Firefighters in Chile had to step in after curiosity landed one unlucky pup in a tight spot. To free Macha, the rescuers had to do their job with surgical precision.
The sailors' engine broke down while they were en route to Tahiti. One of them told DW that they had often wondered if "today was going to be the day it all ends."
Thousands of people left homeless after a massive earthquake struck western Iran are still without tents, food and water. The quake has led to an outpouring of solidarity in Iran.
The US Coast Guard has voiced doubts about the harrowing tale of survival told by two sailors who were rescued last week. A review has found numerous inconsistencies in the women's story.
Trump told Puerto Ricans they could be "proud" more people did not die in Hurricane Maria as had in a "real catastrophe." In a trip to the island, he also called rescue workers' efforts "nothing short of a miracle."
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