News from the Field

Berlin Marathon Ends in Controversy

Geoffrey Mutai edged out his training partner Dennis Kimetto by one second to win the 2012 Berlin Marathon in what was one of the closest races of the season—maybe. The Kenyan pair matched... Read More

Zoo Director Jailed for Wallaby Drowning

Virginia zoo director Meghan Mogensen has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for animal cruelty after drowning an adult wallaby named Parmesan in January. Parmesan was being treated for a minor eye... Read More

Search Ends for Kayaker in B.C.

Officials have identified the young kayaker who disappeared on the Cheakamus River in British Columbia on Friday as 19-year-old Peter Thompson. Thompson, of Canmore, Alberta, was paddling with... Read More

Western Australia to Kill Sharks

Officials in Western Australia yesterday announced a plan to kill sharks that approach beachgoers in the water, drawing the ire of conservationists. The new plan is part of a $7.2 million "shark... Read More

Looted Nazi Statue Is From Space

A researcher of the Planetology Institute at Stuttgart University has determined that a Tibetan statue brought to Germany by a Nazi expedition has some extraterrestrial origins. The statue of a... Read More