| 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,...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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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| 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...
| Jul 23, 2010
Giving women vitamin A capsules did not save their lives or the lives of their new babies, according to a surprising study from Ghana reported by the medical journal Lancet.
The results contradicted an earlier study in Nepal that showed a huge drop in...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Nepal: Leaders of Nepal's main political parties have reportedly agreed to resume a stagnant peace process that ended years of insurgency in 2006, according to Associated Press....
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The Group of 20 leaders of the world’s major economies converged here Wednesday amid economic and political chaos over Greece’s debt crisis, forcing a typically choreographed gathering to proceed without a script as European leaders...