Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, center, walks by Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano, left, and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku after a press conference at his official residence in ... more 
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, center, walks by Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano, left, and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku after a press conference at his official residence in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 26, 2011. Kan announced earlier in the day he would resign after almost 15 months in office amid plunging approval ratings over his government's handling of the tsunami disaster and nuclear crisis. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Koji Sasahara
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 6:48 AM EDT