| Mar 19, 2011
| 11:19 AM
* Some progress in trying to stabilise reactors
* Radiation traces found in food and water
* Quake and tsunami give Japan vast rebuilding task
* More than 7,500 dead, 11,700 missing
Engineers enjoyed some success in their mission to stop disaster at...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Japan restored power to a crippled nuclear reactor on Sunday in its race to avert disaster at a plant wrecked by an earthquake and tsunami that are estimated to have killed more than 15,000 people in one area alone.
Three hundred engineers have been...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Standing on the deck of his 91-foot trawler, veteran fisherman Tomoyuki Kondou winces over reports that radioactivity from Japan's damaged nuclear power plant in nearby Fukushima has contaminated the local food supply after this month's deadly...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 6:52 AM
The magnitude 9.0 earthquake of the coast of Japan and the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, have officials at America's 104 nuclear power plants taking a second at safety.
The Indian Point power plant sits 25 miles north...
| Mar 23, 2011
Mark Bitterman calls himself a "selmelier," a made-up word meant to evoke his wish to do for salt what sommeliers do for wine: educate, surprise, delight. Co-owner of The Meadow, a specialty food and flower shop with branches in New York City and...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
How did Japanese workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant jury-rig fire hoses to cool damaged reactors? Is contaminated water from waste pools overflowing into the Pacific Ocean? Exactly who is the national incident commander?
The answers to these...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 1:19 AM
Federal and state nuclear experts will undergo questioning from Illinois' two U.S. senators at a forum in Chicago today.
Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican colleague Mark Kirk are hosting the public forum this afternoon at the Dirksen Federal...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Authorities issued a tsunami advisory Monday morning for coastal areas of Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Japan after a quake struck the region at 7:24 a.m. local time. Less than 90 minutes later, CNN's Kyung Lah reported that the "tsunami has already...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Officials at Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant late Sunday retracted their announcement that they had found puddles at the facility's No. 2 reactor containing 10 million times more radioactivity than would be found in water in a normally...
| Mar 29, 2011
Structural engineer Kit Miyamoto was giving a speech in Japan on earthquake safety when this month's record quake struck, giving him a front-row seat for the unfolding disaster and what steps might save lives next time.
"This disaster basically paralyzed...
| Apr 2, 2011
After declaring he would convene a national council on rebuilding within 10 days, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan visited the devastated city of Rikuzentakata on Saturday as well as the site serving as the emergency staging headquarters for the...