News from the Field

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Greenland Undergoes Large-Scale Thaw

NASA scientists expressed surprise and alarm on Tuesday in announcing the discovery of a widespread thaw in Greenland unprecedented in recorded history. An estimated 97 percent of Greenland’s... Read More

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107 Olympic Hopefuls Banned for Doping

World Anti-Doping Agency President John Fahey announced Tuesday that over 100 aspiring Olympic athletes were banned from London as the result of positive doping tests in the six months prior to the... Read More

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Man Sets Fire to Sub to Leave Work Early

A civilian laborer who reportedly set fire to a nuclear Navy submarine is facing life imprisonment and a fine of up to $250,000 for the $400 million in damage he caused. Casey James Fury, 24,... Read More

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Felix Baumgartner Cancels Test Jump

For the second consecutive day, Felix Baumgartner has called off the 17-mile test jump that is supposed to prepare him for a record-breaking 23-mile skydive planned for August. Officials for... Read More

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Man Pursuing Goats in Goat Suit Found

The "goat man," spotted approaching a herd of wild goats in a homemade goat costume, is a hunter from California, Utah wildlife officials said Monday. Phil Douglass of the Utah Division of Wildlife... Read More