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For China's President, An Evening Of Lobster, Lamb and Ne-Yo

President Obama is hosting Chinese leader Xi Jinping at a state dinner Friday. The menu features American favorites with "nuances of Chinese flavors." Ne-Yo, a part-Chinese R&B artist, will perform.
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'80s Pop Star Thomas Dolby Takes On New Challenge: Transforming Baltimore Neighborhood

You may know Thomas Dolby for his pop hit "She Blinded Me With Science," but now he's using his music and digital skills to bring new life to a university — and a neighborhood.

Tech Leaders From U.S., China Meet In Seattle, Can't Quite Connect

In meetings on Microsoft's campus, the disagreements were many, from America's desired access to Chinese markets to China's desire to control Web content. On digital life, there's a cultural divide.

Why Nonstop Travel In Personal Pods Has Yet To Take Off

Personal rapid transit was supposed to be the future of public transport: lightweight pods on elevated tracks, on-demand destinations. But funding issues make cities reluctant to change course.

Syrian Civil War Prompts First Withdrawal From Doomsday Seed Vault In The Arctic

Researchers in the Middle East have requested the first-ever withdrawal from the "final backup" seed bank because of destruction caused by the Syrian civil war.

OPM Now Says More Than 5 Million Fingerprints Were Stolen In Cyberattack

Hackers were able to steal the prints of some 5.6 million people — up from the original estimate of 1.1 million. The new number comes as Chinese President Xi Jinping visits the U.S.

U.S.-China Business Relationship Is, As Trump Might Say, Huge

Even U.S. companies that don't have close ties with China have to be concerned with its slowing growth. When China buys fewer goods and commodities, prices fall for producers everywhere.

Making College More Affordable, One Text At A Time

The right text or email message can help students get enrolled, find the right payment plan and remind them to pay, White House research shows.

Cybersecurity Tops Agenda As Chinese President Visits Obama

One of the biggest topics President Obama is expected to discuss with Chinese President Xi Jinping this week is the hacking of U.S. companies by China. American officials say the issue threatens relations between the countries, and the U.S. is threatening to impose sanctions.

China's President Meets With Tech Leaders In Seattle

Chinese President Xi Jinping begins his trip to the U.S. in Seattle Tuesday, where he will meet with leaders in tech and aerospace.