NEWSWORTHY

Sep 16, 2018

U.S. to test sending emergency alerts to cellphones nationwide

The Trump administration will send a message to all U.S. cellphones on Thursday to test a previously unused alert system that aims to warn the public about national emergencies. The messages will bear the headline "Presidential Alert," the Federal Emergency Management Agency said. Phones will ...

Emperor and Empress visit those affected by July rains in Okayama

Sep 14, 2018

Emperor and Empress visit those affected by July rains in Okayama

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko made a one-day trip to Okayama Prefecture on Friday and met people affected by the deadly downpours in western Japan in July. The Imperial Couple visited areas hit by torrential rains, which caused widespread landslides and flooding that killed more ...