In our news wrap Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security says it wants to detain migrant families together until their cases are resolved. That goes against the 1997 Flores agreement that requires migrant children be held in the least restrictive…
In the town of Atsuma, where entire hillsides collapsed, rescuers used small backhoes and shovels to search for survivors under the tons of earth that tumbled down steep mountainsides.
By Eugene Hoshiko, Haruka Nuga, Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, Greece is in mourning after wildfires killed at least 74 people near Athens. Also, a heat wave over Asia is taking a growing toll. Officials in Japan said record temperatures have claimed at least 80…
Rescuers in southwestern Japan dug up more bodies Monday as they searched for dozens still missing after heavy rains caused severe flooding and left residents to return to their homes unsure where to start the cleanup.
By Haruka Nuga, Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
By Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press
TOKYO — Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, with local media casualty reports climbing quickly. Public broadcaster NHK said 38 people were dead, four were injured seriously and 47 were missing. Okayama…
"I have published two novels in 22 years, and I have tried very hard to focus on things that matter most to me — craft and themes — rather than focusing on the things that seem pressing at the time,"…
By Jeremy Hsu, Scientific American
If all goes according to plan, two spacecraft will commence close encounters with two asteroids by the end of August, in order to retrieve organic materials dating back to the solar system’s birth.
By Associated Press
South Koreans cheered, Japanese snapped up a newspaper special edition and China made a suggestion Donald Trump may not like as the U.S. president held an unprecedented summit Tuesday with the leader of North Korea.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
North Korea’s East Asia neighbors — Japan, China and South Korea — have a shared goal of denuclearizing the peninsula, but what may come out of Tuesday’s summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un…
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