News from the Field

Photographer: Tom Evans/El Cap Reports

Honnold, Caldwell Free-Climb Triple Crown

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell became the first people to free climb Yosemite's El Capitan, Half Dome, and Mt. Watkins in a single day, a challenge known to rock climbers as the Triple Crown. The... Read More

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Private Rocket Heads to Space Station

On Tuesday, SpaceX launched a private, unmanned space capsule from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to dock with the International Space Station, the first non-governmental spacecraft ever to do so. The... Read More

Photographer: GlaxoSmithKline

Concern Over Low-Quality Malaria Drugs

Sub-standard and fake malaria drugs are threatening to undo gains made in the fight against the disease, according to a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on Monday. Scientists... Read More

Photographer: Kevin Timothy/Flickr

Man Survives Fall Over Niagara

A man dropped 180 feet over Niagara Falls on Monday, becoming one of only four people to survive an unprotected tumble over the falls. Witnesses report that the man may have deliberately climbed... Read More

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Robert Gesink Wins Tour of California

On Sunday, Dutch cyclist Robert Gesink won the seven-day Amgen Tour of California after dominating the mountainous seventh stage on Mount Baldy. Gesink, 25, who rides for Rabobank, beat four-time... Read More