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  • New exhibit sheds light on Japanese after WWII

    March 29, 2014 4:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After Japan's naval and air forces attacked Pearl Harbor and the Philippines in December 1941, life for 7-year-old Lily Imahara and her family changed forever. They were among hundreds of thousands of Japanese-Americans who were forcibly moved from their homes on the West Coast to internment... more »
  • Rods Likely Melting in Japanese Reactors

    March 14, 2011 11:25 AM

    TOKYO (AP) - Japanese officials say the nuclear fuel rods appear to be melting inside all three of the most troubled nuclear reactors. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said,"Although we cannot directly check it, it's highly likely happening." Some experts would consider that a partial meltdown of the reactor. Others,... more »
  • Japanese cult director in Venice with samurai film

    September 9, 2010 10:19 PM

    VENICE, Italy (AP) - Japanese cult director Takashi Miike says he remade the 1963 classic "Thirteen Assassins" to help Japan's younger generation learn about the past. The film is set about 150 years ago, toward the end of the samurai period. An esteemed samurai, Shinzaemon Shimada, played by Japanese superstar... more »
  • Pet monkey put to death after biting child

    February 18, 2010 5:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State wildlife officials say they had to put a Lafayette Parish woman's pet monkey to death after it bit a child. It happened last week in Lafayette, according to a news release from the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The 3-year-old girl was at... more »
  • Pearl Harbor Veteran Tells His Story

    December 7, 2009 2:29 PM

    Pearl Harbor was attacked 68 years ago years ago, beginning the U.S. engagement in World War II. Although the Japanese bombers are long gone, the memories remain for the handful of survivors that are still with us today. Four surviving veterans are here in Acadiana: Douglas Harper, Joe... more »

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