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Apr 26, 2013 at 3:00 PM
A barnacle-covered fishing boat that washed ashore this month in Crescent City, Calif., has been confirmed as the first debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan to reach California's shores.
Apr 17, 2013 at 8:26 AM
The Japanese automaker, which said Wednesday it had sold 5.125 million hybrid vehicles as of the end of March, started selling the Prius, the world's first mass produced hybrid passenger car, in 1997.
Apr 9, 2013 at 6:27 PM

FLORENCE, Ore. - What appears to be another part of a torii (sacred temple arch) was removed from the ocean shore near Florence about mid-day on April 9, 2013, according to the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department.

Apr 6, 2013 at 9:39 AM
What a long, strange trip it's been for a small striped fish native to Japan that apparently hitched a cross-Pacific ride in a small boat believed to be part of a tide of debris from that country's March 2011 tsunami.
Apr 5, 2013 at 7:58 AM
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is about to find out that bending central bankers to his will was the easy part of jolting Japan's economy out of its two decade slump.
Mar 28, 2013 at 5:58 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the last of a 65-foot long dock that traveled across the ocean after the Japanese tsunami has been removed from a remote beach on Washington's Olympic Peninsula.
Mar 25, 2013 at 10:50 AM
A possible piece of tsunami debris that washed ashore in Tillamook County Sunday may be the most culturally-significant piece of debris we’ve seen on our shores.
Mar 25, 2013 at 9:14 AM
More debris that may have come from the Japanese tsunami has been reported at Oceanside Beach.
Mar 22, 2013 at 7:28 PM
The Washington Marine Debris Task Force says a 20-foot boat washed ashore Friday on the Long Beach Peninsula.
Mar 15, 2013 at 10:03 AM
Workers are waiting in Forks for better weather to start removing a 65-foot long dock that washed ashore on the Washington coast from the Japanese tsunami.
Mar 15, 2013 at 9:58 AM
Authorities say another derelict boat was removed from an Oregon beach north of Florence.
Mar 15, 2013 at 9:47 AM

FLORENCE, Ore. -- A derelict boat was removed from an Oregon beach north of Florence.

The 24-foot non-motorized boat was removed from the ocean shore near Muriel Ponsler Wayside on Thursday and taken to a local...
Mar 11, 2013 at 11:54 AM
Amid growing dissatisfaction with the slow pace of recovery, Japan marked the second anniversary Monday of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing and has displaced more than 300,000.
Mar 9, 2013 at 11:55 AM
The Cryptome website, unfamiliar to the general public, is well-known in circles where intelligence tactics, government secrets and whistle-blowing are primary concerns.
Mar 9, 2013 at 10:03 AM
The Japanese government estimated 1.5 million tons of debris was floating in the ocean in the immediate aftermath of the disaster, which devastated a long stretch of Japan's northeastern coast and killed thousands of people. But it's not clear how...