DNA analysis confirms the unprecedented event.
From Dutch cruise ships to crashed seaplanes, learn about the Coast Guard's most incredible rescue operations.
This year's International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo is focused on robotic equipment for disaster relief.
Rampant wildfires in Indonesia are destroying many of the world's few remaining natural habitats for endangered orangutans.
Check out these stirring images of Syrian and Iraqi migrants journeying to the coast of the Greek Island Lesbos.
A golden retriever that worked search and rescue at Ground Zero in new York on September 11, 2001 had an amazing day in the city.
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.
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.
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