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.
Eight courageous canines are now vying for the title of 2015 Hero Dog. See which one gets your vote.
The streamlined shape of this tiny robot could help search-and-rescue teams explore tight spaces.
Wake up, Philae! Here are five more spacecraft rescued after their missions could have terminated.
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