DENVER - We all have them: The friends who have everything they could ever want. Still, you have to buy them something for the holiday season. Instead of knitting them a sweater or baking them a fruitcake, give the gift of parking.
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.