March 21, 2011 The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, didn't knock out the U.S. economy, he said. The March 11 earthquake and tsunami won't fundamentally change Japan's economy, Buffett predicts.
March 20, 2011 Japanese officials continue to try and bring the crisis under control at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant. Meanwhile, fears of radioactive contamination in the food have become an issue with the detection of trace radiation in spinach and milk.
March 19, 2011 Saturday's news on the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
March 17, 2011 Even before the earthquake-spawned disaster, Japan's Prime Minister Kan presided over a weak government that didn't have the confidence of the Japanese people. The crisis hasn't helped.
March 17, 2011 If you're anything like me — when it comes to learning something new in the field of science — words only do so much. In a video from CNN, the combination of sight and sound provides a further look into the nuclear reactor problem in Japan.
March 16, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the week in politics with the political junkie, and the latest developments in Bahrain. In the second hour, a new reality in Japan and aid efforts underway in the country.
March 16, 2011 Earthquakes' devastating impacts should be a reminder of nature's power. They change our planet in irreversible ways and should change our attitude towards it
March 15, 2011 The race to find survivors along Japan's coast is underway. The New York Times used aerial photos from before the earthquake and tsunami, and immediately following to show the destruction. Users can slide a tab to compare.
March 15, 2011 Survivors in Rikuzen-Takada, Japan, say that after a tsunami destroyed their town, they never saw the civil defense workers who had stayed behind to warn others of the danger.
March 14, 2011 When disasters happen, like the one underway in Japan, it can be tough to find the right tone. So what should all the writers in the world who focus on things other than the day's news, but who cannot possibly ignore the day's news, do?
March 14, 2011 In today's first hour, special coverage of the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. In the second hour on Talk of the Nation, the U.S. role in Libya, and the state of the news media.
March 12, 2011 Seawater and boron are being pumped into the structure containing the plant's reactor. If that doesn't work, the entire power plant may have to be sealed up with concrete and basically entombed.
March 12, 2011 The death toll is climbing. Rescuers are struggling to get to survivors. And the world is watching anxiously to see if crippled nuclear power plants can be safely shut down.
March 12, 2011 The blast destroyed a building at the Fukushima plant, but there has not been a meltdown. And though there have been reports of radiation detected at the plant, Japan's prime minister says no citizens have been affected. The area has been evacuated.