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New Year's Day: Holiday
New Year's Day, also simply called New Year, is observed on 1 January, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.


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Missing man reunited with family after AP photo

Nicholas Simmons, a New York man missing since New Year's Day, was reunited with his family after they viewed a photo of him huddled over a Washington, DC steam grate, in USA Today. Terrell Brown..
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Montana girl Selena Not Afraid, 16, has been missing since New Year's Day. The FBI is asking for help to find her

The FBI on Wednesday alerted to a missing Montana girl, Selena Not Afraid, 16, who disappeared on New Year's Day near an interstate rest area.
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Hezbollah leader says he warned Soleimani of assassination threat

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday he had warned Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani of the risk of assassination and met him in the Lebanese capital Beirut on New Year's Day..
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Father and Daughter, Mistaken for Deer, Are Fatally Shot, Officials Say

The man and his 9-year-old daughter were shot by a hunter on New Year’s Day in South Carolina.
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After nearly 7 decades together, this couple died hours apart on New Year's Day

Robert and Janet Perry married in March 1953 and remained together until their deaths on New Year's Day. He was 84, and she 85.  
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Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard goes surfing

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard took a break from traditional campaigning to go surfing in the frigid Atlantic Ocean on the New Hampshire shoreline on New Year's Day. (Jan...
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Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong in New Year's Day protests: police

About 400 people were arrested in New Year's Day protests in Hong Kong after what started as a peaceful pro-democracy march of tens of thousands spiraled into chaotic scenes with police firing tear gas..
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131st Rose Parade marches under sunny Calif. skies

Marching bands and floral floats took to the streets under mostly sunny California skies as the 131st Rose Parade drew hundreds of thousands of spectators on New Year's Day. (Jan. 1)  
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More drugmakers hike U.S. prices as new year begins

Drugmakers including Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, Gilead Sciences Inc, and Biogen Inc hiked U.S. list prices on more than 50 drugs on Wednesday, bringing total New Year's Day drug price increases to more..
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New Year's Day shopping: Ikea, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Ulta and more open with shortened hours

Many of the nation's top shopping destinations from Apple to Bloomingdale's to Home Depot will be open for business New Year's Day Wednesday.
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Hong Kong gears up for huge New Year's Day anti-government march

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters are expected to join a New Year's Day march on Wednesday as anti-government demonstrations that have embroiled the Chinese-ruled city for over half a year..
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What restaurants are open New Year's Day 2020? Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, Dunkin' and many more

Is Chick-fil-A open New Year's Day? What about Starbucks? Most national restaurant chains will be open but not all locations will be Jan. 1.
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What's open and closed New Year's Eve and New Year's Day 2019? Mail, grocery stores affected

As we enter a new year, most federal offices and plenty of private businesses will be closed on New Year's Day. More are open on New Year's Eve.  
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Here's where to get free coffee, meal deals, drink specials on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

Say goodbye to 2019 and welcome 2020 with some freebies and deals. New Year's Day also is National Bloody Mary Day and National Hangover Day.
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Hong Kong to end year with multiple protests, kick off 2020 with big march

Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day aimed at disrupting festivities and shopping in the Asian financial hub, which has seen a rise in clashes..
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Hong Kong to end 2019 with multiple protests; big march planned for Jan. 1

Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day aimed at disrupting festivities and shopping in the Asian financial hub, which has seen a rise in clashes..
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Thanksgiving marks the unofficial kick-off of the holiday movie season, but for die-hard fans, it started even earlier. Lifetime and Hallmark began premiering Christmas movies back in October. Between..
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Why America is crazy for Christmas movies

Between Hallmark and Lifetime, there will be 70 new holiday movies out by New Year's Day
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