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  • Hillary Clinton promotes Tokyo stimulus

     
    by Mark Silva Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, having tea with the empress of Japan today, also was having a somewhat more substantive meeting with the nation's foreign minister. As the American president signs a $787-billion stimulus back home, the...
  • Tim Geithner's looking a lot better...

     
    by Frank James Maybe Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner didn't pay his taxes on time. But at least he's always appeared sober and awake, if not confident, when appearing in public. Not so for Japanese finance minister Shoichi Nakagawa, who...

    Hillary Clinton: Changing of the guard

     
    by Paul Richter TOKYO -- The young woman in pigtails asked in a tiny voice how to get along on a baseball team with lots of bigger, more powerful men. "I've played a lot of baseball," Secretary of State Hillary...

    White House without Elvis: Oval visitor

     
    by Mark Silva This is one of those days when you gotta miss George W. Bush: President Barack Obama planed host to the prime minister of Japan today, the first visit from a foreign leader in the new Oval Office,...

    Exec predicts ESPN will 'do fine' with Japan-Korea

     
    I participated earlier in a conference call to promote an ESPN special called "Her Story," that debuts Friday night. (More on that later in the week.) One of the participants was John Skipper, the network's executive VP for content and...