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The violent video of a passenger being forcibly removed from an overbooked United Airlines flight on Sunday has gone viral around the world, including in... [Read More]
A mystery as old as laced shoes was unraveled Wednesday by experiments that reveal how shoelaces come undone when we are on the move. "The... [Read More]
Sources say the option, relayed to Tokyo by a State Department official, is being considered unless China pressures the North. A Japanese government spokesman denied... [Read More]
Medical venture Tmsuk R&D Inc. along with Tottori University Hospital unveiled a robot named "mikoto" that will be used for medical training. [Read More]
A sci-fi staple for decades, laser weapons are finally becoming reality in the U.S. military, albeit with capabilities a little less dramatic than in the... [Read More]
It has been 12 days now since Yuzuru Hanyu's epic free skate at the world championships in Helsinki won him a second title, and rather... [Read More]
Sweden observed a minute of silence Monday on a national day of mourning for the four people killed and 15 wounded in a truck attack... [Read More]
The latest forecasts for the decline in the nation's population are likely to bring forward the debate on immigration, despite the government's refusal to... [Read More]
Fans across the nation expressed shock Monday night after hearing beloved figure skater Mao Asada, the 26-year-old long-time face of Japanese figure skatin... [Read More]
Embattled Toshiba Corp. said Tuesday its grave financial situation puts it at risk of not being able to survive as a company. The reference was... [Read More]
Once declared incompatible with Japan's postwar transformation into a democracy, a 19th-century Imperial edict on patriotism is slowly making its way back... [Read More]
Major snack companies Calbee Inc. and Koike-Ya Inc. are halting sales of 49 potato chip products due to potato shortages, according to informed sources. Th... [Read More]
Figure skating icon Mao Asada announced Monday on her blog that she is retiring. The 26-year-old, three-time world champion and silver medalist at the 2010... [Read More]
The population of Japan is expected to plunge to 88.08 million in 2065, a roughly 30 percent fall from the 2015 level, according to a... [Read More]
With a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group steaming toward waters off the Korean Peninsula and important anniversaries looming for nuclear-armed North Korea... [Read More]
Noted novelist Yasutaka Tsutsui has sparked the ire of South Koreans after making what was widely blasted as an obscene insult against a "comfort women"... [Read More]
Hokkaido Railway Co. continues to face a host of challenges to ensure the safety of its Hokkaido Shinkansen Line a year after the bullet train... [Read More]
Amid heightened tensions over North Korea, the Liberal Democratic Party has stepped up calls to boost Japan's missile defense in what some experts see as... [Read More]
The site of the planned Toyosu wholesale food market would sell for ¥437 billion if it were used for high-rise apartments and commercial and other... [Read More]
The USS Carl Vinson-led aircraft carrier strike group has been sent to waters in the Western Pacific near the Korean Peninsula, the U.S. Navy's Pacific... [Read More]
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