Missing Boaters Rescued From South Pacific Island After Carving 'SOS' in the Sand
Two people stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island were rescued on Friday after writing "SOS" in the sand, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. After a seven-day search for the missing boaters by an international maritime team, a U.S. Navy aircraft crew spotted them on a beach near an "SOS" sign
For all the world to see, Rio games have begun ... Finally
RIO DE JANIERO -- It's the phrase that's uttered at the start of every Olympics and consists of just four little words -- "Let the Games begin." But Friday night, even more than usual, they felt like four of the most potent words in the vocabulary of sports, because of what they signaled. Finally,
Dr. Besser and Dr. Christine Curry Answer Zika Related Questions
ABC News' Dr. Besser sits down with Dr. Christine Curry from the University of Miami to answer some of the questions about Zika submitted on Facebook.
Lucky Man Wins Ownership of an Island Resort With $49 Raffle Ticket
A man who spent $49 on a raffle ticket has won an entire island resort in the Pacific. The story begins with Doug and Sally Beitz who 24 years ago opened the luxury Kosrae Nautilus Resort in Micronesia . They raised four sons in paradise. When the Beitzes decided it was time to head home to their
Man Wins Lavish Resort for $49 in Raffle
A man spent $49 on a raffle ticket to win an entire island resort in Micronesia.
Super Typhoon Nepartak Makes Landfall in Taiwan, Battering the Island Nation With Heavy Rain and Wind
Super Typhoon Nepartak, one of the strongest storms in the world so far this year, made landfall in Taiwan early Friday morning local time, battering the island nation with heavy rain and whipping winds. Nepartak, which means "warrior" in Micronesian , made landfall as the equivalent of a Category
Australian Couple Raffles Off Island Resort for $49
Twenty-four years ago, Doug and Sally Beitz opened a luxury resort in Micronesia . They raised four sons in paradise. And now that island can be yours. The Beitzes are headed home to their native Australia to be with their grandchildren full-time. And on July 26, they will hand over Kosrae Nautilus
$49 for a Chance to Win This Island Resort
The winner of the Kosrae Nautilus Resort in Micronesia will be announced July 26.
3 Men Rescued on Deserted Pacific Island
After their boat sank, three men swam over two miles to a tiny island, where they used a little ingenuity to flag down Coast Guard and Navy rescuers.
Men Rescued from Remote Pacific Island After Spelling 'Help' in Palm Fronds
Three men were rescued from a remote Pacific Island after they spelled "help" in the sand using palm fronds, the Coast Guard said. The mariners had been stranded on the uninhabited island for three days. Officials at Sector Guam received notification on Tuesday morning about a ship that was missing