OpenCalais Metadata: Latitude: 
OpenCalais Metadata: Longitude: 
  • Celebrations were planned around the world, including the traditional crystal ball drop in New York City's Times Square, where 1 million people were expected to cram into the surrounding streets.

    A barber gives finishing touches to the hair style of a young boy in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 31, 2012, 5:18 PM EST
  • A woman passes by papers, bearing New Year wishes, tied to trees at Myeongdong Catholic Cathedral in Seoul, South Korea.

    Fiscal cliff? Recession? Not in Asia, where the first countries to see 2013 dawn will enthusiastically welcome the new year.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 31, 2012, 1:41 PM EST
  • David Beckham of the Los Angeles Galaxy in action during the first half of the Galaxy's 3-1 victory against the Houston Dynamo.

    He has been linked to clubs in France, Australia and Asia in what would be the final chapter of the playing career of the 37-year-old midfielder and former England captain.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 27, 2012, 11:19 AM EST
  • In this June 7, 2002 file photo, Beth Nimmo, with a button bearing a photo of her daughter Rachel Scott who was killed at the Columbine High School shooting, wipes her eyes at the Gutenberg High School, where a 19-year-old former student shot 16 people before killing himself in Erfurt, eastern Germany.

    When it comes to guns, the United States is exceptional. The U.S. has the highest civilian gun ownership rate in the world, with 89 guns per 100 people.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 18, 2012, 7:14 AM EST