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Vet Who Says He Was 'Kissing Sailor' In Famous Photo Dies
A Navy veteran who claimed to be the sailor who was kissing a nurse in the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photo taken in Times Square on V-J day has died.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
China to beat 2020 nuclear targets after projects restarted -CNNC
China is set to beat its 2020 targets for nuclear power, the chairman of the country's top nuclear firm told Reuters, after getting back on track with projects that had been halted after Japan's Fukushima disaster.
Japan Policy Change Back Toward Nuclear Power
At the Hamaoka nuclear reactor site the Chubu Electric Power Company is building a 1.6 kilometer long concrete and steel wall to prevent a future tsunami from hitting that site's reactors.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Patrick Pledges To Write To NRC About Mass. Nuclear Plant
It was three years ago Tuesday that nuclear reactors at Fukushima, Japan were hit a by a huge tsunami and started melting down.
Howard Watanabe-Jin is shown in a restricted zone near Fukushima,...
Howard Watanabe-Jin is shown in a restricted zone near Fukushima, Japan, where he conducted some of his volunteer work in the months of the deadly 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Fukushima anniversary marked in Richland
Children can learn about solar energy and parents and teachers can learn how to use grocery store materials to teach children about solar energy from 2 to 3 p.m. A community forum on the Fukushima disaster and the alliance’s concerns about Energy Northwest’s nuclear power plant near Richland will be held at 5:30 p.m. The event will end ... (more)
Japan observes 3rd anniversary of March 2011 quake
Memorials were held across Japan on Tuesday to observe the 3rd anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami disasters of March 11th, 2011.
3 years on: Contaminated Fukushima water may be dumped as problems mount
An employee of Tokyo Electric Power Co. measures using a dosimeter at the central operating control room of the No.
Interesting and moving Fukushima video
I was struck by the eerie images of a Japanese Ghost town near Fukushima, the people who visit this radioactive no-mans-land, and why they go there.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Japan Giant Tsunami Wall Fails to Stop Fears About Atomic Power
That's the amount power companies have committed so far on thousands of tons of reinforced concrete and steel, armies of workers, tsunami walls and seismic tests.
Some businesses in Fukushima still struggling 3 years after disasters
Three years after Japan's triple disasters of an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown, the country's economy is still on a slow rebound.
The Greenville News
Report: Public at risk from Oconee, other nuclear plants
Inconsistent enforcement by federal regulators stands in the way of protecting the public from the dangers of nuclear energy, across the country and at the Upstate's Oconee Nuclear Station where concerns over fire and flood have hovered for decades, a nuclear watchdog group says in a new report.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
International Business Times
Nuclear Weapons Ban: Secret Documents Reveal Australia Blocking New Zealand-Led Campaign
A child walks past a geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.162 microsievert per hour, at a square in front of Koriyama Station in Koriyama, west of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Fukushima prefecture March 1, 2014.
Fukushima Radiation Expected to Reach West Coast Soon
Low levels of radiation from the March 2011 nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, should be reaching the west coast of the United States by April, and states and volunteers will be monitoring levels.
The children of Japan's Fukushima battle an invisible enemy
Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it's like to play outside -- fear of radiation has kept them in doors for much of their short lives.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Japan Times
Fukushima: animal kingdom
No one knows where or when he was born, only that he was found slinking through the damp, cold streets of Okuma in Fukushima Prefecture on Dec. 28 before being scooped up by what is likely to be the first human being he ever encountered.
Protests mark Japan earthquake anniversary
Koriyama, Japan Marches have taken place in Japan to mark the third anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 20,000 people dead or missing and devastated local infrastructure.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Huffington Post
Tear-Jerking Chevy Commercial Will Strike A Chord With Every Single Dog Lover
Chevy's sole interest may be to sell more cars, but its latest commercial doesn't advertise better engines, sleeker designs or wallet-friendly mileage.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Japan caught up in energy dilemma
As the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster nears, the nation is faltering in its resolution to shun nuclear power.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Hundreds protest dropped charges over Fukushima crisis
Hundreds rallied in Tokyo on Saturday to protest at Japanese prosecutors' decision to drop charges over the Fukushima nuclear crisis, with no one yet punished nearly three years after the "man-made" disaster.