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Reproduced from Morning Consult; Note: Margin of error ranges from 1-3% by country; Chart: Axios Visuals

Between Jan. 20 and April 25, the percentage of respondents expressing favorable views of the U.S. rose in 13 out of 14 countries polled, according to a new survey by Morning Consult.

Driving the news: China was the only country where positive views of the U.S. decreased among respondents.

The big picture: Biden's foreign policy of repairing alliances and pushing back against China may be having its intended effect.

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Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

With the Chinese government accelerating moves against its own tech industry, China is — for now — prioritizing Communist Party control of the domestic economy over aggressive international competition.

Why it matters: China and the U.S. are both playing a long game, with tech as the playing field, companies as the pieces and domination of the global economy as the stakes.

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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, delaying the start of her defamation trial against the New York Times.

Why it matters: The trial will be closely watched, as it's a rare instance of a major media company defending its editorial practices before an American jury.

S&P 500 slides into correction territory

Data: FactSet; Chart: Axios Visuals

Stocks suffered their worst drop of the year, pushing the S&P 500 on track to fall into a "correction."

Driving the news: The benchmark S&P 500 dropped for its fifth straight day, with losses nearing 3% in early trading.