| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:36 AM
LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- Researchers say seaweed harvested from Orange County beaches tested positive for small amounts of radiation from last year's nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Japan, following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Eastern European internet is ablaze with reports of another Chernobyl-like explosion! This time, the blast was sparked by a Ukrainian honor student's graduation outfit which caused her male classmates’ rods to go into full blown melt-down!...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:14 PM
FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- In the first sign that the Fukushima nuclear disaster may be changing life around it, scientists say they've found mutant butterflies.
Some of the butterflies had abnormalities in their legs, antennae, and abdomens, and dents in their...
| May 1, 2012
| 7:31 PM
After state lawmakers failed to pass legislation that might have brought a natural gas pipeline from Alaska's North Slope, new hope for such a project has been revived Tuesday -- by officials with the government of Japan.
On Monday night, Sen. Lisa...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:12 AM
U.S. ambassador denies blind Chinese activist's claim he was pressured to leave Embassy
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. officials said Thursday they are still trying to help a blind Chinese activist who says he fears for his family's safety, and denied he...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:56 PM
I would make a bad Amish person because I like electricity. So does Vic.
We like it so much that we want to make sure that we keep receiving it, but we wonder where electrical power is going to come from in the future.
As the population grows and we...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Scrambling to shrink their carbon footprints, federal agencies in Hampton Roads and beyond are eyeing a proven yet controversial source of energy: nuclear power.
But they’re not pursuing large-scale power plants that tend to evoke the accidents at...
| Apr 12, 2011
Japanese nuclear regulatory officials Tuesday raised the severity rating at the earthquake- and tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi power plant to the highest level by international standards, equaling the 1986 Chernobyl meltdown in the former Soviet Union....
| Mar 31, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Hoshi Jyunichu lives in a nuclear ghost town.
On a recent afternoon, he calmly swept the entrance to his downtown coffeehouse, even though only one solitary soul had crossed the threshold the entire day. His customers, his neighbors, even his family,...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
How did Japanese workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant jury-rig fire hoses to cool damaged reactors? Is contaminated water from waste pools overflowing into the Pacific Ocean? Exactly who is the national incident commander?
The answers to these...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Less than a year after the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan devastated whole towns and crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, causing radioactive disaster, filmic portraits at the Berlin International Film Festival are presenting the human...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:37 AM
Japan's response to the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was flawed by poor communication and delays in releasing data on dangerous radiation leaks, a government-appointed investigative panel has found....