Two people died on the Nepali side of Everest earlier this week, Meera Acharya, director of Nepal's department of tourism, confirmed to CNN.Nepali climbing guide Dhruba Bista fell ill on the mountain and was transported by helicopter to the base camp, where he died Friday.The following day, British...
Written by Alicia Eler, CNNAlicia Eler is the author of "The Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture," and the visual art critic at the Minneapolis Star Tribune.Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago,...
(CNN) — If you're still deciding where to take your summer vacation, 2019 brings major anniversaries, new flight routes, buzzy museum openings and more. In no particular order, check out our picks for where to travel this summer:1. Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia The Salar de Uyuni, or...
Lagos, Nigeria — In a plush living room of a home in a wealthy suburb of Lagos, three teenagers are huddled around a computer.Kudirat Abiola, 15, Temitayo Asuni, 15 and Susan Ubogu, 16, want to change the law on child marriage in Nigeria and they're deep in discussion,...
Bong Joon-ho of South Korea won the Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, on Saturday for his seventh feature film, "Parasite." It's the first time the director has won what is considered by many the highest honor in world cinema.French-Senegalese director Mati Diop, in her first...
As 100,000 people gathered in the Spanish city this week for the Mobile World Congress, the industry's annual conference, the next generation mobile network took center stage.This is not just to do with its super-fast speeds, it's because 5G will create a ripple of developments that will change...
While alarming and fascinating in equal measure, these headlines conceal another tale -- one of a country undergoing a breakneck expansion into the world of flying as its people take to the sky in rapidly increasing numbers. In the space of barely more than a decade, China...
Written by Amit AminNaroop JhootiAmit Amin and Naroop Jhooti, a creative duo known professionally as Amit and Naroop, are London-based photographers, directors and authors of "Turbans and Tales." The following is an edited excerpt from their book. The opinions in this article belong to the authors.Growing up in...
Running a supermarket in America has never been harder. Profits are razor thin. Online shopping and home delivery are changing the way people buy their food. Dollar stores and drugstores are selling more groceries. Pressures are so intense that regional chains like Southeastern Grocers, the owner of Winn-Dixie and...
But what if electorates vote for politicians who don't care for democracy or don't understand its values? Who steps in to keep democracy on course? You might think the answer would be the electorate, but you may be wrong. Now, democracy could be on the verge of a...