The Latest: Pope urges reconciliation in Colombia conflict
Pope Francis is urging victims and ex-fighters in Colombia's long-running conflict to reconcile so Colombia can move forward
'Career Canines': Avalanche search and rescue dogs ready to find buried victims
Reading on the ABC News app? Watch the full premiere episode of “Career Canines” on Facebook Minutes can mean finding a victim alive or dead for avalanche first responders. At Crystal Mountain Resort in Enumclaw, Washington, the ski patrol trains constantly for the chance of being suddenly called
Deaths on Mount Everest raise safety concerns
Ten people have died climbing the mountain this year, including four whose bodies were recently found in a tent in an area known as the death zone.
In deadly climbing season at Everest, crowds add to high risks
As climber fatalities continue to rise at the peak of Mount Everest , experts are questioning if the already high risk of climbing the world's tallest mountain combined with unusually high numbers of climbing permits has made the quest too perilous. "Everest has enough dangers as it is," Dr.
Narrow escape from 2015 Mount Everest earthquake caught on camera
American film maker Michael Churton's story is told in the upcoming documentary "Nightmare on Everest" airing on the Smithsonian Channel.
7 students, instructor killed in Japan avalanche while mountaineering
Seven high school students and a teacher were killed in an avalanche on Monday while mountain climbing at a ski resort in Japan, according to ABC News partner NHK. About 62 students and teachers from seven high schools were in Tochigi Prefecture, about 100 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, when the
2 crew members escape fiery train derailment
To the "Index" of other news. And to that fiery train derailment in the middle of the night. At least 27 freight cars, jumping the tracks in northwest Iowa. Several tankers full of ethanol, still burning today. NTSB investigators are on the scene. The NFL is pushing back against allegations of
New drone video shows Italian resort where 29 people were killed by avalanche
Weeks after a deadly avalanche buried a hotel in central Italy under 60,000 tons of snow, new drone footage - and melting snow - reveals the devastation.
Skier Creates Avalanche in Washington
Backcountry skier triggers a mini-avalanche at Mount Saint Helens, Washington.
Snow, Ice, Brutal Temperatures to Grip the Midwest and Northeast
An Arctic front bringing frigid cold temperatures, snow and ice is sweeping across much of the country. Thirty U.S. states, from California to Maine, were under winter weather alerts this morning, and temperatures are expected to drop throughout the day and hit the teens in some northeastern cities