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  • Six Flags inspects Ninja roller coaster after car derails, injures 4

    Six Flags inspects Ninja roller coaster after car derails, injures 4
    Six Flags Magic Mountain is inspecting it Ninja roller coaster after a tree branch derailed the lead car Monday, stranding nearly two dozen people, four of whom sustained minor injuries, officials said. The 22 people on the ride were safely evacuated...
  • Six Flags roller coaster derailment: 'Cracking' noises, then screams

    Six Flags roller coaster derailment: 'Cracking' noises, then screams
    Riders and witnesses of the partial derailment of the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain said they heard loud cracks followed by screams just as the accident occurred Monday evening. Jeremy Ead was on the famous thrill ride about 6 p.m....
  • J.K. Rowling Releases New Online Harry Potter Story with Adult Harry at the Quidditch World Cup

    Author J.K. Rowling has posted a new story centered around Harry Potter and his allies from Dumbledore's Army, and fans can now read the 1500 word piece for free without a Pottermore registration. Since March, Rowling has been writing original stories...
  • 40-foot tree fell on Six Flags roller coaster, official says

    40-foot tree fell on Six Flags roller coaster, official says
    California safety inspectors are investigating what caused the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain to derail on Monday, stranding riders for hours. Park officials and witnesses described seeing a large branch fall across the tracks at about...
  • Universal Studios: Where to find 'Jaws' references in Diagon Alley

    Universal Studios: Where to find 'Jaws' references in Diagon Alley
    Throughout the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, you can find subtle salutes to Jaws, the Universal Studios ride that was once on the site of the new attractions. Here are four of them — you can look for more when you visit: +...
  • San Diego: Stay at this resort and hop a water taxi to SeaWorld

    San Diego: Stay at this resort and hop a water taxi to SeaWorld
    SeaWorld San Diego is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with all kinds of splashy doings -- penguin, sloth and flamingo greeters and an Explorer's Reef where visitors can touch shark pups and rays. Paradise Point Resort & Spa on Mission Bay...
  • Probe continues into cause of Six Flags roller coaster derailment

    Probe continues into cause of Six Flags roller coaster derailment
    California safety inspectors continued their investigation Wednesday into the partial derailment of the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Park officials and witnesses described seeing a large branch fall across the tracks at about 6 p.m....
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain sued over Ninja ride accident

    Two Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors who were riding the Ninja roller coaster when it struck a downed tree Monday sued the park, seeking unspecified damages. Jeremy Ead and Olivia Feldman filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
  • Dining with a Florida view

    Dining with a Florida view
    Unlike Andy Rooney, who once said, “I don’t like food that is too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef spent too much time arranging and too little time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting,” many of...
  • 'Lego Movie' Blocks '300' From Top Spot in Home Video Sales

    Warner's "The Lego Movie" reclaimed the top spot on both national home video sales charts the week ending July 6, bumping the historical actioner "300: Rise of an Empire" - which debuted at No. 1 the previous week - to the No. 2 spot. In its third week...
  • Orlando City cracks down on fan groups after arrests during Tampa game

    Orlando City cracks down on fan groups after arrests during Tampa game
    Orlando City is cracking down on supporter groups after fans were arrested during a road game against the rival Tampa Bay Rowdies Sunday.  Sixteen fans were ejected and four men were arrested during the Lions' 3-2 win over Tampa Sunday. The incident...