Saturday, June 12, 2010

Solo teen sailor rescued; boat to be sunk

Abby Sunderland, 16, looks out from her sailboat, Wild Eyes, as she leaves for her world record attempting journey at the Del Rey Yacht Club, Saturday, Jan 23, 2010, in Marina del Rey, Calif. (AP)

(LA Times) Reporting from Sydney, Australia — Abby Sunderland, the 16-year-old California teen solo sailor who ran into trouble in the middle of the Indian Ocean this week, has been rescued. Sunderland was reported to be in good health after being plucked from her damaged vessel 2,000 nautical miles off western Australia by the crew of the French fishing ship the Ile De La Reunion at 7:45 pm AEST. The crew of the Ile De La Reunion, a considerably larger vessel than Sunderland's "Wild Eyes," dispatched a smaller boat to pick her up. More (with video)>>

Bonnaroo Music Festival underway
Music fans cool off in a fountain at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Friday, June 11, 2010 in Manchester, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Music fans at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, 6/11/10 in Tennessee (AP).

MANCHESTER, Tenn. — A slightly groggy, sun-drenched Bonnaroo crowd was readying itself for the music festival's big day-two acts, Jay-Z and Stevie Wonder. Both were to take Bonnaroo's main stage Saturday evening in succession, with headliner Jay-Z following Wonder. The day's acts also included Weezer, Jack White's the Dead Weather, Norah Jones... More>>

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