Thousands of Fukushima Refugees Forgotten

Over two years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated areas in and around the Japanese city of Fukushima, many residents have been left to live in impromptu residential camps with no hope of returning to their previous ways of life

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Fukushima is Destroying the Pacific Ocean

The operator of the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant said Tuesday that it dumped more than 1,000 tons of polluted water into the sea after a typhoon raked the facility

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Boeing Knew of Battery Issues on Dreamliner Jets Before Fires

Before two battery failures led to the halting of all Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets this month, the lithium-ion batteries used on the aircraft had experienced a multitude of glitches that raised questions about their dependability

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Isolated Family Never Knew About WWII

Karp Lykov and his family never even heard of World War II—its beginning or its end. Nothing at all. In fact, they lived in the Siberian taiga without any human contact for four decades

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Government Loans $1.4 Billion to Nissan

Nissan Motor Co. said it will begin U.S. production of its all-electric Leaf on Thursday in Tennessee as part of a $1.4 billion government loan

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The Internet Wins

A US-led block of dissenting countries refused to sign the proposed updates, handing the United Nation’s International Telecommunication Union a humbling defeat

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Anti-Japan Protests Spread Across China

Angry protesters have staged sometimes violent anti-Japanese demonstrations in cities across China, amid escalating tensions over disputed islands in the East China Sea.

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America’s Internet Lags Compared to Other Countries

y the end of this year, South Koreans will have access to Internet speeds that aremore than 200 times faster than what most Americans have, and they can have it for just $27 a month, or slightly more than half the average price Americans pay.

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Japanese Journalist Killed in Syria

In Aleppo, a Japanese TV reporter was killed Monday while covering the fighting in Syria’s largest city. She was the first foreign journalist to die in the city since clashes between rebels and regime forces erupted there almost a month ago.

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Fukushima Disaster Formed Mutant Butterflies

Genetic mutations have been found in three generations of butterflies from near Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, scientists said Tuesday, raising fears radiation could affect other species.

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