March 24, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. French authorities have confirmed that police fatally shot the hostage-taker who had been holed up inside a supermarket in southern France.
  2. U.S. researchers analyzing satellite imagery of a nuclear test site in North Korea report slower activities, which is noteworthy amid the country’s recent desire for dialogue.
  3. The U.S. government has imposed sanctions on 10 Iranians and one Iranian firm for allegedly taking part in cyberattacks against universities around the world.