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Team Effort Frees Boy Trapped Under Car

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.01.2012 | Good News

We often hear of ordinary people unleashing superhuman strength in an emergency. But in Nelson, New Zealand, this week, the heroics required a team ef...

WATCH: Student Saved From Oncoming Train Seeks Rescuers

Posted 08.29.2012 | Impact

A New York student's first day back to school took a potentially tragic turn, but then three strangers came to the rescue. Alexa Conto, 20, was en ...

Comedian's Beef With Progressive No Laughing Matter

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

Who do you believe -- the angry brother or the insurance company on the defensive? Trust us, it's complicated and heartbreaking. New York comedian ...

'Ice Road Truckers': Accident Stuns Trucker Community

Posted 07.02.2012 | TV

While it's the icy conditions that keep the drivers on the edge of their seats -- as well as the viewers of "Ice Road Truckers" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on Hi...

Police Investigate Commerce Secretary For Hit-And-Run Crash

AP | RAQUEL DILLON | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary John Bryson said Monday he will take a medical leave of absence to undergo tests and evaluations after sufferin...

Cody Survives Accident On Deck Of 'Bering Sea Gold'

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

It's risky work on "Bering Sea Gold" (Fri., 10 p.m. EST on Discovery), with perhaps as much danger coming from the ships the crews are working on as i...

1 Dead After BMW Crashes Through KFC Window

AP | Posted 02.21.2012 | DC

LANDOVER, Md. -- Police say a BMW crashed into a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in suburban Washington, killing the driver and injuring several oth...

Police May Have Found Driver Who Fled After Striking Cyclists

Posted 01.16.2013 | Miami

Miami police report they have arrested Michele Traverso, 25, in the Rickenbacker Causeway hit-and-run on Wednesday morning that left one cyclist injur...

New Year Fireworks Accidentally Set Fire To Melbourne Landmark (VIDEO)

Simon Crisp | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

2012 got off to a dramatic start in Melbourne -- when a misfiring celebratory firework is thought to have set fire to a landmark and arts centre. M...

Miami Texter Owes $8.8 Million After Fatal Car Crash

Posted 02.20.2012 | Miami

In 2008, Myriam del Socorro Lopez was in the car with her husband on Bird Road when 17-year-old Luis Cruz-Govin, speeding and weaving, crashed into th...

DUI Near Millenium Park Kills Washington Man

Posted 11.26.2011 | Chicago

A man from Chicago's Near West Side has been charged in a Saturday morning DUI near Millenium Park that left a visiting Washington man dead. Jimmy ...

Famed Lawyer's In-Law Dies In Crash

AP | Posted 09.02.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A U.S. Postal Service truck driver accidentally struck and killed a retired state Supreme Court special referee who was the sister-in...

Scorching Roma in the New Lamborghini Aventador

James M. Clash | Posted 07.23.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

There's a good reason why experts advise against taking the last ski run of the day. Whether from fatigue, carelessness or a sense of invincibility, it often ends in disaster. In Italy, I found that out for myself.

UPDATE: Pro Wrestler Secures Prosthetic For Girl, 9, Who Lost Leg To Save Sister

Posted 07.31.2011 | Impact

UPDATE: After hearing her story, the community has reached out to help Anaiah Rucker. Georgia-based Langdon Athletics informed pro wrestler Steve ...

Lemons Into Lemonade With the Skater Sasha Cohen

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

Sometimes catastrophe is the perfect catalyst for making lemonade from lemons. Such was the case when I skated with 2006 Torino Olympic silver medalist Sasha Cohen.

Peru Police Officer Narrowly Escapes Being Crushed By Truck (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Peru policewoman's near-fatal collision with an 18 wheeler has been captured on CCTV. In the clip, the officer -- identified by the New York Daily...

PHOTOS: In Hungary's Wake, A Look Back At 10 Terrible Toxic Spills

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As headlines and photos pile up of the toxic sludge accident in Hungary, we're unfortunately reminded that it isn't unique. Toxic spills have a long a...

Robert Schimmel Dead

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

PHOENIX (AP) -- Standup comic Robert Schimmel, a frequent guest on Howard Stern's radio show, has died after suffering serious injuries in a car accid...

WATCH: Hotel Collapses Onto Street After Botched Demolition

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The supposedly controlled demolition of a hotel in downtown Edmonton resulted in a minor headache after the building took an unexpected plunge onto th...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Landra Reid Undergoes Surgery After I-95 Crash: Senator Harry Reid At Hospital, Daughter Released

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's wife underwent surgery Friday to stabilize serious injuries suffered when a tractor-trai...

Trucker Kills Four Developmentally Disabled Adults In Accident

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Icy roadway conditions led to a brutal head-on collision outside of Springfield, Ohio on Friday morning, as a tractor-trailer slammed into a van, kill...

PBS' 'This Emotional Life': How I Coped With A Life Changing Accident

Francesco Clark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesco Clark

Most of what I've learned from my experience, from aging, and from questioning and meeting others is that there is no set way in leading and being happy in life.

'Is There a Doctor in the House?'

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Of all the words I've heard in the past few days, the ones that spoke most deeply to me were these aboard the returning Amtrak train to Seattle: "Is there a doctor on board?" Believe me, I was invested in the answer.

The Media's Double Standard On Showing Neda's Death

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

Either show us the Neda video uncensored, or don't show the poster. You can't really have this one both ways. The American public can either handle this image or we can't. Decide, and be consistent.