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  • 60 bodies recovered in Nepal valley hit by quake, mudslide story has photos
    Updated: May-05-15 1:52 pm

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of 60 people - including nine foreigners - who were killed when Nepal's earthquake triggered a mudslide that buried a village in the scenic Langtang Valley popular with tourists.

  • Climbers leave Everest after Sherpas refuse to rebuild route story has photos
    Updated: May-05-15 5:02 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Climbers who stayed in villages close to the Everest base camp are packing their gear and leaving the mountain because Sherpa guides have refused to rebuild a climbing route destroyed by the earthquake-triggered avalanche, mountaineering officials said Tuesday.

  • The Latest on Nepal: EU approves millions in funding support story has photos
    Updated: May-04-15 10:13 am

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  • Nepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime' story has photos
    Updated: May-03-15 11:26 pm

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Four days after the earthquake ripped apart the supporting wall attaching her ancient brick house to the tilting seven-story building next door, Parbati Gautam moved back in.

  • Rescuers find 3 survivors in Nepal days after quake 
    Updated: May-03-15 8:05 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Rescuers have found three survivors in a mountainous village in Nepal, several days since the earthquake, an official said Sunday.

  • An elderly Nepali villager, and memories of the 1934 quake story has photos
    Updated: May-03-15 2:55 am

    POKHARIDANDA, Nepal - He was 9 years old when he felt the earth tremble for the first time. He'd been out in a field, grazing his goats on wild grass below Nepal's snow-covered peaks.

  • Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsure story has photos
    Updated: May-03-15 12:14 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Perched on a hilltop, the blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu's gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa have long stared silently across this sprawling city nestled in the Himalayan foothills.

  • Nepal quake could have been much worse: Here's why story has photos
    Updated: May-02-15 1:31 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - The structural engineer strides through Kathmandu's old city, past buildings reduced to rubble, buildings whose facades are cracked in dozens of places, like the fractured shell of a hardboiled egg. But it's the many buildings that made it unscathed through the earthquake that amaze Kit Miyamoto.

  • Sherpas face uncertain future following Everest avalanche 
    Updated: May-01-15 3:16 pm

    SEATTLE - Mount Everest is normally buzzing with activity this time of year, with hundreds of hopeful climbers gathering at base camp to attempt to summit the world's tallest peak during a narrow 10-day window in May before the monsoons arrive.

  • Sherpas face uncertain future following Everest avalanche story has photos
    Updated: May-01-15 1:31 pm

    SEATTLE - Mount Everest is normally buzzing with activity this time of year, with hundreds of hopeful climbers gathering at base camp to attempt to summit the world's tallest peak during a narrow 10-day window in May before the monsoons arrive.

  • His sorrow left when Nepalese photographer saw baby's rescue story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 9:53 am

    BHAKTAPUR, Nepal - Nepalese photojournalist Amul Thapa smiled in spite of his hidden pain when he saw the scene he'll remember always: Rescue workers pulling a 4-month-old boy from the wrecked home where he'd been trapped 20 hours after the earthquake.

  • Rescuers pull survivor from rubble 5 days after Nepal quake story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-30-15 8:48 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Crowds cheered Thursday as a teenage boy was pulled, dazed and dusty, from the wreckage of a seven-story Kathmandu building that collapsed around him five days ago when an enormous earthquake shook Nepal.

  • Georgia man missing after Nepal earthquake contacts family 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 3:07 am

    DECATUR, Georgia - A Georgia man who was missing after a catastrophic earthquake rocked Nepal has contacted family.

  • Nepal economy shattered by quake, recovery to take years 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 3:06 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - What took moments to flatten will take years to rebuild.

  • Behind Nepal's Shangri-la image, poverty and misery 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 12:04 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Even amid the misery, with entire neighborhoods sleeping on sidewalks for fear of a massive earthquake's aftershocks, even with no running water, no electricity, and anger and frustration boiling over - even with all this, you can still find hints of the picture-postcard image of Nepal many foreigners hold in their imaginations.

  • Nepalese family mourns 18 lost in single house collapse story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-15 9:17 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Flanked by funeral pyres flickering in the darkness, Shankar Pradhan stood barefoot on the edge of Kathmandu's sacred Bagmati River, where the dead pulled daily from the city's ruins have been brought nonstop since a massive earthquake shook this impoverished mountain nation.

  • In quake-hit Nepal, rescuers struggle to recover the dead story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-28-15 12:58 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - For hours after Nepal was shaken by one of the most intense earthquakes here in nearly a century, 12-year-old Neha Chumda screamed for help.

  • In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-15 9:36 pm

    BEIJING - Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that killed more than 4,000 people.

  • New Hampshire guides, clients safe after Nepal earthquake 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 11:04 am

    NORTH CONWAY, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire climbing guide, his wife and five clients are safe after this weekend's earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest where the group was hiking.

  • Expats try phones, social apps to connect to quake-hit Nepal story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-15 10:37 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - After the earthquake hit Nepal, Prem Raja Mahat spent a sleepless night at his Baltimore home, trying again and again to reach his son, who was visiting friends and family back in Mahat's home country.

  • Modern tragedy: Quake-ravaged Nepal tower a site for selfies 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 8:54 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. So it should be no surprise that a site of great human and cultural loss in Nepal's devastating earthquake is now barraged with the clicking of smartphones.

  • Modern tragedy: Quake-ravaged Nepal tower a site for selfies story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-15 4:46 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. So it should be no surprise that a site of great human and cultural loss in Nepal's devastating earthquake is now barraged with the clicking of smartphones.

  • Deaths rise, aid flown in after Nepal quake: Things to Know story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-15 2:17 am

    The death toll climbed above 3,300 on Monday, two days after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck central Nepal and surrounding regions.

  • How to help Nepal earthquake victims story has photos
    Updated: Apr-26-15 4:10 pm

    Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and how to donate online:

  • Correction: Nepal-Earthquake Warning story 
    Updated: Apr-26-15 1:23 pm

    In a story April 26 about a gathering of earthquakes experts a week before the Nepal quake, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one expert. His name is Hari Kumar, not Hari Ghi. The story also misspelled the name of his company, which is GeoHazards International, not Geohazards International.