Thursday, March 17, 2011

The Fukushima 50


The crisis in Japan continues unabatted.  However, 50 workers from Fukushima's Daiichi powerplant valiantly stayed behind and are desperately trying to cool down the reactor.  The LA Times has a short piece on the "Fukushima 50:"

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/asia/la-fgw-japan-quake-fukushima-50,0,690133.story

Meanwhile, Yahoo News has a more generalized story about the continuing crisis and the world's reaction:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110318/ts_nm/us_japan_quake

Yahoo News also has a running slideshow, which now contains 450 photos:

http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Japan-hit-huge-earthquake-tsunami/ss/events/wl/031111japanquake#photoViewer=/110315/ids_photos_wl/r238054960.jpg 

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