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Japan

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Top Japan Articles

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  • Green Wheels: Self-Driving Seniors

    I love the idea of self-driving cars. Believe it or not, though I've been writing this column for 28 years, I don't really like getting behind the wheel. Sure, it's a thrill to drive Ferraris and stuff like that, or to pilot antique cars like the...
  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
  • Best Japanese Restaurant

    Best Japanese Restaurant
    1) Miso Japanese Restaurant 15 Orange St. New Haven (203) 848-6472 misorestaurant.com 2) Miya's Sushi   3) 9 East Hibachi & Asian Kitchen  
  • Car Q&A with Jim MacPherson

    Jim Q_A Q: My wife and I are looking to purchase a 2010 RAV 4 V6. However, we have concerns about the gas mileage after reading various blogs indicating people were getting between 15 and 18 mpg while paying "close attention" to their driving habits....
  • Toyota HIghlander

    If you’re still wondering why crossover utility vehicles have replaced SUVs in your neighbors’ driveways, drive a Toyota Highlander. The Highlander has the room and flexibility for carrying passengers and cargo that made SUVs so popular a...
  • Solar Impulse waits out weather before take-off for Hawaii

    Ultimately when it comes to adventure, however advanced the technology, the weather holds the trump card. A solar-powered plane attempting to circle the globe without a drop of fuel was sitting in Japan on Tuesday waiting out unexpectedly bad weather...
  • Beverly Lowe Daniels, CPS educator and Women's Army Corps veteran, dies

    Beverly Lowe Daniels, CPS educator and Women's Army Corps veteran, dies
    Shortly after graduating from Englewood High School in 1939, Beverly Lowe Daniels enlisted in the Women's Army Corps and was sent to the Philippines, where she helped rebuild villages destroyed by the Japanese during World War II. She was discharged...
  • Solar Impulse plane lands in Japan to wait out bad weather

    A solar-powered plane attempting to circle the globe without a drop of fuel made an unscheduled landing late Monday in Japan to wait out bad weather. Swiss pilot André Borschberg took off from Nanjing, China, on Sunday on what was to be the longest leg...
  • Japanese PM Abe apologizes for heckling opposition lawmaker

    Japan's parliamentary session opened Monday with an unusual apology from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over his heckling. Abe apologized for yelling at an opposition lawmaker during her question last week about defense legislation. "I apologize once again...
  • Body found in suitcase in Tokyo Station locker

    A worker at Japan's Tokyo Station got an unpleasant shock after opening an abandoned suitcase that no one had claimed for a month — the decomposing body of an elderly woman inside. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police said the corpse was found Sunday in a...
  • 12 hurt in Japan quake as life returns to normal

    Twelve people suffered minor injuries and businesses returned to normal Sunday after a powerful earthquake near remote Japanese islands shook most of the country the previous night, but it was well beneath the earth's surface and did not trigger a...