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As others see us
Echoing the stance of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, the ambassador to Thailand said the current political situation worried Japan.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
A Solution in Search of a Problem
The President's Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies is getting a lot of publicity for its recommendations to substantially scale back NSA surveillance.
Japanese-American soldiers' exhibit opens in Texas
An exhibit honoring the bravery and dedication of Japanese-American soldiers during World War II has opened in Houston as the last stop on its seven-city U.S. tour.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Real Clear Politics
The Coming Sino-Japanese War: Pick a Scenario
China's recent declaration creating an Air Defense Identification Zone over a large portion of the East China Sea, including the disputed Senkaku islands, has been a feast day in Japan for arm-chair strategists, would-be thriller writers, retired generals and other assorted defense analysts and pundits.
Japanese politicians call on 'comfort women' statue removal
The trio, Mio Sugita of the Hyogo Prefecture, Yuzuru Nishida of Chiba, and Hiromu Nakamaru of Hiroshima, are members of the Japan Restoration Party, a one-year-old conservative political party that prefers a smaller central government, tax cuts and a hard-line approach to national security.
Today in History: December 18
Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The Huffington Post
Senator Daniel Inouye Tribute: Why We Need More Leaders Like Him In Congress
Senator Daniel Inouye was many things: a father, a husband, a decorated World War II veteran , the U.S. Senate's second-longest serving member, and the first Japanese-American to serve in the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
UC president named honorary consul of Japan
Ono's appointment as honorary consul is designed to enhance the promotion of a strong relationship between the state of Ohio and Japan.
Tube Watch: Hawaii Five-0 - Ho'onani Makuakane
The latest episode of Hawaii Five-0 examines one of the ugliest parts of American history in the forced internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII .
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Ambassador Kennedy: A star is born
The soft-spoken presidential scion, who four years ago this month toured upstate New York in a short and ill-fated bid for the U.S. Senate, has swept with force into her newest public role as President Barack Obama's ambassador in Japan.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Hispanics Face Highest Rate Of Diabetes-Related Illness
Hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer, is typically found in men older than the age of 50. According to the National Library of Medicine, it is primarily the result of scarring of the liver called cirrhosis, a condition associated with alcohol abuse and chronic inflammation of the liver.
Bainbridge Island Review
Mochi tsuki event returns to IslandWood
Islanders help pound a mass of steamed rice in a mortar called an "usu" during last year's Mochi Tsuki celebration at IslandWood.
The New Zealand Herald
Travel agent, once interned, helped US-Japan ties
Ichiro "George" Azumano, a Japanese-American who was discharged from the Army and confined in an internment camp in World War II and then spent the rest of his life working to improve U.S.-Japanese relations, has died at 95. Azumano founded a business in 1949 that grew into a regional travel agency and emphasized bringing visitors from Japan and ... (more)
Weekend TV: 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'The Simpsons'
USA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews December 13th's TV lineup from the Critic's Corner, with 'Hawaii Five-0' paying tribute to Pear Harbor Attack, 'The Simpsons', 'Homeland' and 'The Masters of Sex'.
The Honolulu Advertiser
Painful chapter of WWII revisited in powerful episode
What it's about : As ceremonies close out a Dec. 7 memorial at Pearl Harbor, an aging wheelchair-bound veteran begins to leave when he is approached by another vet armed with an old military-issue service pistol.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
PDX icon George Azumano dies; son-in-law Sho Dozono remembers him
"He lived his life without bitterness and did what he could to bring smiles to the faces of the people he met," says Sho Dozono of his father-in-law, George Azumano.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Restaurant review: Tanoshii fills Dallas' ramen vacuum with springy noodles and porky broth
Remember that ominous, eerie whooshing sound we used to hear as we went about our daily business in Dallas? Sometimes it was faint, a sort of soft but pesky ffffththsssshhh that made it a wee bit difficult to focus.
Medical News Today
Risk factor for liver cancer increased by diabetes across ethnic groups
Diabetes was associated with an increased risk for developing a type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma, and this association was highest for Latinos, followed by Hawaiians, African-Americans, and Japanese-Americans, according to results presented at the Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
When government used its power to destroy a patriot
Glenn Beck's new book, " Miracles and Massacres , " is about helping people connect with the true, untold history of America.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Diabetes Identified as Risk Factor for Liver Cancer Across Ethnic Groups
Diabetes is associated with an increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, and this association is highest for Latinos, followed by Hawaiians, African-Americans, and Japanese-Americans, according to results presented at the Sixth American Association for Cancer Research Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic ... (more)