May 14, 2013
For five months, a mother nursed her "son," whose face was covered in bandages following a traffic accident. But when the bandages were removed, the man turned out to be a...
November 16, 2012
Veteran actress Mitsuko Mori, who died of heart failure on Nov. 10 at the of age 92, was a recipient of the Order of Culture and the People's Honor Award. But many people will...
August 02, 2012
Boisterous cheering from his biggest fan helped Kohei Uchimura take the gold medal on Aug. 1 in the men's gymnastics all-around final at the London Olympics.
May 19, 2012
BEIJING--Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is worried about leaving his mother behind after he and his family head to the United States to start a new life.
January 27, 2012
This is Part 3 of a five-part series on the role of sports in the lives of Japanese people. It is based on a recent survey conducted by The Asahi Shimbun.
December 13, 2011
Figure skater Mao Asada lamented that she could not arrive in time to say goodbye to her mother.
July 05, 2011
MINAMI-SANRIKU, Miyagi Prefecture--At a hotel on the top of a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Minami-Sanriku, Miyagi Prefecture, a female hotel worker smiles as she helps ...
April 09, 2011
Replete after drinking her mother's milk, 2-month-old Meika slept soundly on a futon at an evacuation center in Shichigahama, Miyagi Prefecture, as her mother gazed at her in...
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