Schmidt, AFP's South Asia photo chief, and Kathmandu bureau chief Ammu Kannampilly had just reached Everest base camp on assignment Saturday when an avalanche -- triggered by the 7.8-magnitude quake that has killed more than 4,310 in Nepal -- thundered down the mountain.
NEW YORK Reuters - Part way into oral arguments, a majority of the U.S Supreme Court on Tuesday fired skeptical questions at a lawyer who was asking the nine justices to legalize gay marriage nationwide.
The debate over gay marriage in America, one of the leading social issues of this era, played out on the sidewalks outside the U.S Supreme Court on Tuesday as the nine black-robed justices weighed the arguments inside.
WASHINGTON Reuters - The nine justices of the Supreme Court on Tuesday began hearing oral arguments over whether the U.S Constitution guarantees a right to gay marriage, with the session set to last 2-1/2 hours.
Hunger Games actress Willow Shields, and her partner, Mark Ballas, were eliminated from Dancing with the Stars on Monday shocking the actress and fans! Once I knew Chris [Soules] and Witney [Carson] were safe, I knew I was going home, it was a bit of a shocker, Willow told Access .
Hollywood continues to dominate Broadway with Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan, Elisabeth Moss, Helen Mirren, Ken Watanabe, Patricia Clarkson, and The Affair-s Ruth Wilson all picking up acting nominations for the 2015 Tony Awards.
The United Kingdom-based charity International Cat Care reached out to veterinary specialists after receiving surprising complaints from cat owners: Their feline companions were apparently having seizures in response to high-pitched sounds.
opening up on national television about identifying as transgender, Bruce Jenner has become one of a small percentage of people who identify with a gender that conflicts with the one they were assigned at birth.
Reuters - Merck and Co on Tuesday said the U.S Food and Drug Administration has again declined to approve Bridion, its drug to reverse the effects of muscle relaxants used in surgery, until the agency receives more data on allergic reactions to the product.
A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Cigna saying a new policy discriminates against people with HIV and AIDS and violates the federal health law by requiring them to get ...
INDIANOLIS - The Indiana House approved by a wide margin Monday a proposal strengthening protections for religious objections in state law that opponents say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gay people.