Russian President Vladimir Putin tried a bit of dog diplomacy ahead of his trip to Japan, and then gave a glimmer of hope that a 70-year territorial dispute with Tokyo could be resolved.
In the early morning hours Tuesday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
In our news wrap Friday, a disciplinary court in Alabama removed Chief Justice Roy Moore from office after a panel found he encouraged probate judges to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples. After his suspended term ends, he will be…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The United States, Japan and South Korea are roundly condemning North Korea's recent nuclear test and calling for tough new measures to further isolate the communist state.
By Corinne Segal
For a few brief days this summer, a sacred shrine and forest in Kyoto, Japan, became a technicolor dreamscape.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, Republican Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio sailed past their primary election opponents ahead of tough general election contests. Also, for the first time in more than 50 years, a U.S. commercial flight landed in…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the second earthquake in 24 hours caused major damage and death -- this time in Myanmar. The 6.8 quake struck deep underground 20 miles from the country’s former capital of Bagan. Also, an attack at…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, Donald Trump insisted that he is not flip-flopping on his plan to deport some 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally. He appeared to shift his policy over the weekend. Also, Russia has stopped…
By News Desk
Typhoons Mindulle and Kompasu hit Japan within 48 hours of each other, and forecasters predict that a third storm may hit the island nation later this week.
In our news wrap Monday, hundreds of Delta Air Lines flights were canceled and thousands delayed after a global crash of the airline’s computer systems. Limited service resumed after 11 hours. Also, in Pakistan, at least 67 were killed and…
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