by Katie Valentine Posted on July 28, 2014
More than 1,900 people were rushed to the hospital due to the heat.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on July 7, 2014 Updated: July 7, 2014
Typhoon Neoguri reached sustained winds of over 150 miles per hour Sunday, making it a 'super typhoon,' as it continued to gain force.
by Hayes Brown Posted on July 1, 2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government on Tuesday announced a huge shift in how the country views the use of force.
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by Abigail Bessler Posted on June 19, 2014 Updated: June 20, 2014
Shiomura continued her speech, despite being reduced to tears.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 7, 2014
If as many Japanese women were employed as men, its economy would see a huge benefit.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 14, 2014
Coal and natural gas use have risen in response to a plunge in nuclear generation after the Fukushima disaster. And Japan's new energy plan shows no desire to reverse that trend.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 31, 2014 Updated: March 31, 2014
In a ruling four years in the making, an international court has declared Japan's annual "scientific" hunts for whale illegal.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 13, 2014
“It’s a bit like saying we know we are exposing you to something that could be life-threatening. We’re going to admit it and compensate you for it.”
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 4, 2014 Updated: March 4, 2014
The term environmental refugee has taken on a new meaning in China.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 24, 2014
Honda has broken a 66-year tradition of only appointing men to its board.