Scientists in Japan are using roundworms to test for cancer with near-perfect accuracy.
An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one.
Farmer's iPhone dropped into a grain bin in Oklahoma winds up in Japan.
Amid ongoing territorial disputes with Russia, South Korea and China, the incoming prime minister underlined the importance of U.S.-Japanese ties.
A strong earthquake struck Friday off the coast of northeastern Japan, triggering small tsunami waves in the same region hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami last year.
An underwater visit from Santa kicked off the holiday season at an aquarium in Tokyo.