Baby Dolphin Rescued From Field After Tsunami

Today in Japan, a baby dolphin who had been caught in the tsunami was found in a flooded rice field about a mile from the coast. Ryo Taira, a pet-shop owner who's been rescuing animals, tried to net the struggling dolphin, then waded into the field and carried it in his arms. "It was pretty weak by then, which was… » 3/23/11 8:29pm 3/23/11 8:29pm

Teacher Is First American Victim Of Japanese Tsunami

24-year-old English teacher Taylor Anderson was identified yesterday as the first American tsunami victim after her body was found in the wreckage. She had been teaching in Japan since August 2008 and was last seen riding her bike back to her apartment after helping her students evacuate. Her family said in a… » 3/22/11 12:35pm 3/22/11 12:35pm

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

Japanese Dog Refuses To Leave His Injured Friend

We've been inundated with gut-wrenching videos of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in the past few days, but prepare yourself for one more. In this Japanese newscast, a dog stays with a canine friend who was injured in the tsunami. It's a touching scene that shows how the devastation has affected the smallest… » 3/15/11 11:30pm 3/15/11 11:30pm

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