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Why Japan's Longest-Lived Women Hold the Key to Better Health

Dan Buettner | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Buettner

Before me lay at least five compounds that could explain how the spry centenarian had eluded the diseases of aging to reach her 104th year with the flexibility of a yogi and the frenetic energy of a Chihuahua.

U.S. Sailors Admit To Raping Japanese Woman In Okinawa

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.28.2013 | World

Two US sailors Tuesday admitted raping a Japanese woman in Okinawa last October, news reports said, in a case that generated huge anti-American anger ...

Another U.S. Marine Arrested In Okinawa

AP | Posted 12.28.2012 | World

TOKYO -- A U.S. Marine was arrested Friday on trespassing charges in Japan's southwestern island of Okinawa, where public outrage is growing against t...

Still Protecting Children, Decades After A Chance Encounter

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.28.2011 | Impact

This post is part of our month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. To nominate a Greatest Woman...