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The IAEA confirms its servers were breached and a hacking group claims responsibility demanding an investigation into Israel's alleged nuclear proliferation program.
This story initially gave incorrect information on the status of the power line. It has been updated with new information from IAEA that the power line has not yet been connected.
Officials order some 3,000 people 170 miles northeast of Tokyo to evacuate the area after a power outage triggered by the earthquake causes one reactor's cooling system to fail.
Fires, explosions, and venting gas is making it hard to keep the Fukushima Daiichi reactors' nuclear fuel cool, and many workers have been evacuated.
Bringing outside electrical power could be a major relief helping cool down dangerously overheated reactors. Also, Japanese authorities raise the severity rating of the nuclear crisis.
After an explosion Saturday at one reactor Fukushima Daiichi plant, another occurs at a second reactor today. Operators are trying to cool the reactors with seawater.
The explosion at the Marcoule nuclear plant in southern France, which has killed at least one person, was caused by a fire in a storage area for radioactive waste.