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  • China's Xi arrives in South Korea as tensions grow with North Korea, Japan

    BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan. South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in...
  • 5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s. Over 19 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars of wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...
  • Plenty of kicks, few complaints so far at World Cup in Brazil

    After the Greece-Japan World Cup match here Thursday night, groups of Japanese fans wandered outside the stadium for awhile, asking around for the location of public transportation back to a city center that does not exist. Eventually, they found a taxi...
  • 5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?
    It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s. Over 18 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars in wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...
  • 10 things you might not know about tattoos

    10 things you might not know about tattoos
    The Body Art Expo, which bills itself as the world's largest tattoo convention, has set up shop this weekend on family-friendly Navy Pier. Tattoos have come a long way since being a sure sign of irresponsible behavior or youthful mistakes. Here are 10...
  • Honda and others recall nearly 3 million vehicles over air bag flaw

    Honda and others recall nearly 3 million vehicles over air bag flaw
    TOKYO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co 7267.T and other Japanese automakers on Monday recalled almost 3 million cars with potentially explosive air bags supplied by Takata Corp 7312.T, bringing the total recall so far to about 10.5 million vehicles over...
  • Another game, another hero for IronPigs

    Dave Brundage's nightly reports to the Phillies brass have been remarkably similar recently. "When you look up and down the lineup, we get production," the IronPigs manager said before Friday night's game against the Columbus Clippers. "The last three...
  • Japan's WOWOW Forms Digital Content Division

    TOKYO -- WOWOW, Japanese pay TV broadcaster with 2.6 million subscribers, has unveiled a management reshuffle which it says is a response to changing consumer needs. WOWOW's production division will be run by Tetsuya Nasuno who will oversee the...
  • ‘Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga’ rises complete, like Lord Death Man

     
    You know Batman. But do you know Batmanga? In the 1960s, manga artist Jiro Kuwata pitted the Caped Crusader and […]...
  • Japan allows its military to help defend U.S., other allies

    Japan allows its military to help defend U.S., other allies
    Japan on Tuesday announced a reinterpretation of its pacifist post-World War II Constitution that allows the country's military to help defend the United States and other allies. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the decision by the Cabinet to adjust the...
  • Orlando software firm to expand after winning big venture money

    Orlando software firm to expand after winning big venture money
    An Orlando mobile-software company is planning to expand its local operations after reeling in one of the biggest venture-capital deals in Florida so far this year. Fueled by $50 million in new financing, Kony Inc. expects to add jobs in Orlando,...