| Mar 13, 2011
An explosion overnight destroyed the building housing one of the nuclear reactors at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 facility about 160 miles north of Tokyo, where authorities have been struggling to bring the reactor under control following...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 8:56 PM
The situation at one of Japan's crippled nuclear power plants seemed to go from bad to worse as an explosion Saturday destroyed a building that houses one reactor and on Sunday another reactor began experiencing problems with its cooling system. An...
| Mar 14, 2011
Engineers are now pumping seawater laced with boron into two nuclear reactors at Japan's Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant 150 miles north of Tokyo and are considering doing it at a third reactor in a last-ditch effort to stave off a meltdown that...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 7:47 PM
As engineers have fought to avert a meltdown at the earthquake- and tsunami-crippled Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant, nuclear authorities have reported that spikes of radiation have escaped from the facility at levels that can be dangerous to...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Elmer E. Lewis, professor emeritus at Northwestern University and author of two textbooks on nuclear power, took questions about the effort to contain reactors damaged by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Lewis' research has focused on the broad...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
“I realize there will come a point at which my searching must come to an end — once I've found every river monster and all the world's underwater mysteries are solved,” says biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade, host of Animal...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:32 AM
You have to admit that it’s a pretty creepy setting. Chernobyl Diaries is set in the town of Pripyat, in the Ukraine. Back in the waning days of the Soviet Union, Pripyat was the location of the world’s most infamous nuclear plant disaster....
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:34 AM
TOKYO, Japan -- Japan gathered Sunday amid tears, prayers and a moment of silence to mark one year since an earthquake and tsunami killed thousands, and triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis in a quarter century.
Throngs nationwide observed a moment...
| May 24, 2012
1/2* (out of four)
Consider the possible outcomes of piling into a van for an off-limits tour of a deserted disaster area with potentially dangerous radiation levels.
A. Everything goes smoothly while you take insensitive photos of crumbling buildings...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:29 AM
MIDNIGHT OPENING TONIGHT
Men in Black 3
In his first film since 2008’s “Seven Pounds,” Will Smith opts for familiar turf with another installment in the adventures of the UFO-fighting secret agents. After his partner (Tommy Lee Jones)...
| May 28, 2012
| 1:15 PM
The Intouchables ***
Inspirado en hechos reales, ostentado dos premios César (el Oscar francés) y precedido de un éxito de taquilla en Francia, llega a la pantalla local The Intouchables. Este drama recrea la insólita relación entre Philippe (François...