| Mar 18, 2011
| 10:59 AM
At least one Indiana college is directing students studying abroad in Japan to return to the U.S., and several others are considering similar options.
The move comes as a response to the U.S. government urging Americans to consider leaving Japan due to...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 11:19 AM
* Some progress in trying to stabilise reactors
* Radiation traces found in food and water
* Quake and tsunami give Japan vast rebuilding task
* More than 7,500 dead, 11,700 missing
Engineers enjoyed some success in their mission to stop disaster at...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Japan restored power to a crippled nuclear reactor on Sunday in its race to avert disaster at a plant wrecked by an earthquake and tsunami that are estimated to have killed more than 15,000 people in one area alone.
Three hundred engineers have been...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 6:33 PM
Radiation levels at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan are still high but may be tapering off, a senior U.S. nuclear official said Sunday.
Indications from the plant, which houses six nuclear reactors, were levels in the range of...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 6:52 AM
The magnitude 9.0 earthquake of the coast of Japan and the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, have officials at America's 104 nuclear power plants taking a second at safety.
The Indian Point power plant sits 25 miles north...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:29 AM
Tokyo -- Japan's Health Ministry reported Tuesday finding radioactive materials at levels "drastically exceeding legal limits" in 11 types of vegetable grown in Fukushima Prefecture, including broccoli and cabbage, according to Kyodo News Agency.
| Mar 26, 2011
| 11:52 AM
Japanese engineers struggled on Sunday to pump radioactive water from a crippled nuclear power station after radiation levels soared in seawater near the plant more than two weeks after it was battered by a huge earthquake and a tsunami.
| Mar 27, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Officials at Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant late Sunday retracted their announcement that they had found puddles at the facility's No. 2 reactor containing 10 million times more radioactivity than would be found in water in a normally...
| Apr 6, 2011
About 40 miles west of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, another kind of crisis may be unfolding — this one striking at the heart of the world's multibillion-dollar market for smartphones, portable music players and other cutting-edge...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Radioactive water continued to seep into the sea Monday after a failed attempt to seal the leak at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant using an absorbent polymer, sawdust and shredded paper.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. officials think the leak has...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 6:04 PM
| Apr 6, 2011
| 10:25 AM
Even though it's the oldest nuclear power plant in the country and its reactor is virtually identical those which exploded in Japan, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in New Jersey is safe to operate.
That's what the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said...