The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed into a rugged hillside outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers.
It started as a fun pajama party for 10 sixth-grade girls who make up Girl Scouts Troop 1980. It quickly evolved into something with much greater purpose and reach: A new book to help child abuse victims in their healing process.
Francis Gary Powers, a pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960, was killed when the KNBC-TV news helicopter he was piloting ran out of fuel and crashed near Encino, California.
Tiger Woods has heard just about everything from playing before the biggest crowds in golf, and he tends to ignore it. Most puzzling was what he kept hearing along the back nine Sunday at Torrey Pines.