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  • China confronts global warming dilemma

    China confronts global warming dilemma

    China, the world leader in both economic growth and carbon emissions, faces the dilemma of how to respond to the challenges of global warming while not harming its robust economy.

  • Apple's Upper West Side beacon unwrapped

    Horizons Apple's Upper West Side beacon unwrapped

    The Upper West Side Apple store opens Saturday morning.

  • Was clash of North, South Korean navies timed to Obama visit?

    Was clash of North, South Korean navies timed to Obama visit?

    South Korea accused North Korea of entering its waters and ignoring warning shots, charges the North denies.

  • Opinion The key to Obama's success in China: young people

    Since the long-term future of the US-China relationship is in their hands, the president should take advantage of his support there while he has it.

  • Gallery Rising seas

    This photo from 2007 shows a man and woman looking at the city skyline from a coastal defense breakwater in Alexandria, Egypt. Sea levels rising because of global warming, along with increased storminess as the climate changes, will expose tens of millions of people in the world's port cities to coastal flooding, says a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

  • In Pictures Harnessing the sun's energy

    Johannes Dahl, of German company Thermovolt, fixes a solar panel on the roof of the Paul VI Hall, at the Vatican, on Sept. 29, 2008. A total of 2,400 panels were installed in order to provide 300,000 kilowatt hours of energy which will be used to illuminate, heat, and cool the building where the pontiff holds his general audiences in the winter and in bad weather. Concerts in honor of the pontiff are also staged in the 6,300-seat hall. In the background St. Peter's Basilica can be seen.

  • Photos of the Day 1015

    A dog romps through a snow-covered meadow in the small village of Semmering, Austria, on Thursday after the first snowfall in the region. Some areas of New England experienced their first snow as well when a Nor'easter slammed into the area, bringing several inches of rain and wet snow.

  • China: Blog celebrity says police arrested him for being a Samaritan

    Global News Blog China: Blog celebrity says police arrested him for being a Samaritan

    Zhang Jun gave a sick man a free ride home and got arrested for running an unlicsensed taxi.

  • Review: 'New York, I Love You'

    Review: 'New York, I Love You'

    The latest in a series of 'Cities of Love' movies that doesn't do New York proud, despite the all-star cast.

  • Global News Blog UNICEF: Powerhouse China ranks high for poverty-related diseases

    China ranks next to Uganda and Bangladesh in numbers of child deaths from diarrhea, according to a new report from the UN Children's Fund.