A Boston police officer didn't hesitate to act when a woman was spotted floundering in the water of a channel. The officer took his utility belt off and plunged into the frigid water, swimming to the woman's rescue. Both were hospitalized for hypothermia, but are expected to be OK.
The San Diego Zoo's panda cub, Xiao Liwu, was eager to play with a plastic ball during his 18th exam. Panda keepers gave the cub the ball to test his coordination and encourage him to play with new objects.