Temple University is making plans to evacuate all of its American students in Japan who would like to leave.
The nuclear disaster unfolding in Japan is bringing back bad memories for some of the people involved in a similar accident 32 years ago, at Three Mile Island, in central Pennsylvania.
Temple University is taking steps to evacuate students from its Temple University Japan location. The main campus is working with International SOS to arrange a chartered flight to Hong Kong for some time on Saturday.
“Just in the last three days we’ve had two very generous corporate donations,” a local Red Cross spokesman told KYW Newsradio on Tuesday.
What does the nuclear power plant crisis in Japan mean for Hawaii, the west coast of the US mainland, and the rest of us in the United States?
The nuclear power plant crisis in Japan has raised concerns about an envisioned new nuclear plant on the Salem County site where three nuclear plant already operate.
Auto manufacturing in Japan is nearly at a standstill. Even those plants that weren’t damaged have been shut temporarily because of rolling black-outs and the concentrated effort on helping the devastated areas.
The Limerick nuclear power plant in Montgomery County will get a closer look from government regulators to see whether it’s at risk from seismic activity.
Government regulators in the United States will be taking a closer look at a nuclear power plant in Limerick Township, to see if it’s at risk from seismic activity.
Chris talks to CBS News Correspondent Steve Futterman from Japan, former Eagles Head Coach Dick Vermeil on the NFL lockout, Beasley Reece on Phillies Spring training and all the headlines from the weekend.
Pastor Tashiro Tamuro of the Japanese Christian Church of Philadelphia says the disaster is bringing many Asian countries together.
The images coming out of Japan are startling and overwhelming even to a world leader in disaster response.
A professor at Temple University’s campus in Japan says he wasn’t injured in today’s earthquake there, nor were any Temple students.
The local chapter of the American Red Cross is collecting funds to assist with disaster relief for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan and the Pacific Rim.
So what makes a tsunami so powerful and deadly? Some local experts explain.