Japan

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
U.S. President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and others huddle around documents during the new president's first national security crisis on Saturday. (Photo via Richard DeAgazio/Facebook)
News that U.S. President Donald Trump turned his private oceanfront club Mar-a-Lago into an "open air situation room" complete with threats of nuclear attack has sparked widespread concern over what one described as Trump's "disdainful middle finger toward national security." First reported by CNN late Sunday and amplified by the Washington Post...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe presents a wreath at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl in Hono­lulu on Dec. 26, 2016. (Photo: Hugh Gentry/Reuters)
Overshadowed by the threats of a renewed nuclear arms race under incoming...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Dakota Access Pipeline protest in Tokyo, Japan
Update: Organizers report that after the series of demonstrations on Thursday,...

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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...