To get to Kesennuma these days, Japan's biggest port town about two hours by bullet train northwest of Tokyo, I had to take a taxi yesterday an hour to the coast.It's cold and snowing here, with only a few inches on the ground, but a total whiteout.
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck in Mexico's western Guerrero state Saturday night, shaking buildings and causing some panic just over 100 miles away in the nation's capital. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.The U.S.
Each Thursday on Global Activism we hear about an individual who’s decided to work to make the world a better place.Deborah Lazar is a librarian at New Trier High School. She's been involved with New Trier’s Haiti Project, which has been supporting the St.
This week's mission begins with this 1-minute video:Thanks to our handy smartphone cameras, this mission is pretty "1,2,3 simple" I think. (Of course you're welcome to use a "real" camera if you'd like :)Please send your photo by Friday.
The chief of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says all the water is gone from one of the spent fuel pools at Japan's most troubled nuclear plant. This means there's nothing to stop the fuel rods from getting hotter and ultimately melting down.