DENVER - Shafaye Tshimanga had enough worries with her sick 8-year-old son as she drove him to a doctor's office last Thursday. Before she arrived, she got a frantic phone call that worried her even more.
SALINA, Kansas - Several Salina, Kansas children received a big surprise Tuesday afternoon. A guy dressed in a turkey suit visited 20 students at Schilling Elementary. The surprise was even bigger for two of those students.
NEW YORK (AP) - A world-wide wave of celebrations rang in 2014 with a dazzling 30-minute fireworks show in Dubai, a deluge of confetti in London that tasted as good as it looked and a lavish, boozy, music-filled party throughout the streets of Las Vegas.
USA TODAY - As 2013 comes to a close, USA TODAY Network takes a look at the origins of some of the world's most cherished New Year's traditions - from the familiar to some customs you may never have realized could provide good fortune in the year ahead.