7 US sailors missing after collision off Japanese coast

The ship had left the Japanese port of Nagoya on Friday evening ... the service said. According to a Navy news release from last month, Benson took command of the ship May 13 after serving as the ship's executive officer since November 2015. ( read original story ...)

14-year-old excites country with record Japanese chess debut

Japan's Kyodo News agency says public interest in the game has not been as high since 1996, when a player won all seven major championships in the same year. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that Fujii had made history with a victory that he thinks ... ( read original story ...)