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  • China has cut the number of permits for rare earths mining in a new move to tighten controls over the exotic minerals needed to manufacture mobile phones, electric cars and other high-tech goods.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 6:00 PM EST
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, sits with China's Vice President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

    The Chinese leader, who just days ago reappeared after a puzzling two-week disappearance, met with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 4:00 PM EST
  • A giant panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoo is a mother for the second time, giving birth to a cub after years of failed pregnancies.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:30 PM EST
  • President Barack Obama announced a new trade enforcement action against China; Mitt Romney shook up his campaign strategy in an effort to stop momentum from shifting to the incumbent.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:00 PM EST