News from the Field

Sailor Dies in America's Cup Practice

One sailor died and another was injured after a boat capsized in San Francisco Bay while practicing for the America's Cup races on Thursday. Roughly 12 people were on board the Artemis Racing... Read More

Naked Surfer Washes Up On San Diego Shore

The naked remains of a surfer were spotted 250 yards from a San Diego beach Thursday. The 42-year-old man's body were covered in wounds consistent with a shark attack, but authorities speculate he... Read More

Bearded Men More Attractive, Study Says

When psychologists in New South Wales released a study last spring declaring facial hair to be unattractive to the opposite sex, beard supporters were skeptical. The study asked a group of women to... Read More

Wrigley Pulls Caffeinated Gum From Market

Wrigley has taken its much-hyped caffeinated gum, Alert, off the market after the Food and Drug Administration opened an investigation into the safety of food products infused with the drug. In a... Read More

Honeymoon Ends in Shark Attack

A French citizen enjoying his honeymoon on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean was killed in a shark attack off the shore of Brisants de Saint-Gilles beach on Wednesday. The victim was... Read More

First Chinese Rider Out of Giro

The first Chinese rider to enter the Giro d'Italia, Ji Cheng, has withdrawn ahead of the sixth stage because of a fever. Team physician Edwin Achterberg told the Associated Press that Ji felt very... Read More

Fishermen Survive 4 Weeks Adrift

Two fishermen from the island of Kiribati were three days from dying of extreme dehydration when a passing fishing vessel rescued them after four weeks on the Pacific Ocean. Elirito Tataua, 40,... Read More