The Latest: New Zealand unemployment rate shows improvement

TOKYO — The governor of Japan’s Aichi Prefecture has announced a regional “state of emergency” seeking to curb the coronavirus. Gov. Hideaki Ohmura on Thursday asked businesses to close altogether or close early and urged people to stay home at night. The measures continue through Aug. 24, a period that coincides with the Obon holidays,…

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Urgency to bear witness grows for last Hiroshima victims

HIROSHIMA, Japan -- For nearly 70 years, until he turned 85, Lee Jong-keun hid his past as an atomic bomb survivor, fearful of the widespread discrimination against blast victims that has long persisted in Japan. But Lee, 92, is now part of a fast-dwindling group of survivors, known as hibakusha, that feels a growing urgency…

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Michigan US Attorney: Detroit Operation Legend agents confiscate body armor, weapons from drug-dealing criminals

Operation Legend agents deployed in Detroit are already making a positive difference, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan Matthew Schneider told Fox News this week.Schneider, who was appointed to the…

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Animal assassins and military mammals: how superpowers continue to train creatures for combat

Man's four-legged best friend has historically played a critical role in the military machine, however, they aren’t the only animal playing a pivotal part.The truth is seemingly stranger than fiction. Think mammal…

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Navy veteran says he scaled his business to help more people despite pandemic, economic turmoil

Navy veteran Chris Cavallini is an entrepreneur and philanthropist whose hard work won’t slow down amid the coronavirus pandemic.Every day he starts with monster workouts not designed for the weak…

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How California lost control over COVID-19 despite early successes

After surfacing in China in late 2019, the novel coronavirus reached California by January, forcing civic leaders and health officials to spring into action. In March, California became the first state with shelter-in-place orders, and for most of the spring avoided the costlier outbreaks seen elsewhere. The following month, the seven-day average for new cases…

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