Gunman Dies of Self-inflicted Gunshot After Mass Shooting in Monterey Park

The attack took place in a city just east of Los Angeles that earlier in the day had hosted a festival celebrating the eve of the Lunar New Year.

NYTimes New Year's Eve Corina Knoll, Jill Cowan, Victoria Kim and Edgar Sandoval

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Your Monday Briefing: A Lunar New Year Shooting

Also, New Zealand’s next leader and a Lunar New Year travel surge in China.

NYTimes New Year's Eve Amelia Nierenberg

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China Celebrates Lunar New Year After ‘Zero Covid’ With Caution

With strict Covid restrictions lifted weeks ahead of the country’s most important holiday, millions, joyful yet anxious, could finally travel and reunite with family.

NYTimes New Year's Eve Chang Che and John Liu

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How Asian Americans Are Redefining the Lunar New Year

Some younger Asian Americans are creating their own holiday traditions, putting their own spin on lessons they’ve learned.

NYTimes New Year's Eve Aileen Kwun

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

Selections from the Weekend section, including an overview of cast albums from 2022 Broadway productions, including “Funny Girl” with Lea Michele.

NYTimes New Year's Eve Danielle Dowling

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Struggling With Dry January? You’re Not Alone.

The annual sobriety challenge is more popular than ever, but like many New Year’s resolutions, it can end early in failure. But there are still benefits to trying, experts say.

NYTimes New Year's Eve Remy Tumin

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year With Two Rabbits Ice Cream

For the Year of the Rabbit, pick up a “Friendship Box” from Pearl River, a sampler from the Urban Hawker food hall and more.

NYTimes New Year's Eve Florence Fabricant

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Covid Workers in China Clash With Police Over Unpaid Wages, Layoffs

Companies that reaped windfalls helping the government implement strict ‘zero Covid’ controls are now struggling to pay and keep workers.

NYTimes New Year's Eve David Pierson, Keith Bradsher and Muyi Xiao

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