Everest traffic jam creates lethal conditions for climbers

Two mountaineers have died on Mount Everest after crowds of people became stuck in a queue leading to the summit of the world's highest mountain.

Facebook removed 2.2 billion fake accounts in three months

Facebook took down 2.2 billion fake accounts between January and March, a record high for the company.

Snakebites: The hidden health crisis that kills 200 people a day

The World Health Organization wants to halve death and disability from snakebites by 2030.

Rex Tillerson proves something very important about Donald Trump

When Donald Trump chose Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state in December 2016, he praised the former head of ExxonMobil for his "tenacity, broad experience and deep understanding of geopolitics." In a tweet touting the pick, Trump called Tillerson "one of the truly great business leaders of the world."

Trump walkout marks point of no return

President Donald Trump seems to have realized that despite the end of the Mueller probe, his administration may never escape the vise handed to Democrats by their midterm election wins last year.

This brutal creature is wiping out everything besides itself

We keep getting -- and ignoring -- wakeup calls about climate change and the degradation of the planet, writes Carl Safina. Two new reports--on rising sea level and extinctions--sound the alarm...again: Humans have done this damage; we must fix it.

A teen who was homeless scores more than $3 million in college scholarships

Memphis high school senior Tupac Mosley maintained a 4.3 GPA, scored a 31 on his ACT, and was named valedictorian -- all while dealing with the death of his father and the lack of a permanent home.

India's minorities fear return of Modi

"It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a Muslim farmer who was lynched by a group of Hindu men in India's Rajasthan state.

2nd judge refuses to block House subpoenas for Trump bank records

A second federal judge has now rebuffed President Donald Trump's sweeping attempt to block House lawmakers from accessing his financial records, handing him another defeat in a fight that has infuriated the President and opened deep rifts with Democrats.

What you need to know about the markets

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Six takeaways from Beto O'Rourke's CNN town hall

Beto O'Rourke has taken questions from the crowds at nearly all of his more than 150 events as a presidential candidate -- and in his CNN town hall Tuesday night, it showed.

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct knowledge of the discussion confirmed to CNN.

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