Moira Warburton
U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House on Wednesday
Dec 14, 2023
Biden impeachment inquiry authorized by House Republicans
The White House has dismissed the inquiry as unsubstantiated by facts and politically motivated.
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin during a committee hearing in Washington on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 10, 2023
Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Manchin will not seek re-election in 2024
The move by the 76-year-old lawmaker will make it very difficult for Democrats to defend the West Virginia seat.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 1, 2023
U.S. debt ceiling bill passes House with broad bipartisan support
The Senate must now enact the measure and get it to U.S. President Joe Biden's desk before a Monday deadline, when the federal government is expected to run out of money to pay its bills.
Japan Times
Jun 24, 2022
U.S. Senate passes gun safety bill as Supreme Court knocks down handgun limits
The landmark court ruling and Senate action on gun safety illustrate the deep divide over firearms in the United States.
Japan Times
Jun 24, 2022
Trump allies sought pardons after supporting his attempts to overturn election
Their names emerged at the end of a fifth day of hearings that focused on how Trump pressured top Justice Department officials daily in his final weeks in office.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 15, 2022
U.S. gunman kills 10 in racially motivated shooting at New York market
An 18-year-old white gunman shot 10 people to death and wounded three others at a grocery store in a Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York.
Japan Times
Jun 19, 2021
Facebook's Neighborhoods feature faces crowded niche market and profiling concerns
Facebook, which is rolling out the feature in four U.S. cities, is already playing catch-up in the red-hot market for local social apps.


Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world