News from the Field

Pistorius to Run Relay Final After Appeal

Despite not finishing their preliminary race, the South African men’s 4x400m relay team will be racing in the final. In what looked to be a disappointing end to Oscar Pistorius’... Read More

'Everybody' Pees in the Olympic Pool

Ryan Lochte raised eyebrows last week when he told Ryan Seacrest that elite swimmers "always" pee in the pool. He was quickly backed up by former U.S. national swimmer Carly Geehre and... Read More

U.S. Begins Agent Orange Cleanup

For the first time, the United States has started to clean up Agent Orange used to defoliate forests during the Vietnam War. On Thursday, U.S. crews got to work on a 47-acre former military base,... Read More

Dams Linked to Global Warming

Dams are the latest global warming culprits, according to researchers at Washington State University. The reservoirs created by dams are hotbeds for methane gas-producing life. When engineers lower... Read More

July Was Hottest Month on Record

July was the hottest month ever recorded in the United States, according to a monthly climate review from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Last month's temperatures, averaging... Read More