March 1, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. U.S. President Donald Trump has addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time. He laid out his vision for the country, promising a renewal of the American spirit.
2. Two women detained by Malaysian police have been charged with murder over the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un.
3. Major businesses across japan are kicking off their seasonal recruitment drives.