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  • Japan Gathers for Tearful Memorial, 1 Year After Devastating Quake

    Japan Gathers for Tearful Memorial, 1 Year After Devastating Quake
    TOKYO, Japan -- Japan gathered Sunday amid tears, prayers and a moment of silence to mark one year since an earthquake and tsunami killed thousands, and triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis in a quarter century. Throngs nationwide observed a moment...
  • Japan observes one year anniversary of earthquake

    Japan observes one year anniversary of earthquake
    TOKYO (CNN) -- Japan gathered Sunday amid tears, prayers and a moment of silence to mark one year since an earthquake and tsunami killed thousands, and triggered the world's worst nuclear crisisin a quarter century. Throngs nationwide observed a moment...
  • Hundreds protest at San Onofre power plant

    Hundreds protest at San Onofre power plant
    SAN ONOFRE, Calif. -- Demonstrators marched near San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station one year after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan. The peaceful protest both commemorated the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima power plant and pushed for...
  • Additional safety upgrades at Peach Bottom plant, a year after Fukushima disaster

    Additional safety upgrades at Peach Bottom plant, a year after Fukushima disaster
    A little more than a year after a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant in northern Japan, plant officials in central Pennsylvania are implementing the lessons learned from that tragedy. "We'...
  • Radiation from Japanese reactors detected at UCSD

    Radiation from Japanese reactors detected at UCSD
    LA JOLLA, Calif. - Researchers at the University of California San Diego said Monday they have detected small amounts of radioactivity from Japanese nuclear reactors damaged by the Marchearthquake and tsunami. The disclosure came in a report prepared...
  • Literary journalism finds new platforms

    Literary journalism finds new platforms
    When National Book Award-winning novelist William T. Vollmann went to Japan this spring to report on the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant from inside the contamination zone, he did what any journalist would do. He bought a dosimeter to chart the...
  • Worker Dies at Crippled Japanese Nuclear Plant

    Worker Dies at Crippled Japanese Nuclear Plant
    FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- A worker at Japan's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant died on Saturday, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co said, bringing the death toll at the complex to three since a massive earthquake and tsunami in March....
  • First worker dies at Japanese nuclear plant

    First worker dies at Japanese nuclear plant
    FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- A worker died after collapsing at a facility in the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, its owner said Saturday. The man in his 60s was rushed to hospital unconscious after working for 50 minutes, according to...
  • Radioactive Particles from Japan Found in Local Sea Kelp

    Radioactive Particles from Japan Found in Local Sea Kelp
    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. According...
  • Safety first for man who represented the U.S. in Japan during its nuclear disaster

    Safety first for man who represented the U.S. in Japan during its nuclear disaster
    The flight attendant spied the Nuclear Regulatory Commission logo on Chuck Casto's T-shirt and escorted him to first class.    Three days after the Pacific Ocean had risen and shattered the northern Japanese coast March 11, 2011, Casto's plane headed...
  • City to adopt resolution regarding San Onofre

    City to adopt resolution regarding San Onofre
    The City Council made it clear that it planned to approve a resolution listing complaints about San Onofre's operation and concerns about its future, but that didn't keep the public from expressing opinions. Speakers came from San Clemente, Washington,...
  • Mutant Butterflies Linked to Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

    Mutant Butterflies Linked to Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
    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...