News from the Field

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Vonn Is Nation's Favorite Female Athlete

Lindsey Vonn won an ESPY as Female Athlete of the Year on Wednesday night, beating out snowboarder Kelly Clark and WNBA player Lauren Jackson to take her second-straight award in the fan-favorite... Read More

Photographer: William Warby/Flickr

Elusive Cats Caught on Camera

Recent videos hint that the Amur leopard, a rare speciecs of big cat hovering on the brink of extinction, could be making a comeback. Camera traps in eastern Russia spotted 12 of the leopards in a... Read More


Bean Bowers Passes Away

Legendary Colorado alpinist Edwin "Bean" Bowers died on Sunday, six months after he was diagnosed with stage-four cancer. Bowers, 38, had undergone months of treatment in Denver and Grand Junction,... Read More

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World's First National Fat Tax Proposed

The government of Hungary has introduced a bill to raise taxes on fattening foods, which would make it the first nation to have such a law. Hungarians smoke and drink at high rates and... Read More

Photographer: Peter Huys/Flickr

Cavendish Rides Into Green

Great Britian's Mark Cavendish won stage 11 of the Tour de France Wednesday morning, reversing Tuesday's stage ten finish and taking command of the green jersey, awarded to the race's top sprinter.... Read More