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CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | Soccer team rescued from cave expected to leave hospital

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  — The youth soccer teammates rescued after 18 days trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are expected to be released from the hospital Wednesday and to speak about their ordeal. A news conference with the 12 boys and their coach was being arranged for the evening in the northern city of … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | Soccer team rescued from cave expected to leave hospital

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | In new video, boys crave food, wait to go home next week

CHIANG RAI, Thailand  — The 12 boys and their soccer coach are recovering well and in a brief new video list their food wish lists while the health minister says they’re expected to be discharged next week. Video messages of the boys from a Saturday news conference show them still wearing surgical masks, a safeguard … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand  | In new video, boys crave food, wait to go home next week

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but outside, rains began

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The boys meant to explore the cave for just an hour, a casual jaunt to relax after soccer practice, but the waters rose. The teammates climbed higher, using their hands to feel the walls for a crawl space that would lead to safer, higher ground. Those handprints were among the first … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but outside, rains began

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The Thai and foreign rescuers of the youth soccer team trapped in a cave for 18 days have been heading home, as doctors said the boys they saved have so far not shown any significant ill effects from their ordeal. Members of the Thai navy SEAL team who were among the … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal and in the days before their discovery survived by drinking water dripping into their refuge, a health official said Wednesday. The 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days “took care of themselves … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Medic, divers who stayed with boys leave cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The official who led the Thai cave rescue says the medic and three Thai navy SEAL divers who stayed with the trapped boys after they were found have left the … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Medic, divers who stayed with boys leave cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Ambulance leaves Thai cave after rescue resumes

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 5:15 p.m. An ambulance with flashing lights has left a cave complex in northern Thailand hours after the start of the second phase of an operation to rescue a youth soccer team … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Ambulance leaves Thai cave after rescue resumes

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Second phase of Thai cave rescue operation underway

MAE SAI, Thailand  — Thai authorities said the second phase of the operation to rescue a youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave was underway Monday, a day after four of the 12 boys were pulled from the complex after more than two weeks underground. Chiang Rai acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said the second … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Second phase of Thai cave rescue operation underway