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- The British climber is one of nine to have died on Everest in the 2019 season as conditions on the world's highest mountain turned lethal
Mountaineer warned of overcrowding before dying on climb
- Everest claims three more victims after deadly week
Three more climbers have died on Mount Everest, bringing the toll of those dead or presumed dead to nine across the 2019 climbing season.
- What happens to the body on Everest
British Olympian Victoria Pendleton and adventurer Ben Fogle put their bodies to the test to see how they cope at altitude.
- 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.
- Nepal Sherpa breaks own record by climbing Everest 24 times
A Nepali mountaineer has broken his own record by climbing Mount Everest an unprecedented 24 times -- completing the last two ascents in the same week.
- The human impact on Everest
This year, 28,000 pounds of human waste was removed from base camp. The Mount Everest Biogas Project plans to convert this waste into a usable product.
- Tons of trash removed from Everest as cleanup unearths bodies
Mount Everest is covered in trash.
- Trump says Rolling Thunder ride will return to DC, organizers say not so fast
As hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists arrive in the nation's capital Sunday to participate in the final Rolling Thunder, where they pay tribute to service members killed in action or taken as prisoners of war, President Donald Trump says the event will continue next year -- even as the group's president says the annual event is set to end.
- Opinion: Donald Trump, stable genius
If Washington politics were a movie, this week might be the time you turn to your companion and say, "Who writes this stuff?":
- Klobuchar says John McCain 'kept reciting' dictator names during Trump's inauguration
Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Saturday told a crowd of voters in Iowa that late Arizona Sen. John McCain "kept reciting" the names of dictators to her during President Donald Trump's inauguration speech in January 2017.
- Sarah Sanders confronted over Trump's tweet
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is confronted by NBC's Chuck Todd over a tweet sent by President Trump regarding North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
- Trump meets Japanese emperor as he begins business portion of state visit
After a day of casual diplomatic male bonding, President Donald Trump entered the more stately portion of his visit to Japan on Monday, honoring the country's newly enthroned emperor and sitting for trade- and security-focused talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
- Opinion: This may be Trump's worst cover-up
Speaker Nancy Pelosi made headlines -- and outraged Donald Trump -- this week by declaring that, "We believe that the President of The United States is engaged in a cover-up." In this case, Pelosi was speaking of Trump's stonewalling of requests by House Democrats for information, such as his tax returns.
- Retired Lt. Gen. on Trump tweet: I don't even know what that means ...
Retired Lt. Gen Mark Hertling criticizes President Trump for saying he doesn't find North Korea's missile tests disturbing while on a visit to Japan.
- Opinion: Trump and the right-wing gang up on Pelosi
To the casual observer, two seemingly unrelated political stories broke Thursday in Washington. First, The Washington Post reported that doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in which she appears intoxicated at a political event, had spread across the internet and social media platforms. (It should be noted that Pelosi doesn't drink, but facts sometimes take a back seat to smears from opponents.) Later, at the White House, President Trump opened a new line of attack on Speaker Pelosi, saying, "She's a mess. ... She's lost it. ... I think she's got a lot of problems." He called her "crazy Nancy."
- SE Cupp explains Trump's 'perfect' exit ramp out of office
CNN's SE Cupp says President Donald Trump enjoys the fun parts of being President but hates doing the hard work.
- Search for missing 5-year-old girl continues. Her uncle has been arrested
Police in Logan, Utah, are continuing their search for a missing 5-year-old girl but they warned the case is "not going to end well."
- Officials: Shark attack kills man swimming off Maui
A shark attack killed a 65-year-old man as he was swimming off the coast of Maui Saturday morning, according to authorities.
- 10 people shot, one fatally, at Memorial Day weekend gathering
Gunfire broke out at a neighborhood gathering in Virginia, leaving at least eight people hospitalized with injuries, authorities said.
- Former 'CBS Evening News' host's explosive reason why he was fired
"60 Minutes" correspondent Scott Pelley explains why he lost his job as host of "CBS Evening News."
