News from the Field

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Glowing Antlers for Arctic Reindeer

The Reindeer Herders’ Association of Finland has begun spraying reindeer with a reflective coating to make them more visible to motorists during the Arctic winter. Months without a sunrise... Read More

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Chicago's Plan to Combat Carp

This winter, Americans from Traverse City to New Orleans have discussed the spread of the Asian carp, a particularly invasive species of fish quickly overtaking the Great Lakes and Mississippi... Read More

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Nepal Plane Crash Kills 18

A Nepal Airlines plane crashed on Sunday during a flight from Pokhara to Jumia in western Nepal. The small plane was carrying mostly Nepali passengers and one Dane when it crashed into a hillside.... Read More

Photographer: Luca Bruno/Associated Press

Shiffrin Fifth in Olympic Debut

Superstar teen skier Mikaela Shiffrin finished fifth Tuesday in a rainy women’s giant slalom. Slovenia’s Tina Maze took the top spot, claiming her second gold medal of the Sochi... Read More

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Giant Snowball Rolls Out of Control

When 12 inches of snow dumped on Reed College in Portland, Oregon, one student attempted to create the world's largest snowball by rolling snow around a grassy field on campus. By nightfall on... Read More