The numbers make it clear: America has a gun problem.
"Invasive" species aren't necessarily a bad thing.
The long search to find a way to refer to people in English without relying on gender won't be ending anytime soon.
Michi Kobi's acting career reflected the way the U.S.-Japanese relations changed over the years.
Peeping tomism plays a pivotal role in the elegant world of Murasaki Shikibu's "The Tale of Genji," Doris Bargen argues in her new book, "Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japanese." This may surprise readers as much as the argument in her 1997 monograph, ...
A New Zealander who was taken into custody by prewar Japanese police provides a haunting account of jailhouse torture.
Henry Mittwer was a man of Japanese and American descent who stood up to the U.S. internment during World War II but in the end bore no rancor for that nation.
The road to immigration and assimilation in America has been at times tortuous, as shown by the U.S.' treatment of Japanese nationals and Japanese-Americans during World War II.
The glories of Kyoto impressed Henry Stimson, and the decisions he made decades later as the U.S. secretary of war.
Many Americans have been given credit for sparing Kyoto from bombings, both conventional and atomic, during World War II, but it turns out that an old secretary of war was responsible.