Caroline Kennedy Whips Across Japan in High Speed Train

It's full speed ahead for U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy. She's touring a developmental magnetically levitated train with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The train, called Maglev, actually floats above the tracks— Whipping across the rails at more than 350 miles per hour, or nearly 600 kilometers per hour. And the U.S. ambassador seems to enjoy the ride.

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