News from the Field

Usain Bolt Loses to Justin Gatlin

Ironically, it was an uncharacteristically fast start that slowed down the seemingly unbeatable Usain Bolt in yesterday’s Rome Diamond League 100 meters. His 9.95-second time brought him a... Read More

Surfers Suspected of Fake Shark Warnings

"Shark Warning" signs recently posted at beaches in Santa Cruz and Capitola are fake, according to California state park rangers. Officials are not sure who has been posting the fake warning signs,... Read More

Plans for Nicaragua Canal Progress

A plan to build an alternative to the Panama Canal took a step forward Wednesday after Nicaragua officially announced the start of the $40 billion project. The president of the country's national... Read More

Kayaker Drowns on North Fork of the Payette

A North Carolina man drowned Wednesday evening while kayaking with friends on the North Fork of the Payette River in western Idaho. Twenty-two-year-old Eric Weigel seemed to have been knocked... Read More