Hunt for missing disaster victims still confounds rescuers

Mar 11, 2016

Hunt for missing disaster victims still confounds rescuers

Five years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, police in Fukushima, Miyagi and Iwate prefectures are still searching for and identifying the bodies of those who went missing on March 11, 2011, though as time goes on they have fewer clues to work with. ...

MLB stars remember 3/11

Mar 11, 2016

MLB stars remember 3/11

Five years on from the massive earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan that took so many lives, Japanese major leaguers who began their careers in the affected area cast their minds back to the disaster while promising to provide whatever inspiration they can from ...

For rancher near Fukushima, tending herd is act of defiance

Mar 10, 2016

For rancher near Fukushima, tending herd is act of defiance

Since the 2011 meltdowns ended their future as prized black wagyu beef, a rancher near the Fukushima nuclear power plant has given his cattle a new mission: They’ve become protesters. Defying both government evacuation and slaughter orders, 62-year-old Masami Yoshizawa returned to his ranch ...