NEW DELHI -- Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.
As the fate of Mount Everest climbing season remained up in the air Wednesday with scores of Sherpas walking off the job, climbers and expedition teams are already heading home out of respect for the 16 guides lost in an avalanche last week.
Sometimes it pays to cry over spilled milk.A California mom who was held at an Arizona airport four years ago after an argument with TSA agents who wanted to X-ray her breast milk has won a preliminary settlement of $75,000 from the agency.Stacey Armato, who filed a lawsuit in U.S.
New Zealand topped a list of 22 nations as Chinese tourists' favorite destination for the first time, according to a survey by the China Tourism Academy.The quarterly poll measures travelers' satisfaction across key indicators including public services, environmental conditions and security.
Brian Williams asked and you delivered. During Tuesday's night broadcast following a report on the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World's Fair, we asked viewers to share their own photos and memories of the historic event.
Nepal, which relies heavily on income from tourism at the world's highest peaks, will be struggling to keep an economic foothold if Sherpa guides decide to boycott this years climbing season, tour operators and mountaineering experts say.