Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits

World 05/29/19, 06:26

Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding ...

Sherpa climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

World 05/15/19, 00:53

Sherpa climber Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak.Rita reached the summit with other climbers Wednesday morning and all of them were ...

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