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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

President Obama and Chinese President Xi arrive at the Jinping Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S, China Unveil Ambitious Climate Change Goals

President Obama promised to do more to keep down American carbon footprint and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to cap China’s emissions in the future

11/11/2014

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

First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha Obama arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport on March 20, 2014 in Beijing, China. (credit: Alexander F. Yuan - Pool /Getty Images)

White House Refuses To Say How Much First Lady’s China Trip Will Cost Taxpayers

U.S. first Lady Michelle Obama arrived in China on Thursday for a weeklong visit that will avoid politics and focus on education and people-to-people contacts.

03/20/2014

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping take a walk at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on June 8, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Xi Walk Important Moment To ‘Deepen Their Personal Relationship’

It may not have been Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev’s Cold War walk by a frozen lake in Switzerland.

06/10/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at Mooresville Middle School in Mooresville, N.C., on June 6, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks Fresh Start To Complex Relationship With Chinese President

Seeking a fresh start to a complex relationship, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are retreating to a sprawling desert estate for two days of talks on high-stakes issues, including cybersecurity and North Korea’s nuclear threats.

06/07/2013

President Barack Obama speaks following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in the Oval Office of the White House on May 31, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Look For Signs China’s Leader Ready To Address Reported High-Tech Spying In Upcoming Meeting

President Barack Obama will be looking for signs from China’s leader at their upcoming meeting that Beijing is ready to address its reported high-tech spying, which the White House sees as a top threat to the U.S. economy and national security.

06/03/2013

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