Bodies of Two Fukushima Workers Found; Teen Dies After Being Hit By Train


  • The bodies of two workers at Fukushima Daiichi missing since the earthquake and tsunami on March 11 have been found. Kazahiko Kokubo, 24, and Yoshiki Terashima, 21, were discovered in the basement of the No. 4 reactor; they appear to have suffered multiple traumatic injuries. [CNN]
  • Adrian Rodriguez, the 18-year-old who was struck by an oncoming subway train on Friday, has succumbed to injuries sustained during the incident. He was an aspiring chef and was vying to get into the Culinary Institute of America. What actually happened that morning is still under investigation and an autopsy is planned for today. [Gothamist via NYDN]
  • President Obama will officially open his re-election campaign as early as tomorrow. Cue months and months of exhausting, shouty coverage on cable news. [WSJ]
  • What will rich people do with more money? [NYT/City Room]
  • Video from inside the plane whose fuselage tore open: you can see the sky! [Telegraph]
  • Charlie Sheen was booed at the Detroit kickoff of his tour. Way to be, Detroit! But then, why did you pay money to see this in the first place? [People]
  • Haley Barbour’s wife is not cool with the idea of her husband running for president. That makes two of us! [Reuters]
  • Two vaginas? No vaginas? Both are possible. [Gawker]


This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 3, 2011

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