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Kim Jong Un Visits China In First Known Departure From North Korea Since 2011

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The floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled after the Trump administration announced plans to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. Brendan McDermid/Reuters hide caption

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President Trump is announcing new tariffs against China on Thursday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Orders Stiff Tariffs On China, In Hopes Of Cutting Trade Gap By $50 Billion

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Pakistan test fires its new Ababeel surface-to-surface ballistic missile in Pakistan on Jan. 24, 2017. Ababeel has a maximum range of 1,350 miles and is capable of delivering multiple warheads using multiple independent re-entry vehicle technology, according to Pakistani sources. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A worker loads building material on a cart outside a construction site at the Central Business District in Beijing. China's top economic planner expressed confidence this month that stronger consumer spending will help the economy grow. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Some Economists See A Plus Side In Eliminating Term Limits For China's Xi Jinping

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A screenshot of Liang Xiangyi, a financial news reporter, who was so disgusted by a fellow reporter's softball question to a government official at this week's National People's Congress that she was caught on live television rolling her eyes. The moment went viral. CCTV/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Chinese President Xi Jinping casts his vote for an amendment to China's constitution that abolishes term limits on the presidency, during a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Why Abolishing China's Presidential Term Limits Is Such A Big Deal

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China has built one of the world's most formidable steel-producing sectors over the years. Above, a Chinese worker cuts steel in Qingdao in eastern Shandong province in January. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Churns Out Half The World's Steel, And Other Steelmakers Feel Pinched

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Chinese J-20 stealth fighter jets fly past during a military parade at the Zhurihe training base in China's northern Inner Mongolia region in July. AFP Contributor/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Navy fighter jet comes in for a landing on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the South China Sea. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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The U.S. Positions Warships In Tense Asia-Pacific Waters

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A young white rhino, drugged and blindfolded, is about to be released into the Okavango Delta in Botswana. It was relocated from South Africa to protect it from poachers. Neil Aldridge/World Press Photo hide caption

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Shaorong Deng gets an experimental treatment for cancer of the esophagus that uses his own immune system cells. They have been genetically modified with the gene-editing technique known as CRISPR. Yuhan Xu/NPR hide caption

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Doctors In China Lead Race To Treat Cancer By Editing Genes

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U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People on Sept. 30 in Beijing, China. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption

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How The U.S. Ambassador To China May Have Xi Jinping's Ear

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