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Skydiver breaks sound barrier in record jump

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier Sunday while making the highest jump ever - a tumbling, death-defying plunge from a balloon...
In Arctic, Greenpeace picks new fight with old foe

...has ignited a rush to exploit Arctic resources - and Greenpeace is determined to thwart that stampede.Employing the same daredevil tactics it has used against nuclear testing or commercial whaling, the environmental group is now dead-set on preventing...
Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest to reach Everest summit

...also fractured his pelvis and left thigh bone in a 2009 skiing accident.Miura became famous when he was a young man as a daredevil speed skier.He skied down Everest's South Col in 1970, using a parachute to brake his descent. The feat was captured...
Puigmania breaks out in Los Angeles

...up to play right field.He hasn't been out of the lineup since, energizing his teammates not only with his bat but with daredevil base running that doesn't always end well. After stealing two bases himself last week to set up the winning run in a game...
Harbaugh brothers add drama to NFL

...this Wednesday about the Broncos: "It's probably going to be tough for us to hang in there."Actually, I love almost everything about the brothers' daredevil coaching style.But it's not a formula that usually wins Super Bowls.
Air Safety

...takers of risk, thrill seekers. Bungee jumping, for instance, was never a high on my list of priorities. But to some daredevils, traveling to the ends of the earth for the ultimate thrill of the highest most dangerous jump, is where it's at. As...
Smokejumpers prepare for Alaska fire season one of the 70 Alaska Smokejumpers who began training this month in preparation for summer fires. The federally funded daredevils drop hundreds of feet to suppress wildland fires with minimal tools. On Monday morning, three planeloads of smokejumpers...
Great American Circus comes to Juneau Oct. 10

...trainers. The modern circus is all about people performing for people. The Great American Circus showcases a variety of daredevils and aerial, dance and acrobatic artists, featuring more than a dozen different acts including the Rolla Bolla, Flying Silks...
We made our way into the muskeg, whispering, walking in circles around the pools of standing water, quicksand.

...of the south arm of Peril Strait. That was fine with me. Our anchorage was still, and the VHF reports were full of weary daredevils, tossed about in twisting seas. Ushk, like Poison Cove and Deep Bay, its neighbors on North Chicagof Island, has been...
Movies where and when

"Daredevil," (PG-13) starts Friday, Feb. 14, and plays at 7:10 nightly at Glacier Cinemas, with second shows at 9:10 Friday...
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