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Astronauts To Train At Keys Undersea Lab

Astronauts will taking their work to the sea this summer at an underwater laboratory in the Florida Keys.

06/14/2014

Yasuaki Yamashita (R) speaks about his experience as a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb with Clifton Truman Daniel (C), the oldest grandson of US President Harry S. Truman and Setsuko Thurlow (L) at an event October 17, 2012 bringing together atomic bomb survivors Thurlow and Yamashita and Daniel to promote peace and nuclear disarmament at the Japan Society in New York. Thurlow was a 13-year-old school girl who found herself near the hypocenter of the atomic blast that nearly destroyed Hiroshima, Yamashita was a 6-year-old boy in Nagasaki, the dropping of the atomic bomb was ordered by then US President Truman. The banner lists names of school children killed in Hiroshima from the atomic bomb. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Atomic Bomb Survivors Speak In Key West

The conversation in Key West this weekend will involve the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

05/17/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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Venezuelans In MLB Have Their Minds Back Home

Spring training is a time to get in shape for the upcoming major league season, work on mechanics or maybe compete for a spot on the team.

02/22/2014

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Top Spots For Sushi In South Florida

South Florida’s connection to Japan is bridged by the wide variety of sushi restaurants the area offers. Hundreds of options are available, but only a handful made the top list. Umami 1400 NW 87th Ave. […]

CBS4–11/12/2013

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Something Extra: Body Modification Now Involves Bagels

Tattoos, botox, body, face and tongue piercings, nose jobs, facelifts…people have long been willing to subject themselves to pain to change their appearance. But a fairly new trend in extreme body modification in Japan takes the cake… or should I say, the bagel?

CBS4–09/28/2012

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Something Extra: Happiest Countries

How good is life in the U.S.? The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s second Better Life Index says pretty good.

CBS4–05/22/2012

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Good 4 You: Cirque For Service Members

A group of performers traveling the world entertaining our troops is making its way to South Florida.

CBS4–02/24/2012

The USS Arizona burns during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 in Hawaii. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy/Newsmakers)

Remember Pearl Harbor

The moon landing, the assassination of JFK, the 9/11 attacks, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. They are events and days that defined recent American history like no others.

CBS4–12/07/2011

This aerial shot shows a pleasure boat sitting on top of a building amid a sea of debris in Otsuchi town in Iwate prefecture on March 14, 2011 following the March 11 tsunami.  (Source: YOMIURI SHIMBUN/AFP/Getty Images)

Buzzfeed: The Most Powerful Images Of 2011

The website, buzzfeed.com, has come up with its list of the most powerful images of the year and that’s exactly what they are: powerful.

CBS4–12/06/2011

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