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  • 4 years after Fukushima, Japan considers restarting nuclear facilities

    On many Friday evenings, 38-year-old Tomo Iwabuchi and six friends can be found on a street corner in Fukushima City, banging drums, chanting and singing. "Zero nukes!" Iwabuchi yells into a microphone as a few pedestrians stride by.
  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, March 28, the 87th day of 2015. There are 278 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 28, 1979, America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred with a partial meltdown inside the Unit 2 reactor at the...

    YOLA and a musical experiment in Fukushima, Japan

    YOLA has touched down in Soma. And it is not, as might have been expected, the far side of the moon.  When 15 student musicians in the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles arrived here Thursday, the expectation was to find...

    Nuclear weapons are 'accidents waiting to happen'

    Nuclear weapons are 'accidents waiting to happen'
    Discussions surrounding nuclear weapons have been thrust into the limelight recently with the U.S. negotiations with Iran heating up ("Iranian leaders lining up to support a nuclear deal," March 25). How are we to address the real threat of nuclear...

    Technology to look inside Fukushima reactors faces challenge

    The cutting-edge technology was billed as a way to decipher where exactly the morass of nuclear fuel might sit at the bottom of reactors in the Japanese power plant that went into multiple meltdowns four years ago. But what went wrong, even in a simple...