Chicago parties to welcome 2016 amid tight security – WLS-TV

Chicago parties to welcome 2016 amid tight securityWLS-TV“Whether you’re celebrating at home, a friend’s house, or large events, we’d like to remind everyone to be responsible and safe,” said Deputy…

Revelers streaming to Las Vegas Strip, downtown to ring in new year – KTNV Las Vegas

Revelers streaming to Las Vegas Strip, downtown to ring in new yearKTNV Las VegasAction News has several crews stationed on the Strip and on Fremont Street, where the party has…

Eliminating tips brings unintended consequences in Bay Area – San Francisco Chronicle

Eliminating tips brings unintended consequences in Bay AreaSan Francisco ChronicleSo when Sous Beurre Kitchen opened in the Mission in February, Mauschbaugh followed the example of five Bay Area restaurants that…

Beloved radio station 99X returning to Atlanta – WXIA-TV

Beloved radio station 99X returning to AtlantaWXIA-TVATLANTA — The prayers of alternative music fans across Atlanta have finally been answered: 99X is returning to airwaves for 2016. The station will…

All Day Gaming Marathon at Stephen's Central Library – Concho valley homepage

All Day Gaming Marathon at Stephen’s Central LibraryConcho valley homepageSome Concho Valley gamers are spending their New Year’s Eve in a 24-hour gaming marathon. Members of San Angelo’s Nerdery Gaming…

'No Man's Sky' Game Most Anticipated In 2016; Release Date Slated In June – Youth Health Magzine

‘No Man’s Sky’ Game Most Anticipated In 2016; Release Date Slated In JuneYouth Health MagzineAccording to iDigital Times, the “No Man’s Sky” game will be released on June 2016. Reportedly,…

Bowles scores 19, Pacific beats San Diego 77-75 – USA TODAY

Bowles scores 19, Pacific beats San Diego 77-75USA TODAYSTOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Ray Bowles scored 10 of his 19 points in the final 4:25 to help Pacific pull away from…

Shots fired at oncoming car as Hong Kong housing estate showdown leaves police … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

Shots fired at oncoming car as Hong Kong housing estate showdown leaves police …South China Morning Post (subscription)READ MORE: Chase, struggle, arrest: Illegal immigrant from mainland China nabbed in Sai…

China Box Office Growth at 49% as Total Hits $6.78 Billion – Variety

China Box Office Growth at 49% as Total Hits $6.78 BillionVarietyChina’s theatrical box office grew by 49% in 2015, propelled by the huge success of local movies, according to nearly…

Dallas Police Ready for No-Refusal Weekend – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas Police Ready for No-Refusal WeekendNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthThat’s why Dallas law enforcement is running a no-refusal weekend. That means officers can quickly get a warrant to draw blood if…

Underprivileged children often live in cramped conditions in subdivided flats … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

Underprivileged children often live in cramped conditions in subdivided flats …South China Morning Post (subscription)More than 40,000 Hong Kong children are living in such cramped conditions that their physical, psychological…

After loss to short-handed Warriors, the Rockets are an NBA punchline – CBSSports.com

After loss to short-handed Warriors, the Rockets are an NBA punchlineCBSSports.comFirst most people removed the Houston Rockets from their list of possible title contenders. Then we removed them from even…

Homicides Increase 54% in Washington DC for 2015 – Breitbart News

Homicides Increase 54% in Washington DC for 2015Breitbart NewsDespite an overall drop in crime, Washington D.C. has nonetheless experienced a whopping 54 percent increase in its murder rate for 2015,…

National Womens Soccer League's Washington Spirit Signs Viera's Katie Stengel – SpaceCoastDaily.com

National Womens Soccer League’s Washington Spirit Signs Viera’s Katie StengelSpaceCoastDaily.comThe Washington Spirit recently announced the club has signed forward Katie Stengel. Stengel attended Viera High School where she excelled in…

You say you want a resolution? 10 for entertainment fans – Detroit Free Press

You say you want a resolution? 10 for entertainment fansDetroit Free PressFor arts and entertainment consumers, 2016 is a clean slate. This could be the year when you actually read…

2015-16 NBA Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Rate Heading into 2016 – Bleacher Report

2015-16 NBA Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Rate Heading into 2016Bleacher ReportWe’ve got a shake-up at the very top of this week’s NBA power rankings, and if you’ve been…

Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets without Stephen Curry Klay Thompson … – FOXSports.com

Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets without Stephen Curry Klay Thompson …FOXSports.comWith reigning MVP Stephen Curry sitting out a second straight game with a leg bruise, the Golden State Warriors…

