News from the Field

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Polar Bear Becomes Fashion Victim

Anton, a 25-year-old polar bear in Germany, is dead, sadly, after ingesting a coat and bag that were carelessly dropped into his enclosure at the Wihelma Zoo in Stuttgart. He could have lived... Read More

Photographer: Courtesy of Molson Coors

Canadians Get Free Beer in Sochi

Befriend the nearest Canadian and look for the cherry red fridge! In its latest marketing stunt, Molson Canadian has installed a locked fridge filled with beer on the streets of Sochi. The key?... Read More

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Summit Aims to End Ivory Trade

Global leaders will gather in London Thursday in an effort to end the illegal ivory trade threatening elephants and rhinos. The international summit, hosted by the British government, will include... Read More

Opening Ceremony Outfits Sell for Thousands

We've seen the outfits the U.S. Olympic team wore during the opening ceremony. We've scratched our heads. We've cringed. But despite the "ugly Christmas sweater" consensus, the hand-knit Ralph... Read More

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Shaun White Fails at Olympic Threepeat

Switzerland and Japan are taking home halfpipe medals from Sochi, but unfortunately for the United States and Shaun White, the Olympics doesn't award hardware for fourth place. "It's tough. I... Read More