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Teen Rescued After 49 Days Lost At Sea
This 18-year-old was lost at sea for almost 50 days. He managed to survive on only fish and seawater.
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Baby In The Road! Jersey Driver Saves Little Boy From Close Call
"I just did the right thing at the right time," said Cory Cannon.
Woman Rescued After Falling off Cruise Ship
Kay Longstaff fell off the back of a cruise ship spending 10 hours treading waters before being rescued.
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Jennifer Garner And Daughter Rescued After Kayak Trip Goes So, So Wrong
"Did I get us lost in a kayak? Yes. Did we paddle as hard as we could for 100 hours and end up in a shipping lane? I’m afraid so."
Video Offers Glimpse Into What The Thai Cave Rescue Was Like
The newly released video by the Thai Navy SEALs shows the soccer team's players carried out on stretchers.
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Soccer Team Rescued From Cave In Thailand
After more than two weeks trapped in a flooded cave, all 12 boys and their soccer coach have finally been rescued.
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All 12 Boys And Coach Freed From Thailand Cave
The soccer team and their coach had been trapped in the Tham Luang Cave for more than two weeks.
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More Boys Rescued From Thailand Cave As Rescue Mission Stretches Into Second Day
The individuals had been trapped for more than two weeks in Tham Luang Cave.
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Rescue Operation To Save Boys Trapped In Cave Begins
By Panu Wongcha-um and John Geddie, Reuters
Rescuers said it would take many hours before the first boy emerged from the cave.
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Eric Trump Reportedly Ran Into Traffic To Help A Woman Who Passed Out
"It was certainly my first time hailing an ambulance in New York City.”
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Malian Hero Awarded French Citizenship, But Others Still Face Deportation
The man who saved a little boy is now on the path to becoming a French citizen.
Los Angeles Fire Department
Boy Survives 12 Hours In L.A. Sewer After Falling Into Drainage Pipe
The 13-year-old Los Angeles boy was rescued about a mile from where he fell into the sewer.
Titusville Fire Department
Claw Machine Makes Florida Boy Its Next Victim
“He went in, but obviously he couldn't come back out the same way,” said one firefighter.
This Aussie Dad Hired A Helicopter To Save His Son After A Car Crash
"I just thought, bugger this, I'm not going to sit around and wait."
Martin County Sheriffs Office
Video Shows Brave Rescue Of Couple Trying To Ride Out Irma On A Sailboat
The local sheriff cited it as an example of how people can "put our deputies in jeopardy" by ignoring storm warnings.
Woman On Tinder Date Gets Stuck In Window Trying To Retrieve Her Own Poop
Surprisingly, a second date still might happen.
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Good Samaritans Rescue Fellow Citizens Amid Catastrophic Floods
Locals show incredible strength as they pull together in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Timothy J. McIntosh
Nursing Home Residents Seen Sitting In Waist-High Water Before Rescue
An alarming photograph shows several women sitting in the murky water but appearing calm.
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Baby 'Miraculously' Saved From Blazing Fire In London
Eyewitnesses recount the scene at massive fire at an apartment building in London, which included a dramatic rescue of a child thrown from the blaze.
This Is How The NYPD Trains For Its Riskiest Rescues
The New York City Police Department's Emergency Service unit practices hundreds of feet above water to prepare for "challenging" rescue situations.
Video Captures Dramatic San Francisco Cliff Rescue
The man is airlifted to a nearby parking lot, and walks away with a few minor bruises.
NY Daily News
Dramatic Video Shows Hero Rescuing Fallen Man On Subway Tracks
Jonathan Kulig jumped down to save the man with barely a minute to spare.
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