As Japan recovers from last week's disaster, nuclear dangers threaten the island nation. High level of e. coli found on shopping carts. Which hip-hop legend died this week? These are the top stories on DigitalJournal.com.
As we do every week on Friday, we've collected the top stories (as voted by you) and compiled them on one page. We also included hot content as suggested by our community.
How these stories and images are selected: We keep track of the what readers like and what articles, images and blogs people are reading and looking at most.
We are continuing with our new idea: an opportunity for our community members to suggest content that stood out. In a blog post, we asked people to suggest noteworthy articles, images and blogs. We received many great suggestions, and below are some memorable posts by our contributors:
How I survived the Japanese earthquake (Includes first-hand account) by Mark Weitzman
An hour before the 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan, I was at home, in my Tokyo apartment, on the second floor of a five-floor ferro-concrete apartment built in the late 1980s and which met all the quake construction codes at the time.
Japanese dog who refused to leave injured friend caught on video by Lynn Curwin
A shivering but loyal dog was captured on video as it remained by the side of an injured canine, amid the destruction left by the tsunami in Japan.
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A dog remains at the side of an injured canine in Japan.