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Across America over the week (from Feb 13 to 19)

[2015-02-20 10:49]

Across America over the week (from Feb 13 to 19)

Niagara Falls: masterpiece of winter god 

[2015-02-21 13:24]

Recent weeks of below average temperatures has caused a build up of ice at the base of the waterfalls at Niagara Falls and across the Niagara Gorge.

Chinese in the South remembered

[2015-02-20 12:12]

You may have heard of African Americans working on plantations in the Antebellum South or Chinese-American coolies laboring in California. Lesser known are the Chinese Americans who migrated to the South. A dance drama being performed on Saturday sheds light on this little-known part of American history.

Ringing in Chinese New Year on the Nasdaq

[2015-02-19 23:39]

Zhang Qiyue, consul general of China in New York, rings the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in celebration of the Chinese New Year in New York on Wednesday.

Las Vegas lights up for Lunar New Year

[2015-02-19 12:21]

Las Vegas, an increasingly attractive hub for Chinese investment, will be rolling out Lunar New Year celebrations for the Year of the Ram as its casinos and hotels prepare for an increase in Chinese visitors during the new year.

Spring Festival fireworks in New York City

[2015-02-18 11:24]

Celebrations for the Chinese Lunar New year hit the big time with a fireworks show over the Hudson River, Feb 17, 2015. The display is the first large-scale fireworks display in the United States to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Going abroad for Lunar New Year

[2015-02-18 09:09]

Traditions such as sitting with the family at dinner tables graced by a traditional spread have made way for new practices, as many have opted to spend Chinese New Year overseas in recent years.

New York Fashion Week

[2015-02-18 09:07]

Models present fashion creations during the New York Fashion Week in New York on Feb 17, 2015.

Met museum to focus on China

[2015-02-17 11:12]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will be celebrating centuries of China's influence on the West in its new China-themed exhibit.

Pets wedding held in Lima

[2015-02-16 10:45]

Dogs wear a bridal veil and a groom costume while walking on a red carpet for a symbolic pets wedding during Valentine's Day celebrations organized by a local municipality in Lima February 14, 2015.

When hot meets cold

[2015-02-16 09:22]

People cover a man with snow during a snow bath at the Quebec Winter Carnival in Quebec City, February 14, 2015.

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