News from the Field

Photographer: Mike Murphy

Sexagenarians to Climb Nose in a Day

Two sexagenarian legends of alpine climbing will attempt to climb the Nose of El Capitan in a single day in May. Between the two of them, Jim Donini, 69, and George Lowe, 68, are responsible for a... Read More

Photographer: Associated Press

Source Reveals Armstrong's Defense

An unidentified source close to Lance Armstrong's legal defense team told USA Today that his lawyers will argue that much of the case against the former Tour de France champion is beyond the... Read More

Photographer: Courtesy of The Coldest Journey

Ranulph Fiennes Pulls Out of Polar Trek

More difficult than crossing Antarctica in winter? Raising millions of dollars and making years of preparations to cross Antarctica in winter, then having to drop out due to frostbite from a... Read More

Photographer: Wikimedia Commons

Gov't to Drop Toxic Mice on Guam Snakes

Florida is not the only U.S. territory with a snake problem. For 60 years Guam has been feeling the bite of the brown tree snake, an invasive species that has all but wiped out the island’s... Read More

Photographer: Courtesy of the City of Surrey

101-Year-Old Marathoner Runs Final Race

This past weekend, at 101 years old, the world's oldest marathon runner ran his final competitive race. Fauja Singh, known as the "Turbaned Tornado," finished the Hong Kong Marathon's 10K in 1... Read More