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Global Politics

US-China summit

Chinese President Hu Jintao has acknowledged that 'a lot still needs to be done' in China over human rights. Mr Obama said he saw China's 'peaceful rise' as good for the United States. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has more.

Science, Tech & Environment

Canada's oil sands

The oil deposits in Northern Alberta are some of the largest in the world, but extracting and refining that oil is costly and dirty. Canada is under fire for its oil production, but it’s the United States that buying much of that oil, and new pipelines are being built to bring even more of it south of the border.