This week’s map is a GIF showing the year each state adopted its gasoline excise tax. Oregon was the first state to do so in February of 1919 (Colorado, New Mexico, and North Dakota also enacted them later in the year). By 1929, every...Show More Summary
It feels like 1974’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve all over again, because The Doobie Brothers are making headlines. Billboard reports that the band known for taking it to the streets is now taking it to the courtroom, where presumably they will fare much better with a lawsuit against a folk-rock cover duo named Doobie Decimal System. Show More Summary
Jackie Fuchs, a former bass player for The Runaways, made waves earlier this month after publicizing the story of her alleged rape by band manager Kim Fowley at a New Years Party on the eve of 1976. After a bigger-than-expected response to her story, she joined HuffPost Live on Thursday to discuss the aftermath of going public. Show More Summary
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Last New Year’s Eve, Widespread Panic decided to “shake things up” a bit and perform in Charlotte instead of making their usual end-of-year appearance in Atlanta. Good news for local Panic fans that...
U.S. singer Chris Brown has been barred from leaving the Philippines over a financial dispute involving a concert he failed to appear at in the country last New Year's Eve. Brown, 26, was stopped Wednesday morning while preparing to depart on a private jet from Manila international airport on his way to Hong Kong for a concert. Show More Summary
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Grammy award-winning singer Chris Brown says he's confused about why he's stuck in Manila, where his departure has been delayed by a fraud complaint over a canceled concert last New Year's Eve. ImmigrationShow More Summary
Open Road Films has picked up U.S. rights to Garry Marshall’s Mother’s Day, the latest in the director’s holiday movie series which includes New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day. The film which stars Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Jason Sudeikis follows the lives of several mothers. Show More Summary
Gretchen stayed overnight for New Year’s Eve 1998. Clay and Mom had some stupid office party to go to so we were left home alone with popcorn and some movies from Blockbuster. He had the nerve to say he “trusted” us because we were such “big girls” now.
29 Dec-01 Jan 2016 It’s one of the most sought after locations for New Year’s Eve so it’s never too early to start planning a camping, glamping or heritage holiday...
A precedent-setting case against rideshare behemoth Uber has been settled, and the family of 6-year-old Sofia Liu, who was killed in a crosswalk by an UberX driver on New Year's Eve 2013. [ more › ]
On-demand transportation company Uber has settled a lawsuit brought by the family of Sofia Liu, a 6-year-old who was run over and killed by an Uber driver in San Francisco on New Year's Eve in 2013.
I t was just before midnight and the champagne was already flowing when my now-husband popped the question on New Year’s Eve. It was amazing, exciting, and completely natural all at once. I couldn’t think of anyone I wanted to spendShow More Summary
Via the New York Times: It was like New Year’s Eve in Times Square as the countdown clock ticked down to zero. “We’re going to do our 10-9-8 thing and you can get your flags out,” S. Alan Stern, the principal investigator for NASA’sShow More Summary
Ready for New Year's Eve? Maroon 5 is. The three-time Grammy Award-winning pop band returns to Las Vegas for its fourth consecutive New Year's weekend performances at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Wednesday, Dec. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 31. The shows are the highlight of Mandalay Bay's annual "Paint...
I couldn't find live coverage anywhere this morning, except on NASA's choppy Ustream. But it was still exciting: LAUREL, Md. — It was like New Year’s Eve in Times Square as the countdown clock ticked down to zero. “We’re going to do our 10-9-8 thing and you can get your flags out,” S. Show More Summary
The evening was so perfect I thought he might propose. But he had a very different proposition in mind. It’s New Year’s Eve, and I’m at the W Hotel in Manhattan with a boyfriend I’ll call Liam. We’ve been together for over a year, and this is the moment I’ve been waiting for my whole life: He’s going to propose. Show More Summary
Jackie Fuchs, who played bass for the Runaways from 1975 to 1977 under the name Jackie Fox, recently spoke out for the first time about a rape by band manager and producer Kim Fowley she says took place at a party on New Year's Eve 1975-1976. Show More Summary
Former Runaways bassist Jackie Fuchs came forward last week with an account of being allegedly raped by Kim Fowley after a New Year’s Eve show at the start of the band’s career. The article discussing her experience included accounts...Show More Summary
I have been so incredibly moved over the last few days by the outpouring of love and support that has followed the story of my rape on New Year's Eve 1975. When I contacted the Huffington Post at the beginning of the year, I never imagined my story would touch such a nerve. Show More Summary
The madcap British experiential food design duo Bompas & Parr got their start doing imaginative things with jelly. They’ve since made a career out of such sensory feats as developing the world’s first edible New Year’s Eve fireworksShow More Summary