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  • Japan Inc. on the brink

    If you think of Japan these days, it's probably about cars or video game consoles or maybe even pop culture. (Those clever smiley face symbols and characters that liven up text messages? They're Japanese 'emoji'). What's missing from the conversation...
  • Breaking the code on a Chicago mystery from WWII

    Breaking the code on a Chicago mystery from WWII
    From June 4 to 7, 1942, the U.S. Navy ambushed and then devastated a Japanese strike force near Midway Island. Tokyo's plan to occupy the Hawaiian Islands had relied on seizing that tiny atoll halfway between Asia and North America. On June 7, six...
  • future date with time [chi-test-mike-story-6]

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation's capital is celebrating the gift of more than 3,000 cherry trees from Japan in 1912. Because of mild weather, the trees, which circle the Tidal Basin, bloomed earlier than usual this year and have passed peak. But...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Japan facing second typhoon as Vongfong approaches

    Japan facing second typhoon as Vongfong approaches
    A super typhoon that currently has winds of more than 150 mph could make landfall in Japan this weekend, making it the second storm to head for the country in recent days.  Typhoon Vongfong on Tuesday was about 750 miles southeast of Okinawa, Japan, and...
  • On Japan's Mt. Ontake volcano, a perfect day turns deadly for hikers

    On Japan's Mt. Ontake volcano, a perfect day turns deadly for hikers
    It was a perfect fall weekend, with sunny skies and the prospect of colorful autumn foliage. Hundreds of people flocked to Mt. Ontake in central Japan, planning to hike to its volcanic summit. At 11:52 a.m. Saturday, authorities said, Mt. Ontake erupted...
  • Youngsters enjoy visit to museum's samurai exhibit

    A group of 25 girls from Brevard County got a special treat recently as they traveled to the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach to enjoy the new samurai exhibit. Their visit was led by one of the museum's docents, who explained the...
  • New plan to move forward with Morikami Park hotel, other attractions

    New plan to move forward with Morikami Park hotel, other attractions
    Adding a long-sought hotel, expanding garden trails and building an "artisan's village" are among the changes potentially in store for Palm Beach County's Morikami Park. The County Commission last year authorized pursuing a hotel development deal for...
  • ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]

    ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]
    U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed...
  • A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier

    A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier
    The benefits of trees from their grace and beauty to their gifts of cool, clean air and stress relief are well-known and documented in study after study. Yet as the city grows, it is struggling to hold onto its trees, especially in poorer areas. Seattle'...
  • Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open

    Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...