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US-China strike climate agreement to curb emissions

A groundbreaking agreement struck Wednesday by the United States and China puts the world’s two worst polluters on a faster track to curbing the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming. With the clock ticking on a worldwide climate treaty, the two countries sought to move […]


Xi, Obama walk and talk one-on-one in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with U.S. President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the APEC meetings today. The two leaders will also hold a state visit Wednesday. China and the U.S have already negotiated a potential breakthrough on a global information technology agreement that […]


Slideshow: APEC’s fashion tradition

Since U.S. President Bill Clinton started the tradition at the 1993 summit, leaders of the 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation have gathered for a group photo in the host country’s traditional garb.