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Watch This Firefighter Save Dog From Fire, Revive Pup Using Human Oxygen Mask

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.15.2014 | Good News

This firefighter understands that any life -- no matter the species -- is a life worth saving. Last Thursday, firefighters responded to a burning ...

Friday Night Fights, Part 1 (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports
Ken Hamm

Fighter Jon 'JonBoy' Bianco (right) and his sparring partner Victor Plajas. I tried boxing once. I had the same humbling realization as when I w...

Firefighters Make Daring Rescue Of Man Trapped In Flood Waters

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.10.2014 | Good News

Dramatic helicopter news footage captured the incredible work of one fire crew and their heroic rescue of a man trapped in a van. Parts of Arizona...

Firefighters Rescue Elderly Woman At Her Home, Then Go Extra Mile And Do Her Yard Work

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.03.2014 | Good News

Sometimes a firefighter's job doesn't begin or end with flames. When an 81-year-old woman tripped and fell in front of her home in Santa Barbara, C...

Woman Sheds Tears Of Joy As Firefighters Uncover Wedding Rings From Burned Down Home

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.18.2014 | Good News

A glimmer of hope when all feels lost can often make all the difference. Kathy Besk's home fell victim to one of California's recent wildfires caus...

Chasing Fire

Jeff Frost | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Jeff Frost

Way Fire, near Lake Isabella, Wafford Heights, CA Today I faced a choice. The plan was to watch my new film 'Circle of Abstract Ritual' on a 40ft s...

What Did You Do on 9/12?

Chris VanDijk | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact
Chris VanDijk

My true Sept. 12 moment didn't happen for another thirteen. It took me five years to come out of my stupor; to quit the job in a place with no windows that I took after Sept 11.

Firefighters Show Off Sizzlin' Steps In Fierce Flashmob

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.09.2014 | Good News

Updated: 9:52 a.m. 9/4/2014 These firefighters really brought the heat with their smokin' dance moves! A video uploaded to Facebook by Sacha Ke...

Drones Pose Threat To Firefighters, Wildfire Managers Say

AP | By KEITH RIDLER | Posted 10.15.2014 | Green

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Drones flying over wildfires could lead to firefighter injuries and force retardant bombers to be called off, wildfire managers ...

Meet Some Of The Brave Men And Women Fighting The Nation's Forest Fires

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green

As wildfire season roars on in the western states, thousands of wildland firefighters from across the country are working to save homes and keep us ou...

8 Firefighters Burned Battling California Wildfire

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 08.10.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eight firefighters who suffered minor burns while battling a wildfire in Northern California left the hospital Saturday as crew...

Fast-Spreading Oregon Wildfire Threatens Hundreds Of Homes

Reuters | Courtney Sherwood | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug 8 (Reuters) - A fast-spreading wildfire threatened 740 dwellings in northern Oregon on Friday after destroying a home and five o...

At Least 6 Major Wildfires Keeping Firefighters Busy In California

AP | Posted 10.03.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of federal, state and local firefighters were feverishly attacking at least six major wildfires in central and far no...

The Dangerous Truth Behind Wildfires

Jason Ritchie | Posted 09.21.2014 | Green
Jason Ritchie

This past week, as I drove through Central Washington, I came face to face with the horrifying destruction caused by the wildfires currently raging through much of Washington State. The haze was so thick that it was difficult to see.

Those Who Make It Possible

Anita Casalina | Posted 09.09.2014 | Impact
Anita Casalina

On days when you get to relax and have fun gathering with your friends and family for picnics and maybe some fireworks, give a few minute thoughts to those who keep us safe while we do it.

Q&A With Retired Firefighter Doug Bailey, Lightfinder Photography

Heather Hummel | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Heather Hummel

Last year Doug Bailey, a Southern California firefighter, put down his firefighting gloves and jacket one last time. Now, as a retired firefighter, Doug spends his days capturing breathtaking images.

How President Obama and Arianna Huffington 'Rescued' Me So I Can Thrive

Angela Vitaliano | Posted 09.06.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Angela Vitaliano

I only have part of my life left and I moved to America to be happy. I have to work a lot because I need to pay bills, but I have to protect myself from getting sick or having a breakdown. Because that, I cannot afford. So I have started to meditate; I am forcing myself to do one thing at a time.

How to Help America's Vets and Heroes Right Now

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

I figure, the least we can do is give back. These charities do some really innovative work to support vets, and other American heroes.

Pay Your Own Way Government Has a Body Count

Leah Plunkett | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Leah Plunkett

If Kafka were around to design a plan for governance, the result would be this pay-your-own-way approach. When government tries to make some citizens pay for services we all rely on, the results are at best bizarre, at worst sinister.

Artistic Photo Series Reminds Us That The True Superheroes Among Us Don't Wear Capes

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.23.2014 | Good News

One photographer is honoring the real heroes in our lives -- the ones who don't need capes to be super. Brandon Cawood, 30, is the photographer be...

This 6-Year-Old Swapped Birthday Gifts For Donations, Raised Funds For Local Police

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact

If it truly is better to give than receive, Noah Hall-King must be on cloud nine. Through soliciting donations from friends, family and local busin...

How to Raise $50K+ for Vets and Heroes

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, we're launching the Veterans Charity Challenge 2 to raise money for good causes.

WATCH: Firefighter Uses Hoses To Go On A Magic Carpet Ride

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.18.2014 | Weird News

This firefighter wasn't Russian to do his job. Instead, the Russian firefighter was in a hurry to use his high-powered hoses for a different, crea...

Firefighter Who Rescued Snake From Blaze: 'I Would Do It For Any Creature'

AP | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) - A firefighter put his reptile-handling experience to good use when he rescued a 7-foot-long boa constrictor from a burning home...

Lynne Peeples

Firefighters Sound Alarm On Toxic Chemicals

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green

More than 200 empty pairs of firefighter boots lined the steps of the Rotunda in San Francisco's City Hall on Wednesday. Each pair represented a l...