By Mari Yamaguchi | 12/06/13 09:09 AM
Allison Macfarlane, head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, said in Tokyo that finding an underground repository remains a challenge despite a global consensus on the need for such a facility to deal with waste coming out of nuclear power plants.
By Charlie Spiering | 12/04/13 10:27 AM
Vice President Biden spoke with a group of professional working women in Japan, but he embarrassed himself as soon as he sat down. In news report footage of the event, Biden is shown asking the women, “[Do] your husbands like you working full time?” Biden took a tour of DeNA, an internet...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 11:15 AM
Vice President Joe Biden told Japan on Tuesday that the U.S. was “deeply concerned” about China's declaration of a new air defense zone which covers islands claimed by both Tokyo and Beijing, and urged both sides to show restraint to ease tensions. “We, the United States, are deeply...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/02/13 03:07 PM
The United States does not accept China's declaration of an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, the White House said on Monday. “We don't accept the legitimacy of what China just announced,” press secretary Jay Carney told reporters, calling the move a...
By Brian Hughes | 11/27/13 01:22 PM
Vice President Joe Biden next week during a visit to China will raise U.S. concerns over that country's newly established air defense zone, which American officials ignored this week by sending two B-52 bombers through the disputed airspace.
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 10:29 AM
TOKYO (AP) — The daughter of President John F. Kennedy said that his spirit lives on even though his life was cut short. Caroline Kennedy, who is the new U.S. ambassador to Japan, said in an interview published in Japan's Yomiuri newspaper Sunday that people often tell her they were inspired...
11/18/13 10:36 AM
Total foreign holdings rose 1 percent September to $5.65 trillion, the Treasury Department reported Monday. That follows a 0.03 percent gain in August.
By Mari Yamaguchi | 11/01/13 09:53 AM
TOKYO — The utility operating Japan's crippled nuclear power plant said Friday that it would work with the U.S. Department of Energy in the decommissioning of the site and in dealing with contaminated water problems.
By Elaine Kurtenbach | 10/31/13 08:55 AM
TOKYO — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Thursday that he expects deepening cooperation with Japan over the high-stakes cleaning up and decommissioning of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
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