News from the Field

Enviro Groups Sue U.S. Over Sea Turtles

Three environmental groups have sued the United States government for its failure to protect the endangered loggerhead sea turtle. The Center for Biological Diversity, Oceana Inc., and Turtle... Read More

Judge Blocks Tahoe Resort Expansion

A federal judge has blocked the expansion of Lake Tahoe's modest Homewood Resort, saying that regional planning agencies failed to consider a smaller development before approving the proposal.... Read More

Glacier NP Skiers Caught in Avalanche

Two skiers were rescued from the backcountry in Glacier National Park on Tuesday after being caught in an avalanche. The unnamed 34- and 35-year-old Montanans were skiing near Elk Mountain when... Read More

Oprah Nabs First Armstrong Interview

Last week the New York Times reported that Lance Armstrong was considering admitting, finally, to the doping allegations that have left him stripped of his seven Tour de France victories and... Read More

Armstrong Offered USADA Large Donation

In 2004, Lance Armstrong offered to donate around $250,000 to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, according to a report by 60 Minutes set to air on Wednesday. Travis Tygart, USADA's chief executive, tells... Read More