The 200 Radnet stations that have been sniffing the air since the 1970s say Fukushima radiation in US is quite low.
One month after the March 11 quake that triggered a tsunami and damaged the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japanese observed a moment of silence. A 6.6 temblor shook Japan again.
Takeshi Hikihara, the Consul General of Japan in Boston, responds to commentary from Jacques Attali about the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
7.1 earthquake: The new tremor late Thursday threw even more areas into disarray and sent communities that had made some gains back to square one.
Nikkei opens initially lower after second major earthquake hits. Also on the radar: Portugal's $130 billion bailout? Madoff cloud over the Mets.
Stocks fell initially on Japan's latest earthquake, but recovered some of their losses. The Dow average dropped 17 points; the S&P 500 index fell 2 points.
A boy wades in neck-deep seawater filled with debris while searching for valuable items after a fire razed some 500 houses along a coastal village in Malabon city, north of Manila. The fire, believed to be caused by an exploding liquefied petroleum gas tank, started before dawn. No casualties were reported but at least 3,000 residents lost their homes.
Japan earthquake drives down major European markets at close. US stocks at midday also down as investors try to evaluate impact of new 7.4 magnitude Japan earthquake.
The discovery of fish carrying high levels of radioactive materials off the Pacific Coast is stoking concerns about the viability of Japan's seafood industry.
Greens/European Free Alliance French members hold crossed nuclear signs and others with wind turbines at the beginning of a debate on the implications of Japan's Fukushima disaster on nuclear safety in Europe during a session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.