World May 17, 2019

Standing tall: First black African woman scales Everest

A South African mountaineer reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday, becoming the first black African woman to conquer the world's highest mountain, her expedition organizer and her government said. Saray N'kusi Khumalo, a 47-year-old e-commerce executive, scaled the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) mountain after three ...

Over 10 people feared 'buried' in avalanche at Swiss ski station

World Feb 20, 2019

Over 10 people feared 'buried' in avalanche at Swiss ski station

An avalanche at a ski station in the Swiss Alps buried several people on Tuesday, regional police said, as local media reported that more than 10 people may have been covered. The avalanche on the Plaine-Morte ski track in Crans-Montana in southern Valais canton occurred ...