Instant Index: Actress Eileen Brennan Dies

By Jennifer Abbey

Jul 30, 2013 8:48pm

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From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking  about using #InstantIndex or email us at and they could appear on World News.

Daredevil Streaks Across Wisconsin Skies in Homemade Jet Suit
A 53-year-old former fighter pilot known as “Jetman” made quite a sight in the skies over Wisconsin. Flying 119 mph, Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy showed off his homemade jet suit made of carbon-Kevlar Monday as part of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture. He was seen flying just feet away from a B-17 bomber but it’s no big deal, he says, it feels a little like skiing.

Actress Eileen Brennan Dies
Actress Eileen Brennan, who starred alongside Goldie Hawn in “Private Benjamin,” died Sunday of bladder cancer at age 80. She got her first big break in “Laugh In” and received an Oscar nod for her performance in “Private Benjamin.” She went on to appear in Hollywood classics “The Last Picture Show” and “The Sting.” She died at her home in Burbank, Calif.

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