Titanic survivor letter sells for nearly $12,000

/ Jan 24, 2015

Titanic survivor letter sells for nearly $12,000

An indignant letter from a British aristocrat who survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 has sold for $11,875, an auction house in New England said Friday. Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon, a target of public outrage after she fled the doomed ocean liner on ...

Dec 19, 2013

New rules for recognizing victims of A-bomb diseases get poor response

The central government has put in place new standards for recognizing sufferers of atomic bomb-related diseases. Now, hibakusha affected by cardiac infarction, hypothyroidism and chronic hepatitis or cirrhosis no longer have to prove their maladies were induced by radiation exposure when applying to be ...