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U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators meeting in Washington, D.C. last week. Citing progress in the talks, President Trump said he would suspend a planning increase in tariffs on Chinese goods due to take effect on March 1. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer discusses the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin look on Oct. 1, 2018. Lighthizer is now the chief U.S. negotiator in trade talks with China. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters hide caption

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'Expect Change': Robert Lighthizer Is Trump's Hardball-Playing China Trade Negotiator

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, listens to Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing last week. The two will meet tomorrow as negotiations continue. Mark Schiefelbein/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Workers pull out cosmetically defective garlic (that will be processed separately) at the Christopher Ranch processing plant in Gilroy, Calif. About 6 percent of its garlic is bought from China; the rest is homegrown. Talia Herman for NPR hide caption

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In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts

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A landscape with a reforestation project in Gongxian County in Sichuan, China. Eye Ubiquitous/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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You May Be Surprised To Learn Which 2 Countries Are Making The Globe A Lot Greener

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Chinese scientist He Jiankui speaks at a human genome editing summit in Hong Kong on Nov. 28, 2018. He announced an experiment on twins that raised a range of ethical questions and prompted China's government to vow to punish him. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gene-Editing Scientist's 'Actions Are A Product Of Modern China'

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The ship Hammersmith Bridge, foreground, which has just arrived from Shanghai in China, unloads Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach, in Los Angeles County, on September 29, 2018. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Opens Trade Talks With China

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A Justice Department indictment unsealed on Monday details an alleged conspiracy by the Chinese device maker Huawei to steal the details of a T-Mobile robot. Here, a woman uses her smartphone outside a Huawei store in Beijing on Tuesday. Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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