In cases of , (CPR) for an hour or longer can allow stunned to recover, allowing an apparently dead person to survive. People found unconscious under icy water may survive if their faces are kept continuously cold until they arrive at an . This "diving response", in which and oxygen requirements are minimal, is something humans share with called the .
of people or large animals is not reversible with current technology. The stated rationale for cryonics is that people who are considered dead by current legal or medical definitions may not necessarily be dead according to the more stringent information-theoretic definition of death. It is proposed that cryopreserved people might someday be recovered by using highly advanced technology.
Five people are dead after a shooting near Belfair, Washington. Authorities say a man called police to say he'd fatally shot four people. After a lengthy standoff, the man then shot himself.