Michael Spavor, a Canadian businessman and Michael Kovrig, right, a former Canadian diplomat, detained in China since December 2018, are shown on a video monitor as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaks during a news conference at the State Department, in Washington.
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive with Chinese President Xi Jinping, left back, and Xi's wife Peng Liyuan, right back, to watch an opera performance at the Forbidden City, in Beijing.
President Donald Trump, center left, first lady Melania Trump, left, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center right, and his wife Peng Liyuan, right, stand together as they tour the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.
China's President Xi Jinping, right, chats with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew during the joint opening ceremony of the 8th U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogues and the 7th U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange at Diaoyutai State Guest House in Beijing.
Angered by Donald Trump's allegations that China stole American jobs and profited out of US markets, Chinese companies are producing these novelty Trump toilet papers with the slogan "Dump with Trump".
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, is seen through a loop of a rope used as a security line for the media as he and U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus, left, meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, second from left, while Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, second from right, looks on during the 10th East Asia Summit at the 27th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
President Barack Obama poses with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands as they meet for talks, in Rancho Mirage, California. Seeking a fresh start to a complex relationship, the two leaders are retreating to the sprawling desert estate for two days of talks on high-stakes issues, including cybersecurity and North Korea's nuclear threats.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, shakes hands with China's Vice President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Panetta met with Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi, who just days ago reappeared after a puzzling two-week disappearance.
A photojournalist films a picture of Chen Guangcheng during an event to collect signatures in support of the blind Chinese legal activist, in Hong Kong. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Beijing, where a tense human rights showdown awaits over the fate of Chen said to be under U.S. protection after escaping from house arrest.
U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson, center left, and Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan, center right, exchange toasts after the signing ceremony of agreements of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) in Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan province.
U.S. Adm. Mike Mullen, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shakes hands with Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, after a press conference at the Bayi Building in Beijing, China. The United States is spending too much on its military in light of its recent economic troubles, China's top general Chen said while playing down his country's own military capabilities.
President Barack Obama center, walks with Commerce Sec. Gary Locke, before announcing that Locke will be the next US ambassador to China, in the Diplomatic Room of the White House. Locke is replacing Jon Huntsman.
President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao arrive for a state arrival ceremony at the White House in Washington. Behind them, from left are, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jill Biden, and Vice President Joe Biden.