- Judge suspended over anti-Trump digs
A Utah judge has been suspended for six months over anti-Trump comments he made in court and on social media.
- Woman suffers 'significant bite injuries' in Florida alligator attack
A woman has been airlifted to a hospital after she was bitten by an alligator in Florida, according to the Brevard County Fire and Rescue service.
- These doctors risked their careers to expose the dangers children face in immigrant family detention
Dr. Scott Allen and Dr. Pamela McPherson were used to working behind the scenes, quietly documenting the devastating things they'd seen.
- How an internet mob falsely painted a Chipotle employee as racist
Dominique Moran knew something was wrong as soon as she awakened that Friday morning. She turned on her smartphone and saw the first of what would become a barrage of texts and voicemails.
- The world's most lucrative match is worth at least $215 million
It may not be the most famous nor the most prestigious, but the English Championship play-off final is the world's most lucrative soccer match to win.
- Green Bay Packers legend dies
Bart Starr, the Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers quarterback who won the first two Super Bowl titles in the 1960s, died Sunday morning at the age of 85 in Birmingham, Alabama, the Packers said.
- Photos: People we lost in 2019
A look back at notable people who have died in 2019.
- Six dead after severe weather in Oklahoma
Six people are dead in Oklahoma after flooding, severe storms and tornadoes impacted the state over several days.
- A 26th race horse dies at Santa Anita Park
A horse died Sunday at Santa Anita Park in California after sustaining an injury in a race, a racetrack spokesman said.
- US soccer star says FIFA isn't 'doing nearly enough' to help women's game
With the Women's World Cup around the corner, American soccer star Megan Rapinoe called out the sport's top brass for not doing enough to level the pitch for men and women players.
- West Point's diverse grad photo goes viral
The 2019 graduating class at The United States Military Academy features the most African-American women graduating together in the school's history.
- Stephen Curry's wife calls out comment body-shaming her son
Ayesha Curry shuts down commentator who body-shamed her 10-month-old son on Instagram
- He thought he could jump a bridge in his Chevy Cruze. Now he and his passenger are dead
Two men died early Friday when a driver tried to jump a car over an opening created by a pontoon swing bridge in southwestern Louisiana, state police said on Facebook.
- Raptors slay one giant, but another awaits in finals
- Kids lose it when they spot Obama at practice
Former President Barack Obama surprised students at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.
- Inspiring photo shows college grad standing in the fruit fields where her immigrant parents work
Erica Alfaro says she never forgot the advice her mom gave her when the two worked long hours together in California's Central Valley tomato fields.
- It looks like any other graduation, but they earned degrees in prison
There was pomp and circumstance. There were caps and gowns. Proud family members sat in the audience.
- He's valedictorian of his high school class. The salutatorian? His identical twin
When Deontae and Deontre Wright receive diplomas at their high school's commencement Wednesday afternoon, they'll know who to thank for their motivation.
- NFL player gets college degree 10 years after going pro
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman received his college degree from Kent State University as fellow NFL player JJ Watt gave the commencement address at his alma mater University of Wisconsin.
- A teen who was homeless gets $3M in scholarships
The stress of senior year can be overwhelming. Combine that with challenges at home, and it can derail any high school student's academic career.
- Opinion: How my son's graduation changed my life
The hardest decision I ever made as a father was leaving the city where my then-5-year-old son lived with his mother (my ex-wife) so I could take a better-paying job. I did so with one singular goal in mind: to be in a better position to pay for his college tuition.
- Your A-Z guide to the top Memorial Day sales happening right now
- Save big on bedding and mattresses this Memorial Day
- Upgrade your wardrobe during Cole Haan's massive 40% off Memorial Day sale
- Score big on the Instant Pot, Roomba and more this Memorial Day
- Mailman gets epic surprise from entire neighborhood
Longtime mail carrier Floyd Martin retired from his neighborhood route in Georgia and neighbors decorated their mailboxes for him, presented him with gifts and threw a tearful block party. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.
