| Mar 25, 2012
Mike Posko was building a house with Habitat for Humanity International — in Nepal — when the Baltimore-area affiliate emailed him late last year to ask him to come in for an interview.
He got the job.
Posko, who took over as Habitat for...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:07 AM
The country of Nepal and the country’s tourism industry will be the topic of North Central Michigan College’s International Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 14.The free program will take place at noon in the library’s conference room....
| Mar 9, 2012
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 —...
| Mar 1, 2012
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,...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Tibet, New Year, Dalai Lama: Wedding-goers in the United States often throw rice; in Nepal people are throwing wheat powder for the Tibetan New Year. Every day WorldNow chooses a remarkable photo from around the world. Today this shot from Nepal caught...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:43 AM
KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNN) -- A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.
Dhegani Mahato was attacked and set on fire by family members and others after a shaman allegedly...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:14 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 11:12 AM
It wasn't long after Dr. James Higgins became chief of the Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital last January that he answered a call from Operation Smile, the Norfolk-based humanitarian group that provides free surgery for needy children...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:33 AM
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....
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:22 PM
At Sykesville's Merry Main Street holiday celebration early in December, Burke Holbrook and his buddy Benjamin Skalka seemed like just two of the many kids that night enjoying the sights and sounds of the holiday season.
The two 5-year-olds attended...