The Iditarod, the world's most famous sled dog race has joined a new global circuit of long-distance sled dog racing. The series will use a joint point system, GPS tracking and an online platform to follow the racing teams. Other races may join the venture.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the Kirtland's warbler is being removed from the federal endangered species list. The yellow-bellied songbird nests in the young jack pines of northern Michigan, Wisconsin and Ontario.