March 13, 2011 Sunday, Prime Minister Naoto Kan went on television to say that Japan is facing its worst crisis since World War II. With extensive damage and shortages of food and power, Kan urged Japan's citizens to show resolve and rebuild the country together.
March 13, 2011 Nuclear fuel at Japan's Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant has very likely suffered a partial meltdown, according to Japans' nuclear safety agency. Plant operators have been struggling to cool the reactors down after losing power due to Friday's 8.9 magnitude earthquake.
March 11, 2011 The most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan shook apart buildings and highways and was followed by a wall of water that swept up boats, cars and tons of debris. Witnesses share the sights and sounds of a terrifying day.
March 11, 2011 Watch the story of Japan's earthquake and tsunami unfold in user-generated videos.
March 11, 2011 In the first seconds of a powerful earthquake's attack on Japan Friday, Chie Matsumoto was outside, in the middle of Tokyo. "I saw high rises sway like I had never seen before," Matsumoto says.
March 11, 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami