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  • The Wadsworth in Hartford is Screening a Documentary on Bicycling

    The Wadsworth in Hartford is Screening a Documentary on Bicycling
    With scenic backdrops ranging from the Scottish Lowlands, to Nepal's countryside, Reveal the Path (still pictured above) is as much a National Geographic documentary as it is an endurance sport biopic. Take in the lives of locals with Tour Divide race...
  • Fort Worth Zoo Reveling Over Rhinoceros Birth

    Fort Worth Zoo Reveling Over Rhinoceros Birth
    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...
  • Laguna teen tackles AIDS, need for U.N. youth delegate

    Laguna teen tackles AIDS, need for U.N. youth delegate
    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 —...
  • 8 Killed in Nepal Avalanche; 3 Missing Feared Dead

    8 Killed in Nepal Avalanche; 3 Missing Feared Dead
    Kathmandu, Nepal -- Searchers on Monday suspended efforts to find three mountaineers still missing in Nepal after an avalanche swept down Manaslu mountain, sending climbers -- some still in their tents -- tumbling hundreds of feet down the world's eighth-...
  • Team from Washington survive deadly Nepal avalanche

    Team from Washington survive deadly Nepal avalanche
    A local guide company from Ashford, Wash., was climbing Manaslu Sunday when a deadly avalanche struck the mountain, killing eight climbers. Searchers suspended efforts to find three additional mountaineers still missing. If the mountaineers are dead, as...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Remarkable Woman: Grainne McKeown

    Remarkable Woman: Grainne McKeown
    Fresh off a year practicing medicine in Nepal, Grainne McKeown found her old habits weren't sitting well with her new worldview. "Coming from a place where you might spend 50 cents for a meal — and a lot of people don't even have 50 cents —...
  • Photos: Earthquake hits India, Nepal and Tibet

    <b>Photos:</b> Earthquake hits India, Nepal and Tibet
  • The Find: Himalayan Cafe in Old Town Pasadena

    The Find: Himalayan Cafe in Old Town Pasadena
    The path to nirvana starts with appetizers at Himalayan Cafe in Old Pasadena. Those hot, steamy curry-stuffed dumplings called momo look exactly like twisty-top Chinese xiao long bao, but their fillings taste vaguely Indian. Every spectacular bite,...
  • Nepal forms caretaker government pending new elections

    Nepal forms caretaker government pending new elections
    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...
  • Over 1,000 body parts from poached tigers were seized in Asia over the past decade, report shows

     
    BANGKOK — More than 1,000 parts of tigers slain by poachers across Asia have been seized over the past decade, raising fears that the big cats are headed for extinction, says a new study by a key wildlife trade monitoring......
  • CNN honors unsung heroes of the world

     
    Hollywood award shows come with glamorous stars, popular bands and tearful acceptance speeches, and CNN's laurels offered all of that along with a rare humanitarian twist. The globetrotting cable news channel is celebrating regular people who toil -–...