In the news: Bluefin tuna – one of the largest fish in the world – that were in Japan when the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant leaked made it all the way across the ocean and still had elevated levels of radiation. Scientists had never before seen radiation carried this far by a fish, and their report was published this week. Despite the radiation, the contaminated tuna was considered safe to eat, interestingly enough.
Happening today: The U.S. men’s soccer team is preparing for 2014 World Cup qualifying by playing powerhouse Brazil tonight. The game is at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN2, ESPN3 and TeleFutura.
Opening bell: The Dow Jones opened at 12,580.69. It finished up 125.86 points Tuesday.
Motivational quote: “They can because they think they can.” - Virgil
Watercooler talk: Bear cools off in California family's pool
A Monrovia, Calif., family captured cellphone video of a wild bear swimming in their backyard pool.
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