FILE - In this Tuesday, March 26, 2013 file photo, Caroline Kennedy speaks during an interview in New York. Japan welcomed the long-anticipated nomination of the former U.S. first daugh

 

              FILE - In this Tuesday, March 26, 2013 file photo, Caroline Kennedy speaks during an interview in New York. Japan welcomed the long-anticipated nomination of the former U.S. first daugh
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 26, 2013 file photo, Caroline Kennedy speaks during an interview in New York. Japan welcomed the long-anticipated nomination of the former U.S. first daughter as Washington’s new ambassador, lauding her close ties to U.S. President Barack Obama. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday, July 25, 2013 that the nomination reflected the importance the U.S. government attaches to its longtime ally. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)