Officials say Thursday's Bronx apartment building blaze spread after the toddler's mother failed to shut the kitchen door as she fled with him and his younger sibling. Twelve people died and a further four are in critical condition in hospital
The Times Square Crystal Ball in New York City. The famous ball drop marks the start of the New Year for thousands of people every year. And every year Waterford glassworkers design a new series of crystal panels to cover the ball. This year's pattern is called "The Gift of Serenity"