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  • FDA Bans Milk, Produce From Japan Amid Radiation Fears

    FDA Bans Milk, Produce From Japan Amid Radiation Fears
    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. None of...
  • Officials Retract Reports Of Extremely High Radiation At Fukushima Plant

    Officials Retract Reports Of Extremely High Radiation At Fukushima Plant
    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...
  • Japanese nuclear plant continues to leak radioactive water into ocean

    Japanese nuclear plant continues to leak radioactive water into ocean
    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...
  • Japanese see disaster as opportunity for broad change

    Japanese see disaster as opportunity for broad change
    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!" Such...
  • Japanese Police: 200-300 Bodies Found in North Eastern Coastal Area

    Japanese Police: 200-300 Bodies Found in North Eastern Coastal Area
       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.    Hours...
  • Japan earthquake, tsunami death toll rises to 1,000, reports say

    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,...
  • 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...