Tales from the Trail

from Environment Forum:

Appropriately enough, it’s National Tsunami Awareness Week

March 24, 2011

The U.S. government has announced this as National Tsunami Awareness Week, starting just days after a disastrous tsunami powered over Japan's northeast coast. Not that anyone necessarily needed reminding.

Washington Extra – Same page

March 16, 2011

Alarm over Japan’s nuclear crisis prompted a slumping stock market to slump some more in a third day of selling.

Washington Extra – Fear factor

March 15, 2011

This was definitely an Ides of March to beware of.

NUCLEAR-USA/Japan faced a potential nuclear catastrophe after explosions at three reactors at a nuclear power plant sent radiation toward Tokyo. The fear factor sent shivers through world stock markets which tumbled.

Washington Extra – Sticky situations

March 14, 2011

It is a natural instinct to review one’s own situation when a friend or neighbor is hit by a crisis.

Well it’s nice to be in Hawaii anyway…

January 12, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brought her diplomatic cavalcade to Honolulu, where on Tuesday she and Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada traded notes on South Pacific paradise. USA-PACIFIC/CLINTON

The First Draft: Obama heads for the Hill

February 24, 2009

It’s not an official State of the Union speech, but President Barack Obama’s Tuesday night address to Congress is showing all the signs of a major event. The pre-game show started late Monday, with an extraordinary free-wheeling question-and-answer session at the White House with U.S. senators and members of the House of Representatives. It continued on morning television, where Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs managed to hit ABC, NBC, CBS and CNN.