• Nepal Jul 10

    Landslides Kill at Least 10 in Nepal

    Another 30 people were missing after landslides triggered by a monsoon swept through parts of Pokhara, Nepal, on Friday.

  • Nepal Jan 21

    Nepal Rescuers Search for 7 as Avalanche Hits Hiking Trail

    Special Nepalese army and government rescue personnel continued searching Monday for four South Korean trekkers and their three Nepali guides missing since an avalanche swept across popular mountain trekking route.

  • Haiti Nov 2, 2019

    US Extends Protection for 6 Nations' Migrants for a Year

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced Friday it is extending temporary protected status coverage for migrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan through Jan. 4, 2021. The status, which has been granted because of disasters or conflicts in those countries, had been set to expire in January 2020, or in Nepal’s case, March. Trump administration has...

  • India Jul 20, 2019

    Monsoon Flooding Death Toll Climbs to 164 in South Asia

    The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries, officials said Saturday. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 62 in northeastern India’s Assam state over the past week. A dozen have been killed in flooding in Bangladesh. Shiv Kumar,...

  • India Jul 14, 2019

    Heavy Rain Leaves Scores Dead in Nepal, India, Bangladesh

    Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh, officials said Sunday. At least 30 other people were missing in Nepal, either swept away by swollen rivers or buried by mudslides since monsoon rains began pounding the region...

  • Oregon Jun 6, 2019

    He Got the FBI to Test ‘Bigfoot' Hair in the 1970s — and This 93-Year-Old Man Is Still Searching for Sasquatch

    Yeti persisted. An Oregon man intent on proving the existence of the mythical creatures known as Bigfoot, Sasquatch, the Abominable Snowman and Yeti in 1976 managed to get the FBI to test hair and tissue samples that he believed might help his case, according to newly released records. “The FBI has analyzed hair in connection with the search for Sasquatch,...

  • Nepal Jun 4, 2019

    American Scientist Sounds Warning on Future Everest Dangers

    Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers, an American scientist who spent weeks in the Everest region said Tuesday. Prof. John All of Western Washington University said after returning from the mountains that he and his...

  • Nepal Jun 5, 2019

    American Scientist Sounds Warning on Future Everest Dangers

    Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers, an American scientist who spent weeks in the Everest region said Tuesday. Prof. John All of Western Washington University said after returning from the mountains that he and his...

  • clerk May 21, 2019

    Sherpa Guide Climbs Everest 24th Time, Outdoing Own Record

    A Sherpa mountaineer extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world’s highest peak on Tuesday. Kami Rita reached the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak Tuesday, which was his second time on the summit in a week. He climbed to the top on May 15 then returned to base camp before climbing again this week....

  • Pakistan Apr 19, 2019

    3 Climbers Presumed Dead After Avalanche in Canada

    Three renowned mountain climbers are presumed dead after an avalanche in Alberta’s Banff National Park, Canadian officials said Thursday. Outdoor apparel company The North Face said that American Jess Roskelley and Austrians David Lama and Hansjorg Auer disappeared while attempting to climb the east face of Howse Peak on the Icefields Parkway. They were reported overdue on Wednesday. “They are...

  • Southern California Apr 9, 2019

    Nepalese Boy Finally Finds Help in California for Cushing Disease

    This 10-year-old Nepalese boy proved to be a real trooper.

  • The Associated Press Mar 27, 2019

    US Scientists to Climb Everest, Collect Data on Climate

    A team of American scientists flew to the Mount Everest region Wednesday to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayan mountains and glaciers that are melting due to global warming. The team led by John All of Western Washington University plans to spend the next two months in the region collecting samples and studying the ice, snow and vegetation. In...

  • New York Feb 13, 2019

    Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley Demand Action on TPS for Immigrants

    Perla Canales, born in Honduras, has been living and working in the U.S. for 26 years under a federal program that temporarily protects her immigration status, but she is worried how long that will last....
    Canales, 54, who works as a cleaner at a mall in Staten Island, New York, was one of thousands who went to Washington on Tuesday to...

  • California Feb 12, 2019

    More Immigrants Sue US Over End to Protected Status

    Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States. The lawsuit filed late Sunday in federal court in San Francisco alleges that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to end so-called temporary protected status for the countries was motivated by racism....

  • New York Nov 14, 2018

    The 2018 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book Is Here

    A sure sign of fall, luxury retailer Neiman Marcus unveiled its annual Christmas Book on Thursday.

  • Nepal Oct 15, 2018

    Recovery of Nepal Climbers Delayed by Mountain's Remoteness

    Rescuers hampered by difficult, remote terrain took two days to recover the bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world’s best, who hoped to map a new route to a Himalayan peak in Nepal that hasn’t been scaled in eight years. Local police chief Bir Bahadur Budamagar said a group of villagers reached the climbers’ devastated campsite on Saturday...

  • India Oct 12, 2018

    Groups Hope to Stop Animal Sacrifices During Nepal's Biggest Festival

    Animal-rights campaigners are hoping this year’s festival season in Nepal will be a little less bloody. During the 15-day Dasain festival that began this week in the Himalayan country, families fly kites, host feasts and visit temples, where tens of thousands of goats, buffaloes, chickens and ducks are sacrificed to please the gods and goddesses as part of a practice...

  • Nepal Sep 4, 2018

    Palo Alto Man Held For Months in Nepal Jail Returns Home

    A Palo Alto man who had been held in a Kathmandu jail for months after being arrested while on a charity work trip in Nepal has returned to the Bay Area.

  • Austin Green Jul 13, 2018

    Irvine Doctor Helps Cure Cataracts in Remote Nepal Village

    Dr. Sanjay Kedhar is now back home after traveling to Nepal. The UC Irvine Health Center opthamologist traveled to the remote Gorkha region in the mountains to give the people of that area a special gift: the restoration of their sight.

  • Nepal Jul 13, 2018

    Ophthalmologist Sets His Sights on Restoring Sight

    UC Irvine ophthalmologist traveled to Nepal to restored the sight of hundreds of villagers. Michael Brownlee reports for NBC4 News at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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