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Climate change: By the numbers

Earth's 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That makes three consecutive years for setting records for global average surface temperatures.

George W. Bush returns to the political scene

(CNN) -- Ex-presidents tend to recede from public view, particularly when they leave office -- as George W. Bush did -- with a Gallup approval rating hovering around 30%. But Bush is returning to the national stage this week in…

Snapchat hopes to raise $3.4 billion in IPO

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Even concerns about Snapchat's slowing user growth aren't stopping investors from clamoring for its stock. Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, priced its initial public offering at $17 a share on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.…

The reviews are in. Great speech, what's next?

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump nailed the performance art during his first address to Congress Tuesday night. But turning his solid reviews into tangible policy victories will be a lot more complicated and test more than his showmanship. The President…

UPDATE: Mississippi murder suspect captured in Kansas

(CNN) -- An armed and dangerous fugitive wanted in connection with the murder of his girlfriend and the attempted killing of another woman in Mississippi is now in custody. Alex Bridges Deaton was captured near Dorrance, Kansas, early Wednesday, the…

Top 10 states for healthiest pets

Care.com put together a list of the healthiest places for pets to live in the United States. The study took into account illness, access to veterinary care and healthy environments,

Two women charged with murder of Kim Jong Nam

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CNN) -- Two women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur airport have been charged with murder. Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong, citizens of Indonesia and Vietnam respectively, both said they were not guilty…

Trump delivers first speech to Congress

President Donald Trump opened his first address to Congress Tuesday by condemning the recent spate of threats against Jewish community centers, vandalism at Jewish cemeteries and the shooting of two Indian men in Kansas.

3 dead in California plane crash

(CNN) -- Three people were killed and two injured Monday when a small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in Riverside, California, said the city's Fire Chief Michael Moore. Previously, he had said that four people had died when the…

FBI investigates Jewish cemetery vandalism in Philly

CNN) -- The FBI has joined the investigation of vandalism at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia to determine whether a hate crime occurred. Philadelphia police estimate 75 to 100 headstones were toppled Saturday night at Mount Carmel Cemetery, though people…