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Japan Marks Second Anniversary of Deadly Earthquake and Tsunami

Japan Marks Second Anniversary of Deadly Earthquake and Tsunami

Sankei via Getty Images(TOKYO) — Services were held in Japan on Monday to mark the second anniversary of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that took nearly 19,000 lives and triggered the worst nuclear power plant accident since the Chernobyl disast…

Disasters, Jazz Unite Young New Orleans, Japanese Musicians

Disasters, Jazz Unite Young New Orleans, Japanese Musicians

Jason Reed/Ryan McVay/Photodisc(NEW ORLEANS) — It was a scene straight out of Mardi Gras — parasols out, horns blaring that familiar sound.But the celebration played out thousands of miles from the French Quarter, along a Japanese coast still di…

Disasters, Jazz Unite Young New Orleans, Japanese Musicians

Disasters, Jazz Unite Young New Orleans, Japanese Musicians

Jason Reed/Ryan McVay/Photodisc(NEW ORLEANS) — It was a scene straight out of Mardi Gras — parasols out, horns blaring that familiar sound.But the celebration played out thousands of miles from the French Quarter, along a Japanese coast still di…

Seafood Caught in Fukushima Back on Sale in Japan

Seafood Caught in Fukushima Back on Sale in Japan

Sankei via Getty Images(TOKYO) — For the first time since last year’s nuclear disaster in Japan, people in Fukushima Prefecture are once again getting a taste of seafood caught in their own backyard.Fisherman in Fukushima began selling their catch at …

Japan Tsunami Debris: Under Control or on the Brink of Disaster?

Japan Tsunami Debris: Under Control or on the Brink of Disaster?

Hemera Technologies/Photos.com(NEW YORK) — Scientists estimate that the mass of debris from the Japanese earthquake making its way to the United States and Canadian coastlines is three times the size of the U.S. While the government says the situation…

Japan Tsunami Debris: Under Control or on the Brink of Disaster?

Japan Tsunami Debris: Under Control or on the Brink of Disaster?

Hemera Technologies/Photos.com(NEW YORK) — Scientists estimate that the mass of debris from the Japanese earthquake making its way to the United States and Canadian coastlines is three times the size of the U.S. While the government says the situation…

Harley-Davidson Sets Up Japan Tsunami Memorial

Harley-Davidson Sets Up Japan Tsunami Memorial

Sankei/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — More than a year after the Japanese Tsunami, a 2004 Softail Night Train Harley-Davidson bike washed ashore on British Columbia’s Graham Island.When the bike was found in an insulated cargo container 4,000 miles f…

Owner of Japanese Boat that Drifted to Canada Doesn’t Want It Back

Owner of Japanese Boat that Drifted to Canada Doesn’t Want It Back

Sankei via Getty Images(TOKYO) — The owner of an empty Japanese fishing boat that drifted across the Pacific after being washed away by the powerful tsunami last year, says he does not want the boat back, according to a Japanese Coast Guard official.T…

Tsunami-Ravaged Japanese Fishing Vessel Spotted Near Vancouver

Tsunami-Ravaged Japanese Fishing Vessel Spotted Near Vancouver

Sankei via Getty Images(VANCOUVER) — Just over a year ago, a fishing boat was going about its business near Hokkaido, Japan, when an unimaginable disaster struck — a giant earthquake followed by a horrific tsunami.This past weekend, that same boat, n…

Japan Rocked by Nearly 10,000 Tremors in Quake Aftermath

Japan Rocked by Nearly 10,000 Tremors in Quake Aftermath

Sankei via Getty Images(TOKYO) — As Japan readies to remember the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck the country exactly a year ago from Sunday, more details are surfacing as to just how active the Earth has been since then.The…

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