News from the Field

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U.S.A. Pro Cycling Route Announced

The 2012 U.S.A. pro cycling challenge will begin in Durango, Colorado and finish in Denver, race organizers announced on Thursday, and may feature a time trial on the final of seven of stages.... Read More

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Snake Deaths Far Higher Than Reported

As many as 46,000 people, 23 times the official figure, die from snake bite in India every year, according to a report presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's annual... Read More

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Rhino Horn Thefts Continue in Paris

A rash of rhino-horn thefts continued Tuesday when thieves used stun gas to overpower guards at the Museum of Hunting and Nature in Paris. Two men sprayed guards with the gas and made off with the... Read More

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Endurance Athletes Show Heart Damage

A study published in the European Heart Journal on Wednesday suggests that extreme endurance athletes may be at risk for long-term cardiac damage. Previous studies have shown that some competitive... Read More

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Vonn Takes 4th-Straight Title in CO

Lindsey Vonn extended her World Cup win streak to four, the longest ever in U.S. history, as she took victory in super G by three-tenths of a second on Wednesday in Beaver Creek, Colorado. It is... Read More