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2 people killed when a single-engine airplane crashes in Hawaii

2 people killed when a single-engine airplane crashes in Hawaii

Two people died when a single-engine plane crashed Saturday morning at a general aviation airport on the north shore of Oahu in Hawaii, authorities said. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor told CNN in an email that a Cessna 305A took off about 9:15 a.m. local time from Dillingham Airfield, crashed for unknown reasons and…MORE

Country singer Lindsey Renee Lagestee of Dixie Crush dies at 25

Country singer Lindsey Renee Lagestee of Dixie Crush dies at 25

Lindsey Renee Lagestee, the 25-year-old lead female vocalist of the country music band Dixie Crush, died days after being hit by a car on her way to a Valentine’s Day performance in Chicago, the band said on Facebook. Dixie Crush, which bills itself as “the Midwest’s Ultimate Country Party Band,” said Lagestee was a founding…MORE

A women’s basketball team went viral after hitting five half-court shots in a row

A women’s basketball team went viral after hitting five half-court shots in a row

Boom shakalaka! South Dakota State University’s Jackrabbits hit five half-court shots in a row, and it was all caught on video. The women’s basketball team accomplished the feat during pregame practice on Thursday. The video was shared on Twitter, and has since gone viral. “[The feeling when]…it’s -17318299427 degrees outside but straight [fire] inside,” the…MORE

San Diego bus crash kills 3, injures at least 18

San Diego bus crash kills 3, injures at least 18

Three people died and 18 were transported to nearby hospitals after a bus traveling south on Interstate 15 rolled over near Fallbrook, the North San Diego County Fire Department said Saturday. Several people were trapped and had to be extricated from the bus when first responders arrived, the NCFD said. It was not immediately clear…MORE

Alex Ovechkin becomes second-youngest NHL player to score 700 career goals

Alex Ovechkin becomes second-youngest NHL player to score 700 career goals

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scored the 700th goal of his career on Saturday afternoon, becoming the eighth National Hockey League player to achieve the feat. The goal came on a slapshot in the third period of the away game against the New Jersey Devils, and teammates swarmed the Russian winger after his landmark goal.…MORE

Naval Academy football player dies after he was found unresponsive in dorm

Naval Academy football player dies after he was found unresponsive in dorm

A US Naval Academy midshipman who played on the school football team has died — the second midshipman death in two weeks. David Forney, 22, was found unresponsive Thursday in Bancroft Hall, the Naval Academy said in a statement posted on the school Facebook page. After a midshipman administered CPR, Forney was transported to Anne…MORE

Inspired by J.Lo, moms are sharing bikini selfies to promote body positivity

Inspired by J.Lo, moms are sharing bikini selfies to promote body positivity

Moms across the world are sharing bikini selfies to promote body positivity, a viral challenge inspired by Jennifer Lopez. J.Lo posted a photo of herself online Sunday in a white bikini, looking fit as ever. “Relaxed and recharged,” she captioned the Instagram photo. Maria Kang, founder of the No Excuse Mom fitness community, shared a…MORE

2-year-old girl dies after falling into septic tank at Texas RV park

2-year-old girl dies after falling into septic tank at Texas RV park

A 2-year-old girl fell into a septic tank at a Texas recreational vehicle park Wednesday evening, spurring a frantic but unsuccessful effort to rescue her, authorities said. The Rockport Volunteer Fire Department said firefighters were dispatched to Paradise Lagoons RV park in Aransas Pass, Texas, around 5:30 p.m. for a child who had fallen into…MORE

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