10/15/2013 12:02amA man who took a bomb inside Beijing's airport in hopes of winning redress over an alleged beating by authorities that partially paralyzed him was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for the explosion.
10/15/2013 1:12amPrime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Tuesday to push forward with his plans to bolster Japan's defense in the face of what he said was an increasingly insecure environment.
10/15/2013 4:37amA man who was high on drugs was arrested after attempting to donate methamphetamine tablets to help flood victims at a relief center, officials said Tuesday.
10/15/2013 7:23amTakashi Yanase, creator of one of Japan's most beloved cartoon characters, Anpanman, has died of heart failure, his studio said Tuesday. He was 94.
10/15/2013 6:23pmThe 10-year-old struggles up the hill, carrying buckets filled with rocks. Though he tries to keep a brave face in front of his friends, his eyes brim with tears. Every inch of his body aches, he says, and he feels sick and dizzy from the weight.
10/15/2013 7:38pmThe Associated Press has named Eric Talmadge, a veteran international correspondent who has covered disasters in Japan and Indonesia, war in Afghanistan and five Olympics, as its chief of bureau in North Korea.