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Kids learn about Chinese New Year traditions
February 7, 2019

Kids learn about Chinese New Year traditions

Lunar New Year means the day off for kids in New York City public schools.  CGTN reporter Karina Huber took her five-year-old son Jamie out to experience the holiday for the first time sampling dumpling making classes, firecrackers and more.

January 24, 2019

Wushu dreams: From sport to screen

Alex Huynh is a NYC based actor and stunt performer who draws on years of competitive Wushu experience for his career in show business. In this profile by CGTN’s Joshua Barlow, Alex speaks on the foundation and spirit guiding his journey.

January 16, 2019

Love in the margins: A film review of “Shoplifters”

With the emotionally complex and brilliant “Shoplifters”, Japanese Director Hirokazu Kore-eda has become one of this generation’s most gifted directors. Here’s the Culture Curmudgeon’s review of probably one of the best films of the last decade.

January 10, 2019

Mars is next, and this is how we can go there

A manned trip to Mars isn’t as far off as many people think, space experts say. Any mission would lie heavily on an astronaut’s ability to live in space for three years — that’s the esteemed length of a round trip journey to the Red […]

January 3, 2019

Photos: First day of the 116th Congress

View images from the first day of the 116th House of Representatives. Rep. Nancy Pelosi was elected speaker ushering in Democratic control of the House for the first time in eight years. (Click on image to enlarge) Record number of women enter US Congress as […]

December 31, 2018

Photo gallery: New Year’s celebrations around the world

Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world’s most basic institutions, including politics, trade, alliances and religion. Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition.

December 27, 2018

See how this guy made a home out of an airplane

Joe Axline’s love affair with airplanes began at an early age. He grew up outside Dallas, and his childhood dream was to convert a jetliner into a home. After a divorce in 2011, he purchased property in a community of runway homes west of Houston. […]

December 17, 2018

Photo Gallery: 40 years across China

As China remembers the past 40 years of its reform and opening up, here’s a look at what China looked like from the 1970s-1990s. Click any image to view photo in full screen and read the caption.