Plane crash survivor recovering at home
Travis Barker is out of a Los Angeles burn center where he was being treated after surviving a plane crash in Columbia.
The former Blink-182 drummer was released Friday from the Grossman Burn Center The 32-year-old rocker will continue being treated at home and is expected to fully recover. Associated Press
British princes riding motorcycles
British princes William and Harry set off Saturday on a grueling 1,000-mile motorcycle rally in South Africa to raise money for charity.
More than 80 riders set off from the holiday resort of Port Edward on South Africa's southeast coast.
The pair joked they had a wager on which royal tumbles from their bike the most during the eight-day off-road adventure.
Funds raised through the princes' participation in the Enduro Africa 08 will be divided among UNICEF, the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund and Sentebale, a charity established by Prince Harry to help disadvantaged children in Lesotho. Associated Press
Will Ferrell to play Broadway Bush
In a serendipitous bit of casting, comic Will Ferrell, whose impersonation of President Bush on “Saturday Night Live” won him accolades, has been given a chance to continue being Bush. Variety says Ferrell will make his Broadway debut in January with a one-man show, “You're Welcome, America. A Final Night With George W. Bush.” Philadelphia Inquirer
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