News from the Field

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Red Cross Pauses in Pakistan

The Red Cross suspended its work in most of Pakistan yesterday following the murder of a health program manager. Khalil Rasjed Dale was abducted on his way home from work in January and later... Read More

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Cyclist Investigated for Race Crash

USA Cycling has launched an investigation into a crash that left top rider Isaac Howe with a double clavicle fracture in Saturday's Electric City Circuit race in South Carolina. According to... Read More


Alleged Plot Against Olympics Halted

Russia's security services on Thursday announced the arrests of three men and the seizure of a cache of weapons that could have have been used to attack the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi,... Read More

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DeChristopher Appeal Today in Denver

Lawyers for environmental activist Tim DeChristopher appeared in a federal court in Denver on Thursday to appeal his two-year jail sentence for disrupting a 2008 federal oil-lease auction. In July,... Read More

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Ferrari Burns Rubber on Ancient Wall

Italian car-maker Ferrari has apologized for an advertising stunt in Nanjing, China, this week that left tire marks on a 600-year-old wall. Ferrari had rented a section of the ancient wall to... Read More