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Major Quake in Nepal Kills Over 1,100, Shakes Mt. Everest

A major earthquake and dozens of powerful aftershocks struck Nepal Saturday, destroying parts of the capital and killing more than 1,100 people. The 7.8-magnitude jolt shook Mt. Everest, the highest point on Earth, and triggered avalanches that buried mountain climbers in their base camps. The trail of death and devastation spread from the Himalayan country to neighboring India, Tibet and Bangladesh, which also felt tremors from the quake and aftershocks.     The massive scale...

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