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New Footage of Tsunami Dock Found

Researchers poring over old videos of seabirds in Oregon discovered footage of a Japanese dock that split from its moorings during the 2011 tsunami and washed up in the United States more than a year later. Full story

Exploration of Lake Tahoe’s fault lines

   Researchers from Northern Illinois University send a submarine to the bottom of Lake Tahoe to survey the risks of a future earthquake and tsunami. The mission is also serving as a trial run for a possible exploration of Antarctica’s aquatic environment. KCRA’s Mike TeSelle reports.

Walking the streets of Japan’s nuclear ghost town

   Few people are granted access to the radioactive Fukashima exclusion zone in Japan, which remains abandoned and frozen in time on March 11, 2011 — the day a massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami caused a triple nuclear meltdown in the city. Channel 4’s Alex Thomson reports.

Inventor targeted by racist website

   A local engineer and inventor recently learned he'd been targeted by a racist website, and he's not alone. The site's also taken aim at Oprah, President Obama, and Trayvon Martin. Julian Sharpe invented a tsunami survival capsule a few years ago, and received some media attention as a result. KING 5

Japan utility hires nuclear safety advocate

The Japanese utility still battling leaks of radiated water at the nuclear plant sent into meltdown by the 2011 tsunami thinks it has found the perfect person to oversee its safety campaign — a foreign woman. Full story

Man swept to death by tsunami in Calif.

Tsunami waves spawned by a devastating earthquake in Japan battered Hawaii and the U.S. western coast Friday, flooding businesses, smashing dozens of boats at harbors and sweeping at least five people out to sea. Full story

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  Small tsunami on the East Coast?

On June 13, tide-measuring gauges showed what appears to match the definition of a tsunami according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NBC’s Brian Williams reports

  Hope is fading for people to return to Fukushima disaster zone

It has been two years since the north east of Japan was devastated by natural disasters and a man-made one that killed 19,000 people and forced 160,000 to flee their homes. The earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 were followed by explosions and a reactor meltdown at the Fukushima power plant - the

  Tsunami debris keeps coming in Washington State

From a fishing boat to the recent discovery of a shrine, debris from the 2011 Japan tsunami is still showing up on US shores. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  'Do it ourselves': Tsunami-hit fishermen struggle to recover

Two years after a magnitude-9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated parts of northeast Japan one of the worst-hit coastal communities is determined to rebuild. NBC News' Ian Williams reports.

  Japan marks second tsunami anniversary

The earthquake and tsunami that left almost 19,000 people dead and displaced hundreds of thousands more was remembered with moments of silence and prayer. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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