News from the Field

Colorado Peaks Renamed for Broncos Players

Mount Elbert? Actually, try Peyton Manning. Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced Wednesday that he’s temporarily renaming 53 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks after Super... Read More

FAA Shuts Down Beer Drones

Wisconsin-based microbrewer Lakemaid Beer had a pretty cool idea: delivering beer to the region's thirsty ice fishermen through the magic of flying drones. It even went so far as to produce a very... Read More

Man Smuggles Nearly 40,000 Piranhas into U.S.

Between 2011 and 2012, New York City resident Joel Rakower smuggled 39,548 piranhas into Brooklyn. On Wednesday, he pleaded guilty in federal court to violating the federal Lacey Act, which combats... Read More

Monarch Migration Reaches Record Low

Every winter, thousands of tourists flock to the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, about 100 miles west of Mexico City, to witness the millions—sometimes hundreds of millions—of... Read More

Los Angeles to Host 2016 Marathon Trials

Los Angeles will host the 2016 U.S. Olympic marathon trials, city mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Wednesday. The qualifying race for the Rio Summer Olympics will be held February 13, 2016, and the... Read More