John Kruzel
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Chesapeake, Virginia, on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 2, 2024
U.S. Supreme Court finds Trump has broad immunity from prosecution
The Supreme Court ruling gave Donald Trump much of what he sought but stopped short of allowing absolute immunity for all official acts.
A bump stock can be attached to a semiautomatic rifle to increase the firing rate.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 15, 2024
U.S. Supreme Court rejects federal ban on gun 'bump stocks'
Bump stocks use a semiautomatic's recoil to allow it to slide back and forth while "bumping" the shooter's trigger finger, resulting in rapid fire.
Protesters outside the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices hear arguments in a legal fight over homelessness and a bid by Grants Pass, Oregon, to enforce local laws against people camping on public property
WORLD / Politics
Apr 23, 2024
U.S. Supreme Court scrutinizes laws used against the homeless
The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing a case about whether a city in Oregon banning camping outside on public streets and parks violates the Constitution.
Chris Marchese (center), Director of NetChoice Litigation Center, speaks to the press outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Monday. In a case that could determine the future of social media in the United States, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked today to decide whether a pair of state laws that limit content moderation are constitutional.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Feb 27, 2024
U.S. Supreme Court torn over legal bid to restrict social media moderation
Republican-backed laws in Florida and Texas are being challenged by tech industry trade groups whose members include Meta, Google, TikTok and Snap.
A general view of the Colorado Supreme Court in Denver, Colorado
WORLD / Politics
Jan 4, 2024
Trump takes Colorado ballot disqualification to U.S. Supreme Court
Trump has also appealed to a Maine state court a decision by that state's top election official barring him from the primary ballot.
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The court has unveiled an ethics code following a series of scandals over lavish gifts and luxury vacations received by some of its justices.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 14, 2023
Under fire, U.S. Supreme Court unveils ethics code for justices
The move followed revelations of undisclosed luxury trips and hobnobbing with wealthy benefactors.
The U.S. Supreme Court justices
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 3, 2023
Curtain rises on new term for conservative U.S. Supreme Court
The nine-month legal journey that will test how far its 6-3 conservative majority is willing to steer American law in a rightward direction.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jul 1, 2023
U.S. Supreme Court conservatives complete another assertive term
Liberal justices found themselves in the role of the dissenting minority in some of the nine-month term's biggest cases.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals