Topic: Lunar New Year

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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/03

    A model presents a creation by Pilar Vera during the International Flamenco Fashion Show SIMOF in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain. The show will run until Feb. 6.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/18

    A boy from the cattle-herding Mundari tribe is seen in South Sudan in a settlement near Terekeka, Central Equatoria State.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/11

    Dana Rizzuto, of Clearwater, Fla., a Salvador Dali look-alike, poses for a photo during a parade before the grand opening ceremony for the new Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla.

  • First-class forever stamps: Goodbye makeup postage

    First-class forever stamps: Goodbye makeup postage

    First-class forever stamps will replace denominated first-class stamps in January.

  • Ten best movies of 2010

    Ten best movies of 2010

    Even middling years can yield marvelous movies. Despite all the frazzled franchises and star-studded misfires of 2010, there were still wonders to behold –historical dramas of the finest intelligence, animation of great wit and delicacy, documentaries that brought out the human drama behind the headlines, and small, independent movies that showcased the emerging artists of tomorrow. If you haven't yet seen any or all of my top 10, listed here alphabetically, I envy what awaits you.

  • In Pictures China's Lantern Festival

    Citizens watch a parade at Nanhou Street in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province on Feb. 24. The lantern festival, held on the fifteenth day of the Lunar New Year, commemorates the end of Chinese New Year's celebrations.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/17

    International Space Station (ISS) Commander Jeffrey Williams is seen silhouetted by the ISS's new cupola windows in Feb. 2010. Williams takes photographs through the windows, which are now open in the ISS's observation deck.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/05

    A Swiss Saint Bernard sleeps on the floor at the Hund 2010 Dog Exhibition in Winterthur, Switzerland, on Friday.

  • In Pictures China's chun yun peak travel season

    Passengers queue to get on the train at Guangzhou Railway Station on Jan. 30, in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. China's Spring Festival travel peak season, or 'chun yun' in Chinese, kicks off today. The traditional Chinese Spring Festival will fall on February 14 this year and the travel peak will last 40 days until March 10.

  • China confronts global warming dilemma

    China confronts global warming dilemma

    China, the world leader in both economic growth and carbon emissions, faces the dilemma of how to respond to the challenges of global warming while not harming its robust economy.