Where does the New Year start first?

A small island nation in the central Pacific Ocean will ring in 2014 before any other country. Here's a chronological rundown of who will see Jan. 1 first.

Photo editing by Connie Ricca

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Dec 31, 2013 1:25PM
Does it really matter who sees the "new year" first or last?  I wish for all to have a "good year" with few hardships and many rewards.  Blessings to all and good health.  Cheers!
Dec 31, 2013 12:27PM
Dec 31, 2013 12:02PM
Very cool--something I didn't know...Kiribati, huh?

Dec 31, 2013 11:47AM

Being Honest owes some tree that produced oxygen an apology. Wow what a scrooge!

Dec 31, 2013 11:46AM
What happened to Tonga?  They were the first to see the new millennium, sitting on the International Dateline, so I'm guessing they should be on this countdown....
Dec 31, 2013 11:45AM
being honest seriously why don't you just kill yourself you are so boring. Good Luck with your life dude! You suck!
Dec 31, 2013 11:31AM
Some say...We are to Occupy, to be in the world but not of it. There is much bread and circus today with football games etc. I bless all things. 4 blood moons are comming.
Dec 31, 2013 11:24AM
Happiness and Joy in God's New Year...YHVH his name in four letters. Amen.
Dec 31, 2013 11:22AM
Dec 31, 2013 11:19AM
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