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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 ...

Good Samaritan Rescues 3 From Burning Car Moments Before Explosion

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.14.2014 | Good News

This man's quick instincts and courage helped him save three lives -- just in the nick of time. Rui Gouveia, 41, a corrections officer from Fairha...

Lost Hiker Survives Two Chilly Nights in Alaska's Chugach State Park

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Alaska Dispatch News

When John Carlos Mann finally stumbled out of the woods near Bird Creek on Sunday night, he had been lost in Chugach State Park for two days and two cold nights, growing colder and more tired as he searched for someone to help him.

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...

Why People Help Strangers and Risk Their Lives for Strangers?

Ervin Staub | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Ervin Staub

Already a day or two after birth infants show a primitive form of empathy; when they hear crying by another infant they begin to cry, but not when they hear a noise of the same intensity.

Bodysurfer's Daring Ocean Rescue Caught On His GoPro Camera

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.04.2014 | Good News

Talk about being in the right place at the right time. Volunteer ocean lifeguard Daren Jenner, 55, didn't anticipate rescuing someone during his v...

Goldstock: 400 Golden Retrievers Gather for One Weekend

Suz Redfearn | Posted 09.03.2014 | Good News
Suz Redfearn

Close your eyes and picture the smiling, fluffy bundle of mirth that is a golden retriever. Now picture 400 golden retrievers galloping across grassy fields to a long dock jutting into quiet lake and each dog launching him or herself into the water with gusto.

Two People Rescued From Disabled Boat Near Brink Of Niagara Falls

AP | Posted 08.27.2014 | Crime

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two boaters were about two miles from the brink of Niagara Falls when they were rescued from their disabl...

A Rescue Pet Sees Her Best Friend

Rescue Idiot | Posted 08.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rescue Idiot

The videos online of soldiers coming home from overseas deployment after months and sometimes even years to be greeted by their pets who missed them a...

Man Lost In Woods For 5 Days Without Food Is Rescued After Spelling 'Help' With Pine Needles

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.21.2014 | Good News

When this man got lost in the wilderness, he wasn't sure if he would ever make it back home. But that didn't stop him from trying his hardest to hold ...

Tiny Baby Elephant Rescued as Elephants in Africa Face Extinction

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 10.19.2014 | Green
Candace Calloway Whiting

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is doing everything possible to stop the wholesale slaughter of elephants which is driven by the high value of elephant ivory in China. Their work is multi-dimensional, but one of their most endearing programs has to be the phenomenally successful baby elephant nursery.

He Saved My Brother From Drowning

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 10.19.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

On a summer day very much like today several years ago I found myself swimming with friends at my neighbor's pool. The day was decidedly ordinary. We swam almost every day in the summer.

Helicopter Team Makes Daring Rescue Of Hiker Stuck On Steep Mountain Cliff

Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.09.2014 | Good News

A stunning video from the Snohomish County helicopter rescue team captures their incredible work during a successful rescue of a hiker found clinging ...

Resist the Rescue!

Nora T. Akins | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

Some managers, especially those new to the role believe they need to know everything. They see themselves as the answer-man or the go-to-person. This thinking unnecessarily reduces one's confidence and works against the role of manager, coach or leader.

Teen Rescued From Colorado Mountain Peak By Helicopter Says He's 'Stupid' But 'Lucky'

AP | Posted 05.30.2014 | Good News

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — A Canadian teen rescued from a 13,000-foot ledge in Rocky Mountain National Park says he was stupid for t...

Galápagos: Challenges in Effort to Free Grounded Ship

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

A few days after the cargo ship Galapaface I ran aground on the rocks off San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos, high tides strengthened by a full moon rotated the ship some 40 degrees, further damaging its hull and worrying the people involved in the salvage effort.

I Am a Dog: Happy Mother's Day to Rescuers

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Maggie Van Ostrand

I am Cejas the Dog. I am grateful. Dog mothers don't have to be dogs themselves. We have birth dog mothers and then we have human Dog Mothers, the beautiful, dedicated, loving volunteers at local SPCAs, city shelters, and rescue organizations.

Heroic Sisters Save Dozens Of People, Mostly Children, From School Bus Fire In Mississippi

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.16.2014 | Good News

A busload of passengers, the majority of them school kids, may have two sisters to thank for their lives. Bettye Windom and her sister, Beth, both ...

'Dear Jesus Please Don't Let Me Die': Window-Washers Rescued After Platform Collapses On High-Rise

AP | Posted 04.25.2014 | Good News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three window-washers were pulled to safety Friday after the platform they were working on at a New Orleans high-rise gave way, le...

Just Another Day On The Job For Man In Superman Shirt Who Saved Baby From Fire

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 04.14.2014 | Good News

One man proved that there is a superhero in all of us. During a large fire at a Dallas, Texas, apartment complex, Tori Phillips came to the rescue ...

An Ode to Rebel Parents

Dana H. Glazer | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Dana H. Glazer

Like all good rebels, rebel parents challenge our hyper-protective, fear-ingrained, consumer-driven lives, and frankly, I think we are a lot better off with them throwing caution to the wind than we are with the more pervasive absentee or "helicopter" parents.

'She Is A Hero, No Question About It:' Canadian Woman Helps Police Officer After Shooting

The Huffington Post | Melissa Mcglensey | Posted 04.02.2014 | Good News

One woman's quick-thinking amid chaos may have saved a cop's life. Linda Hunt, 54, came to the rescue of a Canadian police officer who was shot in ...

The Moment That Heroic Bystanders Found 6-Month-Old Baby In Mudslide Rubble

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.31.2014 | Good News

The mudslide that took place in Oso, Wash., last weekend has claimed the lives of at least 21 people, according to the Associated Press, but thanks to...

A Flood of Mud

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

I last wrote about the mystery of Malaysian Flight 370 and how that event hit so close to home. At the same time, another event appeared to be brewin...

'I Had to See That I Didn't Come From a Black Hole'

Lilly Maier | Posted 04.30.2014 | Fifty
Lilly Maier

Esther Starobin was born in Adelsheim, Germany, in 1937. Her parents were among the 6 million Jews killed during the Holocaust. Starobin, her three sisters and her brother survived because their parents were able to send them to safety in time.