Japan

Julia Conley, staff writer
Wildfires are raging in countries around the world, including northern Sweden—above the Arctic Circle. (Photo: @AssaadRazzouk/Twitter)
"Sure would be nice if our news networks—the only outlets that can force change in this country—would cover it with commensurate urgency. Acting as if there's nothing to be done is not excusable."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
South Korean protesters take part in an anti-Trump rally in front of the U.S. Embassy on November 4, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. Trump will visit South Korea on November 7 as a part of his Asian tour. (Photo: Woohae Cho/Getty Images)
"The people of Japan, South Korea, and United States oppose war."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
The U.S. president's reported comments came during recent talks with Asian...

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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...