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  • South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins

    South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins
    Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred. Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...
  • Flying high and diving in Harford

    At the Harford County Airport on Aldino Road near Churchville is one of Harford County's most exciting companies: Skydive Baltimore. Skydive Baltimore is owned by veteran sky diver Lance Linton, who has completed more than 5,500 dives. The company has...
  • Commentary: Skydiving is the thrill of a lifetime

    The look on Drew Danick's face in the picture at the top of this page is pretty much how I felt when I jumped out of an airplane. It was a long time ago, within a few years of my college graduation, which would put it in the mid-1990s. (I can also tell...
  • 'Real World: D.C.': Here we go ...

     
    I'll be honest. I stopped watching The Real World pretty soon after I became too old to be cast on the show. Once the show turned into a drunk-and-hookup-fest (let's say ... sometime around the Las Vegas season), I got......
  • 'Hell's Kitchen': Ramsay steps in and mixes things up

     
    Here's John-John on this week's Hell's Kitchen:The episode began with Jason flying off the hinge after he felt that his teammates “threw him under the bus.” He was in full temper-tantrum mode.What a coincidence that this week’s episode...
  • 'Last Comic Standing' semifinal round

     
    Tonight, the first group of semifinalists take the stage on Last Comic Standing. First up is Myq Kaplan, who riffs on being a book person. The judges agreed that he killed. Me too. But "Myq"? Really?Jamie Lee tells jokes about......
  • Navy QB Dobbs' hometown recognizes his key play

    Most college athletes spend their summers vacationing and preparing for the next season, very few spend it receiving a key to the city, unless you're Ricky Dobbs. Dobbs, the starting quarterback for the U.S. Naval Academy, was honored by his hometown...
  • Unconscious skydiver rescued mid-air

    Unconscious skydiver rescued mid-air
    It played out like a scene from an action movie.  But what James Lee experienced was as real as it gets.  The skydiver was taking part in a jump in Wiltshire in the U.K. when he was hit on the back of the head by another skydiver, just seconds after...
  • 'Gabby' Giffords to skydive on 3rd anniversary of Tucson shooting

    'Gabby' Giffords to skydive on 3rd anniversary of Tucson shooting
    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona is skydiving Wednesday, the third anniversary of a rampage that killed six people and left the legislator partially paralyzed. Giffords, 43, was one of more than a dozen people who were wounded in...
  • Gabrielle Giffords three years later: 'I'm stronger now'

    Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle...
  • Skydiver killed in accident at Perris Valley Airport

    A 29-year-old man was killed Friday in a skydiving accident at a small Riverside County airport, authorities said. Shortly after 11 a.m., Perris police officers were called to the Perris Valley Airport, where a man had been critically injured while...
  • Skydivers' planes collide in air in Wisconsin, helmet cams capture video

    Skydivers' planes collide in air in Wisconsin, helmet cams capture video
    WHSV in Virginia reports: A mother who dressed up her 7-year-old son as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween said the costume is family tradition. Jessica Black made the costume for her son, Jackson, who told WHSV that he thought it was "cool." Get the...