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US Navy Ship Visits China in Wake of Recent Tensions

A U.S. Navy destroyer docked in Shanghai on Monday in a sign that contacts between the U.S. and Chinese militaries are continuing despite tensions over the South China Sea. The visit by the USS Stethem follows Chinese protests over the sailing last month of the guided missile destroyer USS Lassen within 12 nautical miles (22 kilometers) of disputed Subi Reef.   The reef has been transformed by Beijing into an island over the objections of other claimants. The U.S. maintains that...

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