News from the Field

Surviving Hotshot Saw Trouble

The surviving member of the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew that was lost in the Yarnell Hill fire in Arizona is said to have radioed a warning message to his team. Brendan McDonough, 21, was working... Read More

Photographer: POST_UPLOAD

Brother of Sen. Mark Udall Missing in Wyoming

Randy Udall, brother to democratic Colorado senator Mark Udall, has now been missing for almost a week after embarking on a solo hiking trip in Wyoming. Randy set out on his journey along the Wind... Read More

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Possible Breakthrough in El Niño Forecasting

An international team of meteorologists announced Monday that they've discovered a new way to forecast El Niño a year ahead of time, doubling the current lead team experts have. According to... Read More

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Spoiler: Crashes and an Upset Win at TDF TTT

Orica-GreenEdge took the win in today's team time trial over Omega Pharma-Quick Step, vaunting stage 3 winner Simon Gerrans into the yellow jersey. Team Sky held on for third, three seconds down on... Read More

Photographer: JJ Harrison

House Cat Kills Rare Parrots

The orange-bellied parrot, one of the world's rarest species of birds, got a little rarer when a cat broke into a breeding enclosure in Tasmania and killed two of the them, officials confirmed.... Read More