The situation at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has been changing rapidly and growing increasingly complex since the earthquake and tsunami hit on Friday, March 11. Here, the latest updates on each of the reactors at the stricken power facility. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio.
After another explosion and fire was reported at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Japan's prime minister announced in a televised address that those living within about a 20-mile radius of the nuclear complex should stay inside their homes.But many people did the exact opposite.
A second explosion occurred Monday at a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, and officials say three reactors at the plant are now having cooling problems in the wake of Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami.The latest blast blew the roof off a structure built around the reactor but di
The devastatingly destructive earthquake in Japan is being called the largest in the country's "recorded history."The phrase "recorded history" carries meaning because we humans are a chronicling race.