Aichi's oldest pathologist sees society in flux

| May 18, 2015

Aichi's oldest pathologist sees society in flux

The oldest police pathologist in Aichi Prefecture retired in March, after performing autopsies on more than 4,000 bodies in his 50 year career. Isamu Yamaguchi, an 87-year-old resident of Nagoya, says he continued to ponder the meaning of life and death as he faced ...

Mar 9, 2015

Poisoning probed after Crufts prize-winning dog dies

Owners of a prize-winning Irish Setter who died after competing at the renowned Crufts dog show claimed on Sunday their dog had been poisoned at the English event. Thendara Satisfaction, who was known as Jagger and was almost 4 years old, won second in ...

Jan 23, 2015

Whale carcass washes up underneath busy Seattle ferry dock

A dead gray whale has floated underneath a busy commuter ferry terminal in downtown Seattle, sending a putrid odor wafting onto the dock and diverting some passenger ferries to another slip, a transportation official said on Thursday. Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

Aug 18, 2014

Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests, after police dressed in riot gear used armored vehicles to disperse defiant protesters who refused to leave a St. Louis suburb where a black, unarmed teen had ...

Jan 28, 2013

Ishiba takes shot at SDF weapons curb

Liberal Democratic Party Secretary General Shigeru Ishiba uses the Algerian hostage crisis to advocate lighter rules on weapons use overseas so the SDF can fly around the world rescuing Japanese.