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‘My work almost killed me by overworking me’: Restaurant employee says she almost died from a severe asthma attack at work

She says she had to go into work the next day to pay off her hospital bills.

On Aug 13, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘I was at risk of going into sepsis’: Woman says doctor dismissed her pain, claiming she had a UTI—but she had kidney stones

'There's many issues with the healthcare system in this country, but especially when it comes to dismissing women's pain.'

On Jun 4, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘My heart DROPPED when no one picked up the phone’: People get stuck in elevator, no one appears to answer the elevator’s emergency phone

'We’re just gonna f*cking die.'

On Apr 12, 2022 by Laiken Neumann

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‘What do you mean, ‘no?’: Elevator operator refuses to call 911 for trapped couple in viral TikTok, sparking debate

‘Sounds like a lawsuit.’

On Jan 16, 2022 by Alexandra Samuels

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State of emergency declared in New Orleans following ‘cyberattack’

City employees were 'immediately alerted to power down computers, unplug devices, and disconnect from WiFi.'

On Dec 14, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

Donald Trump is set to send out an emergency alert tomorrow. Some activists are concerned.

Trump is about to send an emergency alert test to your phone

Don't worry, he can't tweet at you.

On Oct 2, 2018 by Ana Valens

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How to ensure you receive emergency alerts on your phone

Signing up for your county's alert system could save your life.

On Oct 18, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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A damaged California dam is about to wreak havoc—and it’s all streaming live

It could send a 30-foot wall of water into nearby communities.

On Feb 13, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Stop shaming Syrian refugees for using cellphones

When in danger, a smartphone could be a lifeline.

On Sep 11, 2015 by Audra Williams

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Man calls 911 when his angry cat won’t let him into his house

If cats were bigger, they'd kill you in a second.

On Jun 5, 2015 by Feliks Garcia

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Firefighters snap selfie in front of lethal blaze

The fire at a Russian shopping center reportedly killed 17 people.

On Mar 16, 2015 by Myles Tanzer

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Russian paramedic fired after flipping off dying patients for Instagram

The disgruntled employee added captions like 'drunk' and 'moron.'

On Mar 9, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Watch the World Trade Center window-washer rescue live

Watch it here.

On Nov 12, 2014 by Miles Klee

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A Facebook outage is an emergency—but not for the reason you think

Should you really call 911 when Facebook goes down?

On Aug 7, 2014 by S.E. Smith

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This high-tech pepper spray sends photos of your attacker to police

Here's looking at you, creep.

On Jul 24, 2014 by Miles Klee