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Japanese Emperor Expresses 'Deep Remorse' for World War II

Japan's Emperor Akihito expressed his "deep regret" Wednesday for his country's actions during World War II. The 84-year-old emperor revealed his remorse during a ceremony at Tokyo's Budokan Hall to mark the 73rd anniversary of Japan's surrender to Allied forces, following the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki just days ...

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Calls for Action on Toxics White House Called 'PR Nightmare'

Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, firefighting foam and fast-food wrappers. Henry Betz, at 76, rattles around his house alone at night, thinking about the water his family unknowingly drank for years that ...

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West Virginia House Considers Impeaching Supreme Court

The West Virginia House of Delegates is taking the extraordinary step of considering the impeachment of all four justices still sitting on the ...

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US Ambassador Warns Britain to Back Trump Over Iranian Sanctions

The U.S. ambassador to London has publicly warned British Prime Minister Theresa May to side with President Donald Trump in the burgeoning ...

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As China Bears Down, Taiwan’s President Turns to the Americas

Taiwan’s president will travel to North, Central and South America this month to renew support from two of her government’s few remaining foreign ...

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Judge Threatens Sessions Over Two Deportations

A furious U.S. federal judge threatened Thursday to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt after learning at the hearing for two asylum ...

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Brazil’s Supreme Court Considers Decriminalizing Abortion

A rare two-day public hearing on abortion comes as legislators are trying to restrict the practice.

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