News from the Field

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Dozens Dead in Bangladesh Ferry Accident

More than 30 people are dead and many more missing after a ferry accident on a river in southern Bangladesh on Tuesday. The ferry, which was carrying between 200 and 300 people, crashed into... Read More

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Endangered Cat Born to Domestic Animal

A domestic cat gave birth last month to an endangered African black-footed kitten, scientists announced yesterday, raising hopes for the species survival. The kitten, named Crystal, was born at the... Read More

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Discovery Channel Fires Bear Grylls

Discovery Channel and Man vs. Wild star Bear Grylls have parted ways over over an unresolved contract dispute, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Grylls, 37, a former British SAS soldier, refused... Read More

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Wiggins Captures Narrow Paris-Nice Win

Great Britain's Bradley Wiggins on Sunday sealed an overall victory at the Paris-Nice stage race with an eight-second time-trial win over Dutch rider Lieuwe Westra. Wiggins, a 2004 and 2008 Olympic... Read More

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Nobel Prize-Winning Chemist Dies at 84

Nobel Prize-winning scientist F. Sherwood Rowland died from complications of Parkinson's on Saturday at his home in California. The 84-year-old chemist was considered a pioneer of research about... Read More