Australia

Nic Walker closely followed by a kangaroo fondly named 'Blue Boy' enters a shearing shed at his property 'Rio Station' on March 20, 2014 in Longreach, Australia.  Queensland, Australia's second-largest state, is currently suffering from its widest spread drought on record. Almost 80% of the region is now declared affected. The Australian government recently approved an emergency drought relief package of A$320m, of which at least A$280m is allocated for loans to assist eligible farm businesses to recover.  (Photo credit: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

Running On Empty: Lessons From Australia

Some Californians aren’t taking the drought seriously.

07/31/2014

They never met before today. But one man saved the other man's life seven years ago. (credit: CBS)

Moorpark Man Meets The Guy Who Saved His Life With Bone Marrow From Half World Away

One man saved the other man’s life seven years ago but they met for the first time this week.

07/26/2014

Fans stand in line for a chance to see 5 Seconds of Summer. (credit: CBS)

Australian Boy Band 5 Seconds Of Summer Has American Girls Standing In Line For Hours

CBS2’s Joy Benedict found some fans who stood in line for as much as 16 hours for tickets.

07/26/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks

Hyun-jin Ryu, Dee Gordon Lead Dodgers Past Diamondbacks 7-5 To Cap Aussie Trip

Hyun-jin Ryu pitched five strong inning without allowing any runs to the lead Dodgers 7-5, capping LA’s two-game road trip against the Arizona Diamondbacks Australia.

03/22/2014

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Possible Debris From Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Spotted

Four military search planes were dispatched Thursday to try to determine whether two large objects bobbing in a remote part of the Indian Ocean were part of a possible debris field from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

03/20/2014

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Dodgers Prospect Zach Lee To Start For Dodgers vs Team Australia

Right-hander Zach Lee, who is 1-0 in one start with a 5.79 ERA in two games in spring training, will be the starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday against Team Australia in the first exhibition baseball game at the revamped Sydney Cricket Ground.

03/19/2014

Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers stretches during a LA Dodgers MLB training session at Sydney Cricket Ground on March 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (credit: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

5 Things To Know About The MLB Opening Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks are getting the kinks out in a series of workouts at the Sydney Cricket Ground, site of this weekend’s season-opening Major League Baseball two-game series.

03/18/2014

Pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after striking out Matt Adams #53 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning in Game Three of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on October 14, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kershaw, Ryu To Start In Australia For Dodgers

Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu will be the Dodgers’ starting pitchers in their two-game season-opening series in Australia against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

03/09/2014

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5 Things To Know About The Dodgers Going Into Spring Training

Led by LHP Clayton Kershaw, the Dodgers have one of baseball’s best rotations.

02/05/2014

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Dodgers To Wear New Alternate Road Jersey

The Los Angeles Dodgers will wear a second alternate road jersey this season with the team’s nickname on it.

01/30/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers poses for a portrait during spring training photo day at Camelback Ranch on February 17, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Dodgers To Open Season In Australia With Diamondbacks

As if the Dodgers haven’t seen enough of the Diamondbacks, they will open next season against Arizona in Australia on March 22, 2014. at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground.

06/12/2013

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Mother Of 3 Files Complaint With Police After Text Death Threat Prank

A mother of three has filed a complaint with police after receiving a series of threatening text messages authorities believe are a prank.

CBS Los Angeles–04/26/2013

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NASA: Asteroid, Russian Meteor ‘Completely Unrelated’

A football-sized space rock is set to pass safely by the Earth on Friday.

02/15/2013

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Australian Chef Adrian Richardson Talks About G’Day In The USA

Australian Chef Adrian Richardson stopped by the KCAL9 studios Friday to talk about G’Day, an annual program designed to showcase Australian capabilities in America.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2013

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