- A 2-year-old was having trouble getting around. Home Depot employees built him a walker
Imagine your child having a disorder that impacts his motor skills, such as walking. And imagine not knowing if your insurance would cover a basic item he needs to help him walk.
- Hiker's survival story: 17 days in Hawaii forest on berries, river water and smarts
It had been more than two weeks that she had been lost in a thick Hawaiian forest, and Amanda Eller was at an end.
- Moby apologizes to Natalie Portman
Moby is apologizing for what he wrote about Natalie Portman in his new memoir, "Then It Fell Apart."
- Here's the worst-case scenario for the US-China trade war
It turns out trade wars are not short and not so easy to win, as President Donald Trump once tweeted. As the US-China trade war drags on, economists are sharpening their pencils, forecasting what a protracted trade war would cost.
- 'We could talk ourselves into a recession,' one Fed official says
The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner.
- Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise
Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year.
- The World War II veteran said he didn't do anything. I almost believed him
The old man said he didn't do anything. I only half believed him.
- China is not the source of our economic problems
China is not an enemy. It is a nation trying to raise its living standards through education, international trade, infrastructure investment, and improved technologies. In short, it is doing what any country should do when confronted with the historical reality of being poor and far behind more powerful countries. Yet the Trump administration is now aiming to stop China's development, which could prove to be disastrous for both the United States and the entire world.
- The two viral outbreaks plaguing our country
Right now, our country is facing two viral outbreaks. Both are incredibly dangerous and one fuels the spread of the other. The first: More than 800 cases of measles have been confirmed in the United States this year. The second? A plague of misinformation.
- What awaits John Walker Lindh after prison?
The message arrived as we were passing through airport security. A US returnee from ISIS-held territory needed help. Reintegrating back into his American community was not going well. His past was doggedly blocking his prospects for the future. And the same drivers that often push people into extremist groups -- isolation, trauma and societal marginalization -- were weighing on him once again.
- Kellyanne Conway takes her sexist cues from Trump
This is surreal. On Thursday the President of the United States tweeted a mashup of the Speaker of the House to make it look as if she is drunk, incapacitated or slurring her words. The video was originally spread on social media before a Fox Business Network program featured it on air, prompting speculation about Pelosi's health and ostensibly inspiring the President's tweet. The is one of several doctored videos that have been circulating on social media. While YouTube has taken action and removed the clip, it remains on Facebook and Twitter.
- Forget your 401k if you own a home (do this)
- 9 cards charging 0% interest until 2021
- 5 stocks for building wealth after 50
- China is building hundreds of new airports
- Pope likens abortion to 'hiring a hitman'
Pope Francis likened having an abortion to hiring a "hitman" while speaking at the "Yes to Life" anti-abortion conference in Rome Saturday.
- Polish priest blames 'devil' when confronted by alleged victim
"Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old.
- These schoolgirls want an end to child marriage
- San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law
San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home.
- Soldier braves rain to honor fallen comrades
When a severe storm swept through the Washington area before the start of Memorial Day weekend, it didn't stop the 3rd US Infantry Regiment from placing flags at the graves of fallen soldiers, including at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
- FAA investigating two airports where Chick-fil-A restaurants were excluded
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating religious discrimination claims against two airports because plans for Chick-fil-A restaurants were scrapped after complaints about the fast food chain's stance on LGBTQ issues.
- Massive boulder blocks Colorado highway
A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement.
- The hottest looks from the Cannes red carpet
This month, Hollywood's brightest stars are descending upon the French Riviera for the annual Cannes Film Festival. Against the idyllic background of the sun-soaked Riviera, this is where some of the world's most high-profile directors premiere the films that they hope will excite critics and viewers alike -- and, if they're lucky, win awards.
- Gene therapy gets FDA approval -- and a $2 million price tag
The US Food and Drug Administration approved a treatment Friday for a genetic disease called spinal muscular atrophy that causes infants' muscles to waste away, potentially killing them before age 2.
