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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...
Early favorite American Pharoah withdrawn from Breeders' Cup

...for the 1 1/16-mile race. He won in 2008 with Midshipman and 2002 with Vindication.The morning line was redone and Daredevil, trained by Todd Pletcher, was installed as the new 5-2 favorite.In May, Baffert was forced to withdraw Hoppertunity...
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...
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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Movies where and when

"Daredevil," (PG-13) ends Thursday, March 13, final show at 7:30 p.m. at Glacier Cinemas. "Jungle Book 2," (G) ends Thursday...
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