News from the Field

BASE Jumper Snags Chute, Falls to Death

A British BASE jumper plummeted to his death on the Greek island of Zakynthos on Friday after his parachute snagged on a cliff face that eventually gave way. Jake Simkins, 41, phoned and texted his... Read More

U.S. Students Survive 9 Days in N.Z. Bush

Two students from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point returned safely to New Zealand's Christchurch on Monday after surviving nine days trapped in the wilderness following a snowstorm. Alec... Read More

Coroner Finds Dingo Did in Fact Eat Baby

The fourth inquest into the controversial death of a baby in the Australian outback 32 years ago ended today when a coroner ruled a dingo was responsible. Infant Azaria Chamberlain disappeared in... Read More

Hincapie Announces Retirement

Veteran professional cyclist and five-time Olympian George Hincapie announced his retirement on Monday, putting an end to a 19-year career. Hincapie, who supported Lance Armstrong, Alberto... Read More

Teen Yellowstone Employee Dies in Fall

An 18-year-old Yellowstone National Park employee died her first day on the job after falling 400 feet during a hike. Maria Sergeyevna Rumyantseva of Russia was hiking the North Rim Trail along... Read More