Moghul: The Muslim world is broken
Toddler's image stops us in our tracks
Facebook number: Great or scary?
Was Tom Brady ambushed?
Football, baseball, soccer and virtually every sport on the planet have one thing in common: They all have rules that are supposed to protect the integrity of the game. When rules get broken, everyone loses.
The spirit of being and looking 'fresh'
Silver Spring, Maryland, seemed like Candy Land when my mother, sister and I moved to Astoria, Queens, in 1977. My father, who was a professor at Howard University in Washington, D.C., had run his relationship with my mother into the ground. He wound up moving to New York after my parents split, and I'm pretty sure that our arrival in Queens was connected to the idea of being able to maintain a fairly consistent, real-time relationship with pops.
Cop faked attack, shot his own car
A police officer lied when he said somebody shot at his patrol car, causing it to crash and catch fire, said Millis, Massachusetts, police Sgt. William Dwyer on Thursday.
The making of the best film of all time
On September 5, 1941, "Citizen Kane" was released widely across the United States.
Prosecutor seeks death penalty in church shootings
A prosecutor in South Carolina said Thursday she'll seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, accused of killing nine people during a prayer meeting at a historic African-American church.
Hillary Clinton's email controversy, explained
Hillary Clinton's email controversy is older than her 2016 presidential campaign -- and it's been forced into the headlines again Thursday and Friday when two top aides testify behind closed doors for a House committee.
Salmon spawns on Obama in Alaska
During his historic trip to Alaska, President Barack Obama spent some time fishing at Kanakanak Beach in Dillingham and in a comical moment, a salmon spawned on his shoes.
This is what 750M words about Trump look like
There's no doubt Donald Trump has dominated the political conversation this summer. Here's what that domination looks like, according to Zignal Labs, a company that keeps track of every tweet, news story, blog post, video, print article and every time Donald Trump was mentioned on television, between June 15, when he announced his presidential run, and the end of August.
Bush confronted by voter over immigration
Just minutes after Jeb Bush bashed Donald Trump in his stump speech on Thursday, Bush was questioned by a frustrated voter on what he would do about illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Donald Trump's hardcore hater
Sea creature stuns explorers
While mapping uncharted waters near Hawaii, NOAA explorers captured incredible footage of deep sea creatures.
Firefighters shocked by super-sized snake
Firefighters were shocked to find a super-sized snake inside of a California home. CNN affiliate KCAL/KCBS reports.
Gain a sixth sense with this vibrating vest
With his Versatile Extra-Sensory Transducer, or VEST, neuroscientist David Eagleman hopes to do more than teach deaf people to learn how to feel sounds through vibrations. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.
Fiorina: English is official language of U.S.
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina tells CNN she admires multilingual people but she also thinks English is the official language of the United States.
Defiant official refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses
Is it right to jail clerk over gay marriage?
A federal judge was right to hold in contempt and jail Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
President no more, arrest possible
Otto Pérez Molina is Guatemala's President no more.
Cops hunting killer sent on bogus search
An Illinois woman sent 100 officers scrambling overnight after saying she saw two men who fit the description of the cop killers police have been looking for.
Dutch airman likely left to join ISIS
A sergeant in the Netherlands Royal Air Force recently left for Syria and "probably connected with ISIS," the Dutch Defense Ministry said Thursday, citing evidence officials have uncovered.
The boy on the beach: Aylan Kurdi
Three-year-old Aylan Kurdi was born into a country eaten up by war. His parents, Abdullah and Rehen, only wanted a better life for Aylan and his brother Galip than they had in Kobani, Syria.
Trump: I signed loyalty pledge
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus arrived at Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan on Thursday around 1:35 p.m. for a private meeting with GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump.
Trump leads, Carson gains
Donald Trump is expanding his strong lead over the other GOP presidential candidates nationally, according to a new poll, but Ben Carson is also posting a big jump in support.
DWI Be Damned I'll Drive My Barbie Jeep
Tara Monroe's got a new mode of transportation after getting her license taken away -- a pink Barbie Jeep named "Charlene." The 20-year-old Texas State student had her license suspended following a DWI arrest for refusing to take a breathalyzer…
Afroman -- No Jail Time For Punching Fan
Afroman pled guilty to assault but will face no jail time for punching a female fan in the face ... at least for now. The Grammy-nominated rapper will have to take anger management classes and drug tests as part of his probation ... if he screws up,…
Kris Jenner -- Selling Expensive Purse on eBay ... 'It's Just Not My Color!'
