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  • 3 reactors experienced full nuclear meltdown after Japan quake

    3 reactors experienced full nuclear meltdown after Japan quake
    Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced full meltdowns at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country's Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said Monday. The nuclear group's new evaluation,...
  • Northwest sees 35% infant mortality spike post-Fukushima

    Northwest sees 35% infant mortality spike post-Fukushima
    Physician Janette Sherman, M.D. and epidemiologist Joseph Mangano published a report Monday highlighting a 35% spike in northwest infant mortality after Japan's nuclear meltdown. The report spotlighted data from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...
  • Strong quake jolts northeastern Japan, but no reports of injuries or damage

    Strong quake jolts northeastern Japan, but no reports of injuries or damage
    A strong earthquake jolted northeastern Japan on Sunday, and workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant were evacuated after an alert for a tsunami was issued by the country's metreological agency. Japan's quake monitoring agency initially...
  • Japan Widens Investigation Into Nuclear-Contaminated Beef

    Japan Widens Investigation Into Nuclear-Contaminated Beef
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants

    A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants
    The situation at one of Japan's crippled nuclear power plants seemed to go from bad to worse as an explosion Saturday destroyed a building that houses one reactor and on Sunday another reactor began experiencing problems with its cooling system. An...
  • Japanese nuclear plant nears meltdown; Energy safety in Central PA considered

    Japanese nuclear plant nears meltdown; Energy safety in Central PA considered
    While the death toll continues to mount in Japan after the massive earthquake and tsunami on Friday, authorities are growing more concerned over a nuclear meltdown. There have been explosions in two of three nuclear reactors, spilling radioactive...
  • USS Ronald Reagan moved after detecting radiation

    USS Ronald Reagan moved after detecting radiation
    SAN DIEGO -- The Navy said Monday that it has moved its ships and planes away from a damaged Japanese nuclear plant after the USS Ronald Reagan detected low-level radioactive contamination. Tests detected the radioactivity on 17 U.S. Navy helicopter...
  • Japan's Nuclear Disaster Escalates

    Japan's Nuclear Disaster Escalates
    FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- Japan's prime minister said on Tuesday that radioactive levels had become high around an earthquake-stricken nuclear power plant after an explosion there, and there was a risk of radiation leaking into the atmosphere. Naoto Kan...
  • Local sailors deliver supplies despite radiation danger

    Local sailors deliver supplies despite radiation danger
    SAN DIEGO -- Navy crews from the USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Force delivered 17 tons of supplies Tuesday despite the continuing danger of radiation spread by Japan's crippled nuclear plant, military officials said. Helicopter crews from the...
  • New Fire Reported in Reactor 4 of Fukushima Plant

    A fire was discovered Wednesday morning in the northeastern corner of Reactor 4 building at Fukushima Daiichi plant, an official with Tokyo Electric and Power told reporters. U.S. government experts trying to construct a model of radiation plumes...