Victory by the ruling coalition gives the prime minister more time to try to persuade a reluctant public to revise Japan's pacifist constitution.
Thirty-one women spoke to the Los Angeles Times on the record, describing meetings in which James Toback touched them inappropriately or masturbated.
Letterman's late-night run was hugely influential, introducing a sardonic, irony-drenched comedic style that influenced a generation.
"There's no rhyme or reason, so we all feel a little shaken and concerned that we could be the next victim," a local activist says.
Locals from Gainesville, Georgia, gathered to pay tribute to black residents who had for so many decades gone unrecognized.