News from the Field

Fisherman Lands 428-Pound Tuna

A fisherman off the coast of Mexico caught a 427.9-pound yellowfin tuna, the largest-ever with a reel and rod on record, last Thursday after a 30-minute battle. But Robert Pedigo's catch won't... Read More

Greenpeace Activists Arrested in Moscow

Police in Moscow arrested 23 Greenpeace activists on Tuesday for protesting against Arctic drilling at an illegal rally outside the Arctic Oil and Gas Conference. Rosneft, Russia's largest oil... Read More

Rutherford Sails Solo Around Americas

In Annapolis, Maryland on Wednesday, Matt Rutherford became the first person to sail alone and unsupported around North and South America. Rutherford, 31, crossed over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge... Read More

Forest Service May Explode Frozen Cows

The U.S. Forest Service is considering whether to use explosives to dispense with six cows that froze to death in a cabin in Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. Other removal options under... Read More

171 Girls Sickened in Afghan Poisoning

More than 170 Afghan women and girls were sickened on Tuesday from a suspected act of poisoning at their school's water source. Local officials have blamed radical conservatives who oppose female... Read More