Noah Aldonas

L.A. Moves to End Reliance on Coal by 2025

Los Angeles plans to eliminate coal as a source of power by 2025, mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced this week. The city's municipal utility, the Department of Water and Power, is moving forward... Read More

Kenyan Marathoners Suspended for Doping

Athletics Kenya announced Thursday that marathon runners Salome Jerono Biwott and Jynocel Basweti Onyancha have been suspended for two years after testing positive for banned substances. The... Read More

Yellowstone Locals Pitch in to Open Park

Businesses and local residents in Cody and Jackson, Wyoming, have raised almost $170,000 to plow the roads into Yellowstone National Park so that the park can open to tourists on time. Normally... Read More

Climber Dead in Colorado Avalanche

A 43-year-old climber is presumed dead after an avalanche in Rocky Mountain National Park Sunday evening. David Laurienti and his climbing partner, Lisa Foster, 45, were reported overdue Monday... Read More

Google Maps on the Seven Summits

Now you can explore some of the most famous mountains on earth, including Aconcagua (South America), Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mount Elbrus (Europe), and Everest Base Camp (Asia) on Google Maps.

Father and Son Die Hiking in Chamonix

A British man and his son died while hiking in the French Alps near Chamonix this weekend. Peter Saunders, 48, and his 12-year-old son, Charlie, were hiking the Couloir des Bossons in the... Read More

Red Bull Blackmailed With Poop Contamination

Energy drink giant Red Bull is reporting that it has been blackmailed by anonymous callers threatening to place feces-contaminated beverage cans on supermarket shelves. In a statement, the company... Read More

Iditarod Champ Is Oldest in History

The 2013 Iditarod crowned the oldest champion in the race's history Tuesday night. Mitch Seavey, 53, nabbed his second victory in the 1,000-mile Iditarod in a time of of 9 days, 7 hours, 39... Read More

Marten Runs Amok During Soccer Match

A soccer match in Switzerland on Sunday was interrupted when an extra player ran onto the field—an extra-furry player, that is. A wild marten repeatedly dodged attempts at capture, leading to... Read More

26 States Adopt New Science Curriculum

The Next Generation Science Standards developed by the National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Achieve, and... Read More

Teens Charged With Moose Poaching

A cow moose was found dead February 19 after officials received tips about a calf following an injured mother. The cruel killing orphaned the calf, which was spooked when officials tried to... Read More