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Climber acclaimed for rapid ascents dies in accident near Mount Everest

Ueli Steck's family said the exact circumstances of his death were still unclear

Bell tolls for historic bell maker

After producing bells for churches, cathedrals and city halls for half a millennium, London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry has cast its last

The Family: A Cult Revealed

Part 1: Allegations of stolen children, drugs, abuse and a leader who claimed to be the second coming of Christ -- "48 Hours" follows the trail of a cult that began in Australia and led the FBI to New York. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.

Trump invites Philippines president to White House

Duterte has been criticized for his brutal anti-drug crackdown, which has left thousands dead

8 troops dead in plane crash, military says

Cuban military said a special commission would investigate the cause of the crash, which involved a Soviet-made AN-26

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia

Government says the online encyclopedia has become "an information source acting with groups conducting a smear campaign against Turkey"

Hyped luxury concert on private island dissolves into chaos

Fyre Festival, which promised an extraordinary experience on the private island of Great Exuma in the Bahamas, came to a crashing halt before it even started Friday. Concertgoers spent thousands on tickets to the event that was promoted for months and reportedly did not have running water. Roxanna Saberi reports.

Pope Francis wraps up Egypt unity tour amid heavy security

Pope Francis is wrapping up his two-day unity tour of Egypt by celebrating mass at a stadium in Cairo Saturday. The Pontiff, amid major security concerns, has been reaching out to Muslims and the Coptic Christian community following the recent attacks on two of its churches. Seth Doane reports.

Trump responds to North Korea missile launch

President Trump is taking to Twitter to respond to North Korea's latest missile launch. CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz joined CBSN to discuss how this test affects U.S. negotiations with North Korea's neighbors.

North Korea missile fails after new test launch

North Korea test-launched a missile after President Trump warned of a possible "major conflict" with the country. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin spoke with CBSN about the U.S. military's response.

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Colombia and Russia were victorious on Tuesday

Twins killed together during World War II finally reunited after 74 years

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Machine learning may be a game-changer for climate prediction

New research demonstrates that machine-learning techniques can be used to accurately represent clouds and their atmospheric heating and moistening, and better represent clouds in coarse resolution climate models, with the potential to narrow the range of climate prediction. This could be a major advance in accurate predictions of global warming in response to increased greenhouse gas concentrations that are essential for policy-makers (e.g. the Paris climate agreement).