WASHINGTON – Traces of radioactive material from the endangered Japanese nuclear plant are being detected from coast to coast in the United States and in Iceland, but amounts continue to be far below levels that would cause health problems.
FUKUSHIMA, Japan – Japanese officials reported progress Sunday in their battle to gain control over a leaking, tsunami-stricken nuclear complex, though the crisis was far from over, with the discovery
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FUKUSHIMA, Japan – In the first sign that contamination from Japan's stricken nuclear complex had seeped into the food chain, officials said Saturday that radiation levels in spinach and milk from farms
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By ERIC TALMADGE and MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press YAMAGATA, Japan – Emergency workers frantic to regain control of Japan's dangerously overheated nuclear complex turned to increasingly elaborate methods Thursday to cool nuclear fuel rods at risk of spraying out more radiation. They tried with police water cannons, heavy-duty firetrucks and military helicopters dropping bucket after enormous bucket of water onto the stricken system. By nightfall, it wasn't clear i...
YAMAGATA, Japan – Emergency workers frantic to regain control of Japan's dangerously overheated nuclear complex turned to increasingly elaborate methods Thursday to cool nuclear fuel rods at risk of spraying out more radiation.
The devastation in Japan could potentially have an affect on economies world wide, including right here in the U.S. Japan is the world's third largest economy and one of our biggest trading partners.
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Opponents of a proposed Texas nuclear power plant are urging federal regulators to consider Japan's emergency efforts to avert a nuclear meltdown.
SOMA, Japan – A nuclear power plant damaged by fire and explosions emitted a burst of radiation Tuesday, panicking an already edgy Japan and leaving the government struggling to contain a spiraling crisis caused by last week's earthquake and tsunami.
SOMA, Japan – Water levels dropped precipitously Monday inside a stricken Japanese nuclear reactor.
WASHINGTON – The State Department is advising U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to Japan at this time.
SENDAI, Japan – The estimated death toll from Japan's disasters climbed past 10,000 Sunday as authorities raced to combat the threat of multiple nuclear reactor meltdowns and hundreds of thousands of people
IWAKI, Japan – Cooling systems failed at another nuclear reactor on Japan's devastated coast Sunday, hours after an explosion at a nearby unit made leaking radiation, or even outright meltdown, the
AMARILLO, TX - Dozens of local families are waiting to hear from loved ones who are affected by Friday's deadly earthquake and tsunami sweeping across the Pacific Ocean.
CRESCENT CITY, Calif. – The warnings traveled quickly across the Pacific in the middle of the night: An 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan spawned a deadly tsunami, and it was racing east Friday as fast as a jetliner.
TOKYO – Japanese authorities will release slightly radioactive vapor to ease pressure at nuclear reactor whose cooling system failed.
TOKYO – Japan's huge earthquake brought super-modern Tokyo to a standstill Friday, paralyzing trains that normally run like clockwork and stranding hordes of commuters carrying mobile phones rendered largely useless by widespread outages.
HONOLULU – Tsunami waves hit Hawaii in the early morning hours Friday and were sweeping through the island chain after an earthquake in Japan sparked evacuations throughout the Pacific and as far as the U.S. western coast.
TOKYO – 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.
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