Japanese officials are reporting the highest radiation readings yet near a troubled power plant since a tsunami set off the nation's nuclear crisis nearly three weeks ago.Officials say seawater outside of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant contains more than 3,300 times the normal amount of
As engineers in Japan struggle to bring crippled nuclear reactors under control, Americans are marking the anniversary of the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history.The partial core meltdown at Three Mile Island on March 28, 1979, was a major setback for nuclear power in the U.S.
Even on a slow day, Tsukiji market, the largest fish market in the world, is a beehive of activity.Motorized carts buzz down narrow aisles carrying tuna carcasses. They're sawed into chunks and shipped to restaurants in Tokyo and around the world.Normally, these aisles would be jammed with buyers.
People in Japan are describing the earthquake and tsunami that rolled under and over eastern Japan as the gravest disaster since World War II. Television and newspapers are full of images of urban devastation, grieving survivors and smoking nuclear power plants.