Japanese physical fitness enthusiasts pray, dipping in cold ...
Jan 8th, 2012
(AP) - Japanese physical fitness enthusiasts pray, dipping in cold water at Teppozu Inari Shinto shrine during a winter ritual to keep themselves fit and to display their perseverance in Tokyo, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) -
By Suzanne Roig HONOLULU (Reuters) - Scientists plumbing the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii coast have discovered a World War Two era Japanese submarine, a technological marvel that had been preparing to attack the Panama Canal before being scuttled by U.S. forces. The 400-foot (122-meter) "Sen-Toku" class vessel - among the largest pre-nuc... [Full Article]
By Frank Tang and Jan Harvey NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold fell more than 1 percent on Monday as lackluster physical buying prompted traders to cash in three days' gains, while early gains in equities dented bullion's safe-haven appeal. Gains from the stock market diverted investment interest from gold, as the Dow and S&P 500 rose ... [Full Article]
By Zachary Fagenson PEANUT ISLAND, Florida (Reuters) - The dingy, cavernous steel fallout shelter hastily built on a man-made island off Florida's east coast is a stark reminder of the harsh realities President John F. Kennedy faced from the first days of his presidency at the height of the Cold War. As the Kennedy family vacationed minutes aw... [Full Article]