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On the fifth day in the Chinese New Year celebration, observers pray to the God of Wealth. People flood the area around Guiyuan Temple in Wuhan, China, to burn incense and worship. (📷: Wang He/Getty Images)
Revelers in Galaxidi, Greece, celebrate 'Clean Monday' by throwing colored flour at each other. The celebration marks the end to carnival season and the start of Lent. (📷:Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
Canada 🇨🇦 wins🥇in the final of the Ice Dance competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir’s gold is the second they’re taking home from South Korea and it has been decades in the making. The pair first began skating together when Virtue was 7 and Moir 9. (📸: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Teens stage a “lie-in” in protest outside of the White House in solidarity with Florida students demanding changes to America’s gun laws after a school shooting last week killed 17 people.
Students and family members hold hands around a makeshift memorial in front of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Residents of Parkland, Florida, are grieving after the community was rocked by a school shooting last week that left 17 people dead. (📷: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Volcanic ash billows into the air in Indonesia. Mount Sinabung volcano erupted on Monday, spewing a thick cloud that reached approximately 3 miles into the sky, according to Indonesia’s National Board for Disaster Management.
Teens stage a “lie-in” in front of the White House on Monday. The move is meant to be a show of solidarity with students who survived the bloodshed at a Florida high school last week and are now demanding changes to America’s gun laws. (📷: Zach Gibson/Getty Images)
Here’s gridlock like you’ve probably never seen 🚗 as millions of people make the journey to be with their families during Spring Festival, or Chinese travel season. The event, which happens around the Chinese New Year, is said to be the largest annual human migration. (📷: VCG/Getty Images)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family visit Gandhi Ashram, the former home of Mahatma Gandhi from which the Indian independence leader launched his famous 1930 protest march. (📷: Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)
Villagers in China perform a dragon dance with molten iron fireworks heated to more than 1,000 degrees Celsius - while wearing just shorts and cloth hats to protect themselves. The Lunar New Year celebration, which was performed to encourage a good harvest, attracted around 10,000 spectators. Video: CCTV
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, walks the red carpet at Sunday’s BAFTA Awards with Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Kate’s deep green dress sparked discussion for not following the unofficial dress code of black that many stars sported in support of the Time's Up movement. However, Britain's royal family is expected to avoid taking political positions in public, and some speculated that her black sash may have been a subtle nod to the campaign, which seeks to end sexual harassment and gender discrimination. (📷 Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
This photo shows Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel paying a visit to 15-year-old Anthony Borges, who was shot five times during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. He is still recovering in hospital. 📸: @browardsheriffofficial
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” won five awards at Sunday’s BAFTA film awards, including best film and best British film. Stars took a cue from celebrities at the Golden Globes and wore black in support of #TimesUp — the movement that aims to improve the treatment of women in entertainment and other industries. #baftas (📸 by Ben Stansall, Jeff Spicer, John Spicer/Getty)
Synchronized swimmers gracefully perform their routine on the “Day of the Shining Star,” a celebration of late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il’s birthday, in Pyongyang on Thursday. (📷: Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty Images)
A plane flies over Miami Beach with a banner saying, “Shame on you Marco Rubio & NRA.” The senator and the National Rifle Association have been criticized in the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida high school. (📹: Ellen Bowen / Instagram)
“They say that tougher gun laws do not decrease gun violence. We call BS!” Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez calls on President Trump and lawmakers to tighten gun restrictions in an impassioned speech at an anti-gun rally in Fort Lauderdale
Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanya, the Olympic gold medalist in 2014, got his title defense off to a great start Friday with a short program that received the second-highest score of all time. (📷: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
US athlete Adam Rippon competes in the men’s single skating short program ⛸at the Olympics on Friday. He was the highest-scoring American on the first day of men’s figure skating but still has a long way to go to be in medal contention. (📷: Mladen Antonoc/AFP/Getty)
Candles placed around a cross during a vigil in Parkland on Thursday continue to glow in honor of the 17 lives lost in the high school shooting. (📷: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Cross-country skier Dario Cologna, representing Switzerland, celebrates after crushing the field and winning gold in the 15-kilometer freestyle for his third Olympics. (📷: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
"Sorry's not enough." US Olympic snowboarder Meghan Tierney shares her message of support for those affected by the shooting in Florida.
Gong xi fa cai / Kung hei fat choi / Happy Chinese New Year! Fireworks, lion dances and red lanterns across the world marked the end of the Year of the Rooster and ushered in the Year of the Dog. (📷: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images, Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images, Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty)
This is Parkland, Florida, on Thursday night. Thousands gathered at the town's amphitheater for a candlelight vigil to honor the lives of the 17 people who were killed in the high school shooting.
Happy Lunar New Year! Each year between January and February, hundreds of millions of Chinese make the journey home for Spring Festival -- it's the one time of the year when families scattered across the country reunite. See our Instagram Story for more about this video and on Lunar New Year more generally. This year it begins today. 🎥: @cnn_justin