1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.