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By Anna Sillers
The climbing season on Mount Everest was temporarily halted after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 25 caused avalanches in Nepal. American climber Mike Hamill, who was on the mountain at the time, recounted his story to National Geographic.
By Triana Kalmanoff
One day after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake ravaged Nepal on Saturday, a series of aftershocks have continued to shake the region, one of which measured 6.6 on the Richter scale.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the House of Representatives voted again to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline after the Nebraska Supreme Court rejected a legal challenge to the pipeline’s route. Also, Islamic cleric Mustafa Kamel Mustafa was sentenced…
By Lorna Baldwin
A team of women in Nepal has achieved a mountaineering first, scaling seven of the world's highest peaks on seven continents.
In our news wrap Friday, the State Department extended the federal review of the controversial plan to add on to the Keystone oil pipeline, citing a Nebraska legal fight for the delay. Environmental groups welcomed the news, but House Speaker…
Sir Edmund Hillary, the famed climber and adventurer who became one of the first climbers to scale the peak of Mt. Everest, died Thursday at age 88. The NewsHour speaks to David Breashears, a fellow climber and friend of Hillary's…
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