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A seismograph at CBS Boston records the Maine earthquake. (CBS)

17 Hurt As Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Rattles Tokyo

A strong earthquake jolted Tokyo early Monday, rattling windows and nerves though there were no initial reports of major damage. The national broadcaster NHK, citing local authorities, said 17 people were reported injured, some of them from falls as the quake struck.

05/04/2014

Toyota. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles For Variety Of Problems

No injuries or crashes have been reported related to the recalls announced Wednesday. But two reports of fires are linked to one of the problems, a defective engine starter that can keep the motor running.

04/09/2014

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Japanese Airline Increases Dreamliner San Jose To Tokyo Flights

Non-stop service between San Jose and Tokyo that just resumed in June began daily departures Wednesday, two months ahead of schedule.

07/10/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

Tokyo Dreamliner Flights Return To Mineta San Jose Airport

All Nippon Airways Dreamliner flights to Tokyo return to San Jose’s airport this Saturday after the FAA grounded the fleet of 787s in January for their faulty batteries.

05/30/2013

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to ANA lands at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, September 27, 2011. (Boeing)

ANA Cancels Boeing 787 Flights To San Jose Through Mid-February

All-Nippon Airways has canceled until Feb. 18 all flights to Tokyo from Mineta San Jose International Airport as it continues to ground its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in the United States and Japan.

01/28/2013

NTSB Materials Engineer Matt Fox examines the casing from the battery involved in the Japan Airlines Boeing 787 fire in a plane that had already landed in Boston at NTSB headquarters in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. (NTSB)

NTSB Says Boeing 787 Battery Shows Signs Of Short-Circuiting

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner battery that caught fire earlier this month shows evidence of short-circuiting and a chemical reaction known as “thermal runaway,” in which an increase in temperature causes progressively hotter temperatures, federal accident investigators said Thursday.

01/24/2013

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to ANA lands at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, September 27, 2011. (Boeing)

All-Nippon Flights From San Jose To Tokyo Cancelled Over 787 Grounding

All-Nippon Airways has cancelled flights to Tokyo via Mineta San Jose International Airport through early next week to comply with an FAA order grounding Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in the United States, an airport spokeswoman said.

01/22/2013

California High-Speed Rail

UC Study Raises Questions About California High-Speed Rail

A new study casts doubt on whether the benefits of California high-speed rail will include the creation of 400,000 permanent jobs promised by boosters of the bullet trains.

07/13/2012

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after hitting a two run home run with teamates Kurt Suzuki #8 and Josh Reddick #16 in the seventh inning during a MLB game against the Seattle Mariners at Tokyo Dome on March 29, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. (Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Cespedes Leads HR Parade In A’s Win Over Seattle In Tokyo, 4-1

With his first major league home run, Yoenis Cespedes helped the Oakland Athletics gain a split of their season-opening series against the Seattle Mariners.

03/29/2012

Ichiro Suzuki

Suzuki, Mariners Edge A’s In 11 Innings In Tokyo Season Opener

Ichiro Suzuki had four hits in his return to Japan, Dustin Ackley homered and then singled in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 Wednesday night in baseball’s season-opener.

03/28/2012

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