The world’s oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113.
A Japanese billionaire has entered the record books as the author of the most retweeted post ever — after getting a boost by offering cash to random Twitter users who retweeted him.
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a Japanese restaurant in northern Japan, police said.
A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan’s southwestern coast after colliding early Thursday, and rescuers found two of the seven crew members, one of them in stable condition, officials said.
More than 75 years after nearly 2,400 members of the U.S. military were killed in the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, some who died on Dec. 7, 1941, are finally being laid to rest in cemeteries across the United States. See photos.
An international team of Santa Clauses are training with ninjas in Japan to hone their gift-delivery skills in time for the holiday season.
Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating.
A powerful earthquake jolted Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido, buckling roads, knocking homes off their foundations and causing entire hillsides to collapse.
The U.S. and Japan have a long, shared history through the game of baseball, which is being celebrated at an exhibit in Washington this summer.
A strong earthquake has struck south of Tokyo, causing some buildings to shake in the city, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
A Hello Kitty-themed “shinkansen” bullet train has debuted in Japan. Adorned with the cartoon icon inside and out, it’s a dream ride for fans of the internationally popular character. See photos.
For a limited time, a high-speed bullet train featuring the lovable Hello Kitty will launch in Japan this summer.
Air Force Col. Bruce Hollywood was on his way to work when he had a heart attack. He regretted that he would not be able to help his son with college applications and that he never thanked the Japanese woman who gave birth to him.
More than 60 thrill seekers were left hanging in midair for about two hours on Tuesday when a roller coaster stalled at a Universal Studios amusement park in western Japan.
TOKYO (AP) — A dozen national Olympic committees have been given a quick look at Tokyo’s venue preparations for the 2020 Summer Games. Mark England of the British Olympic Association says they were impressed. “We…
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