News from the Field

Watch: Firefighters' Final Words

This weekend, a new video posted on YouTube features helmet-cam footage from the Yarnell Hill Fire that claimed the lives of 19 firefighters. The video captures the final radio conversation between... Read More

Will Grizzly Bears Unlock Secret to Obesity?

Most medical research is done on lab rats or in test tubes, where the genes are easily manipulated by scientists. Larger animals, such as grizzly bears, are rarely subjects because they pose a few... Read More

U.S. Bobsled Team Torches World Cup Events

For the first time in 13 years, the U.S. bobsled team swept the medal stand in a World Cup Race. Americans took all three spots on the World Cup podium twice in the last two weeks, reports Sports... Read More

Bad Weekend for U.S. Ski Team

For Americans Ted Ligety and Bode Miller, this weekend's World Cup race in Val d'Isere, France, was one to soon forget. For the first time in nearly five years, Ligety didn't qualify for the final... Read More