Clashes over national security mark fifth Republican debate

Dec 16, 2015

Clashes over national security mark fifth Republican debate

In a presidential race reshaped by national security concerns, Republican front-runner Donald Trump defended his provocative call for banning Muslims from the United States on Tuesday as the candidates debated their plans for fighting Islamic State militants and keeping Americans secure. Struggling former Florida ...

'An,' meaning safety, named Japan's kanji of the year for 2015

Dec 15, 2015

'An,' meaning safety, named Japan's kanji of the year for 2015

The kanji an, which denotes safety or peace, best symbolizes the national mood in 2015, a Kyoto-based kanji promotion organization said Tuesday. The character reflects the claims and counterclaims that rang out nationwide when the Abe administration steamrolled security bills through the Diet this ...