The Obama administration is sending a message to the Israelis not to attack Iran's nuclear sites. Not yet at least. US officials are thought to be trying to persuade Israel to give economic sanctions against Iran more time.
A vast network of tunnels is being constructed beneath the Nordic countryside in Finland. It's intended to safely store nuclear waste for up to a thousand centuries. Eventually, officials say, there will be no surface trace of the tunnels below.
The World's Sam Eaton has been reporting from Japan for The World on the legacy of the triple disasters to hit that country a year ago. He talks with host Marco Werman about the cultural impact of the eathquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
A year after a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami, coastal towns in northern Japan have barely begun to rebuild. Reporter Sam Eaton visited the ravaged area and spoke with residents trying to rebuild their communities and lives.
The World's Marco Werman tells anchor Lisa Mullins about the Japanese girl group Zukuna Sisters who played a poignantly uplifting version of "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong at the South by Southwest music festival.
Japanese banker Tsuyoshi Yoshiwara hardly fits today's caricature of a greedy, soulless banker. Instead, he campaigns against nuclear power, pays himself a modest salary and says compassion should be his company's key virtue.
Vice-President Joe Biden reiterated today that the US is determined to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. But some say the US should cool its rhetoric and prepare to live with Iran as a nuclear power. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.