Japan

Oakland Athletics will officially open 2019 season in Tokyo against Seattle Mariners

Major League Baseball has officially announced that the Oakland Athletics will open…

 

Kotb, Guthrie officially co-anchor ‘Today

Hoda Kotb has officially joined Savannah Guthrie on “Today.” In announcing Kotb’s…

 

UPDATE: No danger anticipated for California following earthquake in Japan

UPDATE, 2:25 p.m.: The U.S. Geological Survey initially put the magnitude at 7.3…

 

Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people

SAGAMIHARA, Japan — A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage…

At least 19 killed, about 20 injured in knifing near Tokyo

TOKYO — At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded…

Obama, Abe heed politics of contrition on Hiroshima visit

SHIMA, Japan — Laying bare the complex politics of reconciliation and contrition,…

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

HANOI, Vietnam — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is…

US to join quake relief effort in Japan; 41 dead, 11 missing

MINAMIASO, Japan — Eleven people remained missing Sunday in southern Japan from…

2nd strong quake hits southern Japan; some reported trapped

MASHIKI, Japan — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1…

Strong quake kills 2, injures 45 in Japan

TOKYO — At least two people were killed and 45 injured by…

Japan’s new history rising

I moved to Japan for the first time in 1991, the year…

Japanese company fined $70 million over exploding air bags

DETROIT — U.S. auto safety regulators fined Japan's Takata Corp. $70 million…

United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

WASHINGTON — Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific…

Rescuers search for missing after heavy rains lash Japan

JOSO, Japan — Rescue workers searched through a flooded city near Tokyo…

North Korea celebrates new time zone, ‘Pyongyang Time’

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea now has its own time zone.…

Abby Wambach’s World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after…

Lloyd’s early hat trick triggers rout of Japan

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She…

First lady of Japan visits SF public elementary school

Japan first lady Akie Abe visited one of two public elementary schools…

Japanese diplomat wasn't remorseful enough over wife-beating charges, judge says

The San Francisco-based Japanese diplomat who abused his wife might have received…

Uchimura wins all-around, Leyva lands bronze

LONDON — Four years after letting the title slip through his fingers,…