News from the Field

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Man Rescued in Outback After Desert Crash

A 20-year-old Australian man has been rescued after spending 33 hours crawling through the desert. He was the only survivor of a car crash that killed his 19-year-old friend. Police say both men,... Read More

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U.S. Skiing Dominates World Cup

The 2013 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup has been full of surprises for U.S. Skiing, ranging from devastating injuries earlier this month to medal domination late last week. At the weekend's close, the... Read More

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Meteorite Explodes Over Central Russia

This is a pretty realistic vision for the end of the world, right? A giant meteorite streaked across the Central Russian sky this morning and exploded over the Ural Mountains, injuring close to... Read More

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Paraglider Rescued After Crash in Canadian Rockies

A paraglider was airlifted to a Calgary hospital after he sustained potentially life-threatening injuries in Alberta's Rockies on Thursday. The 38-year-old man was jumping near Mt. Lady Macdonald,... Read More

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Warm Weather Halts Snowboard World Cup Races

Unusually warm weather has forced the cancellation of Friday’s Snowboard World Cup races at Russia’s Sochi Olympics venue. Organizers merely postponed the races at first but were forced... Read More