Happy 2014! Party in Times Square rings in the new year

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Kenn Magowan (left) and Anna Edgerly-Moore (right) both of New York, look out over Times Square

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Fireworks explode past the Times Square Ball after it dropped to signal the start of the new year in Times Square.

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Miranda Echerarria and Christian Prieto, of Niagra, N.Y. kiss at the stoke of midnight

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Revelers fill Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations in New York

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis perform in Times Square.

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Maria Sotomayor presses the countdown ball as thousands of revelers gather in New York's Times Square.

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Deborah Harry from the band Blondie performs in Times Square.

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Miley Cyrus performs as thousands of revelers gather in New York's Times Square to celebrate the ball drop.

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Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo of Icona Pop perform on stage at the New Year's Eve 2014 ball drop celebration in Times Square.

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Zac Hihey surprises his girlfriend, Hannah Kanaan, with a proposal on the NIVEA Kiss Stage in Times Square.

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Times Square adorned with New Year's paraphern

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Happy New Year! Kat Graham and finance Cottrell Guidry share a kiss at the Hard Rock Party as the ball gets ready to drop in Times Square.
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Confetti floats down over the crowd as partiers anticipate the big moment.
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Confetti showers as Debbie Harry of Blondie performs.

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At 6 p.m., fireworks announce the raising of the famed Swarovski crystal ball over the teeming masses.

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Sun sets on Times Square as excited, and cold, revelers dig in for the long haul.

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A bundled-up Miley Cyrus is escorted through the square.

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This guy didn't make it through security.

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Security is tight, and no backpacks were allowed into Times Square.

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