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.
As Japan struggles to come to grips with the scope and nature of the devastating earthquake and tsunami, its response will be shaped by more structural, fundamental aspects of its society and population. That's according to Steve Clemons, senior fellow and director of the American Strate
In the aftermath of Friday’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the incidences at the Daiichi plant in Fukushima Prefecture are being called the second worst nuclear disaster seen yet. That's according to Stephen I.
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