On Christmas Eve in Antarctica, a blizzard descended upon the Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, surrounding it in ice and immobilizing it. Seventy-four people, including tourists, scientists and crew members, are onboard. But help is on the way.
A group of teens had a legendary prom night, for a rather unusual reason. They didn't set a new high school keg stand record -- they stopped on the way to the dance to rescue some people who were in a car accident.
Newark mayor Corey Booker arrived home last night to find his neighbors’ home on fire. His security detail, led by officer Alex Rodriguez, had preceded him home and had already gotten most of the residents out of the burning building. But one more woman remained, and when Booker heard…
During a leisurely boating trip late last week near Fort George Island in Florida, Kerry Ware and her family spotted a dolphin stranded on a sandbar. Fortunately, Ware and her father were able to save the beached animal by dragging it with great effort to deeper water.
As further proof that teachers don’t get paid nearly enough, a heroic elementary school teacher recently rescued a toddler from a SUV that had caught fire in the pickup lane at Cameron Ranch Elementary School in Carmichael, CA.