National / Crime & Legal Dec 21, 2015

Motorist killed in apparent ambush on Nagoya street

Assailants in two cars reportedly blocked another on a Nagoya street and fatally attacked the driver with what appeared to be knives and baseball bats. An employee at a convenience store in Nakagawa Ward called the police at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, reporting that "a ...

World / Science & Health Feb 15, 2015

Chinese patients turn to black market for blood

China's rising demand for health care is exposing a chronic shortage of an essential commodity: blood. With hospital blood supplies tight, desperate patients are turning to agents known as "blood heads," who sell certificates that give patients access to state blood banks, creating a black ...