News from the Field

Mortenson Announcement Set for Thursday

Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock plans to release the results of a year-long investigation into allegations that author Greg Mortenson mismanaged the Central Asia Institute on Thursday at 11... Read More

Australian Company to Mine Ocean Floor

An Australian company plans to mine for minerals on the ocean floor near Papua New Guinea next year. Nautilus Minerals obtained a license for a in 30-month pilot project to mine a 23-acre section... Read More

Developer Chapman Reclaims TDX Land

Controversial real-estate buyer Tom Chapman has reclaimed a dozen parcels of Colorado land that were slated for protection from development, according to a press release from his company, TDX. In... Read More

Track Cycling World Records Tumble

On Wednesday, teams from Great Britain and Germany set new world records in the first two finals of the track cycling world championships in Melbourne, Australia. The British pursuit team of Ed... Read More

Bombing Kills Somali Olympic Officials

A suicide bomber killed two high-ranking Somali sports on Wednesday during a ceremony in Mogadishu. At least 10 people are reported dead and dozens of others wounded. Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli... Read More