On this week's trip to Asia, President Obama will try to make up for lost time, despite continued preoccupation with the Middle East and Russia's threat to Ukraine. Can he reassure allies about trade relations and mutual defense without antagonizing China? Also, the Justice Department outlines new clemency plan for nonviolent prison inmates. On today's should we all be on the payroll of Google, Facebook and Twitter?
Banner image: President Barack Obama (R) and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) walk out after a private dinner at Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant in Tokyo April 23, 2014. Photo: Yuya Shino/Reuters