News from the Field

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Small Plane Goes Missing Over Yosemite

Officials are searching for a small plane that disappeared over Yosemite National Park near Tioga Road on Tuesday. Nicol Wilson, the 60-year-old pilot, was the only person on board the... Read More

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Mikaela Shiffrin Nabs 1st World Cup Win

American skiing prodigy Mikaela Shiffrin nabbed her first World Cup win on Thursday, edging out favorite Frida Hansdotter on her home turf in Are, Sweden. The 17-year-old blitzed the night slalom... Read More

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Park Ranger Killed in the Congo

The chief warden of Upemba National Park was killed Sunday after being ambushed by members of the Mai-Mai militia in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Atamato Madrandele was returning to the... Read More

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7 Sports Vie for Spots in 2020 Olympics

Seven sports bodies made their pitches to the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics. The program commission in Lausanne, Switzerland, heard pitches from... Read More

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Canadian Police Arrest Maple Syrup Thieves

Canadian authorities say they have arrested three men in relation to a 10 million pound maple syrup heist executed in Quebec last summer. The theft of some 10,000 barrels of stockpiled syrup, part... Read More