RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan – As Japan’s prime minister visited tsunami-ravaged coastal areas for the first time Saturday, frustrated evacuees complained that the government has been too focused on the nuclear crisis that followed the massive wave. ALSO READ: 16 Job Interview Tips To Put You Ahead Of The Pack Nearly every day some new problem at […]

New York –The devastation in Japan caused by a massive earthquake and  tsunami has brought 30 of the biggest names in music to release “Songs for Japan,” an unprecedented compilation of 38 chart- topping hits and classic tracks, available worldwide on the iTunes Store for $9.99  (www.itunes.com/songsforjapan). Also Read: Director of Willow Smith’s “Annie” remake […]

UNOSUMAI, Japan – The towering waves that splintered thousands of Japanese homes and lives has forced the country to rethink one of its most sacred Buddhist practices: how it treats the dead. PARTNER LINK: Juliette Lewis Photos Desperate municipalities are digging mass graves, unthinkable in a nation where the deceased are usually cremated and their […]

FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Gray smoke rose from two reactor units Monday, temporarily stalling critical work to reconnect power lines and restore cooling systems to stabilize Japan’s radiation-leaking nuclear complex.

After one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded hit Japan on March 11, the massive 9.0 tremor spawned a tsunami that killed thousands more, and has left the small island nation facing nuclear disaster. In the days following the quake, individuals and organizations across the world have rushed to provide relief to Japan in any […]

VIENNA – Radioactive fallout from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant has reached Southern California but the first readings are far below levels that could pose a health hazard, a diplomat said Friday.

Florida — Rush Limbaugh is at it again. The controversial shock-jock has put Japanese earthquake victims in his line of fire mocking them with his callers. Limbaugh spoke about the Japanese recycling and said: “They’ve given us the Prius. Even now, refugees are recycling their garbage.” Here, he began to laugh, continuing, “and yet, Gaia […]

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has authorized the first evacuations of Americans out of Japan, and said it will charter aircraft to help U.S. citizens wishing to escape elevated radiation levels in the country.

LOS ANGELES – U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin has said that California residents who have bought iodine tablets are right to prepare for possible radiation from Japan. U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin was in the Bay Area touring a peninsula hospital. NBC Bay Area reporter Damian Trujillo asked her about the run on tablets and […]

FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Surging radiation levels forced Japan to order emergency workers to temporarily withdraw from its crippled nuclear plant Wednesday, losing time in a desperate operation to cool the overheating reactors – the most urgent crisis from last week’s devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Japan —  The Japanese government is ordering residents who live within 18 miles of the Fukushima  Nuclear Power Plant to stay inside, close their windows, and not use air-conditioning. An explosion at one crippled reactor at the plant cause Japanese officials to take action. The reactor spewed large amounts of radioactive material into the air. […]

Japan– A second hydrogen explosion has occurred Monday in the Fukushima nuclear power plant following Friday’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami. RELATED: TOP 9 MUSIC VIDEOS OF THE 2000’S The blast at the plants number-three reactor shook the facility, injured 11 people and sending smoke billowing into the sky. The first explosion which occurred […]