Harrison Okene, a chef for an oil company, survived for three days trapped in an air pocket at the bottom of the sea after his boat capsized off the coast of Nigeria. His rescuer didn't think anyone was still alive.
Cuba's consulate services in the US are being shut down, right before the holiday season when people need paperwork to travel there. One expert thinks it is a ploy to get the US to lift its restrictions on travel to Cuba.
The lowly cigarette butt may seem an awfully small target for a major environmental campaign. But in Vancouver, there are a lot of them. And the town's solution, if successful, may be heading to a city near you.