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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
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
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
Watch What Happens When 'Family Guy' Meets 'The Simpsons'
You no longer have to imagine what would happen if Peter Griffin met Homer Simpson, because a first look at the “Family Guy“/”The Simpsons” crossover episode has been released. The extended five-minute clip of the Griffins’ much-anticipated visit to Springfield for the Sept. 28 one-hour show was...
Woman Disfigured After Cancer Misdiagnosis to Get Free Surgery
University of Louisville Doctors Will Reconstruct Lessya Kotelevskaya's Face
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 ...
7 Days, 4 Countries, 5 Things to Watch As Obama Returns to Asia
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 elsewhere. This week, Obama tried again to return to message with a seven-day, four-country
Woman Gets New Face After Sporting Injury Mistreated as Cancer
Lessya Kotelevskaya , a stunning blond and former businesswoman, wears a bandage across her face that covers scars caused by a horrific misdiagnosis -- terminal cancer. A decade ago, she suffered an injury when a cheering fan accidentally hit her at a basketball game, causing swelling in her jaw,
Japan's Nuclear Migraine: A Never-Ending Disaster at Fukushima
Japan is stumbling helplessly from one crisis to the next as it battles the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. US nuclear inspector Dale Klein is demanding the intervention of foreign experts, but a quick solution is unlikely. This week, the chief nuclear officers of around 100
Kate O'Brian Departing ABC News, Named President of Al Jazeera America
ABC News President Ben Sherwood sent the email below to the news division announcing that ABC News Senior Vice President Kate O’Brian will be departing to join Al Jazeera America as its President: I’m writing with exciting and bittersweet news: Kate O’Brian, our good friend...