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For Carol Morello's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Storm chasers ride the winds undaunted by danger

May 29, 2013

Storm chasers ride the winds undaunted by danger

Officials expect that the killer tornado that leveled parts of Moore, Oklahoma, last week will turn out to be the most destructive in American history, but none of that damage, it appears, will be to the storm-chasing business. Hundreds of amateur storm chasers live ...

Mar 4, 2013

Research into gays emerges from shadows

Just a few salient facts are known about the Americans whose lives might be changed by a Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage expected this summer. About 1 in 5 gay and lesbian couples are raising children that are under age 18. Same-sex couples ...

Syria conflict takes toll on the young

Jan 3, 2013

Syria conflict takes toll on the young

Go to any school set aside for Syrian refugee children and the classroom walls are decorated with colorful drawings that, on closer inspection, depict scenes of carnage. Airplanes drop bombs. Soldiers fire guns at civilians. Houses are consumed by flames. Tanks roll down streets ...