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Pitcher Kenta Maeda # 20 of Japan pitches in the fifth inning during the World Baseball Classic Second Round Pool 1 game between Japan and the Netherlands at Tokyo Dome on March 10, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Report: Red Sox Scouting Japanese Pitcher Kenta Maeda

Maeda, 26, owns a career 2.45 ERA through 7 seasons in Japan’s Central League.

09/15/2014

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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

Kevin Youkilis (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: Kevin Youkilis To Play In Japan For Rakuten Golden Eagles

From beloved member of the Boston Red Sox, to Bobby Valentine-era cast-off, to injured New York Yankee, to … Japanese baseball player.

12/20/2013

Caroline Kennedy smiles during her Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, September 19, 2013. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Caroline Kennedy: Humbled To Carry Father’s Legacy If Confirmed As Japan Ambassador

Former first daughter Caroline Kennedy said Thursday that she would be humbled to carry forward her father’s legacy if confirmed by the Senate to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan.

09/19/2013

Honda Motor Co. emblem (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

More Than 180K Honda Vehicles Recalled For Problem With Brakes

A braking problem has prompted Honda to recall nearly a quarter of a million vehicles worldwide.

03/14/2013

This Japan Airlines flight was stopped on a Logan Airport runway after a fuel leak was detected in January 2013. (CBS)

Japanese Probe Points To Common Cause In Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fires

The burned insides of a battery in the Boeing 787 at the center of a worldwide grounding of the aircraft indicate it operated at a voltage above its design limit, a Japanese investigator said Friday.

01/18/2013

This Japan Airlines flight was stopped on a Logan Airport runway after a fuel leak was detected in January 2013. (CBS)

FAA Grounds Boeing 787 Dreamliners

The FAA is grounding all U.S.-registered Boeing 787 aircraft until they demonstrate batteries are safe and in compliance.

01/16/2013

This Japan Airlines flight was stopped on a Logan Airport runway after a fuel leak was detected in January 2013. (CBS)

Boeing 787 Jets In Japan Grounded After Problems

An All Nippon Airways flight made an emergency landing Wednesday morning in western Japan after a cockpit message showed battery problems.

01/15/2013

This World War II Japanese rifle turned up in Worcester's gun buy-back program this year.

Worcester Gun Buy-Back Program Turns Up World War II Rifle

An effort to get guns off the street in Worcester brought in more than 100 weapons, plus an unexpected piece of history.

12/09/2012

This is a similar plane to the one involved in Monday's incident.(Photo Credit: Bob Weiss)

Japan Airlines Launches Tokyo-Boston Service

Travelers heading to Japan from Boston will be able to make the flight without touching down along the way for the first time in history.

04/22/2012

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