Japanese authorities said Sunday that efforts to restart the cooling system at one of the reactors damaged by Friday's earthquake had failed, a major setback in the struggle to contain what has become the most serious nuclear power crisis in a quarter century.
At the height of his popularity, David Cassidy commanded a rabid fan base that drew comparisons to those of Elvis Presley and the Beatles. His likeness was emblazoned on posters, coloring books and lunchboxes, as the band he led on a TV sitcom ? the Partridge Family ? became one of the decade?s defining pop music acts.