| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Authorities battling the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant have doubled the number of workers on the site to 100 in an effort to continue cooling the three reactors and the spent fuel pools but have abandoned — at least...
| Mar 17, 2011
An awful realization is setting in for those trapped in the vicinity of the crippled Fukushima nuclear complex: People are afraid to help them.
Residents describe spooky scenes of municipal cars driving down near-empty streets telling people to stay...
| Mar 17, 2011
Small amounts of radioactive isotopes from the crippled Japanese nuclear power plant are being blown toward North America high in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean and will reach California as soon as Friday, according to experts.
A network of...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 6:46 PM
-- As the crisis continues to unfold at the Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) nuclear power plant, a growing disparity between Japanese and U.S. attitudes toward the problem is becoming apparent.
Whereas Japanese authorities have generally been restrained in...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 5:33 AM
BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — The utilities that run Nebraska's two nuclear power plants want the public to know the facilities are safe, even though floodwaters from the Missouri River have surrounded one plant and are encroaching on another.
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:28 PM
As the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear tragedy in Japan continues to unfold, some Orange County residents wonder what it might be like if anything like it happened here.
Such a nightmare for folks along the Orange Coast would impact us all. A tidal wave of...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
I just came from my annual token visit to the Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach. I say "token" because I do it in honor of the artists and their effort, but usually do not find anything new and exciting there.
This year, however, was different. This year,...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:26 AM
TOKYO -- Japan announced Tuesday that all beef detected with radiation higher than government safety standards will be destroyed as the probe into beef contaminated from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant expands.
This week governments in three...
| May 28, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Customers of Florida's two largest power companies will have paid $772 million by the end of 2011 to produce more nuclear power - before any concrete has been poured.
The money has been plowed into planning the expansions. Florida Power & Light has...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:14 PM
TOKYO (AP) — Up and down Japan's devastated northeast coast, survivors prayed and communities came together Sunday to mark six months since the massive earthquake and tsunami struck on March 11, a date that changed everything for them and their...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 12:59 AM
TOKYO, Japan -- The head of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, site of the world's worst atomic accident in 25 years more than eight months ago, has been hospitalized and will be replaced in his post, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co said on...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:53 AM
REPORTING FROM SEOUL -- A Japanese baby food manufacturer has announced the recall of 400,000 cans of infant formula which reportedly contain traces of radioactive cesium connected to the nation's recent nuclear plant meltdown.
After panicked parents...