The world’s most populous nations, both nuclear powers, are locked in a deadly face-off over a contested border high in the Himalayas. Tensions in a decades-old dispute between China and India have boiled over recently, with 20 Indian soldiers dying…
Two people died and two are missing near the summit of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.
By Michael D. Regan
In April, an avalanche on Mt. Everest killed 16 Nepalese guides in the worst accident in the mountain's history. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Chip Brown of National Geographic on how the deadly disaster has affected the Sherpa community and the…
By PBS NewsHour
James Mates of Independent Television News looks at the alarming rate glaciers are melting atop Mt. Everest and how that could affect the rest of the world.
There's a saying among seismologists: "Earthquakes don't kill people. Buildings do." The powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked central China on Monday afternoon, killing upwards of 8,500 people, was a grim reminder of that common phrase.
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