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Major Quake, Aftershocks in Nepal Kill More Than 2,400, Shake Mount Everest

A powerful, 6.7-magnitude aftershock shook the Kathmandu area of Nepal Sunday, a day after the massive earthquake that devastated the region with more than 2,400 deaths and destruction of homes and infrastructure. Disaster response teams from the United States and other nations are deploying to help search, rescue, and recovery efforts. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the strong aftershock was one of at least 18 lesser tremors that followed Saturday's quake. With its...

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