Steve Stecklow
Displaced Sudanese families wait to receive food from a charity kitchen in the city of Omdurman, Sudan, in April.
WORLD / Society
Jun 14, 2024
Famine watchdog says many Sudanese face starvation in coming months
About 3.6 million children in Sudan are acutely malnourished, according to a joint statement by U.N. chiefs.
Spectators gather on South Padre Island to watch the planned launch of SpaceX's next-generation Starship spacecraft from the company's Boca Chica launchpad, near Brownsville, Texas, on March 14.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 14, 2024
Musk's SpaceX is quick to build in Texas, slow to pay its bills
Unpaid bills and finger-pointing among contractors have led many construction-industry businesses to file liens against SpaceX properties.
Japan Times
Apr 8, 2023
Tesla workers shared sensitive images recorded by customer cars
Some of the recordings caught Tesla customers in embarrassing situations — one ex-employee described a video of a man approaching a vehicle completely naked.
Japan Times
Dec 24, 2022
The supply chain that keeps tech flowing to Russia
At least $2.6 billion of computer and other electronic components flowed into Russia in the seven months to Oct. 31 despite Western sanctions.
Japan Times
Dec 18, 2021
Amazon partnered with China propaganda arm to win Beijing's favor
Amazon's compliance with a Chinese government edict is part of a deeper, decadelong effort by the company to protect and grow its business in one of the world's largest marketplaces.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Mar 20, 2021
The ex-Pfizer scientist who became an anti-vaccination hero
In recent months, Michael Yeadon has emerged as an unlikely hero of the so-called anti-vaxxers, whose adherents question the safety of many vaccines, including for the coronavirus.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health / FOCUS
Dec 27, 2020
How a British COVID-19 vaccine went from pole position to troubled start
A review of records and interviews with scientists and industry figures gives a detailed account of what went wrong with the Oxford-AstraZeneca study.
Japan Times
May 24, 2019
Hobbling Huawei: Inside the U.S. war on China's tech giant
In early 2018, in a complex of low-rise buildings in the Australian capital, a team of government hackers was engaging in a destructive digital war game.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 30, 2017
Bitcoin's surge little comfort for burned Mt. Gox clients in international legal limbo
When Mt. Gox, the world's largest bitcoin trading exchange, collapsed in early 2014, more than 24,000 customers around the world lost access to hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of cryptocurrency and cash.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'