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By Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press
A woman from Pakistan and another from Iran appear to be the first females from their countries to reach the top of K2, one of the world's highest and most dangerous summits.
By Munir Ahmed, Associated Press
In our news wrap Saturday, Ukrainians say Russia is withdrawing from Kharkiv as a Senate Republican delegation led by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell visited Ukraine, authorities say at least 10 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Buffalo,…
In our news wrap Sunday, a staunch Beijing loyalist has been elected as Hong Kong's next chief executive in a rubber-stamp committee vote, Nepali Sherpa Kami Rita scaled Mnt. Everest for a record 26th time, and the Kentucky Derby saw…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
A group of mountaineers is aiming to make history and inspire others in a field not known for its diversity. Called “Full Circle Everest,” the team of ten experienced mountaineers and climbers from the United States and Kenya, is set…
By Amna Nawaz, Maea Lenei Buhre
Mount Everest remains the ultimate achievement for many climbers, and the number of people attempting to conquer it continues to grow. May is a prime month for summit seekers. But at least 11 fatalities have already occurred on Everest this…
By Upendra Man Singh, Binaj Gurubacharya, Emily Schmall, Associated Press
Eleven people have died this season, the highest number since 2015.
By Associated Press
Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record.
By Michael D. Regan
Two people died and two are missing near the summit of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.
By Sarah McHaney
PBS NewsHour spoke to Grayson Schaffer, a senior editor for Outside Magazine, about the destruction the avalanche caused, whether Mt. Everest is getting more dangerous and why business as usual will start again so soon.
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