News from the Field

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Bear Freed From Plastic Jar

After chasing it for three weeks, wildlife officials in Tennessee freed a black bear from a plastic jar that was stuck on its head. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency first heard about a bear... Read More

Photographer: Rob Shenk/Flickr

Hikers Swept Over Waterfall

Three hikers from California are presumed dead after losing their balance in the Merced River and dropping over a 317-foot-high waterfall in Yosemite National Park. Ramina Badal, Hormiz David, and... Read More

Photographer: Dave Cox

Andy Schleck Dominates Stage 18

Luxembourg's Andy Schleck won what may be the 2011 Tour de France's decisive stage, delivering a stunning solo performance on Thursday to claim a two-minute victory on stage 18 and move within 15... Read More

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Judge Halts Oil-Sands Shipment

A judge has ruled that a Canadian subsidiary of Exxon Mobile cannot ship equipment along Montana's Highway 12 to an oil-sands field in Alberta, Canada. The shipment has been halted at the... Read More

Photographer: Petit Brun/Flickr

Boasson Hagen Wins 17

Edvald Boassen Hagen made it two in a row for Norway, winning Wednesday's stage 17 a day after finishing second to countryman Thor Hushovd on stage 16. The victory is Boassen Hagen's second this... Read More