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After the cascade of disasters that befell Japan 27 months ago, then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan took the brunt of withering criticism for shoddy nuclear safety standards at the crippled Fukushima reactor complex and the government’s chaotic...
The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan one year ago today precipitated the most serious nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. A worst-case scenario contemplated the voluntary evacuation of Tokyo, as the Japanese Atomic Energy Commission feared a...
World NowJapan's response to the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was flawed by poor communication and delays in releasing data on dangerous radiation leaks, a government-appointed investigative panel has found....
World NowNuclear meltdown: A scientific panel appointed by the Japanese government will conduct an independent investigation of last March's nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant....
World NowJapan, nuclear, tsunami, earthquake, Fukushima: Japanese officials hushed up a government report last year warning that tens of millions of people might need to evacuate if the Fukushima nuclear crisis took a turn for the worse, the Associated Press...
Associated PressTOKYO (AP) — Up and down Japan's devastated northeast coast, survivors prayed and communities came together Sunday to mark six months since the massive earthquake and tsunami struck on March 11, a date that changed everything for them and their...
Special to CNNIn the decorous chambers of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Wednesday a U.S. bureaucrat launched a tsunami of panic that has spread further worldwide than the real tsunami that devastated much of Japan on March 11. In testimony to Congress,...
Tags: Disasters and Accidents, Japan, Health, Nuclear Power, Anxiety
KTLA NewsTokyo -- 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...
ReutersFUKUSHIMA, 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...
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 5:39 a.m. Greg Jarrett will go to a live radio broadcast of NHK World/Japan and hear the latest. 6:09 a.m. Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Sunday that the earthquake and tsunami that have devastated the country make up...
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Los Angeles TimesJapan's most punishing earthquake on record and the devastating tsunami it triggered plunged the heart of the densely populated island nation into an apocalyptic scene of blazing buildings, cratered highways, waterborne rubble and frenzied efforts to...
Los Angeles TimesJapanese 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,...
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