Low levels of plutonium found in soil near the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant do not appear to indicate that the crisis is worse than previously thought.
Plutonium has been found in low quantities in the soil around the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant as public dissatisfaction with officials continues to percolate.
TEPCO shares were left untraded on a glut of sell orders amid concerns that the government would be nationalizing the company after the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.
The contaminated pools in the reactor turbine buildings have created a tough new challenge for officials trying to contain the Japan nuclear crisis. The source of radioactivity is a mystery.
Germany's antinuclear Green Party won control of a state government for the first time in local elections Sunday. In France, Le Pen's right-wing party gained momentum.
A string of conflicting reports, alleged safety mishaps, and miscalculated radiation readings have added to confusion and unease in Japan surrounding the nuclear situation.
A new poll shows 58 percent of Japanese do not approve of the handling of the Japan nuclear crisis. Still, 58 percent do approve of overall disaster-victim support in northeast Japan.
Three Mile Island: 30 people gathered early Monday outside the nuclear plant near Harrisburg for a vigil to remember the worst commercial nuclear power plant accident in U.S. history.
The bulls were in charge last week, taking advantage of a big drop in volatility to stealthily sprint ahead. Stocks will try to keep the momentum going Monday, despite geopolitical risk and more potentially horrid housing data. Here are the Top 5 business news events we're watching for on Monday:
Levels of radioactive iodine reached 1,250 times above normal in seawater off the coast of Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, raising concerns about a containment crack.