Daigo Fukuryu Maru - Japan's 3rd encounter with nuclear fallout

Daigo Fukuryu Maru - Japan's 3rd encounter with nuclear fallout

A museum in Tokyo houses the Daigo Fukuryu Maru, a fishing boat where 23 crew members were exposed to radiation on March...

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Researchers film shark attacking seal

Researchers film shark attacking seal

A Japanese research group captures video of a great white shark attacking a seal for the first time ever.

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Naomi Osaka is Forbes' #2 highest paid female athlete

Naomi Osaka is Forbes' #2 highest paid female athlete

Forbes ranks Japanese tennis darling Naomi Osaka #2 on its list of top-earning female athletes.

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'Smiling Cinderella' golfing sensation returns triumphant

'Smiling Cinderella' golfing sensation returns triumphant

Crowds of well-wishers welcome home "smiling Cinderella" golf sensation Hinako Shibuno after her win at the Women's Bri...

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Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of atomic bombing

Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of atomic bombing

As Hiroshima marks the 74th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, Mayor Kazumi Matsui urges the Abe administr...

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Japan's heat wave continues

Japan's heat wave continues

The mercury hits 38 C in Gifu and Yamanashi prefectures as Typhoon Francisco approaches Kyushu.

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NEC shows flying car

NEC shows flying car

Electronics maker NEC shows off an experimental flying car.

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M6.4 quake rattles Fukushima

M6.4 quake rattles Fukushima

Officials say the M6.4 earthquake that shook northeastern Japan Sunday evening is likely an aftershock of the 2011 Great...

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Thermos flies to space

Thermos flies to space

JAXA taps home goods company Tiger to make a canister that can bring delicate materials from the International Space Sta...

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Rugby World Cup trophy on display in Tokyo

Rugby World Cup trophy on display in Tokyo

The Rugby World Cup trophy is on display for a day at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building.

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