A Tokyo court handed down prison terms for the American father and son accused of helping Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, escape to Lebanon while awaiting trial in Japan.
By Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press
Coronavirus cases in Tokyo have surged above 1,300 for a six-month high, just one week before the Olympics.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, COVID-19 cases in Tokyo are higher than any time since May — nine days before it hosts the summer Olympics. In the U.S., federal figures show 93,000 overdose deaths in 2020 — nearly 30% higher…
The decision to bar spectators from Olympic events in Tokyo, Japan comes two weeks before the games, citing the risk of COVID-19. Only 15% of the country's population is fully vaccinated. How will it affect the games? Christine Brennan, a…
By PBS NewsHour
By Mari Yamaguchi, Stephen Wade, Associated Press
The ban came hours after a state of emergency in the capital starting from Monday, declared by Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to contain rising COVID-19 cases.
President Joe Biden says a worldwide ransomware attack conducted by Russian-linked hackers Friday has not threatened critical infrastructure in the U.S, but targeted a Florida based software company Kaseya for $70 million. The Pentagon canceled a $10 billion contract with…
By Kantaro Komiya, Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
An official says 80 people are still unaccounted for. Authorities plan to release their names, hoping that perhaps some were away when the disaster struck, since many of the apartments and houses in Atami are second homes or vacation rentals.
By Stephen Wade, Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
The safest way to hold the Tokyo Olympics is without any fans, the top medical adviser to the Japanese government said in a report on Friday.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
The new head of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command has held talks with top Japanese officials and reaffirmed their alliance amid China's increasingly assertive claims to contested areas in the region.
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