News from the Field

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Jacobellis Injured on Eve of X Games

Lindsey Jacobellis, the 2010 Olympic boardercross gold medalist and a seven-time X Games champion, tore her left ACL in a training accident on Wednesday at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.... Read More

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Ship Owners Fined $1.2M for Oil Dumps

A U.S. District Court on Wednesday fined the owners of a Maltese-flagged cargo ship $1.2 million for deliberately dumping oil and plastic garbage into the ocean. Ship engineers on the M/V Aquarosa... Read More

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Contador Rides to Stage Win in Argentina

Alberto Contador took his first victory of the 2012 cycling season with a stage three win on Wednesday at the Tour de San Luis in Mirador del Potrero de Los Funes, Argentina. Contador pulled away... Read More

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Authorities Hunt Illegal Polar Sailors

On Wednesday, New Zealand authorities began searching for a Norwegion explorer believed to be making a second illegal voyage to Antarctica, a year after his first journey ended in the deaths of... Read More

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"Potentially Active" Volcano in CA

A volcano in Death Valley is now considered potentially active after a study revealed that it last errupted less than 1,000 years ago. Scientists from Columbia University last week published a... Read More