- Protests continue in Hong Kong even after its government scrapped a controversial bill that would have allowed suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial.
- U.S. President Donald Trump says his administration is ready to respond to Saturday’s attacks on two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.
- Two cities in southern Chiba Prefecture have issued evacuation advisories to tens of thousands of residents due to possible mudslides.
September 16. Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Keiko Kitagawa and Ms. Emma Howard