Sariah Germain, 16, will visit the country of her dreams when she travels to Japan in August through an AFS-USA international exchange program.
INDIANAPOLIS | Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah knew nothing about the NFL when he was growing up. Now, he could be a first-round pick in April's draft.
VAL DI FIEMME, Italy | Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins gave the United States its first gold medal in cross-country skiing at the Nordic world championships Sunday with a victory in the women's team sprint.
For Vincent and Jessie Leman, turning their crafty creations into sellable decor was the most unexpected and enjoyable wedding presents they received.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | Danica Patrick has made history before — as a woman and a racer, in Indianapolis and Japan.
Origami, which began hundreds of years ago in Japan, has in recent decades attracted the attention of artists, scientists and mathematicians, said Vanessa Gould, director of the 2010 documentary "Between the Folds."
Cambodia, scene of the killing fields of genocide less than four decades ago, has just hosted the seventh East Asia Summit, which brought together leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, plus Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and the U.S. The summit concluded Tuesday, on a…
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LONDON | Yannick Agnel bested Ryan Lochte for the second night in a row at the London Olympics, upstaging the American as the biggest star in the pool so far in these games.
LONDON | The Americans need Jordyn Wieber to regain her swagger in a hurry if they're going to hold off Russia for Olympic gold.
LONDON | Missy Franklin stared out on the horde of reporters, suddenly sounding very much like a high school senior-to-be. "I don't like being up here alone," she said nervously.
LONDON | Their closest rivals were still on the floor competing when the Chinese whipped out five big gold stars and held them up in the shape of their flag.
VALPARAISO | Dominique Moceanu’s Olympic gold medal is in its original wooden case in a fireproof box in her Cleveland home.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is upping the ante for its pay-per-view events, and Miguel Torres is a beneficiary.
During the past month, I've done a little time traveling, Ray Bradbury style.
LOWELL | As a first-generation Japanese-American living on the West Coast, Ken Hirata's life took a dramatic turn after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The 31,500-ton USS Maryland, left, was damaged in the attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Oklahoma, tied to the Maryland's starboard side, was struck by six torpedoes and went down in six minutes. Ray Crane, of Crown Point. was assigned to the Maryland when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He…
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels and the governor of Indiana's sister-state in Japan planted two trees on the Statehouse grounds Friday to commemorate the states' 12-year friendship.
The focus of the high-speed train world in the Midwest suddenly is on the town of Porter. I hope the attention doesn't go to the town's head.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | An American flag draped around his shoulders, Braydon Salzman couldn't contain his glee when he found California teammate Nick Pratto to give him a postgame hug.
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