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Theme for New Year's Eve ball is the 'gift of serenity'
Founder of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke will push the ball-drop button ushering in 2018.
More than a million people are expected to descend on Times Square for the New Year's Eve ball drop
The massive party will feature Mariah Carey and Nick Jonas in what will be one of coldest celebrations in more than 50 years.
High level of security in Times Square for New Year's Eve
Law enforcement will be protecting the more than a million people expected to attend the event.
NYPD focuses to keep America's largest New Year's Eve party safe
Authorities have banned large bags and backpacks to try and reduce the risk of explosives and weapons getting past the 22-block perimeter.
Life-threatening cold gripping much of the country
Next tonight, the life-threatening cold gripping much of the country. Windchill alerts from Texas to Maine, and the massive crowd in times square bracing for sub-zero temperatures. As 2018 arrives. More than 200 million Americans trapped in the deep freeze to start the new year. Here's erielle
Brutal cold, dangerous wind chills on tap for New Year's Eve and Day for large areas of the US
A reinforcing shot of cold air is impacting much of the country -- with nearly two-thirds of the eastern U.S. seeing bitterly cold temperatures. Temperatures in some parts of the country are 20 to 30 degrees below average with life-threatening wind chills in the Northern Plains. Wind chill
NYPD ramps up security for Times Square's New Year's Eve celebration
For the first time, police officers are screening hotel and restaurant guests near Times Square for explosives and weapons.
Bitter blast of cold air dominating Midwest and Northeast ahead of new year
Another blast of even more frigid cold air is on the way for the Midwest and eastern U.S. after a week of already brutally cold temperatures for the eastern half of the nation. Wind chill warnings, advisories and watches have been issued for a large portion of the nation, including a stretch of the