News from the Field

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New Record Marathon Time Set

The world record marathon time fell by 15 seconds Sunday when Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a new record of 2 hours, 3 minutes, and 23 seconds at the Berlin Marathon. The previous record was held by... Read More

3 New Duck Dynasty Books Coming Out

The Robertson family, of Duck Dynasty fame, will publish three new books next year, bringing their total volumes to eight, the Associated Press reports. The new titles—Faith in the Duck... Read More

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Brian Cookson Wins UCI Election

Following months of bitter campaigning, Brian Cookson beat Pat McQuaid in a 24-18 vote Friday to become the president of the UCI, cycling's world governing body. Cookson has been the president of... Read More

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Climate Scientists Set First "Carbon Budget"

A group of United Nations-sponsored climate scientists issued a report Friday outlining the future of climate change: In a matter of decades, man-made carbon emissions will result in devastating... Read More