President Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had dinner at Sukiyabashi Jiro, whose chef was featured in the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.”
President Obama, who began a four-country tour on Wednesday, will encounter leaders under pressure from angry, often grief-stricken constituents.
Other countries are closing the income gap while working less than Americans.
The Supreme Court ruled that a $3.4 million award to a victim who had sought restitution from a man convicted of viewing images of her was too much, returning the case to the lower courts to find a different amount.
Nonviolent felons will be eligible if they have served 10 years in prison and would have received significantly lower sentences under today’s laws.
Representatives Frank Pallone and Ana Eshoo have been giving colleagues thousands of dollars in campaign contributions in a race to win the top Democratic spot on a powerful committee.
A new poll finds that conservatives dislike the government’s involvement in the Affordable Care Act; liberals wanted more.
The surveys were of registered voters, a measure that often overestimates Democratic support, and vulnerabilities remain over disapproval of the Affordable Care Act.