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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.

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Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

04/07/2014

Andrew Harrison #5 of the Kentucky Wildcats poses with the trophy after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Miller Brothers Bounced And Florida Is Still The Favorite

Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.

03/31/2014

Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives against Darius Carter #12 of the Wichita State Shockers. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella Story

We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?

03/27/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

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Best Spring Break Destinations For Students On A Budget

College students on a budget may still find discount travel packages to spring break destinations like South Padre Island, Daytona Beach and Panama City.

03/04/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on after losing to the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

CBS2 Obtains Arrest Report In Puig’s Latest Reckless Driving Case

CBS2 has obtained the arrest report for Dodgers star Yasiel Puig, who was arrested in Florida Saturday for allegedly driving 110 miles an hour in a 70-mile-per-hour zone.

CBS Los Angeles–12/31/2013

Kona, Hawaii (credit, Thinkstock)

Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

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Diana Nyad Arrives Home To LA After Record-Breaking Cuba-Florida Swim

The inspiring 64-year-old athlete arrived at LAX to fanfare and balloons, as dozens of friends, family members and supporters applauded her extraordinary accomplishment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2013

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Pasadena Assemblyman Urges Boycott Of Florida

A Democratic Pasadena assemblyman plans to introduce a resolution calling for a boycott of Florida in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2013

Eric Hough was reunited with Smoke on Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Dog Missing For 3 Years Returns To Huntington Beach — From Florida

A dog missing for three years was returned to his rightful home — in Huntington Beach — Sunday.

07/08/2013

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Disneyland Campout As Tens Of Thousands Expected To Attend 24-Hour Party

Disneyland Park and Disney Adventure Park will stay open from 6 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2013

A sign shows the Powerball jackpot at $600 million on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California. People are lining up to purchase $2 Powerball tickets as the multi-state jackpot hits $600 million. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sorry, California! Someone In Florida Is $600 Million Richer

Powerball frenzy came to a sudden and sad (unless you live in Florida) end on Saturday in California.

05/18/2013

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Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Best Bet For An Upset & More

Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.

03/22/2013

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