On Christmas Eve in 2001, Hassan Ali, then a 13-year-old migrant from Egypt, was saved from a capsizing dinghy when he was crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. After spending time in a refugee camp in Sicily, Italy, Ali…
By Ivette Feliciano
Rescue divers cleared a key hurdle Sunday in the increasingly desperate search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who went missing in a cave in northern Thailand more than a week ago.
By Tassanee Vejpongsa, Associated Press
Watch this 360 video of three brothers driving a truck through Houston floodwaters to help fellow Texans.
By Abbey Oldham, Elizabeth Flock
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Houston is facing catastrophic housing loss and the dangers of damaged chemical plants. As the waters begin to recede, rescue crews are going door-to-door, hoping they won't discover more bodies, while evacuees began to…
By PBS NewsHour
Thousands of storm victims are making their way back home as the skies in Houston clear and the water recedes. Assessing the damage will be the start of a long road toward recovery. William Brangham takes us into the homes…
By PBS NewsHour
Still in the search and rescue phase, some 24,000 National Guard troops are deployed to assist local and state responders in Texas. Miles O’Brien talks to Col. Steven Metze of the Texas Military Department Hurricane Harvey Response about their mission.
Hour by hour, the water keeps rising and rescuers keep going. To get a sense of the “astronomical” rescue and aid missions underway, Miles O’Brien talks with U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Commander Michael Attanasio, Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo…
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
After reaching the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, a plane evacuating at least one of the station’s 48 workers in need of urgent medical care began the return trip back to South America early Wednesday.
By Justin Scuiletti
Rescuers continued search attempts Thursday for hundreds of missing passengers from a capsized ferry that sank 12 miles off the coast of South Korea.
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