Helicopter Crashes in Downtown Seattle, Killing 2, Injuring at Least 1 [UPDATED]
A helicopter belonging to Seattle news station KOMO crashed on Tuesday morning near Fisher Plaza, near the famed Space Needle.
Passengers on Missing Flight With Stolen Passports Likely Not Linked to Terrorism
Two Iranian men with stolen passports on Malaysia Airlines flight 370 do not appear connected to terrorism.
Malaysian Plane’s Disappearance Still a Mystery — Here’s What We Know (So Far)
On Friday, March 7, Malaysian Airlines flight 370 vanished from the skies (and radar). Three days later, authorities are no closer to figuring out what happened to it, leaving the fate of the 239 passengers (including three Americans) and crewmembers unknown.
New Movies: ‘Non-Stop,’ ‘Son of God’
Two very different features hit theaters this weekend. The first is an action-thriller with Liam Neeson (seems like all he ever does is action-thrillers these days, doesn't it?). The second tells the story of Jesus Christ. So yeah, pretty different.
All-American Football Player Michael Sam Announces He’s Gay
Michael Sam, an All-American defensive end at the University of Missouri, announced that he was gay, setting him up to be the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.
Maddux, Glavine, Thomas Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame; Biggio Falls Short
On Wednesday Major League Baseball announced that Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were all elected to baseball's Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
A ‘Polar Vortex’ Is Freezing Over Much of America
If you live in the Midwest, you already know this: it's very, very, extremely, downright absurdly cold out there. And things are only going to get worse as what weather experts call a "polar vortex" begins covering more and more of the country.
Waitress Receives Massive Tip After Returning Lost Money to Wrong Guy
The giving spirit is strong this time of year.
This Eagles Cheerleader Also Does Army Intelligence in Afghanistan
Last month Rachel Washburn returned home from Afghanistan, following her second tour as a first lieutenant in Army intelligence. She was honored Sunday night at halftime of the Bears-Eagles game in Philadelphia, where she was a cheerleader for three years.
10 Great Ideas for Donations to Your Local Food Bank
This time of year, food banks are working extra hard to keep their shelves stocked. If you're in a charitable mood, you might be wondering what exactly these charities are looking for in the way of donations. A recent thread on Reddit explored just that. Numerous commenters with experience either wo…