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  • Annapolis man to head FEMA grant program

    Annapolis man to head FEMA grant program
    President Barack Obama has named an Annapolis man to head the multibillion-dollar grant program through which the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps local governments prepare for disasters. Brian Kamoie, 41, will oversee a vast portfolio of...
  • No more Fukushimas

    No more Fukushimas
    The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan one year ago today precipitated the most serious nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. A worst-case scenario contemplated the voluntary evacuation of Tokyo, as the Japanese Atomic Energy Commission feared a...
  • US is urged to prepare better for catastrophic nuclear accidents

    WASHINGTON America's nuclear power industry needs to do a better job of planning for rare but catastrophic events such as the Fukushima disaster in Japan, according to a panel of scientists asked by Congress to make recommendations for nuclear safety....
  • Wild monkeys suffer low blood cell counts near Fukushima power plant

    Wild monkeys suffer low blood cell counts near Fukushima power plant
    Wild Japanese monkeys near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than similar monkeys who lived almost 200 miles away, according to biologists. In a paper published Thursday in Scientific Reports, researchers tested...
  • Lluvias azotan Japón; ascienden a tres los muertos por tormenta

    Lluvias azotan Japón; ascienden a tres los muertos por tormenta
    Fuertes lluvias arrasaban grandes zonas de Japón el jueves, elevando el nivel de ríos y generando deslaves, en momentos en que una tormenta que se debilitaba pero aún era peligrosa tocaba tierra y se dirigía al este dejando hasta el momento un total de...
  • 6.8 earthquake off Japan; Fukushima nuclear plants safe

    6.8 earthquake off Japan; Fukushima nuclear plants safe
    A shallow, magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck early Saturday 79 miles from Namie, Japan, in the Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An 8-inch tsunami reached the coast of Ishinomaki Ayukawa about 50 minutes after the quake and smaller...
  • Three years later, the lessons of Fukushima are uglier than ever

    Three years later, the lessons of Fukushima are uglier than ever
    Three years ago--2:49 p.m. March 11, 2011, Tokyo time, or late on the night of March 10 in continental U.S. time zones--what may be history's worst, most enduring nuclear power plant disaster began in Japan. It's a baleful anniversary that bears object...
  • Giant squid hoax, and other large creatures that aren't fake

    Giant squid hoax, and other large creatures that aren't fake
    If you frequent social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, chances are you've come across a photo of a giant squid that allegedly washed ashore along the Santa Monica coast line in California.  If you thought the photo was too bizarre to...
  • Gustavo Dudamel in Japan prior to L.A. Phil season opener

    Gustavo Dudamel in Japan prior to L.A. Phil season opener
    Gustavo Dudamel was in Japan on Friday -- just three days before he is scheduled to launch the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new season at Walt Disney Concert Hall -- to help open a music event in the country's northeast region that is still recovering...
  • Japan Biz Opposes Secrecy Law

    TOKYO -- A group of prominent Japanese film folk, including animation masters Hayao Miyazaki (pictured) and Isao Takahata, have formed a group to oppose the controversial state secrets protection bill now before the Japanese parliament. The bill, which...
  • Gifts: 12 ideas for your kitchen that are useful and beautiful

    Most of the tools we use in the kitchen have at best a kind of prosaic beauty. It takes a subtle eye to appreciate the flex and curve of a well-made whisk, for example. And those kitchen towels you use for mopping up spills and filtering stock? Do they...
  • Bald eagle deaths in Utah alarm and mystify scientists

    SALT LAKE CITY — Buz Marthaler felt the once-proud aerial predator fall limp in his arms, and the veteran animal caretaker knew he was facing a mystery unlike any in his career. Bald eagles are dying in Utah — 20 in the last few weeks...