As 33 Chilean miners neared the end of their sixth week of waiting underground to be rescued, there was cheerful news from up above today.
The wife of one of the miners has given birth to a baby girl named Esperanza -- Spanish for "hope."
Elizabeth Segovia's husband, Ariel Ticona, is one of the 33 men who were caught in the Aug. 5 collapse. No miners in history have been trapped for so long. And experts say it may be Christmas before a large enough hole can be drilled to rescue them. ...Full Story