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Flanked by union members, President Biden signs orders that increase tariffs on imports of electric vehicles and other strategic goods from China. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators hold up lights from their phones during a rally organized by Hong Kong mothers in support of extradition law protesters, in Hong Kong on July 5, 2019. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: 'Glory be to thee, Hong Kong!'

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President Biden makes his way to Air Force One after posing with highway patrol troopers in Mountain View, Calif., on May 10. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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BYD electric cars wait to be loaded onto a ship at a port in Yantai, China, on April 18. China has rapidly become a major auto exporter, but tariffs have kept cheap Chinese EVs out of the U.S. market — so far. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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China makes cheap electric vehicles. Why can't American shoppers buy them?

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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson at the space agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Elizabeth Gillis/NPR hide caption

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NASA's chief is worried about China getting back to the moon first. Here's why

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A Long March rocket carrying a crew of Chinese astronauts in a Shenzhou-18 spaceship lifts off at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China on Thursday. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Yufei Zhang of Team China competing during the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. Zhang won four medals in Tokyo including two gold and now is among 23 Chinese swimmers embroiled in a doping scandal. Tom Pennington/Getty Images hide caption

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'Ban them all.' With Paris Games looming, Chinese doping scandal rocks Olympic sport

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed (left) and Wu Minglu, secretary general of the China Wildlife Conservation Association, hold up an agreement to lease giant pandas for the San Francisco Zoological Society and Gardens during a signing ceremony in Beijing on Friday. Liu Zheng/AP hide caption

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Nearly half of the major cities in China are sinking, a new study finds. Subsidence exacerbates flooding related to sea level rise from climate change. Parts of Shanghai have subsided up to 9 feet in the last century. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden speaks during a campaign event in Scranton, Penn, on April 16 during the first of three days in the battleground state. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden greets China's President President Xi Jinping Nov. 15, 2023, in California. China has agreed to curtail shipments of the chemicals used to make fentanyl, the drug at the heart of the U.S. overdose epidemic. Doug Mills/AP hide caption

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Report: China continues to subsidize deadly fentanyl exports

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Michael Casey (L) is shown here with U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Timothy Haugh, at a confirmation hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on July 12, 2023. Casey is now the director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial view taken on March 9, 2023, shows Thitu Island in the South China Sea. Jam Sta Rosa/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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On a remote island, a test of wills between the Philippines and China

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, left, meets Chinese Premier Li Qiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 7, 2024. Yellen, who arrived in Beijing after starting her five-day visit in one of China's major industrial and export hubs, said the talks would create a structure to exchange views and try to address U.S. concerns about manufacturing overcapacity in China. Tatan Syuflana/AP hide caption

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President Joe Biden greets China's leader Xi Jinping at the Filoli Estate in Woodside, Calif., Nov, 15, 2023, on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperative conference. Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool hide caption

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Peng Haitao prepares to perform "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence" by Ryuichi Sakamoto on a boat on the Yangtze River. John Ruwitch for NPR hide caption

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The Sunday Story: A Song for Grief in China

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A view of the Hong Kong skyline is pictured before the lights were turned off to mark the Earth Hour environmental campaign on March 25, 2023. Bertha Wang/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Taiwan is looking to further restrict which seeds and saplings can be brought out of the island after accusing China of taking a pineapple cultivar developed in Taiwan. Sam Yeh/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The latest thorn in Taiwan-China tensions: pineapples

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