News from the Field

Photographer: U.S. Ski Team/Flickr

Lindsey Vonn Attends High School Dance

A 15-year-old high school sophomore caught a lucky break on Friday when Olympic gold-medal-winning skier Lindsay Vonn visited his school and agreed to accompany him to that night's homecoming... Read More

Photographer: Steve Hicks/Wikimedia

Rescues Underway to Reach Nepal Hikers

Rescues are finally underway to reach more than 1,000 tourists stranded in a remote Nepalese airport after bad weather has canceled departing flights since Wednesday. Heavy fog has prevented planes... Read More

Photographer: Pedro Szekely/Flickr

Slater Awarded 11th Title, Again

After a math error forced the Association of Surfing Professionals to rescind Kelly Slater's 11th ASP World Title last week, Slater won an additional heat at the Rip Curl Pro Search event in San... Read More

Photographer: George Roberts/Wikimedia

Mutai Shatters NYC Marathon Record

Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai won the New York City Marathon on Sunday in 2:05:06, breaking the race's course record by more than two minutes and becoming only the second man in ten years to win both the... Read More

Photographer: Michael Ocampo/Flickr

Woman Stranded for Eight Days in Airport

A woman trying to move to Idaho ended up stranded in San Francisco for eight days earlier this year when she couldn't afford to pay for her checked bags and missed her flight. Teri Weissinger had... Read More