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Ichiro, Mark Teixeira (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Ichiro Excited By Playoff Possibility With Yankees

Ichiro Suzuki last played in meaningful games in the final weeks of the regular season more than 10 years ago. Now he’s playing for a team that is disappointed when it doesn’t win a World Series title.

07/25/2012

Ichiro Suzuki (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Japan Fans Hopeful For World Series After Ichiro Trade To Yankees

Suzuki is the most recognizable athlete in Japan, where he is revered for his stoicism, perseverance and attention to detail.

07/24/2012

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Indian Point Spokesman, Critic React To NRC Approval Of New Nuke Plant

Not since before the Three Mile Island accident in 1979 have federal regulators approved a license for a new nuclear plant – until now.

02/10/2012

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt after delivering a fireside chat (credit: Wikipedia)

NJ Professor Looks Back On FDR’s Handling Of Pearl Harbor Using Radio

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the first great communicator, the first president to seize the intimacy of radio to talk to Americans one-to-one.

12/08/2011

Pearl Harbor 70th Anniversary ceremony on the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 (credit Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Survivors Of Pearl Harbor Mark 70th Anniversary Of Attack With Ceremonies Across The Tri-State

It was 70 years today that Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, killing thousands of Americans and plunging the United States into World War II.

12/07/2011

A devasted area is seen prior to the sixth month anniversary of the March 11 earthquake and massive tsunami on September 10, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.  (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)

NJ Couple To Hold 5K Run To Raise Money For Japan Quake, Tsunami Victims

A north Jersey couple with ties to Japan have put together a benefit 5K run on Sunday at Liberty State Park in Jersey City to raise money to help Japan’s recovery efforts.

10/29/2011

A man goes fishing across the Hudson River from the Indian Point nuclear power plant (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NRDC, Riverkeeper Look At Replacement Options For For Indian Point

An environmental group says that if the Indian Point nuclear plant suffered an accident like the one in Japan, the consequences could be worse.

10/17/2011

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Iraq War Vet Says Wife Kidnapped Children To Japan

A young Iraq War veteran is in the fight of his life against his ex-wife to bring his children home.

10/06/2011

Palm (credit: clipart.com)

Patients Check In At NYU Hospital With Hand Scan

New technology is helping hospitals get information about their patients without a single piece of paper.

07/29/2011

Alex Morgan of USA (C) celebrates the first goal with Megan Rapinoe of USA (L) and Abby Wambach of USA (R) during the FIFA Women's World Cup Final match between Japan and USA at the FIFA World Cup stadium Frankfurt on July 17, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Despite Loss, Women’s World Cup Team Captured Tri-State Residents’ Hearts

All over the Tri-State, people gathered to watch the US women’s national soccer team in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final, through moments of elation and despair.

07/17/2011

Japan v USA: FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Final

Japan Beats USA In PK Shootout To Win The 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.

WFAN–07/17/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

NJ Gov. Christie Presents Energy Master Plan

Gov. Chris Christie is going green, unveiling an energy master plan that would reduce the Garden State’s energy carbon footprint by 22.5 percent in ten years.

06/07/2011

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Federal Officials Talking Indian Point Safety Tonight

Tonight, officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will break it all down for the public – general safety at Indian Point and how the nuclear power plant performed in 2010.

06/02/2011

Ernie Darby hugs his son Davis Darby as they salvage what they can from their house after it was destroyed by a massive tornado - Joplin, MO - May 24, 2011 (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Natural Disasters Keep Stamford-Based AmeriCares Busy

While still providing aid to dozens of countries overseas, AmeriCares has been sending relief to flood and tornado stricken states in the south and Midwest.

05/24/2011

A Metro-North Railroad M-8 car pulls into Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

New Haven Line Looks To Avoid Winter Breakdowns

It was a tough winter for riders on Metro-North’s New Haven Line and the railroad is taking steps to avoid similar problems this coming winter.

05/19/2011

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