- National Zoo names 100-day-old panda cub Bao Bao Updated: Dec-01-13 3:29 pm
- Japan, China in war of words over airspace Updated: Nov-25-13 10:28 pm
- US ambassador to China will step down early 2014 Updated: Nov-19-13 11:34 pm
- Inslee returns to Wash. after China trade mission Updated: Nov-19-13 7:18 pm
WASHINGTON - The most popular giant panda in U.S.-China relations finally was given an identity Sunday as the Smithsonian's National Zoo named its female 100-day-old cub Bao Bao (bow-BOW) after receiving more than 123,000 votes online from the public.
TOKYO - Japan and China are exchanging angry words over a territorial dispute, with each country summoning the other's ambassador and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a newly declared Chinese maritime air defense zone dangerous and unenforceable.
BEIJING - The American ambassador to China said Wednesday he will step down from his post early next year to rejoin his family in Seattle.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee is back in the state after a trade mission to China.