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Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk Faster

About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.



Scientists: Tsunami Hit East Coast Earlier In June

A storm that blew through earlier this month might have spurred a rare phenomenon for the East Coast: a tsunami.


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Baltimore Plays To Aid Theater Arts In Japan Hit By 2011 Tsunami

It’s been exactly one year since a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Japan. This weekend, Baltimore has taken center stage in an effort to help theater arts in that region.


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Ripken Visits Japanese Youth In Tsunami-Hit Area

Cal Ripken Jr. took a message of hope and perseverance to Japanese children affected by the March 11
earthquake and tsunami.


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Japanese Kids Play Ball With Cal Ripken Jr.

Some Japanese children who lost everything in the tsunami were in Harford County working out with Hall of Fame baseball player Cal Ripken Jr.


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Cherry Blossom Events Begin With Solemn D.C. Tribute

The flowering trees that symbolize friendship between the United States and Japan are blooming for the 99th time in Washington in the wake of one of the world’s worst natural disasters.


Donate To Japanese Disaster Relief Efforts

Find out how you can support disaster relief efforts to help those affected by the earthquake in Japan and the Pacific tsunami.


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Japanese Embassy Becomes Place Where People Can Express Their Feelings About Tragedy

Even one week after the quake and tsunami hit, people still feel a need to express their feelings, including at the Japanese Embassy in Washington, D.C.



Hopkins Seismic Expert Heads To Japan To Help

The tragedy in Japan has galvanized the world.


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Constellation Says Calvert Cliffs Is Safe

The operator of two nuclear reactors in southern Maryland says the facility remains safe amid news of partial meltdowns at reactors in Japan triggered by an earthquake and tsunami.



Tsunami Slams Japan After Massive Earthquake; Hawaii Braces

Hawaii and other parts of the Pacific, including the U.S. western coast, braced for a destructive tsunami early Friday after a massive earthquake struck in Japan.