North Korea Tests Ballistic Missile

North Korea Tests Ballistic Missile

According to South Korean intelligence, North Korea launched a new ballistics missile test Saturday. The missile was launched from a site northwest of the North Korean capital Pyongyang and landed 430 miles away in the Sea of Japan. The test follows two failed missile tests earlier this year. South Korea, Japan, and the United States […]

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat ALS

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat ALS

When the ice bucket challenge, being filmed with ice water poured over your head in sympathy with victims, went viral in 2014, world awareness of ALS dramatically increased as well as research funds to fight the illness. Now, the FDA has approved a new drug made by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America to treat the illness. […]

Japan’s Prime Minister Suggests Changes to Japanese Constiution

Japan’s Prime Minister Suggests Changes to Japanese Constiution

In a ceremony marking the seventieth anniversary of the Japanese constitution, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suggested that the pacifist elements it contains need to be changed. Japan’s current constitution was passed after the country’s defeat in World War II to the United States and Soviet Union. Article IX of the constitution forbids Japan from maintaining […]