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Small Plane Crashes into Father and Daughter Walking on Florida Beach

UpdatePosted 07/28/2014 12:40PM

Small Plane Crashes into Father and Daughter Walking on Florida Beach

Originally posted 07/28/2014 11:20AM

A small plane crash-landed on a remote Gulf Coast beach in Venice, Florida, killing a Georgia man and critically injuring his 9-year-old daughter as they walked along the shore.

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Taiwan Plane Crash Survivor Crawls Out of Wreckage, Phones Dad

Taiwan Plane Crash Survivor Crawls Out of Wreckage, Phones Dad

Originally posted 07/25/2014 10:40AM

The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

Hung Yu-ting escaped through a hole in the fuselage that opened up after the plane plowed into homes Wednesday while attempting to land on the outlying resort island of Penghu, killing 48 people.

"She called me on the phone to say the plane had crashed and exploded but that she had already crawled out and I should come right away to get her," said Hung's father, Hung Chang-ming, who lives just a few hundred meters (yards) from the crash site.

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Sweet 16: Bindi Irwin Is Driving! (PHOTO) | Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin Is 'Feeling So Good' After Getting Learner's Permit on 16th Birthday

Originally posted 07/24/2014 04:30PM

Now she's really a teenager.

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Friends of Malaysia Airlines Victims Describe the 'Vast Emptiness' After Crash

Friends of Malaysia Airlines Victims Describe the 'Vast Emptiness' After Crash

Originally posted 07/24/2014 02:55PM

A week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down by a missile attack, friends and family members struggle to make sense of the tragedy and make sure their loved ones are not forgotten.

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Indiana Teen Attempting World Flight Record Killed in Crash

Indiana Teen Attempting World Flight Record Killed in Crash

Originally posted 07/24/2014 07:35AM

The family of an Indiana teenager who crashed in the Pacific Ocean during an around-the-world flight says he knew the risks and had prepared for them.

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Parents of 3 Children Killed in Malaysia Airlines Crash: 'We Live in a Hell Beyond Hell'

Parents of 3 Children Killed in Malaysia Airlines Crash: 'We Live in a Hell Beyond Hell'

Originally posted 07/23/2014 04:00PM

The parents of three Australian children who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash are speaking out, calling for the triumph of love over hate.

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Plane Crashes in Taiwan, 47 Trapped and Feared Dead

Plane Crashes in Taiwan, 47 Trapped and Feared Dead

Originally posted 07/23/2014 02:10PM

A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.

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Filed Under: Death, Personal Tragedy
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Man Dies at California Beach After Sand Hole Collapses

UpdatePosted 07/23/2014 11:40AM

Man Dies at California Beach After Sand Hole Collapses

Originally posted 07/23/2014 10:55AM

A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.

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Peaches Geldof Died of Heroin Overdose: Coroner

Peaches Geldof Died of Heroin Overdose: Coroner

Originally posted 07/23/2014 07:00AM

A coroner has ruled that the death of 25-year-old U.K. TV presenter Peaches Geldof was caused by a heroin overdose, the BBC and other news sources report.

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Remembering Tom Tierney: The Brilliant Man Behind Every Girl's Favorite Paper Dolls

UpdatePosted 07/22/2014 07:05PM

Remembering Tom Tierney: The Brilliant Man Behind Every Girl's Favorite Paper Dolls

Originally posted 07/22/2014 05:20PM

Tom Tierney, the man credited with bringing paper dolls back to life in a time of TV sitcoms and Barbies, passed away on July 12.

Tierney's niece says the 85-year-old succumbed to his battle with lung cancer, reports The New York Times. Along with his family, Tierney is survived by the hundreds of paper doll books he produced in his lifetime and the memories they created for children around the world.

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Filed Under: Death
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