City of Obama holds onto that hope U.S. leader will visit

Jan 20, 2017

City of Obama holds onto that hope U.S. leader will visit

People in the coastal city of Obama, Fukui Prefecture, are calling on departing U.S. President Barack Obama to visit so they can show their appreciation for eight years in office that helped raise their city’s profile. “It’s sad he is leaving but I feel ...

Caroline Kennedy bids fond farewell to Japan

Jan 18, 2017

Caroline Kennedy bids fond farewell to Japan

Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship despite regular flare-ups over American military bases on the southern island of Okinawa. Appointed by President Barack ...