- Electricity supply in quake-hit Hokkaido, northern Japan, will likely improve soon as a hydroelectric power plant is scheduled to go online later this week.
- Japan’s prime minister and China’s president say they’ll work to improve relations. As part of that, Shinzo Abe told reporters he’ll push ahead with plans to visit China next month.
- On Tuesday, the United States marked 17 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Bereaved families and many others remembered the victims in New York City.