August 9, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Mick Corliss and Ms. Mariko Kojima

1. This week marks the 72nd anniversary of the two U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
2. Chinese authorities say at least 13 people are dead and more than 170 are injured after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit the southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday night.
3. The members of the ASEAN regional forum have urged North Korea to immediately and fully comply with U.N. Security Council resolutions.