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Southern Japan Hit by Strong Earthquakes
At least 32 people have died as weather hampered rescue efforts.
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
Fukushima Nuclear Plant Worker Diagnosed With Cancer
A worker at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has been diagnosed with leukemia , but experts say a sharp increase in cancer related to the plant is unlikely. In March 2010 a massive earthquake and tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi plant, causing a meltdown of three reactors and forcing
Cancer Link at Fukushima Nuclear Plant Could Portend Lawsuits
A worker at the facility that suffered a meltdown in March 2011 is being treated for leukemia.
Dramatic Video From the Raging Floods in Japan
Authorities fear that the Fukushima nuclear power plant could be in danger.
Dramatic Photos From the Raging Floods in Japan
Flooding surrounding Japanese river has led to evacuations of around 100,000 people as the raging waters are wreaking havoc through the region. The city of Joso, which is about 30 miles northeast of Tokyo, was among the worst hit by the deluge of rain and flooded rivers, authorities said. Video
Tropical Storm Dumps Disastrous Flood on Japan
Nearly 100,000 people evacuated after 20 inches of rain caused rivers to overflow.
Robot Quits After Recording Footage Inside Fukushima's Crippled Reactor
A robot probe sent into the crippled reactor at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant stopped working three hours into its 10-hour mission, but not before sending back the first pictures from inside. The haunting grainy footage released by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) shows the robot
What You Need to Know About Thyroid Cancer
Most people know very little about their thyroid at all, let alone the health problems that can affect it. (The thyroid gland is in your neck, by the way.) But thyroid cancer is being talked about today more than ever, thanks to celebs like Brooke Burke-Charvet and Sophia Vergara, who both had the
Families Return to Japan's Fukushima No-Go Zone in Tamura
Japanese families returned to their abandoned homes today for the first time in three years, after officials allowed residents to move back into a small district around the Fukushima plant. Kimiko Koyama, 69, dusted off her house as teachers redecorated playrooms and volunteers removed ice and snow