News from the Field

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Carrisa Moore to Surf with the Guys

In an unusual move, surfing's governing body has invited reigning women's world champion Carissa Moore to surf in two major men's events later this year. Moore, 19, became the youngest-ever women's... Read More

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Georgia Man Honored for '51 Through-Hike

Sixty years after he walked from Georgia to Maine, Gene Espy is gaining recognition as one of the Appalachian Trail's pioneering hikers. Espy, then 24, hiked almost all of the AT's 2,025 miles... Read More

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Coyotes Move Into Abandoned House

A pack of coyotes has taken up residence in a fire-damaged and abandoned house in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale, worrying neighbors and sparking a controversy over animal rights. A family of... Read More

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SCUBA Diver Breaks World Record

A Florida man spent five days, 14 minutes and 32 seconds underwater last week, emerging Friday with a new world record for a freshwater scuba dive. Allen Sherrod, 47, entered Groveland, Florida's,... Read More

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Sea World on Trial in Florida

Sea World is in defending itself this week against citations issued by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration in the aftermath of trainer Dawn Brancheau's death in early 2010. In opening... Read More