Here’s coverage of the events happening in Japan after the earthquake, including an explosion at a nuclear reactor.
The death toll has reached 1,300.
There are new tsunami alerts, and the aftereffects of the waves will cost millions here in the U.S.
If you want to make a donation to the American Red Cross for earthquake relief, go here.
Update: Here’s a video of the explosion via the BBC:
HT to Steve Benen.