Japanese Baseball Fans Thrilled With Shohei Ohtani's Strong StartShohei Ohtani's electrifying start with the Angels has certainly sent a jolt of excitement through his fans back home in Japan. Ohtani homered in his second straight home game Wednesday.
United Airlines Halts Pet Shipments After Several Animal MishapsUnited Airlines is hitting the pause button on letting customers pay to ship pets as cargo. The carrier's decision on Tuesday comes a week after United inadvertently flew a German shepherd to Japan instead of Kansas.
Dog Mistakenly Sent To Japan Returned Home To U.S. In StyleA dog who was mistakenly flown to Japan is back with his family in Kansas.
Coca-Cola May Get Boozy With Bubbly Alcoholic Drink In JapanCoca-Cola said that it is experimenting with a canned beverage in Japan that would be a mix of sparkling water and an alcoholic drink. The company declined to say when the drink may launch.
Doctors Find Surgical Sponges Left In Woman For At Least 6 YearsAccording to a Feb. 21 report, the 42-year-old woman went to doctors after experiencing bloating in her lower abdomen for three years.
Rangers Open Baseball, Business Deal With Japan's Nippon HamThe Texas Rangers and Japan's Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters are starting a multiyear agreement this year that will involve baseball and business operations.
AP Source: Rangers Sign Arlington Native Martin After 2 Years In JapanA person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Texas Rangers and right-hander Chris Martin have agreed on a $4 million, two-year contract after the reliever spent the past two seasons in Japan.
Airline Crew Says They Saw North Korean Test Missile Re-Enter AtmosphereThe crew of the Cathay Pacific Airways flight says they witnessed the rogue nation's latest weapon break apart and explode as it traveled through the sky early Wednesday morning on Nov. 29.
MLB Owners Approve Japan Deal, Allowing Ohtani Bidding To BeginShohei Ohtani was put up for bid Friday for the maximum $20 million posting fee, starting a 21-day window for the 23-year-old player to reach agreement with an MLB team.
VIDEO: Astronaut Tweets Time-Lapse Of Lightning Strikes From SpaceAlso, astronauts got a mouth-watering haul with Tuesday's Earth-to-space delivery — pizza and ice cream.
Company Apologizes After Train In Japan Leaves 20 Seconds EarlyThe managers for the Tsukuba Express blamed the train's crew for not strictly checking the clock before taking off.
MLB Hopes For New Japan Posting Deal By Early DecemberMajor League Baseball hopes to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams.