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  • Q&A: '50/50' star/producer Seth Rogen and writer Will Reiser

    Q&A: '50/50' star/producer Seth Rogen and writer Will Reiser
    It only seems fair to warn you: This interview with “50/50” star Seth Rogen and the movie’s writer, Rogen’s longtime friend Will Reiser, features a lot of discussion about diarrhea. Maybe that’s not what you expect when...
  • National Skydiving Championships

    National Skydiving Championships
    Think jumping out of a plane is risky? Try shooting yourself to the ground like a bullet at up to 75 miles per hour... now that takes guts! That's what 50 canopy pilots spent their weekend doing at the 2011 U.S. Parachute Association National...
  • 30 Days in Afghanistan: Part Four 'The Taliban'

    30 Days in Afghanistan: Part Four 'The Taliban'
    For the 22nd Engineer Clearance Company, searching for improvised explosive devices was only half the battle. The Taliban was constantly lurking in the shadows. “They have the advantage,” said Sgt. Edwin Roman. “They know the terrain...
  • FAA: Pilot Not Distracted in Skydiving Sex Stunt

    FAA: Pilot Not Distracted in Skydiving Sex Stunt
    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KTLA) -- Federal aviation officials will not be seeking any action against two skydiving company employees who videotaped themselves during a "tandem" jump earlier this month. Video of the racy stunt was recently posted on the age-...
  • Pilot not distracted in skydiving sex stunt, aviation official says

    Pilot not distracted in skydiving sex stunt, aviation official says
  • Beauty queens, advocates and much more

    Editor's note: This corrects the year the women went through the pageant and Alyson Roth's title. These contestants are no ordinary beauty queens. They jump out of airplanes, drive race cars, enter surf competitions and ride in bicycle races. They...
  • William and Mary javelin champion Heroux throws himself into success

    William and Mary javelin champion Heroux throws himself into success
    If you google Brandon Heroux and find a young man throwing the javelin, you've got the William and Mary junior who won that event at last weekend's Penn Relays. The Brandon Heroux skydiving at 10,000 feet and zip-lining from cliff to cliff is another...
  • The perfect day in Ocean City

    The perfect day in Ocean City
    Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all. Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
  • Schaumburg man dies during first solo skydive

    Schaumburg man dies during first solo skydive
    Karthik Balakrishnan was to return to his native India next week to help support his parents. But before he left, the software engineer wanted to follow his passion and parachute solo for the first time. “None of us liked it because we knew the...
  • Skydiver Injured At Perris Airfield

    Skydiver Injured At Perris Airfield
    PERRIS, Calif. (KTLA) -- A skydiver was injured Friday afternoon after his parachute deflated and he fell 100 feet to the ground. Riverside County firefighters responded about 1:30 p.m.to Perris Valley Skydiving and found the man responsive but suffering...
  • Celebrating the flying 'birdmen'

    NEWPORT BEACH — With aircraft made of little more than bamboo and plastic sheets, a ragtag group of aerial adventurers threw themselves off a hilltop here on May 23, 1971, launching what became known as the birth of the hang gliding renaissance....