Last Minutes on Mount Everest

Footage captured minutes before April’s deadly Everest avalanche highlights the Sherpas’ pride and resilience that not only support western expeditions but also the Sherpas’ families far below. Produced by: Vikram Singh, Rajneesh Bhandari and Taige Jensen

When a Bridge Falls: Disaster in Minneapolis

The collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis in 2007 killed 13 people and focused attention on the state of bridges across the nation.

The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek

The fresh powder beckoned 16 expert skiers and snowboarders into the backcountry. Without warning, a slab of snow cracked and swept violently down the mountain. No one knew how many were inside. (You can find the in-depth interactive article from…

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: In the Wake of Disaster

In 1989, a tanker ran aground off the coast of Alaska, causing one of the worst oil spills in United States history. Nearly 25 years later, the lessons of the Exxon Valdez continue to resonate. Watch this Retro Report documentary…

Costa Concordia Salvage Operation

“This is how it’s supposed to work: A series of chains which had been placed under and around the vessel have been tensioned. Tanks, attached to what is now the upward side, are to be gradually filled with water.” —…
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