Nepal

Shanta Darnal attended school in Kathmandu thanks to Western donations. (Photo by Amy Benson)

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Girls’ education is often seen as a panacea for global development. One promising Nepalese student's suicide reveals a more complicated picture.

Enter the Yellow Band on an Everest ascent. (Photo by Lloyd Smith)

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“I was just thinking, ‘that could have been me,’” says AC Sherpa, remembering the moments after he heard of the avalanche that killed 16...

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Cheap denim jeans replace handwoven textiles and ancient farming techniques give way to tractors as the ancient Tibetan Kingdom of Lo gets a long-awaited...

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After a vote in the Washington state Senate last night, we're just a few small steps away from becoming the seventh state in America...

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Portland and Kathmandu share a reputation for chilly weather and overcast skies. They also share notoriety for human trafficking. Hearing that chills me, even in...