There's a debate on the mountain this week, as Sherpas decide whether to continue climbing or leave for their homes after last week's avalanche. PRI's The World talks with the son of one of the most famous Sherpa mountaineers.
A jittery quiet returned to Ukraine's capital Kiev Tuesday, in the wake of the ouster of president Viktor Yanukovych. Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov says the city's monastery played a critical role in sheltering protestors.
Most of the Europe's old cargo ships end up in South Asia, where they're broken up for scrap under terrible labor and environmental conditions. But there's a growing movement to have ships scrapped in Europe instead.
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