The facilities at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant were designed to withstand strong earthquakes and tsunamis, but not to the strength and size experienced on March 11. Air Photo Service/AP hide caption

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On Japan's Coast, A Search For Relatives And Relief

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Public Anger Against Nuclear Power Mounts In Japan

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The facilities at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant were designed to withstand strong earthquakes and tsunamis, but not to the strength and size experienced on March 11. Air Photo Service/AP hide caption

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Japan's Nuclear Crisis Takes Its Toll On Utility

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One of the soggy wallets that have been brought into the Kamaishi police department following the tsunami. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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In Japan, Scenes Of Much Destruction, Little Looting

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Tokyo Electric Power Co. Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata (second from right) and other executives bow prior to a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo on Wednesday. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Corsica, French Jets Roar Into Action Over Libya

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In Quake-Struck Japan, Businesses Try To Rebuild

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Can Japan Overcome Economic Hurdles?

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Vacation In Vietnam A Journey Into Healing

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India, Pakistan Engage In 'Cricket Diplomacy'

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With its massive electronic billboards now dark, Tokyo's Shibuya fashion district is far more subdued than it was before the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tokyo Sees Its Lights Go Dim, And Lifestyles Change

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Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi (left) and India's captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, at a news conference in Mohali, India, on Tuesday. The two men and their teams will face off Wednesday in a World Cup semifinal that is being dubbed "the mother of all matches." Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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India, Pakistan Stop For Crucial Cricket Game

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