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North Korea's first Worker's Party Congress in 36 years

More than 100 news organizations were invited to cover the seventh meeting of North Korea's Worker's Party in Pyongyang, their first meeting since 1980. CNN's Will Ripley reports.

Nevada company to pursue purchase of unfinished nuke

A Nevada company says it will try to buy an unfinished nuclear power plant in Alabama

Big art auctions open in NYC next week

A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two rare Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the big impressionist, modern and contemporary art auctions in New York next week

2 juveniles facing assault charges in shooting during parade

Police have charged two juveniles in a shooting that wounded two teens near the route of the Kentucky Derby Festival's Pegasus Parade

Syrian Refugees Give Back To Canadians Who Fled The Alberta Wildfire

Syrian refugees are helping raise money for Fort McMurray residents who were evacuated after a wildfire swept through their Alberta town.

Reptile Park Offers Alligator Wrestling Class

A reptile park in Colorado is offering people a chance to wrestle alligators for about $100. There's obviously a lot of controversy surrounding that explains Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones).

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North Korea's About To Throw Its Biggest Political Bash In 35 Years

The seventh Workers' Party Congress gives North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a chance to flex his political might.

Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress

North Korea opens the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980 behind closed doors, in an anticlimactic start to what officials have portrayed as a showcase of the country's stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un

TOPS the priority as House lawmakers work on the budget

As House lawmakers work to craft their version of next year's budget, House leaders say the main focus is on protecting the state's TOPS free college tuition program from cuts

Hubble Releases Journey to the Center of the Galaxy Video

The people behind the Hubble telescope are releasing a video that takes us on a journey to the center of the galaxy. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

In contrast to Obama, Trump says UK "better off" without EU

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says Britain is "better off without" the European Union

Shooting In Las Vegas Day Care Parking Lot Kills 2 Adults, Hurts Kids

Police are calling the shooting a domestic dispute.

Amid FBI probe, Miami suburb verges on financial collapse

Amid an FBI corruption investigation, authorities say the Miami suburb of Opa-locka is teetering toward financial collapse

Canadian billionaire sells majority stake in Adriatic marina

Canadian billionaire Peter Munk has sold his majority stake in Porto Montenegro, one of world's largest marinas for super yachts, to the Investment Corp. of Dubai for a reported 200 million euros ($228 million.)

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Suit: Man 'cooked alive' by building's faulty heating system

A New Jersey family says in a lawsuit that an 82-year-old man was "cooked alive" by a faulty heating system in the senior apartment building where he lived

This Tow Truck Spat Is Evidence Of Growing Political Polarization

A man in South Carolina refused to tow a woman because she supported Bernie Sanders.

Officer gave the ultimate gift

Officer Derek Geer died in the line of duty and some of his organs were donated to four people. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Google front page celebrates Sigmund Freud's 160th birthday

Google is celebrating Sigmund Freud's 160th birthday with a special doodle

FBI to question Hillary Clinton's aides

Email scandal hits those closest to Clinton campaign, including longtime aid Huma Abedin, as they face the latest round of questioning from the FBI.

US employers added 160K jobs in April; jobless rate 5 pct.

U.S. employers pulled back slightly on hiring in April

Triplets born prematurely set to graduate at top of class

Triplets born 15 weeks premature are set to graduate at their top of their class at a western Michigan high school

Louisiana flooding sends caskets far and wide

Widespread flooding not only disrupts the living but sometimes also creates havoc for the dead

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Penn State Insurer Alleges Joe Paterno Knew Of Abuse In 1976

A court document calls into question Joe Paterno's statement that he didn't know about Jerry Sandusky's abuse.

Two Fighter Jets Do Battle With A UFO

The Ministry of Defense scrambled two fighter jets to intercept a possible UFO. The event caused such a ruckus that the people living nearby thought a war had started.

If The Mosul Dam Bursts, It Could Kill More People Than The Iraq War

Sometimes called the most dangerous dam in the world, the Mosul Dam could kill hundreds of thousands of Iraqis if it were to burst.