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Los Angeles Lakers forward Rui Hachimura passes during the first half against the Charlotte Hornets at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday.
Feb 6, 2024
Hachimura keeps starting role as Lakers beat Hornets
The Japanese power forward contributed nine points and five rebounds in 29 minutes.
Japan Times
Aug 1, 2021
Thrills, spills and gravity-defying tricks as BMX freestyle debuts at Tokyo Games
Gold medalist Logan Martin and the rest of the men's and women's fields put the extreme sport on the Olympic map.
Japan Times
Mar 31, 2021
Wizards' Rui Hachimura ties career high with 30 points in defeat
Rui Hachimura tied his career high with 30 points, while Russell Westbrook notched a 22-point triple-double, but it was not enough to deliver a win for the Washington Wizards as they fell 114-104 at home to the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday.
Japan Times
Mar 22, 2021
Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball has broken wrist
Standout rookie guard LaMelo Ball has a broken right wrist and will be sidelined indefinitely, the Charlotte Hornets said Sunday.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Mar 19, 2019
Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara ousted over relationship with actress
Warner Bros. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tsujihara is leaving the studio over allegations that he had a sexual relationship with an actress he helped promote, adding to the number of Hollywood moguls toppled by scandal.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jan 24, 2019
Anti-immigrant AfD lawmakers walk out on Holocaust survivor's speech in Bavaria legislature
Lawmakers from the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) walked out of the Bavarian parliament on Wednesday after a Jewish community leader accused the party during a speech to commemorate the Holocaust of playing down Nazi crimes.
Japan Times
Nov 10, 2018
Sixers' Joel Embiid finishes with 42 points, 18 rebounds in OT triumph over Hornets
Joel Embiid repeatedly stepped to the free-throw line with one thought in mind during critical moments of the Philadelphia 76ers' overtime victory against the Charlotte Hornets.
Japan Times
May 11, 2018
Hornets name James Borrego coach
James Borrego has been hired as the new head coach of the Charlotte Hornets.
Apr 3, 2018
Hornets offer GM job to Mitch Kupchak: report
In his 30-plus years with the Lakers organization, Mitch Kupchak worked with some of the greatest talents in NBA history — both on the court and in the front office.
Japan Times
Feb 17, 2018
Norwegian Marit Bjoergen equals Winter Olympics medals record
Marit Bjoergen skied a triumphant final leg to write her name in the Olympic record books, delivering gold for Norway in the women's 4x5-km relay on Saturday and joining countryman Ole Einar Bjoerndalen as the most successful winter Olympian of all time with 13 medals.
Japan Times
Feb 15, 2018
Ragnhild Haga zooms to victory in women's cross-country 10-km freestyle race
A stunning second lap by Norway's Ragnhild Haga propelled her to Olympic gold in the women's cross-country 10-km freestyle race in a time of 25 minutes, 5 seconds on Thursday.
Japan Times
Nov 10, 2017
Twitter halts verification process, calling it 'broken' amid flak linked to white supremacist rally
Twitter Inc. is halting its system for verifying users' identity, saying the process has become "broken" and in need of repair.
Japan Times
Sep 23, 2016
Kin of Charlotte black man killed by cops view body cam video, say questions remain
The family of the black man whose shooting death by police triggered two nights of riots viewed video of the episode on Thursday, as Charlotte, North Carolina, braced for the possibility of a third straight night of violence.
Japan Times
Sep 13, 2016
Nam June Paik has the last laugh
Rapid, multilayered, fluid — the high-tech images created by Nam June Paik earned him the epithet the Father of Video Art. He may be most often associated with banks of television screens and intense, distorted video images, but as a new retrospective of his work at the Watarium (The Watari Museum...
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Jul 6, 2016
'Independence Day: Resurgence': Did the aliens wait too long to attack?
If you were old enough to enjoy the first "Independence Day" in 1996, then "Independence Day Resurgence" may scare the daylights out of you — and that's not meant as a compliment to the movie.
Japan Times
Jun 18, 2016
Why are Japanese women still bewitched by the Brontes?
Some years ago a sassy Osaka lady asked me to introduce her to the pleasures of Western literature. I duly handed her a variety of classic books, including "The Turn of the Screw," "Heart of Darkness," "Lolita" and "A Study in Scarlet." They were all methodically if unenthusiastically read, but when...
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May 5, 2016
Oita zoo's female macaque named after Britain's Princess Charlotte celebrates first birthday
A female Japanese macaque born a year ago, whose naming — after Britain's Princess Charlotte — created a stir, celebrated her first birthday Thursday at Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden in Oita Prefecture.
Japan Times
Apr 6, 2016
'45 Years': When love is lost but can never be forgotten
Japan Times
Jan 20, 2016
'The Walk' brings an infamous tightrope walker to life, in terrifying detail
If you could go back to one particular moment in history, what would it be? Someone (most likely the devil) must have asked Robert Zemeckis that question several times during his career and, in a way, many of his films could be described as different answers. In fact, the films Zemeckis is most well...
Japan Times
Sep 22, 2015
'Top Hat' musical takes film classic to happy new heights
"There may be trouble ahead / But while there's moonlight and music /


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