| May 14, 2012
| 9:12 AM
A small plane crashed after it was unable to land in a mountainous area of Nepal on Monday, killing 15 of the 21 people on board, aviation officials said.
The plane was about a mile from the airport at Jomsom, a popular tourist town in central Nepal,...
| May 19, 2012
| 12:35 PM
THE HIMALAYAS, NEPAL - At 73, Tamae Watanabe is the oldest woman to scale the summit of Mount Everest... again.
The last time she set the record, she was 63.
She reached the top of the world's highest peak with four other team members morning after an...
| May 19, 2012
| 3:37 PM
A 73-year-old Japanese woman on Saturday became the oldest woman to climb Mount Everest breaking her own 10-year-old record.
Tamae Watanabe reached the top of the 8,848-meter (29,028 feet) peak at 7 a.m, according to Ang Tshering, of the China Tibet...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:58 AM
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Days after four people died amid a traffic jam of climbers scrambling to conquer Mount Everest, Nepal officials said a similar rush up the world’s tallest peak will begin soon, and there’s little they can do to...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:21 AM
N.J. man arrested in disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz; NYC boy has been missing since 1979
NEW YORK (AP) — The timing couldn't have been more symbolic: On the eve of National Missing Children's Day, police said they'd at last cracked the...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 3:36 PM
A ferocious leopard may have killed 15 people in Nepal in a 15-month span, its latest victim a 4-year-old boy that the creature dragged away into the jungle to eat.
The head of boy was found in the forest a kilometer from his home Saturday morning,...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 10:33 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas – The Fort Worth Zoo welcomed a female greater one-horned rhinoceros on August 16, 2012. This birth, a major triumph for this endangered species, is the first at the Fort Worth Zoo and the first ever in Texas. Both mother and...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal announced the formation of a caretaker government Tuesday and settled into a tense calm after a weekend constitutional crisis led the prime minister to call elections, some four years and several shaky governments after the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:00 AM
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| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Since early January into February, Harrisburg Police are investigating a string of strong-arm robberies and attacks that have struck the Uptown Harrisburg neighborhood.
Police believe many of the attacks have targeted refugees.
Bhim Chaphpia, a...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Every time Taylor Capretz unpacks from her summer trip, it's bittersweet.
Not because she'll miss her friends at camp, tubing at the lake or a couple weeks in Cabo San Lucas. Taylor, 17, wishes she could stay longer in the places she visits —...
| Sep 21, 2012
At age 18 and with the blessing of her family, Sajina Tamang left her home in Nepal to work as a housekeeper in Lebanon. Finding work abroad was her ticket to self-sufficiency, one of the few career paths open to a rural girl in one of the world's most...