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Inside Harrison Ford's Passion for Flying - and Scariest Crashes

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In 1998, Harrison Ford told People that his favorite place to be was in the air. "It's not so much the thrill as much as it is the satisfaction of learning a new skill. I wasn't even sure I was capable of learning anymore," he said. "I really like the responsibilities of flying. I like the places you go, the people you meet, the views you see ... It's where I feel engaged and comfortable and free. It's become a big part of my life." Though he didn't earn his pilot's license until he was 54, the actor best known for playing Indiana »


- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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Michael Brown's Family Will File Lawsuit Against Darren Wilson

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Lawyers for Michael Brown's family announced Thursday they will file a civil suit against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, and police officer Darren Wilson, who was cleared of any wrongdoing Wednesday by the Justice Department. "We believe that there were other alternatives available to [Wilson]," said attorney Daryl Parks Thursday at a press conference attended by Brown's parents, Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. "He did not have to kill Michael Brown." The Justice Department has formally closed the investigation it conducted after a grand jury declined to indict Wilson in November. The 86-page report, released Wednesday, stated, "Wilson fired at »


- Elaine Aradillas, @elaineja

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Michael Brown's Family Will File Lawsuit Against Darren Wilson

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Lawyers for Michael Brown's family announced Thursday they will file a civil suit against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, and police officer Darren Wilson, who was cleared of any wrongdoing Wednesday by the Justice Department. "We believe that there were other alternatives available to [Wilson]," said attorney Daryl Parks Thursday at a press conference attended by Brown's parents, Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. "He did not have to kill Michael Brown." The Justice Department has formally closed the investigation it conducted after a grand jury declined to indict Wilson in November. The 86-page report, released Wednesday, stated, "Wilson fired at »


- Elaine Aradillas, @elaineja

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Harrison Ford Plane Crash: Eyewitnesses Describe 'Sputtering' Plane, Hearing a 'Boom'

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As Harrison Ford's vintage plane went down shortly after taking off from the Santa Monica Airport Thursday, it landed on Penmar Golf Course in a densely populated area of Los Angeles. And a lot of people got a glimpse of the movie star pilot's aircraft and what Christian Fry, vice president of the Santa Monica Airport Association, called his "beautifully forced landing." "It's not a crash," Fry tells People. "It appears that they had some sort of engine trouble during takeoff, which happens from time to time with airplane, but when that occurs, the beauty of Santa Monica Airport »


- Aaron Parsley, @freshparsley

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Harrison Ford Plane Crash: Eyewitnesses Describe 'Sputtering' Plane, Hearing a 'Boom'

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As Harrison Ford's vintage plane went down shortly after taking off from the Santa Monica Airport Thursday, it landed on Penmar Golf Course in a densely populated area of Los Angeles. And a lot of people got a glimpse of the movie star pilot's aircraft and what Christian Fry, vice president of the Santa Monica Airport Association, called his "beautifully forced landing." "It's not a crash," Fry tells People. "It appears that they had some sort of engine trouble during takeoff, which happens from time to time with airplane, but when that occurs, the beauty of Santa Monica Airport »


- Aaron Parsley, @freshparsley

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Harrison Ford Is 'Battered But Ok,' Son Says

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Harrison Ford's son Ben is right by his father's side at the hospital and took to Twitter to give supporters and well-wishers an update on his father's health. "Battered, but ok!," Ben Tweeted Thursday night just hours after his dad was involved in a small-plane crash. Ford, 72, was the pilot and sole passenger of a vintage yellow fighter plane that crashed at about 2:24 p.m. at Penmar Golf Course, near the Santa Monica airport. He is in stable condition, a Lapd spokeswoman confirms to People. Ben was joined at the hospital by his sister Georgia, People has confirmed. »


- Caitlin Keating, @caitkeating

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The Big Bang Theory Pays Tribute to Leonard Nimoy

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Leonard Nimoy never actually appeared on The Big Bang Theory, but his persona always loomed large in the world of Sheldon Cooper. To pay tribute to Nimoy, who died Feb. 27 at the age of 83, the show's producers gave a shout-out to the Spock' actor in the vanity card at the end of the episode. The Nimoy episodes of Tbbt are among the show's most revered. The first time the CBS comedy revealed how much Sheldon (Jim Parsons) worshipped the Star Trek actor was in "The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis" from season 2. Penny (Kaley Cuoco) gives Sheldon a napkin that Nimoy »