- Chinese medicine to gain WHO acceptance but it has many critics
Herbal remedies have been used by healers around the world for centuries to prevent and treat disease. But it's in China that the practice has been most extensively used and documented.
- Food expiration labels are confusing. The FDA wants to change that
Americans have struggled with the many food labels and their meanings for years. Sell by, best by and best if used by -- what are the differences?
- Health officials considered banning individuals from flying to prevent measles transmission
State and local health officials have consulted with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in recent months about the possibility of preventing individuals from flying to prevent measles transmission.
- These doctors risked their careers to expose the dangers children face in immigrant family detention
Dr. Scott Allen and Dr. Pamela McPherson were used to working behind the scenes, quietly documenting the devastating things they'd seen.
- Colorado is the first state to cap skyrocketing insulin co-pays
The skyrocketing prices of insulin are a nationwide issue and Colorado has become the first state to pass legislation that tackles the problem.
- European doctor defies orders to stop sending US women abortion pills by mail
Aid Access, which provides abortion pills by mail to the United States, is defying an order to stop from the US Food and Drug Administration.
- Yiddish translation of New York's measles message riddled with errors
Late last year, officials at the New York State Department of Health knew they had to act fast to stem the tide of a growing measles outbreak in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities.
- Spike in banned ozone-eating CFC gases linked to China in new research
A mystery source of banned, ozone-destroying chemicals has been pinpointed to eastern China.
- Algeria and Argentina are officially malaria-free, says World Health Organization
Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the mosquito-borne disease.
- Flu-related illness stops intake at Texas border patrol center
A Customs and Border Patrol station in south Texas has stopped taking detainees in for processing because some people have displayed signs of flu-related illness.
- Operating rooms test positive for mold at Seattle Children's Hospital
Several operating rooms have been shut down in a Washington children's hospital because of mold.
- Vermont Attorney General files suit against Sackler family for deceptive marketing
Vermont's attorney general is suing eight members of the Sackler family, alleging they personally oversaw Purdue Pharma's deceptive marketing of opioids.
- Study finds CBD effective in treating heroin addiction
Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a new study says. Given to patients with heroin addiction, cannabidiol, also known as CBD, reduced their cravings for the illicit drug as well as their levels of anxiety.
- Alabama doctors want patients to know they're still providing abortions
Providers at the only three clinics in Alabama that offer abortion services want patients to know their doors are still open.
- Dr. Gupta: If you see someone struggling with mental illness, don't turn away
On the morning of September 25, 2000, when Kevin Hines looked out from the Golden Gate Bridge, it must have been a magnificent sight. The sun bouncing off the coastline of Marin County to the left and backlighting the coast of San Francisco to the right, with Alcatraz straight ahead. There were probably boats of different types and sizes in the glittering water and an occasional sea lion breaking the surface.
- Drugmaker Teva to pay $85 million to settle Oklahoma opioid lawsuit
Teva Pharmaceuticals, one of the biggest makers of generic drugs, has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma attorney general over allegations that the company contributed to the state's opioid painkiller epidemic.
- The DNA diet: How knowing your genes can help you fit into your jeans
"One man's food is another man's poison." - Lucretius (99-55 B.C.)
- How to be an ally to your LGBT friends, relatives and co-workers
Pride Month offers numerous events where members of the LGBT community can celebrate who they are.
- The hidden health crisis that kills 200 people a day
Snakebites kill more than 200 people a day around the world, but Thai firefighter Pinyo Pookpinyo was one of the lucky ones.
- Women need twice as many toilets as men, say public health experts
Toilet provisions for women in the UK must be boosted so there are two female toilets to every male one, according to a new report on the state of public facilities.
- Red wine's resveratrol decreases blood pressure in mice: Could it do the same in human heart patients?
Mice that were fed large quantities of resveratrol, a compound present in red wine, experienced a significant drop in blood pressure, a new study showed. Could the same effect happen in humans?
