Search and rescue efforts

In this photo taken on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, Jose Rosello and Victoria Garcia, parents of 2-year-old boy trapped in a deep borehole, take part on a vigil at the town of Totalan near Malaga, Spain. Spanish authorities say that rescue experts are using explosives to make their way through a 4-meter (13-foot) wall of hard rock to reach the space where a 2-year-old boy has been trapped for 12 days. (Alex Zea/Europa Press via AP)
January 26, 2019 - 3:51 am
MADRID (AP) — Rescue crews in Spain early Saturday found the body of a 2-year-old boy, whose fall into a deep borehole 13 days earlier prompted a complex and heart-wrenching search-and-rescue operation that had the country holding its breath. Julen Rosello fell down the narrow 110-meter (360-foot...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, drill and excavating machinery work on top of the mountain next to a deep borehole to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped there for twelve days near the town of Totalan in Malaga, Spain. Spanish authorities say that rescue experts are using explosives to make their way through a 4-meter (13-foot) wall of hard rock to reach the space where a 2-year-old boy has been trapped for 12 days. (Alex Zea/Europa Press via AP)
January 25, 2019 - 7:53 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the operation in Spain to rescue a trapped 2-year-old boy (all times local): 2:50 a.m. Spanish authorities say rescuers have found in the early hours of Saturday the dead body of a 2-year-old boy who fell into a deep borehole 13 days ago. A spokeswoman with the...
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January 25, 2019 - 11:42 am
MILAN (AP) — A midair collision between a small tourist airplane and a helicopter carrying skiers to a glacier in the northwestern Italian region of Val d'Aosta killed five people Friday, Italy's national alpine rescue corps said. Alpine rescue corps spokesman Walter Milan said the crash happened...
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FILE - This undated file image provided by the Craven County Sheriff's Office shows an online poster for missing Casey Hathaway. Authorities in North Carolina said Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, Hathaway, the 3-year-old boy who was missing for two days, has been found alive in good health near the home he disappeared from. (Craven County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
January 24, 2019 - 9:41 pm
ERNUL, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a 3-year-old boy who was missing for two days has been found alive in good health near the home he disappeared from. In a news release Thursday night, FBI spokeswoman Shelley Lynch says Casey Hathaway was found by professional search and rescue...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2018 file photo, a North Atlantic right whale feeds on the surface of Cape Cod bay off the coast of Plymouth, Mass. Rescuers who respond to distressed whales and other marine animals say the federal government shutdown is making it more difficult to do their work. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
January 23, 2019 - 11:55 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Rescuers who respond to distressed whales and other marine animals say the federal government shutdown is making it more difficult to do their work. A network of rescue groups in the U.S. works with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to respond to marine...
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January 21, 2019 - 12:41 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 10 sailors dead, Russian officials said Monday. Seven sailors were missing. The Federal Agency for the Sea and River Transport said the fire erupted while fuel was being pumped from one tanker to...
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Drill machines and excavating machinery work on top of the mountain, top left, next to a deep borehole to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped there for six days near the town of Totalan in Malaga, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Authorities in southern Spain say that they hope to reach the spot where they believe the two-year-old boy who fell in a borehole six days ago is trapped in approximately 35 hours. Th,e leading engineer coordinating the search-and-rescue operation says Saturday that the estimate depends on everything "going favorably." (AP Photo/Gregorio Marrero)
January 20, 2019 - 1:47 pm
MADRID (AP) — Rescuers in southern Spain said Sunday that the frantic effort to reach a 2-year-old boy who fell into a narrow, deep borehole seven days ago has again been slowed by difficult terrain. Authorities said that a drill used to create a vertical shaft parallel to the waterhole has hit...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2018 filer, the Sea-Watch rescue ship waits off the coast of Malta. A migration official says survivors have told rescuers that up to 117 migrants might have died when a rubber dinghy capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya. Flavio Di Giacomo of International Organization for Migration says three survivors were plucked to safety by an Italian navy helicopter Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 and they say 120 were aboard when the dinghy left Libya. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud, File)
January 19, 2019 - 1:27 pm
ROME (AP) — Three survivors of a rubber dinghy that sank in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya say up to 117 other migrants were aboard at the time, a U.N. migration official said Saturday. It appeared to be the latest tragedy on the dangerous central Mediterranean route from North Africa...
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January 19, 2019 - 1:24 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch says it has rescued 47 people from a rubber boat off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea. The NGO says its Sea-Watch 3 boat had headed to the area Friday after its reconnaissance aircraft overheard communications about a rubber boat foundering...
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Drill machines and excavating machinery work on top of the mountain, next to a deep borehole to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped there for six days near the town of Totalan in Malaga, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Authorities in southern Spain say that they hope to reach the spot where they believe the two-year-old boy who fell in a borehole six days ago is trapped in approximately 35 hours. The leading engineer coordinating the search-and-rescue operation says Saturday that the estimate depends on everything "going favorably." (AP Photo/Gregorio Marrero)
January 19, 2019 - 12:33 pm
MADRID (AP) — Authorities in southern Spain said Saturday they hope to soon reach the spot where they believe a two-year-old boy is trapped after falling in a deep borehole six days ago. Angel Garcia, the leading engineer coordinating the search-and-rescue operation, said that they hope to get...
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