News from the Field

Alex Honnold Solos Yosemite Triple

Alex Honnold climbed three of Yosemite's biggest walls solo in 19 hours on Wednesday, just two weeks after free-climbing the linkup, known as the "Triple Crown," with Tommy Caldwell. Beginning at 4... Read More

Armstrong Hit With New Doping Charges

On Tuesday, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency brought new doping charges against former cyclist and triathlete Lance Armstrong. In a 15-page letter, USADA alleged it collected blood samples in 2009 and... Read More

Spray Tanning May Cause DNA Damage

A Freedom of Information request by ABC News resulted in the release of a FDA study on Tuesday that said spray tanning may not be a healthy alternative to sun tanning, potentially causing genetic... Read More

Andy Schleck to Miss Tour de France

Luxembourger cyclist Andy Schleck will sit out this year's Tour de France due to injuries sustained during the Criterium du Dauphine. Schleck's father, former pro cyclist Johny Schleck, told the... Read More

Ice Block Strikes Home From Clear Skies

A mysterious basketball-size chunk of ice fell from clear skies on Sunday, leaving a manhole-size crater in a Northern California home. Federal Aviation Administration officials are reviewing radar... Read More

Explorer Kayaks Across South America

On Tuesday, a Swedish explorer completed a nine-month expedition to kayak the length of South America and study its biodiversity. Christian Bodegren began on the Orinoco River in Venezuela last... Read More

Climbers Break Women's Nose Record

Colorado climbers Jes Meiris and Quinn Brett set a new women's speed record on the Nose route of El Capitan on Monday, climbing the 32-pitch line in 10 hours and 19 minutes. Brett and Meiris,... Read More

Dutch Startup to Colonize Mars by 2023

Dutch startup Mars One has announced a plan to fund the first human settlement on Mars by 2023 with a reality television series that will document the colonization. Mars One plans to send rovers in... Read More