- Women have abortions for many reasons aside from rape and incest. Here are some of them
The reasons why women get abortions are varied and personal. For some, it was because they were victims of rape or incest. Some were in abusive relationships and others weren't ready to be mothers.
- Nurse graduates from NYU, years after he worked there as a janitor
Frank Baez got his first healthcare experience as a teenager, mopping floors and cleaning patients' rooms as a hospital janitor at New York University.
- What little kids need to know about sex
I live in the Bay Area, where, according to my very unscientific estimate, approximately 8 out of 10 parents self-identify as enlightened. These are the moms and dads who broach thorny topics like race, poverty and sexism with their young children, undeterred by their complexity and high stakes.
- Elementary school students gave their 83-year-old custodian a retirement ceremony fit for a king
Chants of "Mr. John! Mr. John!" drowned out Kool & the Gang's "Celebration" as 83-year-old school custodian John Lockett stepped into a corridor lined with adoring kids.
- Vincent Lambert put back on life support as French right-to-die debate takes eleventh-hour turn
Hours after they began the process of allowing him to die, French doctors were ordered to restore the life support of a man in a vegetative state whose controversial case has divided his family and the public.
- US kids aren't eating enough seafood, study says; here's how to add more
The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Jurors punish Monsanto with a record $2 billion verdict over Roundup weedkiller. But the story's not over
A jury said Roundup gave a California couple cancer. So it gave them the largest award of any personal injury case this year and the 8th biggest in US history.
- Sugary drink sales plummeted in Philadelphia after soda tax
Implementing a sales tax may help get Americans to stop drinking sugary drinks, if a new study about Philadelphia soda consumption is any indication.
- 17 summer movies to get excited about
This time of year is all about sun, fun and going to the movies.
- It's completely worth rewatching all 15 seasons of 'ER'
Watching TV heartthrob George Clooney rescue a boy from drowning in a storm drain in Season 2 of "ER" made me realize two things when I was 8 years old:
- What to obsess over now that 'Game of Thrones' is done
It is truly a dark time. "Game of Thrones" is over, and depending on what you thought of its grand conclusion, you're either in mourning or ready to exorcise the whole scarring experience from your soul.
- See what's streaming this weekend
Mother may I stay in and watch what's streaming?
- Kanye West shares a touching story about his late mother
Kanye West knows his mother would have loved to see her grandchildren full of energy and enjoying life.
- Adam Levine is leaving 'The Voice'
After 16 seasons and a major bromance with fellow coach Blake Shelton, Adam Levine is leaving "The Voice."
- Spice Girls return to the stage
The Spice Girls kicked off their highly anticipated reunion tour in Dublin on Friday night, however some fans were left disappointed after complaining of "awful" sound problems during the show.
- Renee Zellweger drama 'What/If' is a decent proposal
"Everything happens for a reason," a character says in "What/If," but it's not clear what the reason is behind this new Netflix drama, a peculiar mashup of producer Mike Kelley's last series, "Revenge," and an overt riff on the movie "Indecent Proposal." Renee Zellweger headlines the cast, but her toothy role to move the show into the "Yes/Do" watch category.
- What you missed on ABC's live version of 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'
Timeless is the word that comes to mind when watching modern-day actors read words Norman Lear and his staff of television writers penned 45 years ago.
- 'DWTS' pro Cheryl Burke marries Matthew Lawrence
"Dancing With the Stars" pro Cheryl Burke has married her longtime love, actor Matthew Lawrence.
- Nickelodeon actor Michael D. Cohen reveals he transitioned
"Henry Danger" star Michael D. Cohen has gone public with the fact he transitioned from being a woman to a man nearly 20 years ago.
- Jennifer Garner's guidelines to a good life include dressing like a mailbox
Jennifer Garner's commencement speech to the 2019 graduating class of Denison University offered some sound words of wisdom.
- This is how Maisie Williams wishes 'Game of Thrones' had ended
Maisie Williams had her own vision for how she wanted "Game of Thrones" to end.
