A Look at the Wreckage in Japan

Jim Newell · 03/15/11 03:45PM

The clean-up from Japan's earthquake and tsunami will take forever. Cars, boats, and heavy debris are strewn about the grid of flattened houses and stripped buildings. These photos from the past 24 hours show the true scale of this mess.

The Latest Japanese Disaster News

Jim Newell · 03/14/11 05:17PM

It's Tuesday morning in Japan now, and the country's damaged nuclear reactors still face the prospect of melting down. The desperate move to cool overheated fuel rods with seawater has run into some problems. The death toll is above 10,000. As if this weren't enough, estimates are already trickling in for the country's staggering reconstruction costs. If you have the masochistic need to read any further, here's a roundup of the latest news.

Update: The Latest Earthquake and Tsunami News

Jim Newell · 03/11/11 06:00PM

Japan is still trying to account for the total damage from last night's devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami. The death toll is still rising, and, ominously, there may be a radiation leak at one of the country's largest nuclear reactors. Meanwhile on the other side of the Pacific, tsunami waves reached America's west coast today without taking much of a toll. The latest news updates are below.

Photos: The Devastation in Japan

Remy Stern · 03/11/11 04:05PM

The search for survivors continues in Japan following the worst earthquake in the country's history, and the monumental damage caused by the quake—and tsunami that followed—remains incalculable. Here are some photos of the scene on the ground from the past 24 hours. [Images via AP]

The Latest Earthquake and Tsunami News

Hamilton Nolan · 03/11/11 11:33AM

Japan continues to uncover the full extent of the devastation from this morning's massive earthquake; meanwhile, tsunami waves head towards the West Coast of the U.S., and South America. The latest news updates are below.