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  • Obama announces new education effort to 'let girls learn'

    Saying every girl "has value," President Barack Obama announced a more focused government effort Tuesday to help tens of millions of girls around the world attend and stay in school. Michelle Obama said she's heading to Japan and Cambodia later this month to promote it.
  • Japan negotiator: TPP trade deal with US do-able by spring

    A deal between Japan and the U.S. needed to move ahead with a Pacific Rim trade pact is possible by this spring, a top Japanese trade negotiator said Tuesday. Top negotiators for the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership meet in Hawaii next week. Wendy...

    Oregon family hopes to free daughter jailed in Japan

    An Oregon family is trying to win the release of a young woman jailed in Japan because she shipped in a medication containing amphetamine. Family members in Hillsboro, Oregon, told The Oregonian newspaper ( that Carrie Russell, 26,...

    Prince William gets close look at tsunami disaster in Japan

    Britain's Prince William stood atop a hill in northeastern Japan on Sunday, and stretched below him was barren land known as the "Bay of Destruction," which was swept by a tsunami four years ago. On the last leg of his four-day visit to Japan, William...

    Prince William evokes Diana memories on Japan tsunami trip

    Britain's Prince William is spending the latter half of his four-day stay in Japan, starting Saturday, in the country's tsunami-ravaged northeast, a visit certain to draw global attention to the stories of survival and continuing suffering in the region....