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About 80 percent of premature dementia patients either have to quit their jobs or get fired by their employer, a health ministry survey shows.
Baseball fans were disheartened to learn that Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish would be out for the entire 2015 season because of elbow surgery. The ...
“Her lips languorous like a loose-wound spool, the fragrance of her perfume reaching to the skies. And how lovely when she moves, swaying back and ...
Traditional fairy tales are so steeped in blood it’s astonishing that children didn’t all grow up to become deranged in days gone by. Take, for ...
“Cold, withered, shrunken.” What manner of reptile are we preparing to introduce? No reptile at all. An art, rather; the art — or religion, perhaps ...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek out Chinese President Xi Jinping this week during an international conference in Indonesia, a government source said Saturday. Abe ...
A Kobe hospital where four of seven liver transplant recipients have died since it opened in November is temporarily halting operations.
In the wake of last Sunday’s local elections, big city political reporters were quick to see the results as (1) a mandate for Prime Minister ...
A planned Chinese-led investment bank may not have been the major theme at a meeting of Group of 20 finance chiefs, but it drew significant ...
He was the last member of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red mustache as the ...
Recent satellite images show China has made rapid progress in building an airstrip suitable for military use in contested territory in the South China Sea’s ...
To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following ...
Experts have discovered a World War II U.S. aircraft carrier that is “amazingly intact” despite languishing on the bottom of the Pacific for more than ...
President Barack Obama, trying to sway skeptics on free trade among his supporters, said Friday that if the U.S. can’t come to terms on an ...
Financial officials from the world’s major economies welcome modest improvements in the global economy while side-stepping fears in international financial markets.
The operator of a nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture whose restart was blocked by a court injunction says it will appeal the ruling.
The government proposes giving U.S. forces priority for logistic help from the Self-Defense Forces in exchange for the elimination of geographical limits in SDF contingency ...
Japan’s population falls for the fourth consecutive year and people 65 or older now account for a record 26 percent of the total.
Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga uses his first meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to demand that the relocation of Futenma air base be halted.
Oh, those puppy eyes. Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters’ brains that helps them bond, a study ...
A Liberal Democratic Party panel conducts a closed-door meeting with NHK and TV Asahi executives to demand “explanations” about their troubles, raising suspicions of state ...
Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage said he hopes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will show “sincerity” in respect to historical issues in his ...
Investigators find 7.85 million passwords, credit card numbers and other stolen data on a seized Internet server that catered to Chinese.
It might not be the droid you’re looking for, but a plane painted to look like R2-D2 could be the next best thing for “Star ...
Minamisoma residents sue the government for removing their districts from a list of radioactive hot spots, cutting off access to subsidies.
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