Japan is asking for international assistance after a massive earthquake, followed by a devastating tsunami. The 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck early this afternoon, the strongest ever recorded in that country and one of the world's largest in the past 100 years. We hear what it was like to see high-rise buildings shaking like jelly, and elevated roads moving like leaves in the wind. Also, President Obama on the earthquake, the budget and Libya's Moammar Gadhafi.
Banner image: A tsunami, tidal wave smashes vehicles and houses at Kesennuma city in Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan on March 11, 2011. Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images