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Local Man Recounts Daring Sea Rescue After Vessel Sinks Near Indonesia

A local man who was involved in a daring rescue at sea while on a surfing excursion on the far side of the globe recounted his story to CBS2.

5 hours ago

This picture taken in Tangerang on March 18, 2013 shows Indonesia Air Asia plane preparing for landing over the Sukarno-Hatta airport in Tangerang. AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY (Photo credit should read ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Aviation Expert Discusses Role Bad Weather May Have Played In AirAsia Jetliner Disappearance

An aviation expert weighed in Monday on the disappearance of an AirAsia jetliner, likening a large thunderstorm cell to having the “destructive power of an atomic bomb.”

12/29/2014

Visitors admire a fully bloomed Amorphophallus Titanum, a rare plant originally from Indonesia, on display at the Huntington Library on Aug. 2, 1999 in San Marino, California. (credit: HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Flower With Scent Of Dead Body Set For Rare Bloom

A gigantic flower that smells like rotting flesh will soon bloom at botanical gardens near Los Angeles.

08/16/2014

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Meet the People Who Lie on Train Tracks for Better Health

Of course, doctors say lying on train tracks provides no health benefit. Other than sharpening one’s reflexes, I guess. You’re supposed to get up, just before the train goes by.

08/03/2011

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Mattel Won’t Use Wood From Alleged Rain Forest Clear-Cutter

Mattel Inc. says it will stop using wood products from a Singapore company that’s been accused of clear-cutting rain forests in Indonesia.

06/10/2011

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Costumed Environmentalist Group Arrested Outside Disney Studios

The protesters were unhappy with Disney’s use of paper products in children’s books that supposedly come from endangered rain forests in Indonesia.

05/18/2011

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Paris Hilton Blocked From Entering Japan

Paris Hilton’s spokeswoman says Japanese officials have stopped the celebrity socialite from entering the country for a promotional appearance a day after she pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges in Las Vegas.

09/21/2010