HAGATNA, Guam — A typhoon killed at least five people on a western Pacific Ocean island ahead of strong winds that are expected to bear down on a neighboring island in Micronesia on Wednesday, officials said.
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FUKUSHIMA CITY, Japan — On many Friday evenings, 38-year-old Tomo Iwabuchi and six friends can be found on a street corner in Fukushima City, banging drums, chanting and singing. “Zero nukes!” Iwabuchi yells into a microphone as a few pedestrians stride by.
WASHINGTON — Dolphins are dying in unusually high numbers. Sea turtle nests are declining.
MIAMI — The latest round in the U.S.-Cuba rapprochement gets underway Tuesday when the two countries meet in Washington to discuss the potentially divisive issue of human rights.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court raised constitutional doubts Monday about the lifelong monitoring of sex offenders and other criminals with the use of GPS devices.
TOKYO — The fisheries minister on Monday notified the Okinawa prefectural government of his decision to suspend Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga’s instruction to halt preparatory work for the planned relocation of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Futenma Air Station within Okinawa Prefecture.
WASHINGTON — The Obama Administration on Monday sent Congress a $478-billion bill that would provide the federal share of transportation funding for the next six years, the first legislation out of the gate in a year that likely will produce a competition among three different bills.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program reached a critical phase Monday with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.
SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen’s ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces loyal to a former president, in what appeared to be the most intense day of fighting since the air campaign began five days ago.
FORT MEADE, Md. — Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of the National Security Agency on Monday, prompting police to open fire.
Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies before receiving his pilot’s license
HAGATNA, Guam — Some homes on a western Pacific Ocean island have been destroyed by typhoon-force winds, which were expected to bear down on a neighboring island in the Federated States of Micronesia.
Encouraging U.S. economic data and a batch of corporate deals put investors in a buying mood Monday, sending stocks sharply higher.
WASHINGTON — In a highly anticipated announcement, the United States will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation, according to people briefed on the White House’s plans.
WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counterterrorism benefits.