An interfaith effort to provide relief funds to Japan is gearing up across the Chicago region.Several Japanese groups here are collecting money, along with the Red Cross. Religious groups have joined that effort. The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago is taking donations.
There are fears of a third potential explosion at a nuclear plant in northeast Japan following Friday's earthquake and tsunami. Officials say the fuel rods in one reactor were fully exposed after it lost its ability to cool down.
The death toll in Japan's earthquake and tsunami could exceed 10,000 in one northeastern state alone, an official said Sunday, as National Broadcaster NHK reported that one nuclear plant suffered a partial meltdown.Meanwhile millions of survivors of the quake were left without drinking water, electr
A massive earthquake has struck Japan. In magnitude, the 8.9 quake was the largest ever in Japan’s history. It set off a 23-foot tsunami and more than 50 aftershocks. Chicagoan Roberto Montano joins us by phone from Tokyo.
Japanese police say 200 to 300 bodies have been found in a northeastern coastal area where a massive earthquake spawned a tsunami. The bodies were found in Sendai city, the closest major city to the epicenter.