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June 19, 2017
TR (L-R) Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, from Chula Vista, CA; Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, VA; Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, CT; and Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego, CA. BR (L-R) Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., from Elyria, OH; Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin, 24, from Halethorpe, MD; and Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, TX.
Identities of seven sailors killed aboard USS Fitzgerald released
June 19, 2017 - 8:47am
June 17, 2017
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald returns to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel while operating southwest of Yokosuka, Japan in photo received June 17, 2017. Courtesy of U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart/Handout via REUTERS
Search goes on for seven U.S. sailors after collision off Japan
June 17, 2017 - 12:37pm
June 16, 2017
The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald is shown on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of security and stability in the Pacific Ocean in this September 8, 2014 handout photo. Courtesy of U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist Seaman David Flewellyn/Handout via REUTERS
U.S. Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel near Japan
June 16, 2017 - 4:58pm
June 2, 2017
A pedestrian walks on a street as smoke billows from the chimneys of a factory in Dalian, China, on Jan. 17, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
'Reckless and foolish': Asia dogpiles on Trump after Paris accord pullout
June 2, 2017 - 7:27am
May 29, 2017
People watch a television broadcasting a news report on North Korea firing what appeared to be a short-range ballistic missile, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, May 29, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests
May 29, 2017 - 8:02am
February 19, 2017
Roy Takeno stands behind a table addressing a town hall meeting with an American flag on the wall behind him at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, in this 1943 handout photo. Courtesy Ansel Adams / Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-A35-4-M-10/Handout via Reuters
75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps
February 19, 2017 - 8:30am
February 10, 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is greeted by U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of their joint news conference at the White House in Washington Feb. 10, 2017. Joshua Roberts / Reutersplay button
Trump says U.S. committed to Japan security, in change from campaign rhetoric
February 10, 2017 - 5:20pm
February 8, 2017
Yoshio Matsumoto (courtesy  photo)
For MN resident, Trump's travel ban draws parallels from his past
February 8, 2017 - 4:54pm
February 3, 2017
A TV monitor showing U.S. President Donald Trump is seen through national flags of the U.S. and Japan at a foreign exchange trading company in Tokyo, Feb. 1, 2017. Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters
Japan readies package for Trump to help create 700,000 U.S. jobs
February 3, 2017 - 9:35am
December 5, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, carries a wreath as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks on, in front of a cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
December 5, 2016 - 5:11pm
August 15, 2015
Editorial: Thank you to the Greatest Generation of WW II
August 15, 2015 - 6:00am
March 17, 2015
A vehicle drives past scarecrows sitting outside a closed down shop in the village of Nagoro on Shikoku Island in southern Japan Feb. 24. (REUTERS/Thomas Peter)
Time stands still in Japan’s village of scarecrows
March 17, 2015 - 9:00am
October 8, 2013
Ford comes from behind in China to stun Japanese rivals
October 8, 2013 - 7:58am
September 14, 2013
Hold on to your hat: the Shinkansen (rhymes with Wisconsin), or bullet train, sails along at over 180 mph with no interference from freight or vehicular traffic. This shot is in Tokyo. Up to 13 bullet trains an hour, towing 16 cars each, may operate between the capital city and Osaka, Japan’s second largest metropolis.play button
Trains keep Japan flowing
September 14, 2013 - 12:04am
December 3, 2012
Carmen Middleton blogs about her time in Japan at japan.areavoices.com.
Ya, Sure blog: Best and worst of November in Japan
December 3, 2012 - 8:54am
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