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Japan Mourns Cat Stationmaster, Will Elevate Her To GoddessTama the cat was made an official stationmaster, becoming world famous for greeting riders while wearing a stationmaster's hat and a dark blue cape.
Japan Apologizes For Naming New Monkey After Princess CharlotteThe Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden says it was flooded with angry calls and emails after announcing the name of the first monkey born at the zoo this year.
Godzilla Named Honorary Tokyo ResidentThe famed movie monster with atomic breath was named tourism ambassador for the Japanese capital.
Japan Releases Oregon Woman Who Was Held For Prescription DrugsCarrie Russell, 26, was taken into custody for 18 days after receiving a shipment of Adderall, which contains amphetamines that are outlawed in Japan.
Japan: 47 Bodies Recovered From Volcano Eruption ZoneOne body recovered near the volcano's peak was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. Another was caught between boulders bigger than large refrigerators.
Typhoon Knocks Out Power And Transportation In Japan600,000 people on Okinawa have been advised to leave their homes as Typhoon Neoguri batters southern Japan.
Scientists Find Best Way To Eat A HamburgerExperts say you've been eating a hamburger all wrong.
Skiff Found On Washington Coast Was Tsunami Debris More than three years after the tsunami hit Japan, evidence of the disaster continues to haunt the West Coast where residents know they also are vulnerable.
Possible Boat From Japanese Tsunami May Have Landed At Ocean ShoresState officials are inspecting what may be a boat that drifted from Japan after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
How To Look Like A Local When Dining AbroadThe good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.