China Crisis NPR's Tom Gjelten reports that American diplomats in China met for a third time today with the detained U.S. air crew, characterizing them as in "very high spirits." But it's not clear how much longer the crew and their downed airplane will be held, as China holds out for an official apology from the U.S. government.

China Crisis

China Crisis

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NPR's Tom Gjelten reports that American diplomats in China met for a third time today with the detained U.S. air crew, characterizing them as in "very high spirits." But it's not clear how much longer the crew and their downed airplane will be held, as China holds out for an official apology from the U.S. government.