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In Jan. 26, 2015 photo provided by the Two Eagles Balloon Team, Troy Bradley of New Mexico and Leonid Tiukhtyaev of Russia set off from Saga, Japan, in their quest to pilot the helium-filled balloon from Japan to North America. (Photo by Troy Bradley/AP)

Balloonists make history

After six days, 16 hours, and 37 minutes of flying a hot air balloon from Japan to Mexico, the Two Eagles Balloon crew smashed world records and made a "controlled descent to a water landing" off of the Baja Coast near La Poza Grande. Pilots Tony Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev landed safely and their balloon is reported to be in good...

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