Most Commented Stories Tagged: Japan

Arts, Culture & Media

Social Security in Japan

The winner of Japan's national elections, the Democratic Party, is promising to revive the nation's economy. It also has challenges with an aging Japan. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Len Schoppa, professor of politics at the University of Virginia

Global Politics

U.S. joins Japan to remember Hiroshima

Japan commemorated the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Thousands gathered, including for the first time, official representatives of the United States. Anchor David Baron speaks about the significance of this with Leonard Spector.

Development & Education

Disaster cleanup in Japan

Two weeks after the quake and tsunami in Japan, the work of clearing debris and putting up pre-fabricated houses is gathering momentum. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Kathy Mueller of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.