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  • In most public and private schools across the nation, Chromebooks, iPads or Windows devices are everywhere. But things look very different at Waldorf Schools, where technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Watch the video to see what a Waldorf School is like, and why parents are seeking them out in places like Silicon Valley.

  • In this photo made on May 22, 2019, a long queue of mountain climbers line a path on Mount Everest.

    Mount Everest. It's big. It's dangerous — and, more and more, it's crowded. In fact, the world's tallest mountain is getting so crowded with climbers, spring 2019 is shaping up to be one of the mountain's deadliest climbing seasons in years. Here's why so many people are dying on Mount Everest.