| 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 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 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 11, 2011
One by one, members of Japan's heartthrob pop band SMAP make their pitch: "You are not alone," says one. "Let's help each other," beckons another. Then comes the final exhortation from celebrity Tortoise Matsumoto: "Believe in Japan's strength!"
| Mar 11, 2011
| 7:29 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan's eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control.
| Mar 11, 2011
| 9:51 AM
Japanese media reported at least 1,000 people are presumed dead from Friday's massive 8.9 earthquake, most drowned by the wall of water that swept across the northeast coast of the island nation.
Thousands of others were stranded on rooftops,...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 4:23 PM
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...