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Marine who lost both legs is running 31 marathons in 31 days to raise money for wounded veterans

Credit: Rob Jones (NEW YORK) -- Rob Jones, a Marine who lost his legs in 2010 to an explosion while overseas in Afghanistan, is traveling the country to run ...

Video captures good Samaritans rushing to rescue elderly couple from burning car trapped under tanker truck

ABCNews.com (NEW YORK) -- A witness captured the aftermath of a fiery collision on video this weekend, showing a group of motorists as they scrambled to rescue an elderly ...

911 calls capture unfolding crisis at Florida nursing home where patients died

John McCall, South Florida Sun-Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images (HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) --  Newly released 911 calls capture the unfolding crisis at a Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning ...

California wildfire death toll continues to rise

David McNew/Getty Images (SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- A possibly weary contracted driver of a water truck helping to fight California's wildfires died Monday morning after his truck veered off ...

Truck driver pleads guilty in human smuggling case that led to 10 deaths

iStock/Thinkstock (SAN ANTONIO) -- A man accused of transporting undocumented immigrants in a brutally hot tractor-trailer, resulting in the deaths of 10 people, has pleaded guilty to the federal ...

'No way' he'd leave her: 100-year-old and wife of 75 years among wildfire victims

Courtesy of Mike Rippey (SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- At least 41 people have died from the devastating wildfires that have been burning in California for more than a ...

200-pound, 85-year-old tortoise gets a lift from California wildfires in a wheelbarrow

Facebook - Napa Valley Equine (NAPA, Calif.) -- Rescuers found an unlikely animal in need of evacuation at a remote location amid the raging Northern California wildfires.When a search-and-rescue ...

Search suspended for missing worker after oil rig explosion in Louisiana

Erik Hanson (NEW ORLEANS) -- The search for a missing Louisiana worker was suspended Monday evening after he was unaccounted for following an explosion on a large oil rig ...

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty in desertion, misbehavior case

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to charges of desertion with intention to shirk duty and misbehavior before the enemy ...

Bowe Bergdahl doubts he could get a fair trial after Trump comments

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Former Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty to charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy in a military ...

Oil possibly leaking in Lake Pontchartrain after rig explosion injures 7; 1 missing

Erik Hanson (KENNER, La. ) -- Officials warned that oil may be leaking into Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans after a large rig explosion injured at least 7 people ...

Minnesota father of 3 killed worst terror attack in Somalia's history

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A Minnesota father of three was one of more than 270 people who were killed in Somalia over the weekend when a pair of truck ...

Winds ease, rain possible, offering hope in California wildfires

David McNew/Getty Images (SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- For the nearly 11,000 firefighters battling the towering flames from now 15 wildfires around California, there is finally hope in a chance ...

Manhunt underway after two 'dangerous' prisoners escape from Missouri jail

ABCNews.com (CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.) -- A statewide manhunt is underway in Missouri after two prisoners, accused of violent crimes, escaped from jail just before 2 a.m. on Sunday, according to ...

Family dog found tail wagging after wine country inferno

Jack Weaver (SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- When one of Northern California's wildfires began tearing through a Santa Rosa neighborhood Kathy Weaver saw the flames engulfing their house and had ...

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