TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's prime minister at the time of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster said on Tuesday he would sue the current premier, Shinzo Abe, for defamation over an article criticizing the emergency operation he supervised during the crisis. Full story
Japan's nuclear regulator says radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima power plant is probably leaking into the Pacific Ocean, a problem long suspected by experts but denied by the plant's operator. Full story
NBC’s Peter Alexander introduces us to four people from different corners of the globe who are being sworn in as U.S. citizens this 4th of July.
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
A 350-pound bun was the centerpiece in Fukushima, Japan, as the area celebrated their first Giant Bun Festival since the nuclear disaster two years ago. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
Officials in Japan use an unmanned helicopter to measure radiation levels near Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant, which was nearly destroyed by a tsunami and earthquake in 2011. NBC's Richard Lui reports.
Three men finish their year-long run from Paris to Tokyo to thank the world for the kindness shown after last year's tsunami in Fukushima. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
Workers wearing protective suits and masks constructing water tanks is seen through a bus window at Tokyo Electric Power Co. 's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture in this February 20, 2012 file photo. A 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami off J
In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 photo, a construction worker walks beside the underground water tank and water tanks at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant at Okuma in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. A Japanese utility said its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is likely to have leaked contaminated wa
A radiation monitor indicates 131.00 microsieverts per hour near the No.4 and No.3 buildings at the tsunami-crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co. 's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2012. REUTERS/Kimimasa Mayama/Pool
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, raises his fist as he speaks to voters at the start of campaigning for the July 21 Upper house election in Fukushima, in this July 4, 2013 photo taken by Kyodo. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, riding hi