Scott Thompson wondered if the seal was saying "Keep going, dude" with its nudges, after he fell into the Santa Barbara Channel.
Olivia Wallace had a painful lump on her tongue for months, but wanted to avoid the embarrassment of being told she had an STD.
Tracey Leonard gave birth just 24 weeks into her pregnancy, and went into labor on the day she was supposed to get married.
The newborn boy and his 27-year-old mother, who was tracked down shortly afterwards, were taken to hospital in a critical condition.
A record that had stood for nearly 24 years fell in June 2021, only to be broken again within days, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission recently confirmed.
Beau Hepworth had a tumor roughly the size of a football in her abdomen.
Phil Sledden-Houston was told he had six months to live unless he quit smoking immediately and underwent surgery.
Zyaire Bell caught COVID in September, but after his condition deteriorated, doctors diagnosed him with MIS-C, a rare and deadly new syndrome linked to the virus.
Claudia Patterson's lungs were so badly damaged that she had to rely on a life support machine that pumps blood outside the body for more than four months.
The robot is capable of racing, planning its own route and avoiding obstacles, bending its legs to adjust its balance and change direction.
Two powerful quakes hit Haiti's Tiburon Peninsula in the space of an hour on Monday morning, injuring more than 50 people.
Christian Cabrera, who appeared alongside comedian Michael Blackson, was described as a "funny, caring loving, smart, amazing human being."
Recent heavy rainfall allowed coho salmon to navigate past culverts, which are often an obstacle, meaning they could make their way to the creeks for the first time in almost two decades.
Footage released by a weapons maker shows military drones hunting down and destroying aerial targets by means of spectacular blasts.
Sebastian Moroney defied expectations by living past the first eight months of his life after he was born with a severe form of Niemann-Pick disease.
The woman named Noel braved a quarter-mile of snow, creeks and fallen trees, all while her contractions were increasing in frequency.
Kaitlin Moore was put on a ventilator at 32 weeks pregnant, and was only able to hold her daughter for the first time nearly a month later.
Heather Pingel, a 35-year-old mother of two, suffered devastating injuries after saving her 4-year-old son from their pit bull.
Sagan had a talent for making extraordinary concepts accessible and making people feel both invaluable and insignificant.
Isla Caton has been receiving cancer treatment since she was two, and doctors have said that nothing more can be done to save her.
Hero, as the vets later named him, was cold to the touch and completely unresponsive when they first examined him.
New mother Katie Covell said she quickly became best friends with grocery story cleaner Cherise after she helped her give birth.
Caregiver Chloe Girardier was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma five months after first seeking medical help.
14-year-old Mohammed Habib died from COVID complications within a week of 15-year-old Harry Towers, a pupil at the same school.
Diners and staff members were unable to resuscitate the 63-year-old, who had been having lunch with a relative.
Law enforcement tried to catch the dashing dromedary—branded "Forrest Hump" by local residents—using golf carts and a lasso.
State Rep. Jonathan Carroll, who proposed the bill, said those who turn down the COVID vaccine should take responsibility for the potential consequences.
Grace Patricia Hamnet, aged 11, died after suffering "devastating" brain damage in the incident.
A team from Stray Rescue of St. Louis saved the pitbull, which they playfully nicknamed Teacher's Pet.
36-year-old Jenny Weller developed a dry cough in late 2019, but delayed treatment as she thought it was a mild COVID infection.