News from the Field

Alleged Plot Against Olympics Halted

Russia's security services on Thursday announced the arrests of three men and the seizure of a cache of weapons that could have have been used to attack the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi,... Read More

DeChristopher Appeal Today in Denver

Lawyers for environmental activist Tim DeChristopher appeared in a federal court in Denver on Thursday to appeal his two-year jail sentence for disrupting a 2008 federal oil-lease auction. In July,... Read More

Ferrari Burns Rubber on Ancient Wall

Italian car-maker Ferrari has apologized for an advertising stunt in Nanjing, China, this week that left tire marks on a 600-year-old wall. Ferrari had rented a section of the ancient wall to... Read More

New Russian Plane Missing in Indonesia

A new Russian passenger plane carrying 46 people is missing after departing on a trial flight from West Java, in Indonesia, on Wednesday. The aircraft, known as Superjet, was on only its second... Read More

Cows Contribute to Los Angeles Smog

A new study published in Geophysical Research Letters concludes that ammonia emissions from Southern California dairy cattle are a significant source of smog in Los Angeles. The National Oceanic... Read More