News from the Field

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Disabled Man Skydives Over Everest

A French man with multiple sclerosis completed a successful skydive over Mount Everest this weekend. The 55 year-old Marc Kopp, who has been suffering from multiple sclerosis for over a decade,... Read More

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Turkeys Wreak Havoc in Maine

Even around Thanksgiving, there can be too much turkey. Maine is extending its turkey-hunting season and loosening regulations in wake of a massive explosion of Thanksgiving fowl. In 1977, 41... Read More


Ted Ligety First in Giant Slalom

The FIS Ski World Cup kicked off in Soelden, Austria, on Sunday with promise for U.S. men's skiiing. American Ted Ligety took first in the season-opening giant slalom for his third consecutive... Read More

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Fukushima Breeder Braves Radiation for Horses

Japanese horse breeder, Tokue Hosokawa is defying a government order to abandon his irradiated horses in Fukushima prefecture. According to The Guardian, Hosokawa has been given the option to... Read More