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Caroline Kennedy confirmed as ambassador to Japan

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WASHINGTON — The Senate late Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Caroline Kennedy as the next U.S. ambassador to Japan.

Kennedy, a prominent author and philanthropist and the daughter of President John Kennedy, was nominated for the position by President Barack Obama in July. The Senate confirmed Kennedy’s nomination without a vote by consent.

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