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Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures to President Barack Obama as they arrive at a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘It Doesn’t Change Things Much’: US-China Climate Pact Won’t Slow Warming

Don’t expect the landmark U.S.-China climate change agreement to nudge the world’s rising thermostat downward much on its own, scientists say.

11/13/2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures to President Barack Obama as they arrive at a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Climate Change Accord With China ‘Historic Agreement’

The United States and China unveiled ambitious targets Wednesday to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, aiming to inject fresh momentum into the global fight against climate change ahead of a make-or-break treaty to be finalized next year.

11/12/2014

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) is welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan (R) as he arrives for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit banquet at the Beijing National Aquatics Center in the Chinese capital on November 10, 2014. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

China Removes Footage From Internet Of Putin Wrapping Shawl Around Chinese President’s Wife

It was a warm gesture on a chilly night when Vladimir Putin wrapped a shawl around the wife of Xi Jinping while the Chinese president chatted with Barack Obama. The only problem: Putin came off looking gallant, the Chinese summit host gauche and inattentive.

11/11/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the APEC CEO Summit, as part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at the China National Convention Center (CNCC) on Nov. 10, 2014 in Beijing, China. (credit: Wang Zhao-Pool/Getty Imgaes)

Obama: ‘We Want China To Do Well’

Putting a bright face on the future of U.S. ties with China, President Barack Obama announced Monday that the two countries would start granting visas to each other’s citizens valid for up to 10 years.

11/10/2014

Director of U.S. National Intelligence James Clapper speaks during a discussion on "The 9/11 Commission Report: Ten Years Later," hosted by The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, on July 22, 2014 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Clapper Leads Secret Presidential Envoy To Retrieve 2 Americans Imprisoned In North Korea

At first blush, James Clapper, the gruff former general who serves as director of national intelligence, seemed an odd choice of presidential envoy for a secret mission to retrieve two Americans imprisoned in North Korea.

11/10/2014

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US, China Vow To Manage Rifts Ahead Of Obama Visit

The U.S. and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combatting terrorism and the spread of the Ebola virus as President Barack Obama prepares to travel to the Chinese capital next month.

10/18/2014

Senate: China Hacked Several US Military Contractor Networks   (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate: China Hacked Several US Military Contractor Networks

Senate investigators are blaming China for nearly two dozen successful hacker break-ins of computer networks belonging to Pentagon contractors.

09/17/2014

US Flight To China Diverted Over Child Custody Battle (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

US Flight To China Diverted Over Child Custody Battle

An international flight bound for Beijing was ordered back to the U.S. hours after takeoff as part of custody battle.

09/06/2014

Meals using cobra meat are considered a delicacy in China and other parts of Asia. (Photo by ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Chef Dies After Severed Cobra Head Bites Him

Chinese chef was preparing a soup made from the deadly serpent, which is a delicacy in Asia.

09/03/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the media during a press conference at the conclusion of the AUSMIN talks at Admiralty House on Aug. 12, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (credit: Dan Himbrechts - Pool/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘We Are Committed To Avoiding The Trap Of Strategic Rivalry’ With China

Despite tensions and a clear but officially unacknowledged rivalry, improving U.S. cooperation with China is critical to maintaining stability and security in the Asia-Pacific as well as combating the effects climate change, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.

08/14/2014

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