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Monterey Park police officers stand at the scene of a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Monterey Park community is relieved shooter is no longer a threat, Rep. Chu says

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A woman poses for a selfie on a bridge decorated with lanterns at a public park in Beijing on the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Hot pot is the perfect choose-your-own-adventure soup to ring in the Lunar New Year

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In some hospitals, like this one in Chongqing, one of China's largest cities, patients are lying on gurneys in the lobby because beds have run out. Noel CELIS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fears of a 'dark COVID winter' in rural China grow as the holiday rush begins

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Thai classical dancers wearing face masks to help protect themselves from the coronavirus perform at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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The Chinatown Community Young Lions perform lion dancing at the Lunar New Year Celebration in Manhattan's Chinatown on Feb. 12. Mengwen Cao for NPR hide caption

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Lunar New Year Brings Smiles And Hope Amid Hardships For New York's Chinatown

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Left: Xi Lu traveled to Wuhan from London in January to spend Lunar New Year with his parents, having not shared the holiday with them in over 7 years. Lin Yang, an epidemiologist at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, traveled to Wuhan to visit her parents for the Lunar New Year. And then ... they couldn't get back home because of the quarantine. Xi Lu/ Lin Yang hide caption

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