Shorthanded Warriors Ground Rockets on New Year's Eve – Warriors.com

Shorthanded Warriors Ground Rockets on New Year’s EveWarriors.comThe Warriors capped a monumental 2015 with one of their most rewarding regular season victories of the year, picking up a 114-110 road…

Car chase ends with suspect's arrest in north Houston – KTRK-TV

Car chase ends with suspect’s arrest in north HoustonKTRK-TVThe chase started as a traffic stop attempt on Interstate 45 and West Mount Houston. Eyewitness News caught up with the chase…

In a year of odd moves, FIFA and Al Capone become neighbours – Trinidad Guardian

In a year of odd moves, FIFA and Al Capone become neighboursTrinidad GuardianThe FIFA exhibit is a short kick from space occupied by Al Capone and his machine-gun trappings. It…

Los Angeles marching band winds up for the Rose Parade – LA Daily News

Los Angeles marching band winds up for the Rose ParadeLA Daily NewsAnthony White, director of the L.A.U.S.D. Beyond the Bell All City Honor Band held practice for the Rose Parade…

Russell Wilson's secrets to 64 straight starts to begin his career – The Olympian

Russell Wilson’s secrets to 64 straight starts to begin his careerThe OlympianIn Wilson’s other day-after regimen: Heavy Monday weightlifting during the season. “I’ll never forget, I was at IMG, training…

Lawsuit against The News can go on – Dallas Morning News

Lawsuit against The News can go onDallas Morning NewsA Dallas County couple that claimed a column in The Dallas Morning News falsely accused them of covering up their son’s apparent…

The Last (and Most Expensive) Night of the Year – New York Times

The Last (and Most Expensive) Night of the YearNew York Times“New Year’s Eve is pretty much going to determine for some venues whether you’re going to be in the red…

Minimum wage will rise twice in 2016 in Los Angeles – LA Daily News

Minimum wage will rise twice in 2016 in Los AngelesLA Daily NewsTwo minimum wage hikes will hit Los Angeles in the coming months, pushing pay to some of the highest…

Xavier Takes Its First Loss at the Hands of Villanova – New York Times

Xavier Takes Its First Loss at the Hands of VillanovaNew York TimesRyan Arcidiacono hit seven 3-pointers, scored 27 points and showed that No. 16 Villanova may again be the team…

Four Downs: Clemson defends No. 1 ranking in Orange Bowl rout of Oklahoma – FOXSports.com

Four Downs: Clemson defends No. 1 ranking in Orange Bowl rout of OklahomaFOXSports.comThe Clemson Tigers were the top-ranked team in the country for most of the season. Against the favored…

Kanye West Releases New Track Called ''Facts'' Just in Time for 2016 – E! Online

Kanye West Releases New Track Called ”Facts” Just in Time for 2016E! OnlineYou didn’t think you’d make it to 2016 without some new music from Kanye West, did you?! Kim…

Looking back: 2015 in entertainment – Tribune-Review

Looking back: 2015 in entertainmentTribune-ReviewThe year began with rumors of a new film, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” thanks to a 90-second teaser trailer released in late 2014. In April,…

Chart: NFL playoff picture – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Chart: NFL playoff pictureMinneapolis Star TribuneThe second-place team in the West, either Denver or Kansas City, will be the other wild-card team. About the Vikings. The Vikings (10-5) clinched a…

Wayne Rogers, Trapper John on TV's 'M*A*S*H,' Dies at 82 – Hollywood Reporter

Wayne Rogers, Trapper John on TV’s ‘M*A*S*H,’ Dies at 82Hollywood ReporterAfter he left the series in a contract dispute, he plated another doctor on ‘House Calls.’ Wayne Rogers, who starred…

Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction – Bleacher Report

Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets: Live Score, Highlights and ReactionBleacher ReportKlay Thompson scored 38 points, Draymond Green posted a triple-double with 11 points, 16 assists and 11 rebounds and…

'46 years' Facebook glitch is a New Year's gift from Unix – Engadget

’46 years’ Facebook glitch is a New Year’s gift from UnixEngadgetDon’t worry, you’re not living out a 13 Going on 30 scenario — you’re only “celebrating” 46 years of Facebook…

From the East Bay Desk: the Top Oakland Stories of 2015 – KQED

From the East Bay Desk: the Top Oakland Stories of 2015KQEDThe city passed no major housing reforms this year (Libby Schaaf’s first as mayor), despite a report commissioned by the…

Oscar de la Renta's VP of Global Communications Shares Her View On Fashion's … – Forbes

Oscar de la Renta’s VP of Global Communications Shares Her View On Fashion’s …ForbesFor years I worked with Edith Taichman, Oscar de la Renta’s newly appointed Vice President of Global…