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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.


New Jersey Tsunami

What Caused A Tsunami To Strike New Jersey?

Scientists have launched an investigation into a rare occurrence along the New Jersey coast – a tsunami.


AmeriCares relief supplies (credit: AmeriCares)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based AmeriCares Helps Those In Need Around The World

Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.


A man goes fishing across the Hudson River from the Indian Point nuclear power plant (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NRDC, Riverkeeper Look At Replacement Options For For Indian Point

An environmental group says that if the Indian Point nuclear plant suffered an accident like the one in Japan, the consequences could be worse.


Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

NRC Chief, NY Congress Members Tour Indian Point Nuke Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory Jaczko called his tour of Indian Point “very good.”


Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

Anti-Radiation Pills Given Out To Residents Near Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Officials suggested area residents who previously received liquid Potassium Iodide exchange it, since it may have expired.


The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant On Heightened Alert After Osama Bin Laden’s Death

The outside of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan looks as it always does, calm. On the inside, it’s a different story.


Tsunami damage in Kesennuma city, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan - Apr 14, 2011 (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Keeps Helping Japan Through Stamford-Based AmeriCares

AmeriCares president Curt Welling told reporters that the third delivery of medical and hygiene supplies is now on it’s way from Toyko to Sendai.


Fish radiation detector

NYC Restaurants Using Radiation Detectors On Fish From Pacific

Could powerful radiation from those reactors in Japan be tainting the fish you’re eating here at home? While the government says no, some restaurant owners aren’t taking any chances.


The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Japan Nuclear Crisis Has Rockland County Afraid Of Indian Point

“Well, I have, for all of my tenure, believe that Indian Point should not be there and should not be recertified,” says Rockland County Executive Scott Vanderhoef.


The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Westchester Still Concerned About Indian Point Earthquake, Evacuation

Lamont-Doherty Observatory officials say the worst case scenario would be a 7.9 magnitude earthquake.


The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Indian Point Doesn’t Scare Some Away From Buchanan

Realtors say that while some are concerned the Indian Point nuclear plant has had no effect on the real estate market in Buchanan.


LI Conservatory of Music Executive Director Patricia Schust and President Minsun Kim with flyer about benefit. (Photo: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Art Show & Concert To Benefit Japan Relief Efforts

An upcoming event on Long Island will raise money for residents of Japan who have been devastated by the earthquake and tsunami.


Kevin Smith and his wife, Mayumi, feel safe now that they’ve gotten their young children out of their home in Fukushima City, which sits just 50 miles from the troubled nuclear power plant in Japan. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Details Journey To NJ From Disaster-Ravaged Japan

As fears of radiation contamination rise in Japan, an American man and his Japanese wife talked about how they got their family out of the country and into New Jersey.


Lou Reed is seen in Estoril, Portugal - Nov 5, 2010 - Photo: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images

Lou Reed Helping NY’s Japan Society Raise Disaster Relief Funds

In the four days since establishing its earthquake relief fund, the Japan Society has raised more than $700,000.