Former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama appears intent on living up to his nickname as a "space alien", grabbing headlines with controversial comments that are adding to his successor's already considerable woes.
Conan O'Brien said on Wednesday that his tumultuous past year has given him a new lease on life, freeing him to be sillier and more spontaneous on his new late-night TV talk show than he was in the past.
US ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, a Republican with potential presidential ambitions, has advised officials that he intends to leave the post during the first part of this year, the White House said Monday.
Former No 1 Justine Henin retired from tennis for a second time on Wednesday, citing a lingering elbow injury that cut short her comeback from a glittering career that included seven Grand Slam titles.
More than 65 years after World WarⅡ, Adolf Hitler's last surviving bodyguard says that he can no longer respond to the continuous deluge of fan mail he receives from around the world because of his advanced age.
TOKYO - A 99-year-old woman writing about love, dreams and hanging on to hope has touched the hearts of Japanese worn out by years of a lagging economy, propelling her self-published poetry book onto best seller lists.