November 15, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Marcus Pittman and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has performed the main rite of the Daijosai, or Great Thanksgiving Ceremony, an enthronement ritual performed once in an emperor’s reign.
  2. The head of a Noble Prize-winning anti-nuclear weapons organization says she hopes that a planned visit by Pope Francis to Japan will be a step closer to achieving a world without nuclear weapons.
  3. A man hit by a brick during a clash among protesters in Hong Kong has died.