Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stresses the Japan-US alliance as the cornerstone of diplomatic and national security policies...

Disabled paraglider inspires

A paraglider with muscular dystrophy is inspiring folks in Japan.

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Monkeys enjoy special treat at zoo in western Japan

On the coldest day of the Japanese calendar, monkeys at a zoo in southwestern Japan get a special treat.

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Education Ministry scandal snares top bureaucrats

Education Ministry bureaucrats are disciplined over a revolving door scandal.

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Suga tours Apple's new R&D center

Japan's top spokesman says a new Apple R&D center in Yokohama will be a trigger for foreign investment in the country.

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Man indicted for repeatedly stealing TV sets from bathhouses

A man is indicted for repeatedly stealing TV sets from bathhouses in Osaka and four other western prefectures.

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ANA plane slips off runway in Hokkaido

An ANA plane slips off a runway at Shin-Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, closing one of two runways.

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Crooked water purifier salesmen nabbed

Crooked water purifier salesmen in Tokyo are arrested for targeting the elderly in violation of the specified commercial...

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'Your Name' coming to North America

Japan's anime sensation 'Your Name' is coming to North American screens in April.

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Study links chocolate to brain growth

A new study by a Japanese government brain health team links eating chocolate to increased brain size.

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