U.S. Chartering Flights to Get Americans Out of Japan

The U.S. is sending chartered planes to Japan to take Americans out of the country or relocate them to "safe havens" elsewhere in Asia to escape radiation exposure. The first flight left Tokyo today, and one or two more are scheduled for Friday. The U.S. has also sent 14 buses to the tsunami ravaged city of Sendai to evacuate 600 Americans who have been trapped by destroyed or debris clogged roads. They will be put up in Tokyo hotels for the night and be given the option of boarding one of...Full Story
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