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  • Nepal earthquake: Helping survivors

    Nepal earthquake: Helping survivors

    Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 4,000 people. Here is a look at some of the many humanitarian efforts underway and how to donate:

  • Nepal earthquake leaves climbers stranded on Mt. Everest

    Nepal earthquake leaves climbers stranded on Mt. Everest

    The earthquake-triggered avalanches that killed and critically injured dozens of climbers on Mt. Everest also destroyed the path between two camps on the side of the world's tallest mountain, leaving some mountaineers stranded and awaiting rescue.

  • Japan's Shinzo Abe visits U.S. to discuss new threat: China

    Japan's Shinzo Abe visits U.S. to discuss new threat: China

    When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rises to address a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, it will represent a diplomatic sea change so great that it may seem incomprehensible to the lingering members of the "Greatest Generation."

  • Kerry denounces North Korea over cyberattacks, hack on Sony Pictures

    Kerry denounces North Korea over cyberattacks, hack on Sony Pictures

    In a speech on cybersecurity, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Monday singled out North Korea as a violator of Internet freedom and took the reclusive country to task for November’s hacking attack on Sony Pictures.

  • Katmandu's poorly constructed buildings worsen quake outcome

    Katmandu's poorly constructed buildings worsen quake outcome

    An exploding urban population that led to taller and often poorly constructed buildings, along with an unusually hazardous combination of geological conditions, had for years prompted warnings from scientists that the Katmandu Valley of Nepal was a seismic time bomb waiting to go off.

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