Japanese Defense Minister Yasuo Ichikawa

Japan Will Buy Jets From Fort Worth-Based Lockheed Martin

Japan selected the Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter on Tuesday to replace aging jets in its air force and bolster its defense capability amid regional uncertainty.


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Texas Survivor Of Pearl Harbor Dies On Anniversary

World War II veteran Frank Curre died Wednesday, exactly 70 years after surviving the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.


A photo shows the U.S.S. Azizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Pearl Harbor Survivor Preserving Memories Of Event

Seventy years ago, most Americans had no idea that this day would forever change the course of history. But one survivor realized that what he was seeing.


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Texas Baptist Men Back From Japan… For Now

Members of the Texas Baptist Men are back from a mission to disaster ravaged Japan.


Policemen check cars in Japan on March 18, 2011. (credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texan Heading To Japan Is Ready Get To Work

Three North Texas Baptists are flying to Japan Thursday morning to help assess the disaster damage 150 miles south of Sendai. The magnitude 9.0 earthquake earlier this month destroyed 7 churches in the area.


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House Energy Committee Chair Visits North Texas Nuclear Plant

Not only are American nuclear power generators keenly aware of the problems with Japan’s smoldering nuclear reactors, they’re learning from them.


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Bobby Valentine Helping Friends In Japan

Former Rangers manager Bobby Valentine has been working on little sleep since Japan was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami last week, devoting much of his time to tracking down friends and former players and figuring out a way to help from thousands of miles away.


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Texas Baptist Relief Effort To Japan On Hold

The Texas Baptist Men were about to dive, head first, into Japan’s nightmare; until another disaster hit.



Dallas Mom Making Lemon-Aid For Japan

A Dallas mom has a solution to helping her kids cope with tragedy, proving that when life give you lemons, you can make lemonade.


Japan flag over Radiation symbol. (credit: AP Images)

Low-Level Radiation Detected On Incoming DFW Flight

A Tokyo to DFW Airport flight sets off radiation detectors, but officials say the levels posed no danger. And U.S. Postal Inspectors say there is no need for concern about radiation on incoming North Texas mail.


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Local Woman Living In Japan Deals With Quake Aftermath

Jessica Flemming is about 40 miles inland from Sendai where she was working when the earthquake hit just 80 miles away.


A car tire sits straight up in water over a land devastated by the tsunami in Sendai on March 13, 2011. (credit: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Arlington Woman’s Mother Survives Japanese Quake

Susan Morrison was born in Sendai. Her mother was single, with no job and no means to support a family. So when Morrison was three-years-old, the court gave her to an American couple. Morrison hasn’t heard from her since the earthquake.