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Aug 14, 2015 09:56 AM ET
Who ya gonna call when there's an emergency? "911," of course! It has saved untold lives, but, thanks to the vagaries of mobile telecommunications and the vileness or pranksters, dialing 911 doesn't always get the job done.
Jul 27, 2015 12:10 AM ET // Discovery News
When a killer whale off British Columbia became stranded on jagged rocks, a boater got creative and rigged a water pump to keep the animal wet.
Jul 10, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Eight courageous canines are now vying for the title of 2015 Hero Dog. See which one gets your vote.
Jun 23, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The streamlined shape of this tiny robot could help search-and-rescue teams explore tight spaces.
Jun 16, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Wake up, Philae! Here are five more spacecraft rescued after their missions could have terminated.
Apr 30, 2015 10:46 AM ET // AFP
The 15-year-old came across a jar of clarified butter that sustained him until rescuers found him
Apr 26, 2015 03:10 PM ET // AFP
Helicopters airlifted injured climbers off Mount Everest Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 18 people, even as a powerful aftershock hit the world's highest peak.
Apr 3, 2015 09:35 AM ET // AFP
Louis Jordan, 37, who was reported missing on January 29, told family members he survived by catching fish with his hands and drinking rain water.
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