- Wrangler catching heat for partnership with Lil Nas X
First Lil Nas X came for the country charts and now he's stepped into the arena of the apparel.
- Comedian Pete Holmes was a good Christian guy. Then his wife left him, and things got weird.
Growing up as an evangelical, Pete Holmes thought he was doing everything right. He believed in the Bible -- all of it -- and said he didn't smoke, drink or have sex before marriage.
- Daniel Craig injured while filming 'Bond 25'
Daniel Craig is set to undergo ankle surgery after sustaining an injury during the filming of "Bond 25."
- The Verve's Richard Ashcroft finally secures 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' royalties after Rolling Stones legal battle
It's one of the biggest indie rock songs of all time -- and for 20 years British band The Verve didn't make a cent off "Bitter Sweet Symphony."
- Patrick Stewart returns as Jean-Luc in the new trailer for 'Star Trek: Picard'
Star Trek fans just got the briefest glimpse of Jean-Luc Picard's life after the USS Enterprise.
- Tom Hanks was warned about 'Toy Story 4' ending
Grab the Kleenex, because it sounds like "Toy Story 4" will have you blubbering.
- Millie Bobby Brown just proved she is the queen of karaoke
Millie Bobby Brown just dropped the mic.
- Rihanna moved to London and didn't tell us
You are truly a boss when you can just casually pick up and move out of the country and people only find out much later.
- Jennifer Hudson delivers inspired take on 'Jeffersons' theme for ABC live special
Everything old is new again, especially when it's sung by Jennifer Hudson.
- J.J. Abrams reveals how Carrie Fisher is incorporated in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'
Disney knew it wouldn't recast Princess Leia in the new movie "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." And a digital version of the late Carrie Fisher wouldn't do her or the character justice. But the director found another option.
- Convince me celebrity holograms aren't the worst idea
Count me among those who have no desire to see Whitney Houston resurrected on stage -- or Amy Winehouse, Roy Orbison or any of the other dead celebrities modern technology now enables the world to enjoy well after they have left us.
- Yara Shahidi shines in 'The Sun is Also a Star'
Teen romances are sometimes only as good as their leads, and "The Sun is Also a Star" has a fine pair in "Black-ish's" Yara Shahidi and "Riverdale's" Charles Melton. The movie, however -- which deals with true love and the universe putting people together -- could have given fate an assist by crafting a more substantial vehicle for them.
- 'Aladdin' should rub audiences the right way
Chalk it up to modest expectations -- starting with early previews that rubbed people the wrong way -- but "Aladdin" is a great deal of fun, with charming leads and elaborately mounted songs. It's hardly a whole new world, but in this suddenly well-populated land of live-action reboots, makes the most out of its familiar one.
- George Clooney's 'Catch-22' is star-powered satire
Joseph Heller's anti-war novel "Catch-22" is set during World War II, but was published just as the US began getting into Vietnam, and the 1970 movie came out in the midst of that conflict. George Clooney brings his considerable star power to bear in bringing the satire to Hulu, but the six-part series feels like less than the sum of its parts.
- 'John Wick 3' goes to war
The John Wick movies are essentially aimed at people who find the "Taken" franchise too intellectually demanding, dispensing with the pretense of a plot in order to get right into the action. "John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum" certainly follows that script -- or rather, lack of one -- delivering adrenaline-fueled thrills, before fatigue creeps into the unrelenting mayhem about halfway through.
- Chuck Lorre says it's 'foolish' to think there won't be another 'Big Bang'
After 12 seasons and nearly 280 episodes, "The Big Bang Theory" is about to bid viewers a big farewell. And as is customary with any major hit, that raises questions about when -- or whether -- another network sitcom will blow up this way again.
- Muhammad Ali doc 'What's My Name' is good but not great
Muhammad Ali was as gifted in communicating with his mouth as his fists, making him a prime candidate for an expansive documentary like "What's My Name / Muhammad Ali," HBO's two-part exploration of his life and career. It's highly watchable, even if director Antoine Fuqua's strict reliance on archival material to tell the story somewhat blunts its punch.
