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- Analysis: How Fukushima's radiation got into California's tuna
- Slideshow: Japan's tsunami anniversary: A year in pictures
- Instant Guide: Japan's 'massive' wave of tsunami debris
- Fact Sheet: Fukushima's 'nuclear gypsies'
- Opinion Brief: Japan's earless rabbit: A radiation mutant?
- Burning Question: Fukushima's nuclear disaster: Worse than Japan thought?
- The List: The 'mighty' robots of Fukushima
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- The List: The Chilean miners' life underground: Porn, pot, and other details
- Instant Guide: The first Chilean Miner movie: An instant guide
- Opinion Brief: Chilean miner Edison Pena's 'totally adorable' 'Letterman' appearance
- Cartoon View: The original trapped miners
- Burning Question: Chilean miners: What happened in the first 17 days?
- Fact Sheet: The Chilean miners' doomed pact of silence
- Best Column: Was capitalism the hero in Chile -- or the villain?
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- Opinion Brief: Should Haiti kick out former dictator Duvalier?
- Cartoon View: Haiti: The doctor is in?
- In-depth briefing: Haiti mired in misery
- Instant Guide: Haiti's escalating cholera outbreak
- By the numbers: Haiti's botched reconstruction: By the numbers
- The Bullpen: The U.S. should stay in Haiti
- Essay: Haiti: A survivor’s story
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- Cartoon View: Pakistan waits under water
- World Reactions: Pakistan floods: World reactions
- Best Column: Why the world is ignoring Pakistan's crisis
- The List: Pakistan floods: 4 things the U.S. could be doing to help
- Twitter Take: The latest Tweets about the 'Pakistan flooding'
- By the numbers: Pakistan's deadly floods: By the numbers
- Opinion Brief: Pakistan's floods: A key moment for the U.S.?
- Best Column: How volcanic eruptions could save the world
- Forecast: 6 volcanoes that could shut down the world
- Cartoon View: The volcano leaves its mark
- Instant Guide: Why it's dangerous to fly through volcanic ash
- Opinion Brief: Does global warming cause volcanoes to erupt?
- The List: Iceland's volcano: 9 strange facts
- Twitter Take: The latest Tweets about 'The ash cloud'
Some are criticizing Japan's leaders for failing to be transparent with its citizens, and for not reacting quickly enough to the island nation's spiralling crisis
As Japan picks up the pieces after a 9.0-magnitude quake, anxious Californians confront worst-case-scenario forecasts for their state
The earthquake's devastation cripples the world's third-largest economy. Will Japan's disaster derail the delicate global recovery, too?
Despite the magnitude of the disaster, research suggests that the nation's recovery time will be short. Here's why
Survivors in northern Japan survey the shocking damage to their homes and towns from last week's disaster
The devastated island nation appears to be losing its fight to contain toxic radioactivity at its Fukushima nuclear reactors. Just how bad will it get?
Even Japan's world-class experts are struggling to contain a total meltdown after a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. Is it time to reconsider nuclear power?
Hundreds died in the earthquake and resulting tsunami, but many commentators say the damage would have been far worse in any other country
Japan's 8.9-magnitude quake is one of the most powerful ever recorded. Here's how it compares to other historic temblors
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