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FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) - Last year's crop sits in storage, deemed unsafe to eat, but Toraaki Ogata is back at his rice paddies, driving his tractor trailing neat rows of seedlings. He's living up to his family's proud, six-generation history of rice...
Tags: Breastfeeding, Tokyo (Japan), Soma (drug), Nuclear Power, Cancer
For the first time since Japan's nuclear disaster last year, seafood caught off the Fukushima coastline is being sold in local markets to test customer demand. On Monday, two types of octopus and one variety of marine snail deemed clear of radioactive...
World NowIn a nation deeply scarred by nuclear disaster in both its military and civilian iterations, Japanese are deeply skeptical and resistant to government plans to take the first steps toward resuming nuclear energy production this weekend....
World NowThe Japanese electrical utility that operated the now-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex acknowledged Wednesday that its managers were "too optimistic" that a devastating earthquake- and tsunami-triggered disaster would never occur....
World NowSeventy percent of Japanese surveyed by the Washington-based Pew Research Center said they wanted nuclear power reduced or eliminated, while a year ago the nation was nearly evenly divided on the subject, with 44% urging a phaseout and 46% backing...
World NowMore than a year after a devastating tsunami inundated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a new report from the World Health Organization says people in most parts of Japan got little added radiation, but estimates much higher doses in some...
KTLA NewsLONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- Researchers say seaweed harvested from Orange County beaches tested positive for small amounts of radiation from last year's nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Japan, following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. According...
Obama urges North Korea to 'have the courage to pursue peace;' wants further cuts in US arsenal SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama is warning North Korea and Iran that their options are few and their friends fewer as those nations...
Tags: North Korea, Pacific Ocean, Geography, David Geffen, Cuba
Multi-Media JournalistA little more than a year after a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant in northern Japan, plant officials in central Pennsylvania are implementing the lessons learned from that tragedy. "We'...
Japan gathered Sunday amid tears, prayers and a moment of silence to mark one year since an earthquake and tsunami killed thousands, and triggered the world's worst nuclear crisisin a quarter century. Throngs nationwide observed a moment of silence at 2:...
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...
ReutersOFUNATO, Japan (Reuters) - With a moment of silence, prayers and anti-nuclear rallies, Japan marked on Sunday one year since an earthquake and tsunami killed thousands and set off a radiation crisis that shattered public trust in atomic power and the...
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