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- London pub gets nudist license
The Coach & Horses, a London pub in the Soho district, has officially gotten a nudist license. Now you can sip a pint while you're totally naked.
- China unveils 600km/h maglev train prototype
A new floating bullet train capable of hitting speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (about 372 miles/hour) is one step closer to reality in China.
- A wildlife filmmaker's guide to India's Jim Corbett National Park
As the sun rises over the canopy in India's Jim Corbett National Park, a sambar deer steps into view. The handsome animal is among hundreds of species in this diverse nature reserve.
- Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere
The Dutch capital's canals, tulips and traditional narrow houses have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is looking at ways to reduce visitor numbers to sustainable levels.
- Join a rideshare to the Great Barrier Reef with scUber
Update the ol' Uber app because beginning Monday, May 27 for an extremely limited time, riders in select Queensland, Australia cities will be able to request a ride out to the Great Barrier Reef.
- Sneak peek at the world's first guitar-shaped hotel
Why stay at a regular multistory hotel when you could stay in a guitar?
- 10 best US beaches for 2019
Summer's right around the corner, and the best beaches in the United States are beckoning.
- Belgian monks brew beer to newly discovered recipe
Connoisseurs of Belgium's world-renowned beer will soon be able to taste a range of special brews made according to recipes that have been sitting untouched in the archives of Grimbergen Abbey for more than 200 years.
- The most beautiful villages in Italy
These are 20 of Italy's most beautiful villages -- from the isolated hilltop of Civita di Bagnoregio to the Sicilian fishing port of Marzamemi. Check out CNN Travel's list and then start planning your holiday.
- Sherpa summits Everest a record 24th time
Kami Rita Sherpa completed two ascents in the same week to break climb Mount Everest a total of 24 times, breaking his own record.
- Lonely Planet reveals Europe summer hot list
Vevey in Switzerland and the Shetland Islands are among Lonely Planet's recommendations for summer travel in 2019. Find out which destination is the guide book publisher's top pick.
- Hypersonic jet aims to fly London-NY in 90 minutes
US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from New York to London in 90 minutes or less.
- Riding on an airplane's wings at 140mph
For Kien Lam, once-in-a-lifetime travel dreams are about special experiences. Find out how he fulfilled his goal of walking on the wings on plane during a trip to Washington state and what else he yearns to do.
- 'Game of Thrones' filming locations we love
In this non-definitive list, here are the real-life filming locations of 10 of our favorite moments from the incredible eight-season run of the world's biggest TV show.
- Cher-themed suite opens at NYC's Sofitel hotel
A jukebox musical about one of the world's most iconic singers, "The Cher Show" is on Broadway. And now Cher is also in a hotel suite.
- Celebrating Pride around the world
We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969.
- Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains
The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free.
- Africa's coolest city destinations
- Rajasthan's royal residence turned hotel
Established in 1943 as a private residence, the lavish Umaid Bhawan Palace hotel immerses guests in a grand and glamorous atmosphere.
- Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics
Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items.
Even in countries where same-sex acts are criminalized or marriage equality still sought, Pride is celebrated around the world.
Lucky New Yorkers got a sneak peak of a Memorial Day airshow when pilot Aaron Fitzgerald flew seemingly impossible loops, twists and barrels with his Red Bull Aerobatic helicopter.
- Why China is building hundreds of new airports
China's high speed ascendance to the jet age has prompted a massive airport building project that will plug millions of its citizens directly into international aviation networks and change the aviation world forever.
- Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts on same-sex marriage and learn more about gay marriage legislation around the world.
- Bali volcano: Flights canceled after Mount Agung erupts
A volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island of Bali has resulted in the cancellation of some flights overnight, Reuters reports.
- Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world
With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice, Italy. Find out how this floating village tries to keep its traditions alive in the modern age.
- Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it
Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials.
This filmmaker bought a one-way ticket around the world and learned how to walk the wings of a 1940s biplane.
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