News from the Field

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Flash Floods Trap 27 in Austria

A flash flood has trapped 27 hikers in a cave in western Austria, though rescue workers say they are not in any immediate danger. According to officials, the hikers became trapped early Wednesday... Read More

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Police Cracking Down at Burning Man

Early arrivals at this year’s Burning Man, Nevada’s long-running art, music, and free expression festival, are reporting heaviest police presence since the festival began in 1986. An... Read More

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Little Progress at North Korean Ski Resort

Construction at North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's first "world-class" ski resort, the Masik Pass Skiing Grounds, has been delayed by torrential rains this summer and the refusal of the Swiss... Read More

Photographer: Architect of the Capitol

D.C. To Bid For 2024 Olympics

Officials in Washington announced Tuesday their plans to seek the 2024 Summer Olympics. They hope to bring the Games to one of the few major capital cities never to have hosted the event. "We will... Read More

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Teen Obsessed With 'Into the Wild' Found Dead

An 18-year-old believed to have been increasingly obsessed with the movie, Into the Wild, at the time of his disappearance has been found dead in rural Oregon. Police, who found Johnathan... Read More