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Alexandra Esquivel, left, and her aunt Anna Ramos, right, both from Arizona, attend the New Year's Eve festivities in New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

New Year's Eve at Times Square

At New York City's Times Square, the traditional New Year's Eve celebration ended with

the descent of a huge crystal ball at the stroke of midnight to ring in 2013.