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Wash. hunter chased up tree, bitten by black bear

A Washington state hunter is recovering after surviving an attack by an angry black bear that chased him up a tree, chomped down on his leg and clawed him with one of its big paws.

Mystery shrouds US couple's crash off Jamaica

Rescue crews searching off Jamaica's coast on Saturday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding a small plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple that went on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after the pilot was apparently incapacitated.

Joan's epic fallout with Johnny Carson

Joan Rivers bombed in late night for the world to see, on an upstart network no one thought would last. In the process, she infuriated Johnny Carson, the titanic TV star who had long supported her and, 20 years before, made her an overnight star.

Lady Gaga curses audience in expletive-laced tirade

If Lady Gaga's performing onstage, you better listen. And if you don't, she'll stop singing.

When a loud crowd still chatted at the Plaza Hotel where Gaga was performing jazz tunes Friday night, she stopped in the middle of her second song because of the noise.

3 surprising things that devour your data plan

Pick a plan that's too small and you'll go over your limit and rack up unwanted charges – or run into speed throttling on an unlimited plan. Go too large and you'll be wasting money on data you don't use – and who likes to waste money?