TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
How much does Jon Stewart love Pope Francis? As we approach the one-year anniversary of the current pope's election, Stewart dedicated an entire segment of Monday night's Daily Show to the wonderful things the pontiff has done. Is Francis...Show More Summary
(TOKYO) — Japan is marking the third anniversary of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing, turned coastal communities into wasteland and triggered a nuclear crisis. In Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Emperor Akihito will speak at a memorial service Tuesday to mourn for the victims, marking the…
The Jazz & Blues Report is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with the March-April 2014 issue. I started writing for it in 1976 and here is my first column Blues that I wrote for it. before I started writing reviews. I wish I was still so pithy instead of long-winded. Show More Summary
Nation marks third anniversary of earthquake and tsunami which triggered world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.
On the eve of the third anniversary of the March 2011 triple disaster, the senior adviser to Tokyo Electric Power Company says controlled release into the sea is much safer than keeping contaminated water on-site.
H2G2 fans rejoice! For its 30th anniversary, the BBC has released an online version of the classic 1984 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy game, created based on Douglas Adams' iconic sci-fi book of the same name in collaboration with Steve Meretzky of Infocom. Show More Summary
Exactly 2 years ago to this day on 2011 March 11th, a magnitude 9 earthquake struck the east coast of J...
Julia Ruth Stevens, 97, the daughter of Babe Ruth, joined the Yankees in St. Petersburg to celebrate the city’s 100-year anniversary as the birthplace of spring training in Florida.
She may not be the largest cruise ship in the world any longer, but the Queen Mary 2 is by far the most photogenic. 2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the Cunard liner's christening, one blustery day in January 2004 when Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II smashed champagne on the bow. Show More Summary
Today we are fortunate to have a guest contribution written by Jeffrey Frankel, Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University, and former Member of the Council of Economic Advisers, 1997-99. He is currently a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Business Cycle Dating Committee. Commentators are taking note of […]
Yahoo! unveiled this absolutely incredible Mondo poster for the SXSW premiere of the newly restored Gojira, the first ever Godzilla film from 1954. Austin-based design studio Mondo commissioned an exclusive poster for the new big-screen version coming this summer. Designed by Phantom City Creative, it... Read More
Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg’s manifesto for the well-heeled working woman, came out one year ago today—and Sandberg is marking the anniversary by teaming up with the Girl Scouts to wipe the word “bossy” from the lexicon. She’s recruited...Show More Summary
This year marks the 50th anniversary of President Johnson's War on Poverty. It was a multifaceted effort to tackle poverty in America and gave us initiatives that are still helping people today, such as Head Start, Food Stamps, Job Corps, and Medicaid. Last week, my colleague on the Budget Committee, Rep. Show More Summary
We celebrate and analyse the 25th anniversary of Tim Berners-Lee's landmark invention.
As the one year anniversary of Pope Francis' installation as the head of the Roman Catholic Church draws near, many Catholics consider his tenure to be "extraordinary."
The Idolm@ster Million Live is an online idol "card" game developed by Gree for mobile devices. It's currently only open for Japanese accounts, but it has reached its first anniversary this past weekend. Naturally for these types ofShow More Summary
It’s with mixed reviews that the Tea Party is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its emergence onto the nation’s political scene. According to a Pew Research Center survey, unfavorability rating of the Tea Party stood at 45 percent in October 2013, up from 25 percent in February 2010. Show More Summary
Today, the 21st anniversary of the assassination of Dr. David Gunn by anti-choice terrorists, is National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers. Remember these heroes for women’s rights on this day.
On 11 April The Queen's Gallery in Buckingham Palace opens The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760. This exhibition celebrates the 300th anniversary of George I ascending the throne as the first British monarch of the German House of Hanover. Show More Summary