Japan admiringly remembers JFK 50 years later

Nov 22, 2013

Japan admiringly remembers JFK 50 years later

Japanese fans of President John F. Kennedy took photos with his portrait, folded paper cranes and watched his inaugural ceremony on a monitor Friday to express admiration on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. “If he had lived longer, things might have been different,” ...

Victims of Amagasaki train derailment honored

Apr 26, 2013

Victims of Amagasaki train derailment honored

A memorial ceremony was held Thursday for the 107 people killed in the horrific train derailment in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture in 2005, marking the eighth anniversary of the accident. At 9:18 a.m., the time at which the train jumped the tracks, the victims’ families, ...