Jun 17, 2016

The horror in Orlando

Despite some efforts by Democratic lawmakers, if the past is any precedent the massacre in Florida will have no effect on U.S. gun control laws.

Jun 15, 2016

Masuzoe throws in the towel

The Tokyo governor's resignation may be convenient for the ruling parties, but they still must get to work on closing the loophole in the Political Funds Control Law that led to the scandal.

Jun 14, 2016

Bringing back the crested ibis

The effort to revive the crested ibis on Sado Island serves as a reminder that humans are responsible for the disappearance of many species, but that with the right efforts humans can also save endangered species from extinction.

Jun 6, 2016

An icon passes on

Muhammed Ali called himself "the Greatest," and by the time of his passing many in the world would agree.