Washington is saying its farewells to Bao Bao, the beloved giant panda that leaves the National Zoo and heads to China on February 21.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is President-elect Trump's pick as U.S. ambassador to China. Branstad has known Chinese President Xi Jinping for 30 years.
Filled with beauty and symbolism, the classical Chinese garden being built at the U.S. National Arboretum shows how China-U.S. ties are growing.
U.S. and China, who produce 38 percent of the world's carbon dioxide emissions, have joined the Paris accord to keep the Earth's temperature from rising.
Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping have agreed to join the Paris agreement as early as possible this year and work on significant climate change actions.
Elephants have a lot to celebrate: Ivory prices have fallen due to greater awareness about the poaching crisis and better cooperation against traffickers.
President Obama hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Washington in September, where they discussed strengthening bilateral cooperation.
The United States welcomes the rise of a China that is peaceful, stable and prosperous, and a responsible player in global affairs, President Obama says.
American interest in learning to speak Chinese has surged in recent years as ties between the two countries have deepened.