The cellphone footage of a few men forming a human chain and hoisting the injured driver back up to safety is a tiny beacon of hope in our garbage world.
Plus, homelessness affects more families with children than anyone else, a Czech tramper's ordeal and the All Blacks win big, and cop heat.
The town of Amatrice has been reduced to rubble.
The "over-refreshed" Americans accidentally crossed the border illegally en masse when high winds blew their river party into Canada.
As the floodwaters recede after a horrible week, everyday citizens in Louisiana are working to get each other back on their feet.
It took about a dozen fire fighters to rescue him, but at least we can assume he won the game.
When Brisbane mother Sally Faulkner was arrested in Beirut, along with the 60 Minutes crew, she called Col Chapman.
"I had my fingers ripped off. I stood there and watched the line come tight, rip them off, and then I picked them up, put them in my pocket, brought them to the hospital, and they sewed them back on."
John Blown penned an angry blog post about people who don't dress properly before going on a hike up a freezing mountain in November.
We need more money, medical staff, volunteers, and translators. And we need more compassion so that men, women, and children stop dying on the water.
Anuradha Koirala is a 65-year-old woman who's spent the last 21 years saving women and girls from human trafficking in Nepal. We interviewed her about raiding mafia-run brothels and rescuing some 50,000 people from the sex trade.
Screamy and aggressive, but no macho bullshit.