Leaders from the three countries held their first three-way summit in more than two years, demonstrating a spirit of cooperation.
By Larisa Epatko
Experts say both leaders will have to confront lingering tensions over trade and President Donald Trump's upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
At Mar-a-Lago with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump also confirmed that North and South Korea are negotiating an end to hostilities before next week's meeting between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
By Erica R. Hendry, Jessica Yarvin, Dan Cooney
These days, it’s hard to stop news from Washington, D.C., from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
On a six-day trip to Japan and South Korea, Pence is seeking to reassure and refocus American allies on the growing nuclear threat from North Korea.
By Taijing Wu, Associated Press
Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan's east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously.
A series of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions struck the Pacific Rim late Monday and early Tuesday.
By Veselin Toshkov, Associated Press
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov promised Sunday to create opportunities for Japanese businesses in the Balkans and agreed on the need to counter the weapons threat posed by North Korea.
By Associated Press
Japan's prime minister says his country has entered into a pact with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to boost economic and political ties with the three former Soviet republics.
By Lee Branstetter
In the 1980s, America’s trade deficit with Japan proved impossible to eliminate with tough talk. This should give us pause about trying to apply this failed strategy again.
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