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Biden: Obama Ordered Rescue of American Because of Her Failing Health

Biden: Obama Ordered Rescue of American Because of Her Failing Health

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Vice President Joe Biden said American aid worker Jessica Buchanan’s failing health was the reason President Obama authorized Tuesday night’s rescue operation in Somalia.“They said it was the time, the opportunit…

Obama Calls American Hostage’s Dad After Rescue in Somalia

Obama Calls American Hostage’s Dad After Rescue in Somalia

The White House/Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Following the rescue of an American woman who was held captive in Somalia since October, President Obama called the 32-year-old’s father to tell him of the news.Jessica Buchanan, from Bedford, Va., was rescued …

Italian Cruise Ship Wreck: Search Operations Resume

Italian Cruise Ship Wreck: Search Operations Resume

ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images(GIGLIO, Italy) — Divers will be back in the water off the coast of Tuscany Thursday morning, resuming their search of the partially capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia, an Italian Coast Guard spokesman confirmed to ABC…

Snowshoe Hiker Burned Money to Stay Alive

Snowshoe Hiker Burned Money to Stay Alive

BananaStock/Thinkstock(TACOMA, Wash.) — A 66-year-old snowshoe hiker who had been missing in the mountains of Washington state for two days said he survived because of the warmth created from burning his own money.Yong Chun Kim, of Tacoma, Wash., was …

Rescuers Blast Holes in Italian Cruise Ship’s Hull; Second Recorder Found

Rescuers Blast Holes in Italian Cruise Ship’s Hull; Second Recorder Found

ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty ImagesUPDATE: Italian media reported Tuesday morning that five more bodies were found, bringing the cruise ship’s death toll to 11 and, consequently, lowering the number of those missing to 24.
(GIGLIO, Italy) — Search and res…

California Ravine Rescue: Emergency Workers Speak Out

California Ravine Rescue: Emergency Workers Speak Out

Comstock/Thinkstock(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) — Emergency workers and Navy Seebees who managed to save a mother of two and her children as her wrecked car dangled from a bridge said they set aside their emotions to engineer the harrowing rescue.Kelli Lyn…

Navy Crew Helps Out in Amazing Ravine Rescue

Navy Crew Helps Out in Amazing Ravine Rescue

Comstock/Thinkstock(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) — A Navy construction crew passing by the scene of a horrific wreck joined forces with emergency rescue workers to keep a mangled BMW carrying a California mother, her 10-year-old daughter and 10-week baby fr…

Pair Survives Plane Crash at Sea En Route to Charity Mission in Haiti

Pair Survives Plane Crash at Sea En Route to Charity Mission in Haiti

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — A father and daughter from Alabama are continuing on with their medical mission in Haiti after surviving a harrowing plane crash off the coast of Florida while en route to the island nation.Dr. Richard McGlaughlin, 59, …

River Rescue: For Third Time, Salt Lake City Strangers Step Up

River Rescue: For Third Time, Salt Lake City Strangers Step Up

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SALT LAKE CITY) — This weekend, Utah’s Salt Lake City area upped its ranking as one of the nicest places on Earth after a dramatic rescue by people who just happened to be passing by. On New Year’s Eve, a group of nearly 10 stra…

Rescued California Hiker: ‘Thought I Was Going to Die’

Rescued California Hiker: ‘Thought I Was Going to Die’

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The California hiker who clung to the side of a cliff for more than 90 minutes before being rescued Thursday said he thought he was going to die.“When I was going halfway down, that’s when I thought that wa…

Hiker, Dog Saved in Dramatic Cliff Rescue

Hiker, Dog Saved in Dramatic Cliff Rescue

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles Fire Department has just engineered the dramatic rescue of a hiker and his dog who were trapped on a sheer cliff.The hiker, reportedly an 18-year-old student, and his dog, Lola, slid off a trail in the Lakeview …

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