After 69 days, the miners ascended to freedom, hoisted through nearly a half-mile of rock in a mission watched around the globe. LIVE BLOG | VIDEO GALLERY: MINERS SURFACE | MISSION COMPLETE |
Isolated in a dark, underground world for more than two months, the first seven miners to emerge from the San Jose mine savored the fresh air amid eruptions of applause. Here\'s how each man spent his first moments above ground:
Having spent 69 days trapped inside the San Jose mine in Chile, Mario Sepulveda says he is a changed man. The miner says he saw God and the devil fight, and God won.
NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Southwest Florida's Chilean community watched the dramatic rescue of 33 trapped miners along with the rest of the world. Dozens of Latin Americans were g..
Category 2 Hurricane Paula was brushing the tip of Mexico\'s Yucatan Peninsula Wednesday and heading for Cuba, forecasters said.
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile - The trapped miners in Chile are finally being freed. They're being pulled to safety in a capsule barely wider than a man's shoulders. Emotions are running hi..
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Bad guys, you know, do exist: the owners of the mine of San JosÃ©, where 33 workers have been trapped for so long. San Esteban Mining Company has obvious problems with the law, has flouted safety regulations and, of course, cannot explain the drama their greed has caused. But in spite of this, they were shameless enough to declare that they were not willing to pay the salaries of these 33 workers, claiming bankruptcy.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal heads to Florida to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio. Jindal's office says the governor is heading to T..
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Beirut for his first state visit to Lebanon Wednesday, Iran\'s Press TV reported.
Trucks thunder along the mud-lined roads of Devecser. Military trucks, heavy goods vehicles, diggers -- all carrying plaster and gypsum to lower the pH value of the alkaline sludge -- drive up and down the roads to dilute the mud and bring in supplies for the emergency teams and the displaced residents.
It\'s been 14 years in the making -- an album combining the sensual rhythms of Cuban music with the desert-inspired sounds of west Africa.
Iran will prosecute five people who allegedly spied for foreign countries, the country\'s semi-official FARS news agency reported Wednesday.
More than a dozen nations launched a joint military exercise Wednesday off South Korea, aimed at preventing the transfer of weapons of mass destruction, military officials said Wednesday.
Their return heralded by a siren\'s blare and the relieved cries of a happy nation, the first of 33 miners began emerging into a cool desert night early Wednesday after being trapped underground for 69 harrowing days.
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - The first of 33 men was rescued Tuesday night after 69 days trapped in a collapsed mine, pulled to fresh air and freedom at last in a missile-like escap..
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Tropical Storm Paula is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Tuesday, bringing flooding to parts of coastal Mexico and Honduras.
An airplane has crashed in the mountains near Kabul, and security forces are conducting a search and rescue mission for the plane, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said Tuesday.
The Euro 2012 Group C qualifier between Italy and Serbia in Genoa is abandoned after just six minutes of action, following serious crowd trouble.