News from the Field

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Tar Sands Protesters Arrested at White House

Police have arrested 162 environmental activists who staged a protest against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in front of the White House. The protests, coordinated by Tar Sands Action and author... Read More

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Indigenous Bolivians Protest Amazon Road

Hundreds of indigenous Bolivians are marching more 300 miles to La Paz to protest the construction of a road through one of the Amazon's most diverse reserves. About 500 members of the Chimane,... Read More

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Boston Marathon Legend Dies at 80

John J. Kelley, the winner of the 1957 Boston Marathon and the dominant American marathon runner of the 1950s, died early Sunday morning at his home in Connecticut of complications from melanoma.... Read More

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FIS Changes Ski Regulations

American World Cup skiers voiced their displeasure this weekend after the International Ski Federation (FIS) announced controversial new regulations on ski dimensions for the 2012-13 season. The... Read More

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Hikers Sentenced to 8 Years in Iran

Two American hikers arrested on Iran's border with Iraq recieved eight-year prison sentences on Saturday on charges of espionage and illegal entry into Iran. Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer have 20... Read More