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February 19, 2017
Roy Takeno stands behind a table addressing a town hall meeting with an American flag on the wall behind him at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, in this 1943 handout photo. Courtesy Ansel Adams / Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-A35-4-M-10/Handout via Reuters
75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps
February 19, 2017 - 8:30am
February 10, 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is greeted by U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of their joint news conference at the White House in Washington Feb. 10, 2017. Joshua Roberts / Reutersplay button
Trump says U.S. committed to Japan security, in change from campaign rhetoric
February 10, 2017 - 5:20pm
February 8, 2017
Yoshio Matsumoto (courtesy  photo)
For MN resident, Trump's travel ban draws parallels from his past
February 8, 2017 - 4:54pm
February 3, 2017
A TV monitor showing U.S. President Donald Trump is seen through national flags of the U.S. and Japan at a foreign exchange trading company in Tokyo, Feb. 1, 2017. Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters
Japan readies package for Trump to help create 700,000 U.S. jobs
February 3, 2017 - 9:35am
December 5, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, carries a wreath as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks on, in front of a cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
December 5, 2016 - 5:11pm
August 15, 2015
Editorial: Thank you to the Greatest Generation of WW II
August 15, 2015 - 6:00am
March 17, 2015
A vehicle drives past scarecrows sitting outside a closed down shop in the village of Nagoro on Shikoku Island in southern Japan Feb. 24. (REUTERS/Thomas Peter)
Time stands still in Japan’s village of scarecrows
March 17, 2015 - 9:00am
October 8, 2013
Ford comes from behind in China to stun Japanese rivals
October 8, 2013 - 7:58am
September 14, 2013
Hold on to your hat: the Shinkansen (rhymes with Wisconsin), or bullet train, sails along at over 180 mph with no interference from freight or vehicular traffic. This shot is in Tokyo. Up to 13 bullet trains an hour, towing 16 cars each, may operate between the capital city and Osaka, Japan’s second largest metropolis.play button
Trains keep Japan flowing
September 14, 2013 - 12:04am
December 3, 2012
Carmen Middleton blogs about her time in Japan at japan.areavoices.com.
Ya, Sure blog: Best and worst of November in Japan
December 3, 2012 - 8:54am
August 28, 2012
Carmen Middleton blogs about her experiences in Japan at japan.areavoices.com.
Ya, Sure blog: Is it un-American?
August 28, 2012 - 8:57am
August 20, 2012
Photo from japan.areavoices.com
Ya, Sure blog: Two dreams, one day
August 20, 2012 - 8:56am
April 1, 2011
Ryo Ishikawa watches his drive off the fourth tee during the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament last Friday at Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla. Ishikawa, 19, will donate all of his 2011 winnings to aid Japan victims. (Associated Press)
Ishikawa to give 2011 earnings for Japan relief efforts
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2011
Commentary: The Japan Syndrome
March 18, 2011 - 8:40am
March 17, 2011
Commentary: It was just a time for crying last weekend
March 17, 2011 - 8:37am
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