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How the Lantern Festival Is Being Celebrated Around the World

Communities in China and around the world are spending the weekend celebrating the Lantern Festival, which falls on Saturday, Feb. 24 and signals the end of the 2024 Lunar New Year festivities, which welcomed the Year of the Dragon. The lantern festival falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese calendar and marks...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 22:08
U.K. Conservatives Suspend Lawmaker After He Accused London Mayor of Being Controlled By Islamists

LONDON — The U.K.’s governing Conservative Party has suspended ties with one if its lawmakers after he accused London Mayor Sadiq Khan of being controlled by Islamists, as tensions over the Israel-Hamas war roil British politics. The party said on Saturday that Lee Anderson was suspended after he refused to apologize for remarks...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 22:08
King Charles III Sends Message to Ukraine on Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion

King Charles III lauded Ukrainians’ heroism and commended the U.K. and other allies’ support of the country in a message issued on the two-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “The determination and strength of the Ukrainian people continues to inspire, as the unprovoked attack on their land, their lives and livelihoods...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 17:36
Everything You Need to Know About the 2024 SAG Awards

The 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards are coming to a screen near you on Saturday, Feb. 24. The ceremony focuses on honoring the craft of actors, with winners chosen by the votes of guild members. Casts and leads from some of the biggest TV series and movies of last year are up for accolades. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”]...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 16:36
Why Gen Z Is Surprisingly Susceptible to Financial Scams

The internet reacted in horror last week at the story of how a financial-advice columnist at The Cut lost $50,000 in a scam, but for many young adults, the tale may be uncomfortably familiar. While younger, digital savvy folks may be adept at using the internet, Generation Z—born between 1995 and 2012—is more than three times as...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 14:03
How Technology Can Help Us Remember Better

In the digital age, we have the technology to document our lives in extraordinary detail via photographs, voice recordings, and social media posts. In theory, this ability to effortlessly capture the important moments of our lives should enrich our ability to remember those moments. But in practice, people often tell me they experience...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 14:03

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