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Stephanie Spira McNeil Asks, 'Where Is My Brother, John Spira?'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

A loved one vanishes without a trace -- then more than five years pass without a single clue about his disappearance. It's a glimpse at the life o...

YouTube Storm Watch: The Most Shared Hurricane Sandy Videos

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.31.2012 | New York
Shira Lazar

According to Visible Measures, the total of videos relating to Hurricane Sandy is over 500 clips and counting with over 14 millions views. Here's a compilation of some of the most viewed video clips.

Internet Rallies Around 17-Year-Old Cat Who Was Rescued From Blaze By Firefighters

Posted 10.25.2012 | Good News

A 17-year-old cat was resuscitated by firefighters this week after a fire blazed through her home. According to People magazine, Tiki Bear the cat...

Nursing Home Fire Kills 12 In Taiwan

AP | Posted 12.22.2012 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese officials say a midnight fire at a nursing home has killed 12 elderly patients and injured 70 others. ...

What it Feels Like When Someone Sets Fire To Your Place Of Worship

Beenish Ahmed | Posted 12.11.2012 | Religion
Beenish Ahmed

That one man with a match has shaken an entire community of people from countries around the world who have made this sleepy corner of Ohio their home, in many cases, because of the mosque.

Denver Premier Screening of Last Call at the Oasis: Water Crisis Global, Local

Michele Swenson | Posted 12.09.2012 | Denver
Michele Swenson

The documentary Last Call at the Oasis identifies the global water crisis as the central issue of the 21st century. Water mayl become a weapon of war and a tool of terrorism in the post-2022 world.

Oregon Teen Rescues Boy From House On Fire

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 09.26.2012 | Teen

A fire broke out on the second story of a family home in Oregon on Monday night, and 8-year-old Cody Ma was trapped in a room upstairs, the Oregonian ...

Autumn Equinox: May You Pray With A Good Fire

Teo Bishop | Posted 11.21.2012 | Religion
Teo Bishop

In the coming months, the light of the sky shall wane. The darkness will stretch out over the day, and if you are not steadfast in the lighting of your own fire, the winter will be difficult to bear.

State Considers Drastic Action At Site Of Horrific Fire

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH and ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 11.17.2012 | Small Business

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday he was open to using eminent domain to seize the site of a 2003 nightclub fire t...

Millie and Me

Landon Jones | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green
Landon Jones

Mega-fires like Millie will become increasingly common in the years to come, as climate-change clears our forests. The men and women who fight fires in our country are the best we -- and our government -- have to offer.

Authorities Identify Cause Of Tyler Perry's Studio Fire

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Investigators have determined that a fire at filmmaker Tyler Perry's Atlanta studios was caused by careless smoking. Capt. Marian McDaniel...

Fourth-Floor Jump A Leap Of Faith (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.10.2012 | College

In a fire that would claim two lives, Alina Raffa made what she called a "split-second decision" to survive. She jumped from her fourth-floor window a...

HOT VIDEO: Drunk Man Bets He Can Set His Head On Fire, Wins

Posted 07.24.2012 | Weird News

Winning! A boozed up bar-goer bet his buddies that he could douse his head in high-proof alcohol and light it on fire. He won the bet, with predict...

Father Sues Ex's Lover, City After Daughters Killed In Christmas Fire

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Crime

STAMFORD, Conn. — The father of the three girls killed in a Christmas morning house fire has sued the city, his ex-wife's contractor boyfriend a...

Job Seeker Lights Himself On Fire Outside Job Center

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 06.29.2012 | Business

A job seeker doused himself in gasoline and lit himself on fire outside of a Birmingham, England, job center Thursday, the Birmingham Mail reports. Th...

Anatomy of a Tragedy: Kitchen Accident Guts Home, Turns Teen into Hero

Keith Brown | Posted 08.06.2012 | Impact
Keith Brown

Jacqueline Garcia lives in Wall Township, NJ, across the street from the Glab's home at 1913 Central Ave. Jacqueline heard loud voices -- kids' voices -- coming from outside. The sound was unusual. It didn't sound like children playing.

WATCH: What's A Flame? Animated Video Explains Science Of Fire

Posted 06.05.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/04/2012 04:31 PM EDT on LiveScience A flame may seem like a simple thing, but explainin...

Fire Aboard Nuclear Sub Injures 6

Patch | Robert Cook | Posted 05.24.2012 | Crime

Six people have been injured in a fire on a nuclear submarine at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine....

Woman Alleges She Was Harassed By Debt Collector As Her Home Burned

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money

For one Texas woman, a contract she signed with a restoration company when her home set fire has turned into a debt nightmare. Mara Kafarela, a hom...

Moscow Ski-Jump Fire Extinguished

AP | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- A fire at a landmark ski-jump overlooking central Moscow has been extinguished after lighting up the night sky for nearly an hour. The ski-...

Arsonist Squirrels Light Pastor's House On Fire

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.20.2012 | Weird News

They've gone completely nuts! Squirrels in southwestern Florida are causing sparks to fly on electrical lines that ignite easily in the area's dry ...

Fukushima's Nuclear Nightmare Is Far From Over (or the Disturbingly Deadly Act of Placing Profits Before People)

Vivian Norris | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

Why does Fukushima still matter? Because no matter what TEPCO or the authorities have claimed, the reactors and the fuel pools are unstable.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Pain And Progress In Burn Care (NSFW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.21.2013 | Science

What actually happens to the body when it catches fire, and what technological advances in burn treatment await on the horizon?2012-04-09-Screenshot20120409at11.24.01AM.png

Mesmerizing Wildlife Woodburnings

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

Sometimes even the craziest new technologies don't measure up to the power and intrigue of Mother Nature's original materials. Julie Bender revives th...

DISCOVERY: World's Oldest Campfire Found In South Africa

Posted 06.02.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/02/2012 03:11 PM EDT on LiveScience Ash and charred bone, the earliest known evidence of...