80-Year-Old Woman & Grandson Rescued After 9 Days In Tsunami Rubble

The official earthquake death toll has passed 8,000 and more than 12,000 people are still missing, but a dramatic rescue shown on Japan's NHK television has given many hope that their loved ones may still be found. On Sunday in Ishinomaki, 16-year-old Jin Abe called out for help from the rubble of his home, and told… » 3/20/11 9:42pm 3/20/11 9:42pm

Haunting Images From The Tsunami And Earthquake

People watch the aftermath of tsunami tidal waves covering a port at Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, after strong earthquakes hit the area Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Keichi Nakane, The Yomiuri Shimbun). You can donate to the Red Cross's efforts in Japan here. We'll be continuously updating this… » 3/11/11 11:31am 3/11/11 11:31am

Massive Earthquake Hits Japan, Triggering Tsunamis [Updated]

At 2:46 p.m. Tokyo time on Friday, a 8.9 magnitude earthquake occurred 80 miles off the coast of Japan, triggering at least 19 aftershocks and a 30-foot tsunami. Local news footage posted by the Associated Press shows buildings being washed away, and there are widespread blackouts and fires along Japan's eastern… » 3/11/11 4:29am 3/11/11 4:29am