• Utah May 26, 2019

    Utah Climber, 4 Others Die on Mount Everest

    An American climber who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents died of probable altitude sickness on the way down from Mount Everest, mountaineering officials said. Don Cash became ill at the summit and was treated there by his two Sherpa guides, Pasang Tenje Sherpa, head of Pioneer Adventure, which provided the guides,...

  • lawyer Jul 9, 2018

    India's Top Court Keeps Death Sentences in Fatal Gang Rape Case

    India’s highest court on Monday rejected the requests of three men to change their death sentences to imprisonment in the 2012 fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student in New Delhi. The Supreme Court said there were no grounds for changing the men’s sentences. The men were among four sentenced to death for an attack that galvanized India, where...

  • spokeswoman Jul 5, 2018

    Nun, Worker at Mother Teresa Shelter Arrested Over Alleged Baby Sale

    A nun and another worker at a shelter for unwed mothers run by Mother Teresa’s charity in eastern India have been arrested for allegedly selling a baby, police said Wednesday. Three other complaints were being investigated. An Indian couple had claimed they paid 120,000 rupees ($1,760) to Anima Indwar, who worked at the shelter run by the Missionaries of Charity,...

  • India May 3, 2018

    Rainstorm Kills at Least 91, Injures Over 160 in India

    A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 91 people dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday. The devastation was particularly severe on Wednesday night in Agra, the northern Indian city where the white marble Taj Mahal is located. Forty-three people died there...

  • food Feb 10, 2016

    Elephant Rampages in Indian Town, Smashing Homes

    A wild elephant rampaged through an Indian town on Wednesday, smashing cars and homes and sending panicked people running before the animal was tranquilized to be returned to the forest....
    As the frightened elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes, crowds of people gathered to watch from balconies and roof tops. Some followed from a distance as the elephant moved...

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