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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...
  • Graul's worker takes a big leap

    Graul's worker takes a big leap
    The minute Robert Zerance saw Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman go skydiving in the 2007 movie "The Bucket List," he knew he wanted to jump out of a plane, too. Zerance, 34, a familiar face at Graul's Market in Hereford, where he helps load groceries...
  • The Interview: Blaze Sanders pushes toward the final frontier

    The Interview: Blaze Sanders pushes toward the final frontier
    Since he was a young boy growing up in upstate New York, Blaze Sanders always said he wanted to be an astronaut. He's doing his best to live up to his dream. Sanders, who has a degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, worked as a...
  • '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...
  • Elgin woman killed in skydiving accident, 'chased after her dreams'

    Elgin woman killed in skydiving accident, 'chased after her dreams'
    An Elgin woman well known in racing and skydiving circles died during a jump in LaSalle County, officials said. Stephanie Eggum, 32, had cut her main parachute for some reason but deployed her reserve chute at low altitude and plummeted into a corn field...
  • 100-year-old man skydives for his birthday

    A Southern California man who said he always wanted to skydive finally did it Monday on this 100th birthday. Vernon Maynard, a retired car dealer, and his two great-nephews made their first skydive from 13,000 feet in Perris, said Jean Walcher of the U....
  • 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...
  • NBC Dateline special to interview skydivers and pilots from Wisconsin plane crash

     
    In an incredible event last weekend, all nine skydivers, and both pilots, aboard two planes that collided in mid-air over Superior, Wisconsin, managed to survive the experience. This Friday, Nov. 8, NBC will air a special hourlong installment of Dateline ...