Japan

Photo Credit: YouTube/ANAGlobalCH

Star Wars R2-D2 Painted Jet To Take To The Skies

Japan’s All Nippon Airways is jumping on the Star Wars theme and announced that they will begin flying a Boeing jet painted to look like droid R2D2.

04/16/2015

(Photo Credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Former Pirates First Baseman Gaby Sanchez Signs With Japanese Team

After being non-tendered by the Pirates last month, former first baseman Gaby Sanchez has found a new team … in Japan.

93-7 The Fan–01/08/2015

(Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Honda To Expand Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states.

12/03/2014

(Photo by David Welker/Getty Images)

Baseball Hall Of Famer’s 1934 Japan Tour Video Unveiled

Home movie footage shot during a tour of Japan by American baseball stars 80 years ago has been digitized by the Hall of Fame.

11/12/2014

(Photo Courtesy: Facebook)

Airman & Tarentum Native Drowns In Typhoon In Japan

The family of a Tarentum native is mourning following his drowning death in Japan.

10/07/2014

crop_down.jpg

How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Tekko 2014 A Colorful Celebration Of Japanese Pop Culture

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center has an unconventional look in the current celebration of Japanese pop culture.

04/04/2014

Photo Credit: YouTube

Pittsburgh Defense Attorney With ‘Street Knowledge’ Getting National Attention With New Ad

A Pittsburgh lawyer is getting national attention with a unique and completely honest advertisement for his services.

03/07/2014

Local Little League Team Goes To Championship

It was a big night for a local little league team.

08/04/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Manchester Bidwell Helping Japan Tsunami Victims

The Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild and the Bidwell Training Center have changed countless lives in Western Pennsylvania.

06/20/2012

Dr. Atsunori Nakao says food and water supplies were limited in Japan.  (Credit: KDKA)

Surgeon Recounts Devastation In Japan

A Japanese surgeon, who works in Pittsburgh as a transplant researcher, was called on as part of a Japanese medical disaster team.

KDKA-TV–03/30/2011

(Credit: KDKA)

Former Gov. Thornburgh: Japan Crisis ‘Unparalleled’

Few people from Pittsburgh know firsthand what it’s like to try to manage a potential nuclear disaster like Dick Thornburgh. He was governor of Pennsylvania at the time of the Three Mile Island emergency.

03/22/2011

(Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Learning From Three Mile Island

Mike Pintek recalls his experiences covering the Three Mile Island disaster.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/18/2011

(Credit: KDKA)

Will Japan Crisis Impact Westinghouse?

The sheer size of its new corporate headquarters in Cranberry will tell you Westinghouse is a major force in the region’s economy, but will the accidents in Fukushima, Japan, put the brakes on what’s been called the nuclear renaissance?

03/16/2011

(Credit: KDKA)

Beaver County Power Plant Makes NRC List

A new list from Nuclear Regulatory Commission puts the nuclear power plant in Beaver County in the top five of those most at risk of being damaged during an earthquake. But are we really at risk?

03/16/2011

more