Tao makes the cut in new drama

Jan 9, 2014

Tao makes the cut in new drama

by Jun Hongo

At age 28, actress and model Tao Okamoto is already one of the few women in history — along with actress Farrah Fawcett and Jennifer Aniston’s Rachel character from “Friends” to name a couple — to have a haircut named after her. The Chiba ...

Dec 10, 2013

Media overexposure to violence worse than being there

After the Boston Marathon bombings, people who spent six hours a day scouring media for updates were more traumatized than those who were there, a U.S. study suggested Monday. The study raised questions about the impact of repeated exposure to violence via digital and ...

Britain's spy chiefs face televised grilling

Nov 7, 2013

Britain's spy chiefs face televised grilling

The chiefs of Britain’s three intelligence agencies were to face an unprecedented public grilling Thursday, amid intense scrutiny of their work following the leaks from fugitive U.S. analyst Edward Snowden. The hearing brings Andrew Parker — director general of domestic intelligence agency MI5 — ...