after rough 2018

Jan 01, 2019 - 3:06 PM

Rain-soaked New York joins the new year festivities with the annual Times Square ball drop and performances from various artists

WATCH: Maria Ressa, other journalists at Times Square NY for Ball Drop

Jan 01, 2019 - 6:47 AM

Times Square Alliance president Tim Tompkins says it is fitting to honor free press and free speech in one of the world's most famous public squares as the world welcomes 2019

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa urges journalists to 'stand together' against disinformation

Dec 31, 2018 - 11:08 PM

Ressa, who is among the journalists to be honored at the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Drop, calls on journalists to 'move away from competition' in the face of disinformation and attacks to press freedom

UNITE. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa calls on fellow journalists to stand united against disinformation in an interview with CNN on Monday, December 31. Rappler file photo

Firecracker ban, Tropical Depression Agaton, New Year in New York | Evening wRap

Jan 01, 2018 - 8:06 PM

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Freezing New York City welcomes 2018 with tightest security

Jan 01, 2018 - 1:56 PM

With most dressed in thick coats and snow gear, New Yorkers and tourists face a night tipped to be the coldest since 1962 – with temperatures of 14 F (-10 C) that felt like 4 F with the wind chill

BALL DROP. A view of Times Square during Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 on December 31, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Dick Clark productions/AFP

Filipino charged for plotting NY attacks in name of ISIS

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Authorities say 37-year-old Russell Salic of the Philippines allegedly provided funds for the planned attacks that were thwarted by an undercover FBI agent

U.S. veteran charged over deadly Times Square crash

May 19, 2017 - 8:59 PM

Richard Rojas 26 is arrested at the scene and later charged with murder in the second degree 20 counts of attempted murder and 5 counts of aggravated vehicular homicide police say

CHARGED OVER CAR CRASH. Firefighters walk past a wrecked car in the intersection of 45th and Broadway in Times Square, May 18, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

One dead as car hits crowd in Times Square, police say accident

May 19, 2017 - 1:34 AM

It is believed to be an isolated incident it remains under investigation New York police say on Twitter

ACCIDENT. According to reports there were multiple injuries and one fatality after the car plowed into a crowd of people. Photo by Drew Angerer/AFP

SAKSIKAN: Mariah Carey lakukan lipsync saat tampil di malam tahun baru?

Jan 01, 2017 - 11:28 PM

Mariah Carey kemudian mengakui di akun Twitternya penampilan di malam pergantian tahun baru tidak berjalan dengan baik

WATCH: Jessie J covers John Lennon's 'Imagine' in New Year's Eve countdown

Jan 01, 2016 - 8:40 PM

The British singer serenades New York minutes before 2016

'IMAGINE.' Jessie J covers the Beatles' song minutes before midnight on December 31 in New York. Screengrab from YouTube/Alexander Wang

Menyambut tahun baru 2016 twitter lansir emoji kembang api

Dec 31, 2015 - 3:19 PM

Twitter akan menggaungkan pesan tahun baru di Times Square

Hundreds of couples reenact Times Square kiss

Aug 15, 2015 - 1:24 PM

Couples reenact the kiss between a sailor and a woman celebrating the end of World War II

TIMES SQUARE KISS. World War II veterans Ray and Ellie Williams flew in from Georgia, USA for the event. Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images North America/AFP

January 1 in history

Jan 01, 2014 - 2:20 PM

The first day of the year has witnessed some of the firsts in world history

Sir Paul strikes again with impromptu gig

Oct 19, 2013 - 10:38 AM

Former Beatles makes on the spot performance in London following flash concert in New York

SURPRISE GIG. McCartney at Covent Garden, London. Photos: Justin Tallis/AFP

McCartney performs flash concert at Times Square

Oct 11, 2013 - 3:23 PM

Beatle holds 4 song impromptu set at 46th and Broadway and takes off

THERE AND GONE. McCartney arrives by taxi at Times Square. Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images/AFP

World welcomes 2013 in rolling New Year's party

Jan 01, 2013 - 1:49 PM

Learn how people around the world celebrated the coming of 2013