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Thousands Flee Nuclear Zone In Japan

Thousands of people have fled northeast Japan's exclusion zone around the crippled nuclear power plant. Thousands more Japanese lost their homes in last week's earthquake and tsunami.

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Doualy Xaykaothao is a newscaster and reporter for NPR, based in Culver City. She returned to NPR for this role in 2018, and is responsible for writing, producing, and delivering national newscasts. She also reports on breaking news stories for NPR.