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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

Seattle Mariners fans during MLB match between Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome on March 28, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Do You Know When Opening Day Is?

The MLB opened the 2012 season on Wednesday with a game in Tokyo between Seattle and Oakland. Since many people were surprised about this start to the season T&R sent Adolfo out on the street to see if baseball fans knew when the season started.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/29/2012

A woman stands on debris in Natori, Miyagi prefecture on March 20, 2011. Workers were close to restoring power to a nuclear plant's overheating reactors as the toll of dead or missing from Japan's worst natural disaster in nearly a century passed 20,000. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Aftermath Of Japan Earthquake Should Seem Familiar

The Japanese now have 3/11 – the anniversary of the national catastrophe of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear explosion that killed more than 19,000 people and left more than 300,000 homeless.

03/12/2012

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

New Boston-Japan Non-Stop “Dreamliner” Showcased At Logan

A new era of aviation took place in Boston on Sunday as Boeing’s newest aircraft, the 787 Dreamliner, came to Boston on its world tour.

03/04/2012

Chiba Lotte Marine manager Bobby Valentine blows a bubble during a 2006 World Baseball Classic Exhibition Game. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

With No Offer, Bobby Valentine In Japan

Without an offer from the Boston Red Sox, Bobby Valentine is spending some time in Japan.

11/28/2011

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - JULY 17: Player of Japan celebrates after winning the FIFA Womens's World Cup Final between the United States of America and Japan at FIFA Word Cup stadium on July 17, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Thorsten Wagner/Getty Images)

Japan Beats USA In Penalty Kicks, Wins 1st World Cup

Japan has won the Women’s World Cup, stunning the United States 3-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after coming from behind twice in a 2-2 tie.

07/17/2011

Explosion at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/NTV/NNN Japan)

Curious About Radiation & Japanese Products

All the events that happened over in Japan were very sad. My thought is regarding all the cars and car parts and other items we import from Japan. Will all of these things bring radiation to the US? Is there a cleaning/clearing process? – Diane, Weymouth

WBZ-TV–04/12/2011

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