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“Kusama: Infinity” details the life and work of Yayoi Kusama, pictured in the Orez Gallery in the Hague, Netherlands in 1965.   (Courtesy Harrie Verstappen / Magnolia Pictures)

A colorful portrait of art legend Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama, the painter, sculptor, installation maker, performer, provocateur and 89-year-old art-world…

 

Journalists gather in front of Tsukui Yamayuri-en, a facility for the handicapped where a number of people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people

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

 

An ambulance moves past in front of a facility for the handicapped where a number of people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack Tuesday in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo. (Kyodo News via AP)

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

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

 

A house collapses following the earthquake in Mashiki, near Kumamoto city, southern Japan,  early Friday.  (Tomoaki Ito/Kyodo News via AP)

Strong quake kills 2, injures 45 in Japan

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

A house collapses following the earthquake in Mashiki, near Kumamoto city, southern Japan,  early Friday.  (Tomoaki Ito/Kyodo News via AP)
In this photo taken from video provided by Japan's Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) television network, a man, right, stands stranded in the middle of raging floodwaters before being rescued by a military helicopter in Joso, Ibaraki prefecture, Thursday.  (TBS TV via AP)

Rescuers search for missing after heavy rains lash Japan

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

In this photo taken from video provided by Japan's Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) television network, a man, right, stands stranded in the middle of raging floodwaters before being rescued by a military helicopter in Joso, Ibaraki prefecture, Thursday.  (TBS TV via AP)
This artist's rendering released by Japan Sport Council in July 2015 shows the image of the Olympic stadium planned for the 2020 Tokyo Games. (Japan Sport Council via AP)

Japan to start from scratch on Tokyo Olympic stadium plan

TOKYO — Japan scrapped the design of the Olympic stadium for the…

This artist's rendering released by Japan Sport Council in July 2015 shows the image of the Olympic stadium planned for the 2020 Tokyo Games. (Japan Sport Council via AP)