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Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope between Marina City and the Leo Burnett Building on Nov. 2, 2014. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Nik Wallenda Completes Tightrope Walk Over Chicago

Stuntman Nik Wallenda braved cool temperatures and 15 mph winds as he walked 50 stories above the streets of Chicago as thousands looked on Sunday evening.

11/02/2014

Lyric Opera performer Wesley Daniel is recovering from burns to his face and neck, suffered while performing a fire-breathing act on stilts. He suffered second-degree burns, but no damage to his lungs or throat, and is expected to make a full recovery, with little or no scarring. (Credit: Loyola University Health System)

Burned Lyric Opera Performer Goes Home From Hospital, Should Heal Quickly

Six months from now, the Lyric Opera accident that left fire-breathing stilt-walker Wesley Daniel with second-degree burns on his neck will likely be only a “bad memory,” Daniel’s doctor said Thursday.

02/07/2013