Japan may try again to relocate the Futenma US base in Okinawa to the fishing village of Henoko, ahead of a May deadline to resolve the issue. But both antibase activists and the US have voiced objections to that plan.
Darth Vader was named postmaster for the day at a postal office in Tokyo on July 1, 2008.
Chile's quality of the government and the relative wealth of its citizens means it was much better off after its earthquake than Haiti.
Fernando Ramirez fries green plantains in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The bananalike fruit are peeled, cut up, and fried, then flattened and fried again till crisp.
A tsunami warning is out for the eastern seaboard of Japan.
Stung by Toyota recalls, Toyoda had to convey sincerity – and bridge the gulf in communication styles between Japan and America.
Badgered by Congress, Akio Toyoda vows to make Toyota's regional divisions more autonomous and less dependent on Japan.
Walking through Tokyo's back alleys, this traveler saw the threads of everyday life a tourist might miss.
A patrol guard stationed along the Great Wall in Beijing inspects the General Motors Hy-wire, the world's first driveable fuel cell vehicle, making its first appearance in China, on Nov. 14, 2003.
Pittsburgh Pirates Garret Jones basks in the sun prior to the team's spring training baseball practice on Thursday in Bradenton, Fla.