July 12, 2013 As he swam for hours in darkness to get help for his family, John Franklin Riggs says, he used lights on shore to guide himself. Two children, his father and his sister were on the boat when it sank.
"Baby 59," who survived being trapped in a sewer pipe, on Wednesday at the Pujiang People's Hospital.
May 30, 2013 The newborn boy's rescue from a pipe below a public toilet captured headlines around the world. Officials now tell local news outlets that the mother is unlikely to face charges. It was an accident, officials believe, that the frightened woman initially lied about.
May 28, 2013 An abandoned baby boy was rescued from a sewage pipe in China after becoming lodged in an apartment building's public toilet system Firefighters called to the scene cut out a portion of pipe containing the boy. That section was then rushed to the hospital, where the baby was carefully removed.
A Fish and Wildlife Service team caught and killed an alligator after the animal attacked a 6-year-old boy Friday. The boy survived with only incidental wounds.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
April 22, 2013 A 6-year-old boy's day off from school Friday left him with a vivid story to tell his classmates, after he was seized — and eventually released — by an alligator in South Florida. The attack occurred at a wildlife refuge where the boy's father had taken his son for a canoe ride.
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A screen grab from video of the Coast Guard's rescue operation that saved 14 sailors from the HMS Bounty on Monday.
U.S. Coast Guard
October 30, 2012 '"It was like swimming in a washing machine," Coast Guard rescue swimmer Daniel Todd says of the effort it took to get to the crew and their life boat. One other crew member died. The ship's captain is missing. The HMS Bounty had been used in many movies.
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