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Texas put its first six hitters on base to lay the foundations for a 6-2 win against Boston on Sunday, pushing the Rangers' lead in the American League West division out to double figures.

While Texas bolstered its lead as the season heads toward the All-Star break, the Red Sox…

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A partially skeletonized female body was discovered on the bank of the Arakawa River on Sunday, police said Monday.

According to police, the body was found at around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday by a father and child who had gone catching grasshoppers near the river, Fuji TV reported. The body…

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So many great concerts and artists are coming to Japan this summer, but you could go broke trying to attend them all. So we consulted with Japan-based musician Philip Woo and asked him to provide some professional advice and give us a countdown of his top 5 best suggestions of…

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, stumping for a July upper house election, is warning voters against casting their ballots for the opposition at a time when world financial markets are in turmoil after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union.

Abe's ruling bloc already looked set for a hefty…

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Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made the inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launching the Central American nation's multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for global shipping.

The Chinese-owned Cosco Shipping Panama went through the Atlantic locks at Agua…

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A Malaysian woman has died after the airbag in her Honda City ruptured in a minor collision, a safety official said Monday.

The incident Sunday came days after Honda Malaysia announced an additional recall of more than 145,000 vehicles to replace defective front passenger airbag inflators.

Fire and rescue official…

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The shockwaves felt after Britain voted to leave the European Union are set to have a dramatic impact on the transfer fees splashed out by cash-rich Premier League clubs for leading European players.

One question is whether players like French Manchester United target Paul Pogba would be eligible to play…

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Australia's ruling party Monday used the Brexit vote to warn against voting for Labor in upcoming elections as a poll showed the Liberals ahead for the first time in a drawn-out campaign.

The country goes to the polls on Saturday with economic management assuming added significance in the wake of…

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A 17-year-old girl was hit and injured by a train as she walked along the edge of the platform, engrossed in her smartphone, police said.

According to police, the incident occurred at Kugenumakaigan Station in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, at around 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Sankei Shimbun reported that the girl was…

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he has instructed Finance Minister Taro Aso to watch currency markets "ever more closely" and take steps if necessary, in the wake of Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union.

"Risks and uncertainty remain in financial markets," Abe said at an…

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