July 24, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. Tokyo is marking exactly 2 years before the opening of the 2020 Olympics.
  2. Japanese weather officials are warning that the persistent and severe heat wave will likely bring another hot day to western and eastern Japan.
  3. A U.S. research group says North Korea appears to have begun dismantling its missile testing facilities.