November 25, 2017 9:14 am
Visitors no longer must put on hazmat suits and full-face charcoal-filter masks, or plastic shoe covers, unless they are going to the most contaminated areas.
March 11, 2016 9:46 am
Masaki Kamei, a doctor from Tokyo who has been visiting disaster-hit areas every year, senses life is coming back.
June 12, 2015 6:16 pm
Experts have yet to pinpoint the exact location of the melted fuel inside the three reactors and study it, and still need to develop robots capable of working safely in such highly radioactive conditions.
February 17, 2015 8:54 am
The quake's epicenter was at a depth of about 10 kilometers (6 miles).
February 17, 2015 6:05 am
Japanese broadcaster NHK warned residents a one metre-high (three feet) wave was expected to hit the coast of Iwate.
March 08, 2013 10:40 am
In Sato's city,Rikuzentakata,nothing permanent has been rebuilt,though in late February it finally broke ground on its first post-disaster public housing project
April 24, 2012 12:56 am
A 16-year-old who lost his home in Japans devastating tsunami now knows that one prized possession survived: a soccer ball that made it all the way to Alaska
April 06, 2012 10:27 am
The ship had been destined for scrapping when the Japan earthquake struck.
April 01, 2012 12:43 pm
The expert panel earlier said no areas would be hit by a tsunami of more than 20 metres.
March 28, 2012 10:06 am
This could be first wave of 1.5 mn tons of debris heading toward N America from Japan tsunami.