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In this 2011 photo, then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden walks with then-Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping in southwestern China. Both are now presidents of their countries at a time when U.S.-China relations have been growing increasingly tense. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Is China a threat or an opportunity? Depends which Americans you ask

Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, Midwestern farmers and Wall Street investors all see China as a business opportunity. Yet in Washington, China is first and foremost a security threat.

Pink & Blue Tycho feat. Saint Sinner
Thoughts Nick Box
Shadows Superpitcher
Paranoid Kanye West & Mr. Hudson
Baltimore The Octopus Project
Zed and 2L's Fila Brazilia
M.R. Crumb
Painted Sun in Abstract Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
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Teenage Birdsong Four Tet

In this 2011 photo, then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden walks with then-Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping in southwestern China. Both are now presidents of their countries at a time when U.S.-China relations have been growing increasingly tense. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Is China a threat or an opportunity? Depends which Americans you ask

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Sprained Ankle Julien Baker
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You Can't Steal My Love Mando Diao

In November's Superman: Son of Kal-El #5, (written by Tom Taylor, art by John Timms), Jonathan Kent, son of Clark, will get a boyfriend. DC Comics hide caption

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Superman's son comes out as bisexual in a new comic. It's a big deal — sort of

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Superman March [Alternative] London Symphony Orchestra
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Kingdom of Rust Doves
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Let's Go Away For Awhile The Beach Boys

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