The Kardashian Klan is usually into brown, but not when it comes to purses, apparently ... because Kris Jenner is selling her crazy expensive Hermes Birkin bag ... on eBay. Jenner gave the bag to a company to handle the sale, but included a…
Joey Chestnut -- Yep, I Really Crapped the Bed With a Hot Chick
Joey Chestnut's losing streak goes way beyond competitive eating ... 'cause the ex-champ is revealing a major defeat he suffered in the bedroom -- and it's pretty nasty. Joey joined the podcast, #DateFails last…
Terrell Owens -- Called Out By Estranged Wife ... Over 'Wife Swap'
Terrell Owens' estranged wife Rachel Snider is livid at the former NFL star ... publicly bashing him for appearing on "Celebrity Wife Swap" with another woman ... while the two are still married. Owens and Snider separated after three days of…
Taylor Swift -- Boat Torched Near Beach House ... 'Property of Taylor Swift'
Taylor Swift just lost an awesome $150k boat after it was burned to the ground on a beach near her home ... at least that's what vandals want you to think. The 35-foot cruiser washed up on shore in July and was abandoned after its owner…
NBA's John Wall -- Gets $20k Portrait From Famed Street Artist
John Wall had a pretty great birthday party last night -- with celebs, and cake and a $20,000 portrait from a famous street artist, TMZ Sports has learned. Wall -- who turns 25 on Sunday -- hit up Koi in West Hollywood for a bday bash thrown…
Ex-NBA Star Michael Beasley -- Victory In $25 Mil Rape Case ... Kinda, Sorta
Big win for ex-NBA star Michael Beasley in his rape case in Arizona -- the judge has thrown out the $25 MILLION lawsuit filed against him ... but he's not out of the woods yet. As we previously reported, Beasley -- the #2 overall pick in the…
Former Miss Nevada Katie Rees -- Busted Again for Possession of Meth (PHOTO)
Katie Rees -- who was stripped of her Miss Nevada crown in 2006 after nude photos of her surfaced online -- was busted Tuesday night for felony possession of meth. According to the Las Vegas Sun, Rees was the passenger in a car driven by her…
UFC's Nick Diaz -- TURNS HIMSELF IN ... For DUI Jail Sentence
UFC superstar Nick Diaz did NOT look happy in his mug shot -- taken moments ago -- but shoulda been smilin' ... 'cause he'll be free in no time thanks to a GREAT deal in his two DUI cases. As we previously reported, Diaz was busted for DUI in 2013…
Stevie Wonder – Sorry, Son ... No Gifts for You, But I'll Take Some (VIDEO)
Stevie Wonder just called to say ... I'm not giving you any gifts for your birthday so deal with it -- but I love you. Stevie was out with his sons Kailand and Mandla at Mr. Chow ... for Kailand's 14th birthday --…
Robert Kraft -- Tom Brady Is Greatest Human Ever ... And Classy
To say New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft thinks highly of his star QB is a gross understatement ... and the proof is in his post-Deflategate comments on the situation. "As I have said during this process and throughout his Patriots…
Paris Hilton -- Thanks for My Ring, Firefighter ... I Got Something Special for Ya
Paris Hilton came thiiis close to losing $350,000 -- so, yeah ... she's about to give the Polish firefighter who found her diamond ring the serious hook up. Paris tells us she was panicked when she realized the ring was missing -- and says she…
Snoop Dogg -- Brady Ruling Is 'Bulls**t'
Snoop Dogg is calling B.S. on the Tom Brady ruling -- basically saying it ain't fair that Brady will skate ... while players suspended for weed will still be forced to miss games. Snoop is specifically pissed over…
French Surfer Chick -- Slays The Waves In High Heels (VIDEO)
Badass pro surfer Maud Le Car is sexy as hell ... and has no problem showing it off even while she's riding some waves. Le Car ditched the wetsuit and sandals for a tight black dress and high heels ... turning these waves into a…
Judge Joe Brown -- Screw the Racists ... I Just Won The Case That Put Me in Jail
Judge Joe Brown says he just beat a bunch of racists in the court case that landed him in jail. The African American woman who Joe was representing when he got locked up for contempt is now off the hook, because she was framed. The woman had…
Donald Trump -- Everyone Hates Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Donald Trump just declared war on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- claiming he's a clueless bonehead ... and nobody likes him. Seriously, this really happened. Trump spelled out his issues with the NBA legend in a handwritten note -- after Kareem…
Tom Brady -- I'M BACK, BITCHES ... Judge 86's Suspension
9:20 AM PT -- NFL commish Roger Goodell just issued a statement announcing the league will appeal the judge's decision. Tom Brady just doesn't lose. The New England Patriots star just defeated the NFL -- with the judge in the Deflategate…
Paris Hilton ... Lost Diamond Ring Found in Poland ... But Something Smells
7:20 AM PT -- The airport spokeswoman tells TMZ, the firefighter told the airline he had the ring but kept it while everyone looked for the owner. Three hours later, they contacted the Fashion Week people and asked if anyone lost a ring. She did…
Kellan Lutz -- Crazy Death Wish Cliff Workout!!! (PHOTOS)
If Kellan Lutz ever invites you to hang out ... beware, because he pulled off an insane workout OFF A CLIFF IN AUSTRALIA!! The "Twilight" star is down in Sydney and managed to "fit in a quick workout" while exploring an area called Barrenjoey…