TEPCO now admits that the whole Fukushima site contains 80 fuel rods damaged prior to 2011.
Two views of the spent fuel pool at TEPCO Fukushima Reactor 4. Animation is very instructive (though idealized).
CNN reports that the wind gusts are bigger than Katrina and Sandy combined, climate change played a role.
While some experts fear Fukushima could go critical, with 85 times the nuclear contamination of Chernobyl.
Prime Minister says secrecy law is needed to set up US-style National Security Council. Is Fukushima the reason?
Writer w 20-yrs Japan experience: “They’ve extended the Japanese patronage system to benefit from the disaster.”
Fukushima Reactor 4 still a potential disaster. Three other reactor cores melted into the earth. Action needed.
Does the crisis at Fukushima now demand a global take-over of the repair effort?
Video of the Asiana 214 crash and the audio of air traffic control as the plane attempts to land.
Shorter Yglesias: I enrich myself by defending your forced suffering. Bad choice on your part.
Hurricane Sandy damaged Fire Island, but the local sand dunes did a lot to lessen the destruction.
Six NYC deaths confirmed according to CBS local news.Two more in NJ reported.
LaGuardia and JFK could be under 18 feet of water, if the worst comes true.