John Roos, the new U.S. ambassador to Japan, waves to journalists Aug. 19 after his arrival at Narita Airport, outside Tokyo. The new ruling party, the Democratic Party of Japan, has traditionally opposed what it calls Japan's subservience to the United States and criticized the U.S. military presence in the country. Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Relationship To Test Japan's New Ruling Party
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Iran Trials Not Having Desired Effect
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Tourists Dry Up At Historic Norfolk Island
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Social Scientists Deployed To The Battlefield
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Edinburgh Fringe Makes Dreams Come True
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Afghan Commander Calls For New Strategy
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European Union Turns Off Incandescent Bulbs
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Dalai Lama In Taiwan For Humanitarian Visit
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Gadhafi's Libya Celebrates 40 Years
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Greek Government Criticized For Handling Of Fires
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An Afghan security officer guards ballot boxes at the Independent Election Commission in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 29, 2009. Now, the country's Electoral Complaints Commission is investigating hundreds formal complaints of fraud. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption

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Fraud Complaints Cloud Afghan Election
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Video Highlights Danger Of Texting While Driving
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Expert: Afghan Security Forces Can Be Made Ready
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Top General Calls Afghan Situation Serious
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