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Nepal Death Toll Continues to Rise

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Everest, killing at least eight climbers and leaving an unknown number missing Saturday morning, the AP reports.

Scientists Find More Magma Under Yellowstone

On Thursday, researchers mapping Yellowstone’s Old Faithful found a previously unknown magma chamber, which the Guardian reports holds enough molten rock to fill the Grand Canyon 11 times.

First Algae-Based Surfboard Unveiled

Stephen Mayfield, an algae geneticist and biology professor at UC San Diego, teamed up with professional surfer Rob Machado and Marty Gilchrist of Oceanside-based Arctic Foam, the largest surfboard...

Armstrong Says He Owes WADA an Apology

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong told the Guardian on Wednesday that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and others are “owed an apology.”

Astana to Keep WorldTour License

Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali’s Astana team will keep its WorldTour license, according to a Thursday press release from the International Cycling Union (UCI).

Trek Recalls One Million Bikes

Trek is recalling nearly one million bikes in the United States and Canada after an accident left a rider paralyzed, USA Today reports.

Leadville Introduces 3-Day Stage Race

The Leadville Race Series will hold a Leadville Stage Race, spreading the traditional course of the Leadville Trail 100 MTB over three days, from July 24 to July 26, race coordinators said Wednesday.

IAAF Wants Rita Jeptoo’s Ban Doubled

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to increase Rita Jeptoo’s pending doping from two years to four, citing “aggravating...

Equinox Gym to Launch Hotel Line

Equinox Holdings plans to open its first hotel in 2018 on Manhattan’s west side, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.

Davenport Elected to USSA Hall of Fame

Chris Davenport, the ski mountaineer who became the first person to ski all of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks in a year, was elected into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame on April 11.

Court Grants Legal Rights to Two Chimps

Justice Barbara Jaffe, in Manhattan Supreme Court, extended an order to show cause on Monday to two primates, implying that they could be entitled to the same rights that are granted to a human being...

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