News from the Field

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German 'Forest Boy' Convicted of Fraud

Germany's former "forest boy" was sentenced to 150 hours of community service Thursday after admitting to fraud. Robin van Helsum, 21, was found guilty of claiming to be an English-speaking orphan... Read More

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Woman Accidentally Wins Marathon

Running the half-marathon at the Run for Heroes race last Sunday, Meredith Fitzmaurice planned to take it easy. She wanted to test herself with a 13-mile run in Amherstburg, Ontario, to prepare for... Read More

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87 Elephants Poisoned in Zimbabwe

In a mass-poaching, 87 elephants were poisoned with industrial cyanide, authorities in Zimbabwe told the Associated Press Wednesday. The bodies were found with their tusks... Read More