iOS app Android app

Rescue

Navy Veteran-Turned Teacher Uses Raft He Invented To Rescue Man Who Was Drowning

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.19.2014 | Good News

This man's quick thinking helped him save a life in danger. Elias Ruiz, a high school teacher and Navy veteran, was duck hunting on the Tuolumne R...

Spanish Ebola Doctor: 'With The Money From Corruption, We Could End Ebola'

HuffPost Spain | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living

When a health professional removes his Ebola suit in Bo, Sierra Leone -- a country where the virus is still spreading at full speed -- he has a choice...

Man Missing At Sea For Nearly Two Weeks Found Safe Off The Coast Of Hawaii

AP | Posted 12.11.2014 | Good News

HONOLULU (AP) -- A 67-year-old boater missing at sea for 12 days is on his way to shore after being found uninjured 64 miles south of Honolulu. The...

Man Missing At Sea For Nearly Two Weeks Found Safe Off The Coast Of Hawaii

Associated Press | Posted 12.10.2014 | Good News

HONOLULU (AP) — A 67-year-old boater missing at sea for 12 days is on his way to shore after being found uninjured 64 miles south of Honolulu. Th...

'Hero Of The Year' Reunites Soldiers With Stray Dogs They Befriended Overseas

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.08.2014 | Impact

Pen Farthing believes war creates strong bonds between those who experience it together -- but they don't both have to be human. On Sunday, CNN re...

Volunteers Save Dogs From Breeding Farm

Rescue Idiot | Posted 12.02.2014 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

A group of eight volunteers rescued the dogs from the puppy mill auction after raising $200,000 in 11 days. The cause, known as "Operation Rescue Cavalier," saved 96 Cavalier King Charles spaniels, seven shiba inus, one French bulldog, two cocker spaniels, one shih tzu and one Yorkshire terrier.

WATCH: Strangers Band Together To Lift Car, Rescue Woman Pinned Underneath

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.20.2014 | Good News

It's pretty awe-inspiring what strangers can come together to achieve. A video uploaded to YouTube shows footage of a couple on a moped getting hi...

Denver Animal Shelter Saves Frozen Cat

Rescue Idiot | Posted 11.17.2014 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

A frozen kitten found in near-zero temperatures was brought back to life by a animal rescue thanks to heating pads and a hair dryer. Suffering from hypothermia, the cat was brought to Dumb Friends League.

The Three Lives of Thomasina

Rescue Idiot | Posted 11.18.2014 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

Imagine losing your first home to one of the most devastating storms in history, Hurricane sandy when you were only a few weeks old. Now add to that l...

This Yorkie Who Nursed Two Abandoned Kittens As Her Own Remind Us Love Has No Limits

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.14.2014 | Good News

This pooch proves that you don't have to be blood related to demonstrate a mother's love. Robyn Arouty, a photographer from Houston, received a ca...

Heroic Teen Saves Cop Trapped In Squad Car Moments Before Vehicle Is Engulfed In Flames

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.11.2014 | Good News

When a cop found himself in grave danger, this teen sprung into action, putting his life on the line for an officer he had never met. Joe Chambers,...

Dog Found Severely Emaciated And Stuffed In Trash Is Getting A New Beginning

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.07.2014 | Good News

This lucky dog was rescued from a devastating fate in an incredible chain of events. Nathan Binnis, a sanitation worker for Somerset County, Pennsy...

Living (and Almost Dying) on the Edge

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Markus had everything going for him. He could write his own ticket for the future, anything that he wanted. At 25, a world of possibilities awaited him. But all that was before the accident...

Couple's Home Invaded by Baby Sloths (PHOTOS)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 10.30.2014 | Green
Lucy Cooke

Rescued adult sloths are released back into the jungle as soon as they are fit but orphaned babies are extremely vulnerable and need 24-hour care. So the couple have had to give up their home to their sleepy adopted babies until they are old enough to be released back into the wild.

35 Powerful Images of Kindness Found Within Conflict

Kindness Blog | Posted 11.14.2014 | Good News
Kindness Blog

During times of conflict and political or religious civil unrest, the power of the human spirit's capacity for non-violent protest and kindness still shines through.

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 12.14.2014 | 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 11.22.2014 | 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 11.02.2014 | 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 10.27.2014 | 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 10.25.2014 | 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 ...