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.
The town of Amatrice has been reduced to rubble.
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.
"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.
It's been one year since the Bangladeshi factory collapse which killed more than 1,130 garment workers. Can the odd pang of consumer guilt be reconciled with this unfathomable tragedy?
A year after the disaster, the grim history of Rana Plaza has delayed redevelopment, and almost nothing has been added to the site. Curiously, almost nothing has been taken away, either.