Japan Tsunami News
Hero Tsunami Doctor Still Coping With Japan's Crisis One Year Later
Dr. Takeshi Kanno Takes Flowers to Wrecked Hospital Where So Many Patients Died
Japanese Tsunami Survivors: Then & Now
A look back at the survivors on the day of the disaster and where they are now
Japan's Ghosts: Tsunami One Year Later
"Nightline's" Bill Weir visits Minamisanriku, Japan, flattened in the tsunami.
Court holds TEPCO, govt liable for Fukushima safety failures
A court has held Japan's government and a utility liable for neglecting tsunami safety measures at the Fukushima nuclear plant and ordered them to pay 62 of the thousands of people who fled radiation released during the March 2011 disaster
6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off the Coast of Japan: USGS
A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has been reported in Fukushima, Japan, according to the United States Geological Survey. Tremors from the earthquake could be felt as far away as Tokyo, about 150 miles south of the epicenter. Hazardous tsunamis are possible for parts of Japan's east coast within 300
Food Computer: How Caleb Harper Inspires Us to Be Future Farmers
Caleb Harper's path to becoming a farmer has taken some detours along the way. Though his family was involved in agriculture and the grocery business, Harper didn’t want to follow in their footsteps. Instead, he left Texas and became an architect and engineer. “I became this weird specialist in
Inside the Wrecked Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Facility 5 Years After Disaster
On March 11, 2011, a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck northeastern Japan , leaving nearly 19,000 people dead or missing. Coastal communities were turned into wastelands. Equipment at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant sustained damage from a 40-foot-high wave that crashed over the
Boat Washed Ashore In Washington Might Be From 2011 Tsunami in Japan
An old boat that washed ashore in Washington State may be a blast from the past -- a ship that was swept away from Japan during the devastating 2011 tsunami , officials said. “There’s a very large amount of vegetation growth so it’s been in the water quite a long time, and that’s what we’ve seen in
5 International Stories You'll Care About This Week
This weekend all roads really do lead to Rome. A weekend of firsts – a weekend of four popes! Two will be present – Francis and Benedict. Two will be canonized – John Paul II and John XXIII. More than a million people will flock...
Obama's Unfinished Business In Asia
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE ART OF THE PRESIDENTIAL PIVOT: For President Obama, it’s the “pivot” that never quite made the full turn. His “deliberate and strategic decision” in 2011 to reorient U.S. foreign policy toward Asia has been repeatedly distracted by crises ...