SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — With remarkable speed — and flawless execution — one miner after another climbed into a slender cage deep beneath the Chilean earth, was hoisted through 2,000 feet of rock and saw precious sunlight Wednesday after the longest underground entrapment in human history.
25 miners free as Chile rescue goes off flawlessly
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