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Lloyd’s Historic Hat Trick Leads U.S. Women’s Team To World Cup Title

Carli Lloyd scored the first hat trick in Women’s World Cup Finals history on Sunday, leading the United States Women’s National Team to their first Cup championship since 1999.

07/05/2015

(TOP ROW FROM LEFT): USA defender Ali Krieger, forward Alex Morgan, defender Becky Sauerbrunn, goalkeeper Hope Solo, midfielder Lauren Holiday and defender Julie Johnston. (BOTTOM ROW FRO LEFT):  USA midfielder Tobin Heath, midfielder Carli Lloyd, midfielder Morgan Brian, defender Meghan Klingenberg and midfielder Megan Rapinoe pose during the semi-final football match between USA and Germany during their 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal on June 30, 2015. USA won 2-0.     AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Credit: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup Final Preview: USA vs Japan

The Women’s World Cup Final is set after Japan beat England 2-1 on Wednesday. This sets up a rematch of the 2011 World Cup Final, when Japan beat the U.S. in penalty kicks, 3-1.

07/01/2015

EDMONTON, AB - JULY 01: Katie Chapman of England battles Rumi Utsugi of Japan during the FIFA Women's World Cup Semi Final match between Japan and England at the Commonwealth Stadium on July 1, 2015 in Edmonton, Canada.  (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Japan Defeats England, 2-1, To Advance To World Cup Final

Japan beats England 2-1 in the World Cup Semi-Final; will play U.S. in World Cup Final on Sunday.

07/01/2015

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Japan Prime Minister Touts ‘Alliance Of Hope’ With US

At a Japan-U.S. economic forum in downtown Los Angeles, Abe spoke of an “alliance of hope” that included growing investments and closer business and political ties.

05/02/2015

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Japanese Prime Minister Visits L.A. To Promote Expanded Trade

The prime minister of Japan arrived in Los Angeles Friday to promote expanded trade between his country and the United States.

05/01/2015

The Manhattan Transfer had a 1975 Summer show on CBS. L-R, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul and Laurel Masse. (credit: CBS/Hulton Archive)

Founder, Singer Of Grammy-Winning Manhattan Transfer Dies At 72

Tim Hauser founded Manhattan Transfer and helped launch hits such as “Operator” and “The Boy from New York City.”

10/17/2014

A new Hello Kitty exhibit will be open to the public starting Saturday and running through April 2015. (credit: CBS)

Hello Kitty Literally Takes Over Museum Downtown Los Angeles

The exhibit features more than 500 different Hello Kitty items.

10/10/2014

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Dining Guide To LA’s Little Tokyo

Barry Lancet, author of Tokyo Kill from Simon & Schuster, gives his guide for finding the best food in LA’s little tokyo.

09/09/2014

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Get Your Ramen Fix At LA’s Kitakata Ban Nai

One of Japan’s most popular restaurants, Kitakata Ramen Ban Nai, expanded this month from their 57 locations in Japan, and opened one across the pond, in Costa Messa.

08/28/2014

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Justin Bieber Detained For Questioning At LAX

Fresh off a flight from Japan, Justin Bieber had arrived to LAX Thursday when he was pulled aside for questioning.

04/25/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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No Danger In Eating Pacific Ocean Fish Despite Fukushima Disaster, USC Professor Says

A University of Southern California professor says there is no danger in eating Pacific Ocean-caught fish despite concerns about possible radiation contamination from Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.

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Japanese Retailer Opens First US Store In Torrance Just In Time For The Holidays

From convertible ponchos, to pajamas that double as blankets – Zakanaka is tailoring it’s merchandise to all things Japanese.

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No U.S. Tsunami Concern After Japan Quake

The National Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami danger for Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California following a powerful earthquake off Japan’s east coast.

10/25/2013

Two rare oarfish - one as long as 18 feet - have washed ashore Southland beaches in recent days.

‘Sea Serpents’ Or Harbingers? Oarfish Washed Up Year Before Japan Quake

Could the appearance of rare “sea serpents” washing ashore beaches in Southern California portend disaster?

10/21/2013

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