On Thursday, a small charter jet crashed into an apartment building in Akron, Ohio, killing all nine of the passengers onboard. The people who live in the apartment complex were unharmed, since none of them happened to be home. Jason Bartley, a resident who is usually at home during the time the accident occurred, was…
A seven-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed her parents, sister and cousin, then walked almost a mile through the woods in the dark to find help. She's one tough customer.
The Malaysian plane that was shot down over the Ukraine yesterday by a group that has yet to take responsibility contained over 100 of the world's leading AIDS researchers en route to a conference in Melbourne, Australia. Someone may literally have shot the cure for AIDS out of the sky. Great fucking job, humanity.
Yesterday, four little Palestinian boys from the same family playing on a Gaza beach were killed by an Israeli missile. Today, a plane full of people was shot down while flying over the Ukraine.
News of yet another aviation disaster (this one in the all-but-impenetrable Alaska wilderness) has an extra heart-wrenching twist: a mother who survived a plane crash in remote southwest Alaska was forced to leave her fatally injured infant son to lead rescuers slowed by fog to the crash site.
- A plane crash is being hailed as a "miracle" after only one of the 131 passengers died. The jetliner hit a thunderstorm and broke apart on a Caribbean island runway. According to officials, only five people were seriously injured.
- Holy double zygote! Star is reporting that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are having twins. Again. Fertility treatments, duh. More in Midweek Madness. [Star]
- Meanwhile, in this clip, Brad Pitt says he thinks Angelina is gorgeous: "I get up some mornings and gasp." [E!]
- Pitt's next production: Starring as a British…
- Following the terrible plane crash in which drummer Travis Barker and Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein were seriously injured, there were reports that Chris Baker, Travis's friend and business partner, was on his way to be home with his pregnant wife. These reports were erroneous. [Yahoo News via E!]
- Both Lindsay and Sam…