Jul 2, 2014 — When it comes to living at extreme altitudes, Tibetans may have gotten a leg up from Denisovans, a species of archaic humans that lived about 50,000 years ago.
Mar 6, 2014 — The Buddhist spiritual leader delivered the U.S. Senate's opening prayer on Thursday. If the politicians heed his words, "happiness will follow," he says.
Mar 11, 2013 — Inside China, Tibetan "customs" include the Nagqu horse festival, complete with state-sponsored repression. At least that's what's on display in an exhibit at the National Museum Of China.
Oct 22, 2012 — At the Tibetan Labrang Monastery in Gansu, another protester chose suicide as a way to draw attention to what Tibetans say is China's repressive rule.
Apr 17, 2012 — Chinese leaders fear what might happen if Tibetans were allowed to live freely and others under Chinese rule started to demand more respect for their rights, the Buddhist spiritual leader says.
Mar 28, 2012 — A small but growing number of Tibetans have set themselves on fire to protest China's rule over their homeland. The latest happened in New Delhi, where China's president is visiting.
Mar 27, 2012 — Increasingly angry about Chinese rule, a small but steadily growing number of Tibetans are choosing to protest by setting themselves on fire. Many Tibetans say they admire such actions — support that experts say means more such protests are likely.
Apr 27, 2011 — Tibetan Government-in-exile gets new Prime Minister following election; Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay takes up political duties of Dalai Lama
Feb 15, 2011 — Jigme Norbu, 45, had started a 300-mile "Walk for Tibet" down the state. The driver of the vehicle that hit him has not been charged.
Oct 5, 2010 — Contemporary Tibet conjures a mysterious mental image. So imagine how much more mysterious it was 100 years ago when travel was difficult and few foreigners were granted entry. A rare photo album provides a glimpse of that cloistered culture.