Some schools in areas of Nepal that were hit by two powerful earthquakes on April 25 and May 12 reopened Sunday.
Freelance journalist Donatella Lorch was having lunch on the fifth floor terrace of a building in downtown Kathmandu, Nepal, when another major earthquake struck. Lorch talks to Gwen Ifill about the “utter destruction” and worsening landslides, as well as the…
By PBS NewsHour
Another earthquake in Nepal has killed dozens so far, adding to the thousands of casualties from a major quake just a few weeks ago. John Sparks of Independent Television News reports on the physical and psychological blows to a country…
By News Desk
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake that shook Nepal early this morning killed dozens of people, triggered landslides in the Himalayas near Mount Everest and brought down buildings already weakened by last month's devastating tremblor.
Rescuers in Nepal called off their search for missing hikers due to avalanches and poor weather this weekend, even as the death toll from the last month's earthquake surpasses 8,000. Pamela Constable of the Washington Post joins Hari Sreenivasan from…
By PBS NewsHour
Since a massive earthquake struck last month, Nepal has been overwhelmed by the unfolding humanitarian crisis, as well as a culture crisis. Home to a rich heritage of art and architecture, the mountainous, remote country has suffered significant damage to…
By Sarah McHaney
PBS NewsHour spoke to Grayson Schaffer, a senior editor for Outside Magazine, about the destruction the avalanche caused, whether Mt. Everest is getting more dangerous and why business as usual will start again so soon.
In our news wrap Friday, a former Port Authority official, an ally of N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges over closing lanes on a major bridge. Also, much-needed humanitarian aid trickled into some of Nepal’s hardest-hit areas,…
By Larisa Epatko
A week after a massive earthquake hit central Nepal, and as the search for survivors continues, aid organizations are taking stock of the supplies the survivors need most. Here are the top five items.
By Anna Sillers
The climbing season on Mount Everest was temporarily halted after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 25 caused avalanches in Nepal. American climber Mike Hamill, who was on the mountain at the time, recounted his story to National Geographic.
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