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  • Harrisburg Refugee and Immigrant Community Target of Strong-arm Robberies

    Harrisburg Refugee and Immigrant Community Target of Strong-arm Robberies
    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...
  • From Nepal to Jlab: one scientist's journey

    Jefferson Lab in Newport News can, at times, feel like a United Nations meeting — scientists from Italy, Chile, Japan and dozens more countries frequent the nuclear physics research center. Pashupati Dhakal stands out among the international crowd....
  • Goat movement goes on

    Goat movement goes on
    A goat might not seem like an important asset. Most don't own one and never will. However, in Nepalese villages, the introduction of a goat can completely change their economy. Lagunan Rosalind Russell, founder of the R Star Foundation and the "Women...
  • Study Challenges Vitamin A Benefits

    Study Challenges Vitamin A Benefits
    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...
  • Edmund Hillary, first to climb Mt. Everest, dies

    Edmund Hillary, first to climb Mt. Everest, dies
    Sir Edmund Hillary, the mountain-climbing New Zealand beekeeper who became a mid-20th century hero as the first person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, has died. He was 88. Hillary, who made his historic climb to the top of the world's highest peak...
  • Girija Prasad Koirala dies at 86; former Nepalese prime minister

    Girija Prasad Koirala dies at 86; former Nepalese prime minister
    Girija Prasad Koirala, Nepal's former prime minister who led mass protests that ended the king's authoritarian rule and helped deliver a peace deal to end 10 years of communist revolt, died Saturday in Katmandu, Nepal. He was 86. Koirala, who served five...
  • Foreign workers for U.S. are casualties twice over

    Foreign workers for U.S. are casualties twice over
    Rey Torres dreamed of a better life for his wife and five children when he left a neighborhood of wooden shacks and burning trash piles to drive a bus on a U.S. military base near Baghdad. He hoped to send his children to college and build a new home...
  • Review: Tara's Himalayan Cuisine

    Review: Tara's Himalayan Cuisine
    IF YOU sit at the table in the window at Tara's Himalayan Cuisine, a new cafe on Venice Boulevard in Palms, you can study a large panoramic photo under the tabletop glass. It's a scene of the mountain region from which the cafe takes its name, but...
  • Celebrity travel: Go away with Margaret Cho

    Celebrity travel: Go away with Margaret Cho
    Margaret Cho knows a thing or two about traveling. After beginning her standup career at 16, she toured the United States nonstop, bringing her unique brand of comedy to venues across the country. At 26, she broke barriers with her short-lived ABC sitcom...
  • China moves to clean up Mt. Everest

    1 China Scattered with the debris of more than 50 years of climbing -- oxygen canisters, tents and backpacks -- Mt. Everest has been called the world's highest garbage dump. China is moving to clean up its northern side of the mountain and protect its...
  • Sir Edmund Hillary, 1st to scale Mt. Everest, dies

    Sir Edmund Hillary, 1st to scale Mt. Everest, dies
    Sir Edmund Hillary, the mountain-climbing New Zealand beekeeper who became a mid-20th century hero as the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest, has died. He was 88. Hillary, who made his historic climb to the top of the world's highest...
  • Big Bear Lake's Jordan Romero, 13, becomes youngest person to scale Mt. Everest

     
    Jordan Romero, a 13-year-old from Big Bear Lake, Calif., has become the youngest person to scale Mt. Everest, the world's tallest peak. The eighth-grader's contingent confirmed by satellite phone on Saturday (Himalayan time) that his climbing group, which...