The News Roundup: April 03 – 09

Japan seems to have seen a week of improvement. Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant seem to have plugged the leaking radioactive water that was spilling into the sea. As thursday’s aftershock caused many blackouts and a few fires, injuries were minimal and work to cool reactors at the power plant continued after tsunami warnings from the 7.1 aftershock were canceled. Take a look at the top articles of the week.

 

Q&A: Health effects of radiation exposure

 

Fukushima Plant Could Leak Radiation for Months

 

Koreans overcome ethnic divide to aid quake-hit Japanese

 

Tokyo Electric disposing of low radioactive water in Pacific

 

Japan criticizes foreign media’s Fukushima coverage

 

Japanese Towns Struggle to Adapt to New Reality

 

Strong Earthquake Rattles Japan; Tsunami Warning Canceled

 

At Age 84, a City’s Last Geisha Defies Time and a 4th Tsunami

 

Status of nuclear facilities after Thursday’s strong aftershock

 

How do you feel about the past week’s events?