Peter Ford

Christian Science Monitor

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Beijing Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor

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Military and police forces have used water-dropping helicopters and water canons in a desperate effort to cool down the spent fuel rods now exposed to the air at Japan's Fukushima…

Radiation Fears Spread as Efforts to Cool Reactors in Japan Fail

Military and police forces have used water-dropping helicopters and water canons in a desperate effort to cool down the spent fuel rods now exposed to the air at Japan's Fukushima…

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Sendai is the major city closest to the epicenter of Friday's  8.9 earthquake , and it sustained heavy damage, especially from the tsunami.

The Scene in Sendai

Sendai is the major city closest to the epicenter of Friday's 8.9 earthquake , and it sustained heavy damage, especially from the tsunami.

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The federal government decided this morning to pause Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.

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Hawaiian Gardens has one of the lowest vaccination rates in LA county — 9%.

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