According to the latest polls, 83% of people in Japan think the Games should be postponed or scrapped entirely. But there’s been a lack of clarity about who gets to make that decision.
In Japan, it's thought that thousands of people disappear themselves, driven underground by the stigma of debt, job loss, even failing an exam.
America is literally falling apart.
Tokyo's famous fish market has been slated to close for decades. But now it really has to go to make way for the 2020 Olympics.
There's a negative image of protesters in Japan, but one student group is changing that.
For a Japanese commercial, drones flying between ballet dancers and the camera are choreographed to (just barely) cover the naughty bits.
They've been called comfort women by some — and sex slaves by others. Now the Japanese government has officially apologized to the South Korean women forced into brothels during World War II.
Haruki Murakami, the perennial favorite to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, says his desire to write is all due to a double hit by an American baseball player named Dave Hilton. Really? We tracked down that player, and an expert on creativity to see if the story is truth, or fiction.