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Today’s Talk: Where’s The Beef From? The Kobe Beef Menu Debate

If you’ve ever paid for a piece of Kobe beef, you know the steak is expensive. But are you getting what you paid for?

CBS 2–09/18/2012

The United States celebrates with the American flag after defeating Japan by a score of 2-1 to win the Women's Football gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brash, American Winning Machines

Call them whatever you like, but the U.S. Women’s Olympic soccer team backed-up their perceived boastfulness by living up to expectations.

08/10/2012

Hope Solo #1 and Carli Lloyd #10 of the United States celebrate with the American flag after defeating Japan by a score of 2-1 to win the Women's Football gold medal match on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium on August 9, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Beats Japan 2-1 To Win Olympic Gold

The United States women’s soccer team won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, avenging one of its most painful defeats with a 2-1 victory over Japan.

08/09/2012

The United States Women's National Team celebrate scoring the winning goal during injury time of extra time during the London 2012 Olympic football semi final match at Old Trafford. (Photo credit: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Hartnett: US, Canada Deliver A Soccer Spectacle At Old Trafford

For a stadium that had seen so many epic clashes, yesterday’s Olympic semifinal encounter between the United States’ Women’s National Team and Canada was befitting of stadium nicknamed the “Theatre of Dreams.”

08/07/2012

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No Medal For Bronx’s Orozco, Team USA In Men’s Gymnastics Final

After a first place ranking in the qualification round, the U.S. men’s gymnastic team could not repeat their performance in the finals.

07/30/2012

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

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