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Some tourists still visiting Fukushima

The name Fukushima is now synonymous with the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, which lost power and spewed radiation after a massive tsunami devastated Japan's northeast coast. Full story

'No dreams': Japan farmers protest nuke leak

Angry farmers protested in Tokyo  Tuesday, demanding compensation for products contaminated by radiation spewing from Japan's crippled nuclear plant. Full story

Children return to school amid Japan nuke crisis

More than 70 schools began regular classes in Fukushima for the first time Wednesday, after government officials carried out radiation testing in the prefecture amid the ongoing nuclear crisis. Full story

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  Radiation leak stopped at Fukushima plant

Radiation levels have dropped in the area near Japan's Fukushima plant after workers pumped nitrogen in the reactor to stop the leak. NBC's Lee Cowan reports.

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Tokyo Electric Power Co. 's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's reactor building number 4 is seen in Fukushima prefecture, in this aerial view photo taken by Kyodo, March 11, 2012, the day marking the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands and set

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Tokyo Electric Power Co. 's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's contaminated water storage tanks are seen in Fukushima prefecture, in this aerial view photo taken by Kyodo, March 11, 2012, the day marking the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands

Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is seen in Fukushima prefecture
Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is seen in Fukushima prefecture

Tokyo Electric Power Co. 's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is seen in Fukushima prefecture, in this aerial view photo taken by Kyodo March 11, 2012, the day marking the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands and set off a nuclear crisis. REUTERS