Report: U.S. nuclear reactor operators captured — Several officers wounded — Terrorism charges for wanting to acquire C-4 explosives — Investigated for arms trading, trafficking of illegal substances — Planning kidnapping, murder

TV: “Like they’re melting… a lot of melting sea stars out there” says Seattle biologist — Veterinarian: It’s concerning, in under a week roughly 60% of species are sick or dying — “Same thing happening near Canada and nobody’s sure why” (VIDEO)

Physicians: ‘Interesting fact’ for West Coast in new UN report, 95% of Fukushima discharges transported in Pacific; Contamination to impact N. America with ‘uncertain consequences’ for public health — Chemist: Concern over recent releases, “They’re changing in character” (VIDEO)

Head researcher “is sounding the alarm” over striking changes in killer whales off Canada and Alaska since 2011 — “Unusually high mortality rate” and “odd behavior” — “Experts fear something’s wrong with the environment” (VIDEO)

Gov’t scientists unsure why giant fish washing up dead on West Coast, “testing tissue for radiation” — “One dead oarfish is odd, two is a pattern” — PBS: “After the Fukushima nuclear disaster, there were accounts of several washing ashore”

Newspapers: Fukushima problems causing concern in U.S. as radionuclides cross Pacific — EPA: ‘No comment’ on projections of radioactive plume hitting West Coast — California residents beg officials to act

CBS Evening News: Nuclear engineer fired — Warning about blast “very similar to explosion you saw at Fukushima” in U.S. — Comparison left out when aired by CBS ‘This Morning’ (VIDEO)

CNN: Scientists puzzled as rare ‘sea monsters’ wash ashore in Southern California — Expert: 2 giant oarfish and saber-toothed whale in a week… “What is going on?” (VIDEO)

TV: Concerns about rain on U.S. West Coast having Fukushima contamination — “The monitoring effort, our vigilance, should be stepped up” (VIDEO)

Biologist finds pink salmon that are canary yellow on Canada’s Pacific coast — Insides also yellow: Heart parts, gill arches, spines, cartilage in head — Spleens swollen, livers spotted, some with bugged-out eyes (PHOTOS)

‘Troubling Mystery’: Complete collapse of sardine population on West Coast of Canada around Vancouver — Official: It’s ‘unexpected’ — Expert: Humpback whales rarely seen, they’re telling us something changed… nobody knows what’s going on

NPR: Starfish epidemic “moving fast” — Turning into ‘goo’ in Washington, not just Canada — “Virus, bacteria or something else entirely”? “Will it spread to other sea life and other parts of West Coast?” (AUDIO)

New York Times: “We have Fukushima polluting the entire Pacific Ocean and we’re talking about how people should be dressed?” -Influential Actor

UC Berkeley Nuclear Professor: Radiation levels we had in California after 3/11 were higher than they are now in water by Fukushima plant, it was “interesting” — Reactors and fuel pools still pose serious threat

TV: Doctors warn about radioactive substances from Fukushima coming to West Coast in 2014 — Consider keeping kids away from beach, perhaps pregnant women as well (VIDEO)

TV: Physicians in California concerned about fish with Fukushima contamination — I’m eating more fruits and vegetables to fight cell damage from the radiation (VIDEO)

Professor: California bluefin tuna may have been contaminated by radioactive substances from Fukushima that traveled across Pacific, rather than contamination off coast of Japan — We don’t know exactly what is happening (VIDEO)

Vancouver Aquarium Blog: Area with ‘rivers’ of body parts from sea stars — ‘Strange behavior’ reported in sea otters (VIDEO)

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission about to stop operating — Will run out of funds this week — “We sincerely regret these actions are necessary” — Scientist: “Yes, I’m worried”

“Alarming” mass die-off of starfish in areas along Canada’s Pacific coast — “They’ve disintegrated, now there’s just goo left” — “Appeared to melt” — “Single arms clinging to rock faces, tube feet still moving” — Similar reports as far away as California (VIDEO)

Canada TV: New concerns about radiation levels in fish from Pacific — “These numbers are just staggering” — Contamination up considerably — “It’s a major event worldwide” (VIDEO)

Radio: Health physicist in U.S. worried about inhaling hot particle from Fukushima — Either uranium, plutonium, etc. (AUDIO)