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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

China’s New Year festivities bringing travel gridlock

Passengers crowd the entrance to Beijing's main train station on Jan. 29. Chinese traditionally return to their home villages for the Lunar New Year, which this year is celebrated on Jan. 31. Trains and planes are crowded in what some say is the biggest migration of people in the world.