News from the Field

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Study: You're Delusional About Your Health

You're in denial about your health. According to a new study commissioned by the health-insurance company Aetna, most Americans exercise for vanity's sake and think they're healthier than they... Read More

Brutal Heatwave Smothers the West

The West is baking under intense heat, with the temperature at Las Vegas-McCarran International airport tying the official high of 117 degrees Friday. Meanwhile, more than thirty people were... Read More

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WATCH: Two-Headed Turtle is Born, Thrives

A miracle took place this week at the San Antonio Zoo. Staffers welcomed four new turtles, Texas river cooters to be exact, into the world, one of which was blessed with two separate, fully... Read More

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Spoiler: Carnage and Chaos at the Tour

In a chaotic start to this year's Tour de France, Marcel Kittel won the race's first stage, with contenders for the overall Alberto Contador and Ryder Hesjedal crashing, sustaining minor injuries.... Read More

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Pakistan Orders Cliimbers Off Nanga Parbat

Following the terrorist attack on Nanga Parbat in which gummen attacked and killed 10 foreign tourists, Pakistan has suspended all mountaineering expeditions on the mountain. Fifty to fifty-five... Read More