Japan

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The world's six wealthiest nations are "turning their backs" on refugees, hosting less than nine percent of those who have fled their homes due to war and violence and leaving poorer countries to shoulder the burden, a damning new report from Oxfam reveals. According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, the number of displaced people around the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Okinawa on Sunday was site of a massive protest against U.S. bases, the latest...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first sitting U.S. president...

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Fishermen have resumed fishing after postponing their start when hundreds of tons of radioactive water were found leaking from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Twenty-one trawlers brought home 5 tons of seafood, including octopus and squid, from the trial operation; if testing shows they're safe, they'll be shipped to markets in Japan. While older people are said to be buying fish from the sea off Fukushima Prefecture, others don't want their kids or grandkids eating it...