News from the Field

Air Australia Strands 4,000 Passengers

On Friday, at least 4,000 Air Australia passengers were stranded in airports in Hawaii and Thailand after the airline ran out of money to refuel its planes. Travelers have been told they must find... Read More

Cameroon Rocked by Poaching Spree

Some 200 elephants have died at the hands of poachers already this year in Cameroon's Bouba Ndjida National Park, conservation groups said on Friday, in what may be a response to growing demand in... Read More

Off-Duty Patroller Killed in Colorado

An off-duty Keystone Mountain ski patroller died in an avalanche in southern Colorado on Thursday, becoming the state's sixth avalanche fatality of the season and the second in four days. According... Read More

Man on Trial for Forcing Grandkids to Hike

On Wednesday, an Indianapolis man pleaded not guilty to six counts of felony child abuse for allegedly forcing his grandsons to hike the Grand Canyon in August with little food or water.... Read More

Company Accused of Swindling Non-Profits

The executive director of a company that managed administration for 200 small non-profits has been accused of disappearing with more than $800,000 in donor money. Steve Sugarman ran the... Read More