The vice president urges caution as South Korea opens its arms to the North while hosting the Winter Olympics, but the U.S. risks appearing out of step with developments.
The nation will focus on growing sales to its biggest markets—the U.S., Britain, Canada and New Zealand—with the purpose of creating high-tech jobs.
Two U.S. military veterans go to Japan to discuss the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the urgent need for nuclear disarmament.
The U.S. president has arrived in Manila to attend international summits and close his five-country tour of Asia.
The 12-day, five-country trip, the longest Far East itinerary for a president in a generation, comes at a precarious moment for him.
The victory is seen as a comeback for Shinzo Abe, who is seeking to revise his country's postwar pacifist constitution.
The intermediate-range weapon is fired over Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean.
The chief of staff to former Secretary of State Colin Powell says the U.S. government benefits from tensions with North Korea.
The California governor's visit comes as the U.S. orders the Russian consulate in San Francisco closed; Putin pens article on economic conference in China.