Japan Enlists Pop Girl Group to Do Something About the Economy

Japan has broken free from the long chain of unsatisfying ideas on how to stop global and national economies from sucking so bad by enlisting the help of pop group and wireless router serial number AKB48 to sell government bonds. The country, which is heavily indebted, could use some help — Japan's Prime Minister… » 5/27/12 12:00pm 5/27/12 12:00pm

Girl Missing Since 2004 Tsunami Turns Up Alive In Indonesia


Every year around this time there are dozens of news stories on various "Christmas miracles," but now something so amazing has happened that it will make every other miracle this season pale in comparison: an 8-year-old girl named Wati who was swept away by the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia has just turned up alive! She… » 12/22/11 11:55pm 12/22/11 11:55pm

Haunting Images From The Tsunami And Earthquake

People watch the aftermath of tsunami tidal waves covering a port at Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, after strong earthquakes hit the area Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Keichi Nakane, The Yomiuri Shimbun). You can donate to the Red Cross's efforts in Japan here. We'll be continuously updating this… » 3/11/11 11:31am 3/11/11 11:31am