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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • Stocks and commodities rally as selling pressure eases

     
    Risk takers returned to financial markets Thursday, boosting most stocks and commodities after three days of losses. The situation at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power complex remained grave, but markets’ sell-off earlier this week had left them...
  • Huge Tsunami Slams Japan, Sweeps Across Pacific Basin

    Huge Tsunami Slams Japan, Sweeps Across Pacific Basin
    The biggest earthquake to hit Japan since records began 140 years ago struck the northeast coast on Friday, triggering a 10-meter tsunami that swept away everything in its path, including houses, ships, cars and farm buildings on fire. The Red Cross in...
  • Quake plunges Japan into fear, hardship

    Quake plunges Japan into fear, hardship
    Japan's most punishing earthquake on record and the devastating tsunami it triggered plunged the heart of the densely populated island nation into an apocalyptic scene of blazing buildings, cratered highways, waterborne rubble and frenzied efforts to...
  • Lethal Radiation Levels Detected at Damaged Japan Nuclear Plant

    Lethal Radiation Levels Detected at Damaged Japan Nuclear Plant
    TOKYO, Japan -- The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says it has detected record radiation levels at the facility. Lethal levels of radiation were measured Monday at the bottom of a ventilation tower on the grounds between...
  • Mother worries about Air Force daughter stationed in Japan

    Mother worries about Air Force daughter stationed in Japan
    With such devastation and so many lives lost, many around the world are scrambling to get in touch with family members. A local mother is concerned about her daughter who is stationed in Japan, after just leaving a war zone.   Regina Jasiewicz couldn't be...
  • Japan's nuclear crisis not likely to ever happen at San Onofre

    Japan's nuclear crisis not likely to ever happen at San Onofre
    The chances of a nuclear reactor meltdown at San Onofre, similar to what happened in Japan following the massive earthquake and tsunami, is unlikely, according to officials. San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) officials said the 42-year-old...
  • Japan Q&A: What caused the blast at nuclear plant, and what are officials doing to avert a meltdown?

    An explosion overnight destroyed the building housing one of the nuclear reactors at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 facility about 160 miles north of Tokyo, where authorities have been struggling to bring the reactor under control following...
  • Japan faces soaring number of feared dead

    Japan faces soaring number of feared dead
    The number of missing and feared dead in Japan's epic earthquake soared Sunday as a reeling nation struggled to contain an unprecedented nuclear crisis, pluck people in tsunami-inundated areas to safety, quell raging blazes and provide aid to hundreds...
  • Prime Minister: 'Most Difficult Crisis' in Japan Since WWII

    Prime Minister: 'Most Difficult Crisis' in Japan Since WWII
    SENDAI, Japan -- Rescuers began a fourth day picking through the rubble of earthquake- and tsunami-ravaged northern Japan on Monday as the country's prime minister called on his country to pull together and face sacrifices following Friday's historic...
  • Japanese fearful as nuclear crisis builds

    Japanese fearful as nuclear crisis builds
    They're scared. And they're skeptical. The government in Tokyo may be reassuring a nation already reeling from the worst earthquake in its recorded history that Japan is not about to experience a full-blown nuclear disaster. But the closer you got to...
  • Japan's nuclear crisis widens

    Japan's nuclear crisis widens
    A fresh explosion rocked a crippled nuclear complex as rescuers from around the world converged on Japan's devastated earthquake zone, searching for survivors and ministering to the sick and hungry. With the death toll expected to ultimately reach the...
  • Japanese engineers work to contain nuclear reactor damage

    Japanese engineers work to contain nuclear reactor damage
    Engineers are now pumping seawater laced with boron into two nuclear reactors at Japan's Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant 150 miles north of Tokyo and are considering doing it at a third reactor in a last-ditch effort to stave off a meltdown that...