On Tuesday, Nepal and China announced a new height for the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest. After years of disagreeing on the mountain's height, both sides have measured again - and discovered that it's taller than anyone thought.
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Heavy rains brought by monsoons are causing massive flooding across South Asia. Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced from their homes in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Indonesia, China, and other countries.
Nepal's government is requiring students in grades four through eight to take yoga classes. The government says the classes will give students exercise and improve their health. But some people don't like the idea because of yoga's connections to religion.
Nirmal "Nims" Purja has just set several world records after completing a mountain climbing challenge he set for himself: climbing the world's 14 highest mountains in less than seven months.
Heavy rains brought by monsoons are causing flooding and landslides across South Asia. Millions of people have been forced from their homes in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.