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Yushu Earthquake (2010)

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  • Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories

    Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories
    Hisaye Yamamoto, one of the first Asian American writers to earn literary distinction after World War II with highly polished short stories that illuminated a world circumscribed by culture and brutal strokes of history, has died. She was 89. Yamamoto...
  • Japan earthquake becomes fifth-strongest since 1900

    When the earth shook off the coast of Japan on Friday, the magnitude 8.9 quake became the fifth strongest since 1900. According to records kept by the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Information Center, the largest quake remains the one in Chile in...
  • Tsunami likely to affect economic recovery in short term

    The earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan Friday will likely have a short-term effect on the global economy, shutting down Japanese factories, ports and oil refineries, but it won't derail the economic recovery, observers say. The 8.9-magnitude quake...
  • Japan's nuclear crisis widens

    Japan's nuclear crisis widens
    A fresh explosion rocked a crippled nuclear complex as rescuers from around the world converged on Japan's devastated earthquake zone, searching for survivors and ministering to the sick and hungry. With the death toll expected to ultimately reach the...
  • Relatives search for Japan quake victims under chaotic conditions

    Relatives search for Japan quake victims under chaotic conditions
    The lists name survivors housed in evacuation centers, long printed lists hanging from bulletin boards in buildings that usually serve as culture halls, junior high schools and city government headquarters. Then there are the makeshift notes, written...
  • Radiation spikes add to nuclear peril in Japan

    Radiation spikes add to nuclear peril in Japan
    A series of grim developments hit a shaken Japan on Wednesday, including reports that high-level radiation may have leaked from a second damaged nuclear reactor and emergency workers being forced to temporarily abandon the crippled complex. The...
  • Dream home: Estate of zen

    Dream home: Estate of zen
    The approach from the long, circular driveway reveals Dick and Susan Wolven's brick home is unmistakably Georgian in style. Just beyond the front door, however, the interior design and furnishings are a celebration of everything Asian, is a reflection of...
  • Scientists try to defuse nuclear fallout fears

    Scientists try to defuse nuclear fallout fears
    Fallout from Japan's crippled nuclear reactors already is being detected thousands of miles away. But scientists who track pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean say the amount of radioactivity should pose no danger to the United States. Like other...
  • Reel China: Targets an elusive film fan — the Chinese American

    Reel China: Targets an elusive film fan — the Chinese American
    For years, Chinese films shown in U.S. theaters have fallen into two distinct camps, both driven by largely white patrons: martial-arts movies for young men, such as Jet Li's "Hero," or critically acclaimed art-house fare, such as Kaige Chen's "Farewell...
  • Residents of Japan quake region wonder where the government is

    Residents of Japan quake region wonder where the government is
    There may be radioactive particles wafting out of the sky, but Masahiro Hamaguchi has a more pedestrian concern about the air around him: the dribble of cold, wet snow. A week after the deadly earthquake and even deadlier tsunami that have devastated...
  • Tokyo sees steady exodus amid nuclear crisis

    Tokyo sees steady exodus amid nuclear crisis
    Marco Gutierrez was taking no chances. With radiation still leaking this weekend from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant 150 miles away, the Tokyo resident joined the legions of foreigners — and a growing number of Japanese — fleeing the...