Vatican strategy promotes Pope Francis as catalyst on climate change
Francis will attend key gatherings ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.
Boy pulled from Nepal rubble in 'miracle' quake rescue
Pemba Tamang survived despite being trapped for 120 hours.
Teenager found alive beneath rubble 5 days after earthquake in Nepal
With tragedy comes miracles.
Villages just hours from Kathmandu are still waiting desperately for aid
Survivors urgently need food and shelter. But landslides have blocked roads and weather has grounded helicopters.
Riot police intervene as anger erupts among Nepal quake survivors
Supplies of food and water are running thin.
Near remote Nepal quake epicenter, survivors dig for loved ones alone
Officials say the death toll could reach 10,000.
Day 3: Kathmandu airport at a standstill as death toll rises above 4,300
The international airport in Kathmandu is in chaos as terrified Nepalese flee and aid groups attempt to send in help.
Aid agencies prepare 'massive' operations in Nepal
Food, medical supplies and tents are on their way to earthquake-ravaged nation.
Kazakhstan's president was just re-elected with an outrageous 97.7 percent of the vote
Seems a little suspicious.
Drone footage shows what a devastated Nepal looks like from the sky (UPDATED 4/28)
Meanwhile, the official death toll is now over 4,000.
'She was my everything': Tragic end to Nepal quake rescue
Intense rescue efforts continue in Kathmandu after a deadly earthquake kills thousands.
The death toll in Nepal is rising disturbingly fast
Officials say 3,700 have so far been killed. But there are entire regions of the country that rescuers have yet to reach.
Video from Nepal shows terrifying avalanche crashing down around Everest hikers
More than 3,200 people are so far known to be killed in the earthquake, which struck Saturday. But that number is rising fast.
US aid team headed for Nepal
Several dozen US aid workers headed to Nepal on Sunday aboard a military transport plane to provide assistance after the disastrous quake that killed more than 2,500 people.
Avalanche survivors recall 'demons on the mountain'
When Khile Sherpa opened his eyes, the snow around him was bright red.
Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,500
Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,500 and triggering new avalanches at Everest base camp.
Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,300
Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,300 and triggering fresh avalanches at Everest base camp.
Scared to stay inside, Nepal quake victims get treated in a parking lot
Nepalese doctors set up makeshift operating theaters in a hospital parking lot Sunday as they worked round the clock to treat the wounded from a monster quake.
Quake deals heavy blow to Nepal's rich cultural heritage
Reduced to piles of rubble and splintered wood, Nepal's rich cultural heritage has suffered a devastating blow from a massive earthquake that tore through the country.
Hundreds dead in Nepal quake, deadly avalanche on Everest
A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed hundreds of people Saturday as it ripped through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu.
This little girl from Kazakhstan is the fiercest boxer since 1980s Mike Tyson
These activists are risking everything to save the environment
'They follow me. They threaten to kill me, to kidnap me, they threaten my family. That is what we face.'
Australia imposes penalties on anti-vaxxers
Parents in Australia who won't vaccinate their children will no longer qualify for government welfare programs.
The future of religion around the world, in one chart
A new report by Pew Research shows us what religious affiliations will look like in 2050.
UN warns Vanuatu risks long-term food insecurity after monster cyclone
Donations to the tiny nation in the wake of the storm are lagging.
Hollywood made a zombie movie but replaced the zombies with Asians
Maybe 'No Escape' is full of nuance and insight. Or maybe it’s a film for Americans so sheltered that they don’t know what a coup is.
Lee Kuan Yew is dead. Here are 7 of his most provocative quotes
He was no Mandela or Gandhi. But Lee Kuan Yew will be remembered for lifting millions out of poverty — even if that meant micromanaging their lives.
Korea is pulling out all the stops to popularize its cuisine
Questionable studies and relentless advertising is just part of the Korean government's strategy to make Korean cuisine globally revered.
The air in this major city is way more polluted than the air in Beijing
And, oddly, it's the city's extremely harsh penalties for air pollution that might be the problem.
Here's how the Cambodians who stitch your clothes are routinely abused
A Human Rights Watch report calls out H&M, Gap and others for the exploitation of factory workers.
This insane fruit is probably the world’s most celebrated (and persecuted)
It smells like hell but tastes like heaven to those who know it best. And it kind of makes you high.