A pair of stranded boaters were rescued on Friday afternoon from an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean after the US Navy, which had been searching for them in an aircraft, spotted "SOS" written in the sand on a beach!
The two boaters had departed from Weno Island, a remote place in the south Pacific between Guam and the Marshall Islands, on August 17. They had been intending to travel to Tamatam Island in Micronesia, but never made it there.
By August 19, the alert went out for the missing boaters, who were without long-term supplies and had no emergency equipment on board.
An international search team scoured the water for the missing 18-foot boat, spanning more than 16,000 square miles in their search for the pair — and miraculously, thanks to
Dwyane Wade's cousin Nykea Aldridge was shot and killed on Friday afternoon as she was pushing a stroller down a Chicago street and just so happened to get caught up in crossfire between two groups of men.
Aldridge, who was headed to an elementary school to register her children for the new school year, was shot in the head and arm in the incident, and died roughly 45 minutes later at a Chicago hospital. She was 32 years old.
Jolinda Wade, her aunt — and the NBA star's mother — told reporters: