Half Dome lottery
Favorite dog breeds
Balloonist's dream of floating across Atlantic popped
By Digital First Media and wire reports
Posted: 09/13/2013 06:45:25 AM PDT
Updated: 09/13/2013 08:23:13 AM PDT
Balloonist's bid to float cross Atlantic ends quickly
In this photo provided by Mark McBreairty, a balloon cluster carrying Jonathan Trappe lifts off from Caribou, Maine, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark McBreairty)WASHINGTON - An American adventurer's bid to float across the Atlantic to Europe in a rowboat suspended by 370 helium balloons failed when he was forced to land in the Canadian province of Newfoundland, he said Friday. Balloon enthusiast Jonathan Trappe's attempt had earned comparisons with the plot of Oscar-winning animated movie "Up," about a pensioner ...
"Balloonist's bid to float cross Atlantic ends quickly"
In this photo provided by Mark McBreairty, a balloon cluster carrying Jonathan Trappe lifts off from Caribou, Maine, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark McBreairty)
Return to Top
Stanford 75, Oregon State 48: Senior guard Chasson Randle leads the way in victory
Sharks lose to Red Wings 3-2
Person with measles dined at Berkeley restaurant, health officials warn
Article commenting rules of the road
comments powered by Disqus.
comments powered by
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Visiting with grandparents on-screen
Grandparents are increasingly forging relationships with their far-flung grandchildren via Skype or FaceTime.
'The Last Man on Earth': Will Forte shines in new Fox comedy
Thursday's TV picks: How will 'How To Get Away With Murder' wrap Season 1?
New 'Amazing Race' kicks off with a Bachelor-like twist
(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Lupita Nyong'o's expensive Oscar dress stolen
“12 Years a Slave” actress loses now-famous Academy Awards dress that’s made out of 6,000 pearls.
Kelly Clarkson didn't want to make 'From Justin to Kelly.'
New 'Alien' film to pick up where original sequel left off
Robin Williams' daughter talks about father's suicide
The Bottom Line
MNG Corporate Site Map