News from the Field

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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

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Death Toll Rises in Himalaya Earthquake

At least 63 people are dead in the Himalaya mountains after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Indian state of Sikkim on Sunday evening and destroyed more than 100,000 homes in India, Nepal, and... Read More

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Rasmussen Fired for Missed Doping Tests

Danish cyclist Alex Rasmussen was fired by Team HTC-Highroad on Thursday after missing his third doping test in 18 months. A two-time track world champion, Rasmussen, 27, had just signed a contract... Read More