News from the Field

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Zoricic Family Says Crash Preventable

The family of Nik Zorocic has called for an investigation into the finish-line crash that killed the Canadian skicross racer in Switzerland in March. Officials from the Canadian ski federation had... Read More

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Girlfriend Mistaken for Hog, Shot

A hunter accidentally shot his girlfriend on Saturday in eastern Florida after he mistook her for a wild hog. Steven Egan, 52, heard a rustling sound in the bushes and took a shot with his... Read More


Used-Bike Owners More Likely to Ride

A forthcoming study on bicycle-use habits suggests that people who buy used bikes are more likely to ride them. The study also found that bike owners who make $200,000 or more per year are more... Read More

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Ancient Skeleton Missing From Cave

A 10,000-year-old skeleton of an early American dubbed Young Hol Chan II has vanished from the underwater reservoir where it was interred in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Mexico City's National... Read More

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Feds Make First Arrest in BP Oil Disaster

On Tuesday, federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against a former BP engineer for allegedly deleting hundreds of text messages about the scale of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the first to... Read More