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Monday, Oct 28, 2013 at 01:17 PM CDT

Tainted Water Cleanup at Fukushima Halted

Tainted Water Cleanup at Fukushima Halted

About 110,000 metric tons of contaminated water—about the equivalent of 40 Olympic-sized swimming pools—have accumulated since the March 11 earthquake-tsunami disaster.

Monday, Jun 13, 2011 at 09:47 PM CDT

NTSB Investigates B-17 Bomber Crash

NTSB Investigates B-17 Bomber Crash

The "Flying Fortress" was carrying 7 people.

Sunday, Jun 12, 2011 at 04:59 PM CDT

Chile Volcano Grounds Flights in Australia, New Zealand

Chile Volcano Grounds Flights in Australia, New Zealand

Southern Chile's erupting Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle volcano chain has disrupted flights and grounded planes throughout South America, too.

Sunday, Jun 12, 2011 at 04:58 PM CDT

Syrian Troops Enter Northern Town

Syrian Troops Enter Northern Town

The latest action by the government has forced more people to flee towards the Turkish border, which 4,000 have already crossed, BBC News reported.

Monday, Jun 13, 2011 at 07:47 AM CDT

First New Photos of Giffords Released

First New Photos of Giffords Released

The congresswoman could be released from the Houston hospital where she has undergone rehabilitation as early as this month.

Saturday, Jun 11, 2011 at 06:29 PM CDT

Japanese Hold Anti-Nuke Protests on Quake Anniversary

Japanese Hold Anti-Nuke Protests on Quake Anniversary

Some of the marchers urged the immediate shutdown of all nuclear plants and demanded stringent government radiation tests.

Saturday, Jun 11, 2011 at 03:31 PM CDT

String of Attacks Leaves 21 Dead in Afghanistan

String of Attacks Leaves 21 Dead in Afghanistan

The news of the violence came on the heels of a United Nations report that found May the deadliest month for Afghan civilians since 2007.

Saturday, Jun 11, 2011 at 05:29 AM CDT

Three Joplin Victims Had Rare Fungal Infection

Three Joplin Victims Had Rare Fungal Infection

A coronor said it is uncertain whether the fungus was the cause of the deaths.

Saturday, Jun 11, 2011 at 05:30 AM CDT

Sprouts Linked to Deadly German E. Coli Outbreak

Sprouts Linked to Deadly German E. Coli Outbreak

Burger also said that the tainted sprouts may have either been eaten or discarded already, but he cautioned that the crisis is not over yet,

Sunday, Jun 5, 2011 at 10:13 AM CDT

Police Shoot Man Near United Center

Police Shoot Man Near United Center

Two people hospitalized.

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