News from the Field

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Bell Stolen from Costa Concordia

Thieves in diving gear stole the bell from the Costa Concordia shipwreck more than two weeks ago, Italian officials said Thursday. The bell was submerged in 26 feet of water, and the thieves had to... Read More

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Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod

Dallas Seavey became the youngest musher ever to win the Iditarod on Tuesday when he arrived in Nome, Alaska after mushing for nine days. Seavey, 25, is the son of 2004 Iditarod winner Mitch... Read More

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Search for Gasherbrum Climbers Halted

A search and rescue mission for three men lost on Pakistan's Gasherbrum I has been called off nearly a week after the men went missing, according to The Adventure Blog. Gerfried Goschl, Cedric... Read More

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High Temps Break 943 U.S. Records

Unusually high temperatures across the central and eastern United States have broken or met 943 records since Sunday. The warm weather is reportedly bringing insects and rodents into homes earlier... Read More

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Possible New Human Species Discovered

Fossils unearthed in China more than 20 years ago might be from a previously unknown human species, according to a paper published Wednesday in the PloS One science journal. The bone fragments were... Read More