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Japan PM says Fukushima wastewater release can't be delayed

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's new prime minister on Sunday said the planned mass disposal of wastewater stored at the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant cannot be delayed, despite concerns from local resi...

Calmer winds aid firefighters battling California blaze

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A key Southern California highway closed for days because of a wildfire was reopened, but authorities warned that flames still posed a threat to remote properties in a coa...

California highway reopens but fire still a threat to homes

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A key Southern California highway closed for days because of a wildfire was reopened Thursday evening but authorities warned that flames still posed a threat to remote pro...

Gary Paulsen, celebrated children's author, dies at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Paulsen, the acclaimed and prolific children's author who often drew upon his rural affinities and wide-ranging adventures for tales that included “Hatchet,” “Brian's Winter” and ...

US Navy helicopter, human remains recovered off California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The remains of five people and the wreckage of a U.S. Navy helicopter that crashed in the Pacific Ocean off California have been recovered, the Navy said in a statement Tuesday. ...

Tokyo Islands Seafood Fair, a Tokyo Marine Produce Proposal Session for the Restaurant Industry, Etc., in Manila, Will Be Held Online on October 21 (Thu.)

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Media OutReach - 7 October 2021 - Hightower J. Foods Corp. will hold the Tokyo Islands Seafood Fair, a Tokyo marine produce proposal session for the restaurant industry, etc.,...

Delay after alarm puts California spill response in question

Amplify Energy’s emergency response plan for a major oil spill like the one it’s now dealing with in coastal Southern California depended heavily on a quick shutdown of the San Pedro Bay Pipeline if ...

Delay after alarm puts California spill response in question

Amplify Energy’s emergency response plan for a major oil spill like the one it’s now dealing with in coastal Southern California depended heavily on a quick shutdown of the San Pedro Bay Pipeline if ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2021. There are 87 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 5, ...

Taiwanese, Indonesian art organizations to co-launch 2021 Biennale Jogja

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) on Friday (Oct. 1) held a joint press conference with the National Culture and Arts Foundation (NCAF), the Kaohsiung Museum of F...

EXPLAINER: What Kilauea’s history tells us about its future

HONOLULU (AP) — Kilauea, one of the most active volcanos on Earth, began erupting on Hawaii’s Big Island Wednesday. The eruption is not in an area with homes and is entirely contained within Hawaii Vo...

$5B conservation plan offers new approach, but faces hurdles

A pledge by nine grantmakers to give $5 billion to conservation efforts that address threats to biodiversity and to help curb climate change is taking a different approach than philanthropy has embrac...

Small islands caught between tourism economy, climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Come visit the Maldives, its president entreated the world at this year's United Nations General Assembly, moments before switching to an impassioned plea for help combating climate c...

Taiwan allowed to inspect Japan’s nuclear wastewater release

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A task force from Taiwan has been given the green light to inspect Japan’s proposal to discharge stored wastewater at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the Pa...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 25, the 268th day of 2021. There are 97 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept....