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Pictures: Climbing Everest Through History
The death of 13 Sherpas in an avalanche turns attention to the history of climbing the world's highest peak.
State Department Further Postpones Keystone XL Decision
Extending the wait for a verdict on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. State Department says it will allow more time for federal agencies to weigh in.
Opinion: On Easter, Jesus' Evolution Tells of Changing America
Jesus has been born and born again over the course of American history.
Sherpas Take Steep Risks for Life-Changing Pay
Sherpas see climbing dangerous peaks as a path to prosperity.
Warden Wounded in Africa's Oldest National Park Had Enemies
Emmanuel de Merode, chief warden of Virunga National Park, is recovering from gunshot wounds suffered in an attack Tuesday.
Photographer of Sherpas: Everest Avalanche "Will Be Spoken of for Generations"
Nat Geo photographer Aaron Huey documents Sherpa villages and shares perspective on the April 18 Everest avalanche.
Historic Tragedy on Everest, With 12 Sherpa Dead in Avalanche
The Mount Everest climbing season has begun with tragedy.
Egypt's Population Boom Threatens Cultural Treasures
Soaring population growth in Egypt threatens historical buildings, monuments, and artifacts.
Mount Everest's Deadliest Day Puts Focus on Sherpas
On the deadliest day of Mount Everest's history, learn about the Sherpas and their crucial role in mountaineering.
Rescue of Ancient Ruin of Pompeii Follows New Plan
The ancient town destroyed by Vesuvius is undergoing renewed rescue efforts.
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