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Firefighters are resupplied as they search for victims of a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
Leo Correa/AP Photo
January 28, 2019 - 11:47 am
By Marcelo Silva de Sousa and Peter Prengaman and Anna Jean Kaiser, Associated Press BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian firefighters on Monday carefully moved over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies, four days after a dam collapse buried mine...
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In this Jan. 14, 2019, photo Joie Henney, of Strinestown, lifts his emotional support animal, Wally, up on a table to give a presentation at the SpiriTrust Lutheran Village in York, Pa.
Ty Lohr/York Daily Record via AP
January 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm
YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression. Joie Henney, 65, said his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs, despite being a 5-foot-long alligator. The York Haven man said he received...
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Firefighters pulled off a daring rescue Monday afternoon in the frigid Cooper River in Camden County. The victim is lucky to be back on her feet, or should we say, paws.
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Ian Bush
January 21, 2019 - 8:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Firefighters pulled off a daring rescue Monday afternoon in the frigid Cooper River in Camden County. The victim is lucky to be back on her feet, or should we say, paws. "He was sitting out here on the ledge," said Alicia Jonocha, who was at the river with Dan Wager...
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FILE - In an Oct. 10, 2012 file photo, Antonio "Tony" Mendez, former CIA technical operations officer, poses for photographers at the premiere of the film Argo in Washington.
AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File
January 20, 2019 - 2:58 pm
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78. A family statement and his literary agent confirmed that Antonio "Tony" Mendez died Saturday at an...
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 A local animal rescue extends its arms to help some furry four-legged friends from all the way down south.
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Justin Udo
January 07, 2019 - 3:48 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A local animal rescue extends its arms to help some furry four-legged friends from all the way down South. The Atlanta Humane Society recently rescued 165 German shepherds from a property in rural Georgia from conditions which officials call deplorable. "These...
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The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is grieving for a Philadelphia family whose beloved dog was lost when a fire broke out in their rowhome overnight.
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Pat Toddy
December 30, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is grieving for a Philadelphia family whose beloved dog was lost when a fire broke out in their rowhome overnight. "To be able to come out and say believe it or not, your pet's alive, that's our goal," said Red Paw Emergency Relief...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks in Hawthorne, Calif.
AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File
December 27, 2018 - 6:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk is asking a California judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against him by a British diver the tech entrepreneur called a pedophile on Twitter, arguing that it was nothing more than a "schoolyard spat on social media" that no reasonable reader took seriously. Musk's...
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India
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December 26, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Swati Gupta, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two weeks after 15 miners became trapped in an illegal coal mine in northeastern India, rescue efforts to save them have been hampered by more flooding. A shaft of the illegally constructed mine was flooded in Meghalaya state on December 13, trapping the men...
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An unidentified family member carries Ruth Brady to safety at the Wilmington airport in Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
September 18, 2018 - 11:07 am
By Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner, Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were...
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A scenic view of the Delaware river near Washington Crossing State Park.
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Mike Dougherty
August 10, 2018 - 10:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Heavy rains have created very dangerous conditions on the Delaware River, and authorities are warning water lovers to be extra careful. Authorities in Solebury Township, Bucks County, have made several rescues this week. "After speaking with the victims that were...
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