News from the Field

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Horse Rescued After Three-Mile Swim

Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol officials on Tuesday rescued an Arabian show horse named William three miles off the coast of California after he became spooked and ran into the ocean during a... Read More

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Ferrari Takes First Giro Stage Win

Cyclist Roberto Ferrari took the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, notching his first Grand Tour win only days after a controversial crash with British rider Mark Cavendish. Ferrari... Read More

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Hiker Stung By 300 Africanized Bees

A hiker was hospitalized after being attacked and stung by 300 bees outside of Las Vegas, Nevada, on Friday. Albert Watson, 69, was hiking on Lone Mountain when a colony of bees swarmed without... Read More

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Plastic-Bag Ban to Take Effect in Hawaii

Hawaii is preparing to become the country's first state to ban plastic bags at retail stores. Honolulu County passed an ordinance last week that will outlaw both non-biodegradable plastic bags and... Read More

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Sagan Wins 3-Straight at Tour of California

Slovakian cyclist Peter Sagan sprinted to a third-consecutive stage win in the Tour of California on Tuesday. Sagan, 22, who rides for Liquigas-Cannondale, said the victory came as a surprise.... Read More