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US Justice Scalia, conservative icon, dead at 79

CNN, citing sources, said Obama intended to nominate Scalia's successor, a move opposed by a number of leading Republicans.

California bus fleet goes 100% electric

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority said it will become the nation's first 100% electric public transit fleet, following a deal with China's electric car maker BYD.

Smog incentives hard to introduce

A survey that found majority support for issuing incentives for people working outdoors on smoggy days reflects growing approval for improving worker conditions.

Smell the roses: Flower traders see Valentine's Day rush

Due to the booming demand for Valentine's Day, the auction, which is usually held once a day in the afternoon, is being staged twice daily at 10 am and 5 pm, with each session lasting two hours.

New York Fashion Week: Tadashi Shoji collection

Models present creations of the Fall/Winter 2016 Tadashi Shoji collection during the New York Fashion Week in New York, the United States, Feb 12, 2016.

Super Bowl becomes 'US Lunar New Year Gala' in China

Like the CCTV gala show, Super Bowl is a nation-wide celebration, with singers and dancers performing and usually scoring high TV viewing rate.

Munich Security Conference opens amid concerns

Top security and defense officials gathered for an annual security forum on Friday, focusing on Syrian conflicts, refugees, terrorism and other "boundless crises."

People welcome 'God of Wealth'

Greeting the God of Wealth is a traditional custom to celebrate Lunar New Year in China.

Food and Travel

Xinjiang to ban tourists to glaciers

Tourists have been forbidden from entering glaciers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, authorities said on Thursday.

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Wang Tao: Taking 'China Chic' global

Like many of the best fashion designers in the world, Wang Tao wears two hats.

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