- lynette rice, @lynetterice

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The Big Bang Theory Pays Tribute to Leonard Nimoy

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Leonard Nimoy never actually appeared on The Big Bang Theory, but his persona always loomed large in the world of Sheldon Cooper. To pay tribute to Nimoy, who died Feb. 27 at the age of 83, the show's producers gave a shout-out to the Spock' actor in the vanity card at the end of the episode. The Nimoy episodes of Tbbt are among the show's most revered. The first time the CBS comedy revealed how much Sheldon (Jim Parsons) worshipped the Star Trek actor was in "The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis" from season 2. Penny (Kaley Cuoco) gives Sheldon a napkin that Nimoy »


- lynette rice, @lynetterice

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Real Housewives of Melbourne Star Jackie Gillies Talks New Ladies, New Fights in Season 2

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The Real Housewives of Melbourne has been upgraded. After Bravo aired the reality series from Down Under on Sunday afternoons last year, season 2 moves to Thursday nights, and star Jackie Gillies promises, "There's drama, there's tears, there's arguments - happy moments, too. There's a lot of comedy this season, I will say." But, let's be honest, we don't come to our Housewives for laughs, we come for the glass-throwing antics. With two new cast members entering the fray (regular Andrea Moss exited after season 1), Gillies promises there will plenty of fresh strife. Here are the highlights: More Blow-Ups Are in »


- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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Real Housewives of Melbourne Star Jackie Gillies Talks New Ladies, New Fights in Season 2

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The Real Housewives of Melbourne has been upgraded. After Bravo aired the reality series from Down Under on Sunday afternoons last year, season 2 moves to Thursday nights, and star Jackie Gillies promises, "There's drama, there's tears, there's arguments - happy moments, too. There's a lot of comedy this season, I will say." But, let's be honest, we don't come to our Housewives for laughs, we come for the glass-throwing antics. With two new cast members entering the fray (regular Andrea Moss exited after season 1), Gillies promises there will plenty of fresh strife. Here are the highlights: More Blow-Ups Are in »


- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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Killer Ashton Sachs Showed No Sign of Darkness, Friends Say

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Perfect Family, Shocking Murder: 19-year-old Ashton Sachs fatally shot his parents and paralyzed his little brother. What made him snap? Subscribe now for instant access to the full story. At the February 2014 funeral of Brad and Andra Sachs, no one appeared more distraught than their 19-year-old son, Ashton. "He collapsed on me, crying," Andra's childhood friend Ruth Briscoe tells People in this week's cover story. "It was pretty powerful." Less than one month later, Ashton was under arrest for the murders of his parents - leaving his friends and family in disbelief. A "totally laid back" teen, as his high »


- Christine Pelisek, @chrispelisek

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Why Did a Best Man Murder the Groom's Wife?

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Five years ago, Jonathan Broyhill served as best man in the wedding of his close friend, Nation Hahn. On Wednesday, Broyhill sat in a Raleigh, North Carolina, courtroom, where he is on trial for fatally stabbing Nation's young wife, Jamie Kirk Hahn, 24 times in her home on April 22, 2013. He then turned the knife on his longtime friend and then on himself, say prosecutors. With her husband and family at her side, Jamie died in a hospital two days later from the injuries she sustained when Broyhill allegedly attacked her. "Jamie was a strong and courageous young woman and a bright light to us all, »


- K.C. Baker, @kcbaker77777

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Why Did a Best Man Murder the Groom's Wife?

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Five years ago, Jonathan Broyhill served as best man in the wedding of his close friend, Nation Hahn. On Wednesday, Broyhill sat in a Raleigh, North Carolina, courtroom, where he is on trial for fatally stabbing Nation's young wife, Jamie Kirk Hahn, 24 times in her home on April 22, 2013. He then turned the knife on his longtime friend and then on himself, say prosecutors. With her husband and family at her side, Jamie died in a hospital two days later from the injuries she sustained when Broyhill allegedly attacked her. "Jamie was a strong and courageous young woman and a bright light to us all, »


- K.C. Baker, @kcbaker77777

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