News from the Field

Chimps are People, Too

Tommy is a 26-year-old chimpanzee and he lives in a cement cage in Gloversville, New York, about 50 miles northwest of Albany. On Monday, an animal activist group asked a New York state court to... Read More

Olympic Torch Bearer Catches Fire

The line between Olympic torch and human torch momentarily blurred last Wednesday when former bobsledder Pyotr Makarchuk caught fire while carrying the Sochi Olympic flame through the Siberian city... Read More

Comet ISON, We Almost Knew Thee

NASA released a statement saying it will continue to investigate the fate of Comet ISON after the comet's intimate encounter with the sun last Thursday appeared to result in distintegration. NASA... Read More

Lindsey Vonn Delays ACL Surgery (Updates)

Update: 10:00 a.m. December 4 The U.S. Ski Team announced Tuesday that Lindsey Vonn's doctor, U.S. Women's Ski Team Head Physician Bill Sterett, has cleared her for training runs. The reigning... Read More

The Rise of Bike Trains

In Los Angeles, pedestrians and bicyclists account for about a third of all traffic fatalities, nearly triple the national average, according to the Los Angeles Times. And a new grassroots project... Read More