The curious case of the White House official Trump says 'doesn't exist'
Analysis: Trump's sustained attacks on American rights
Two years ago Sunday, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump derided US District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, hearing a lawsuit against Trump University, for his "Mexican" heritage and complained of being "railroaded" by the legal system.
Legal analyst: Trump eroding Americans' rights
Joan Biskupic, a CNN legal analyst and Supreme Court biographer, contends that President Trump "has scorned judges, derided the American court system, and trampled on all manner of constitutional principles."
Republicans explain why they're leaving Congress
A lot of Republicans are running away from Congress.
Trump repeats unproven claim about FBI spy
President Trump gave an exclusive interview to Fox News, repeating unproven claims that the FBI spied on his campaign.
US has lost track of 1,500 immigrant children
The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them.
EPA shut out victims from chemical meeting
Journalists weren't the only ones shut out from the Environmental Protection Agency's conference this week on chemically contaminated drinking water. Many victims of water polluted by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances were also left out, and are struggling to get clear answers about the dangers to their communities.
Lava gushes from volcano
Watch lava 'river' engulf home in minutes
Isaac Krakauer filmed this "river" of lava near his home in Hawaii's Leilani Estates neighborhood.
Paltrow: Brad Pitt threatened Weinstein
The actress spoke to Howard Stern about the day Harvey Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed her when she was 22.
Lawmaker says it's OK to not sell homes to gay people
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) is facing criticism after telling the National Association of Realtors that people should have the right to refuse to sell their homes to gay people.
Analysis: The ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ lines from Trump's 'Fox & Friends' interview
President Donald Trump sat down with "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade in Long Island on Wednesday afternoon, an interview the network aired Thursday morning.
Publix suspends political contributions after David Hogg calls for 'die-in' at stores
Publix has suspended its political contributions as it re-evaluates its giving processes, the national grocery chain said in a statement. The announcement comes days after Parkland student activist David Hogg called for a "die-in" at the grocery store to protest its support for a Florida gubernatorial candidate backed by the National Rifle Association.
Florida and Mississippi declare states of emergency ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto
Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Saturday for all 67 counties in the state as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads toward the Gulf of Mexico.
Gas prices soar on Memorial Day weekend. These places are hit hardest
This many people are expected to travel on Memorial Day
Here's a look at the most common ways people travel during Memorial Day weekend.
Opinion: On this Memorial Day, remember the trauma of 50 years ago
America was a mess on Memorial Day 1968.
Kevin Love out for Game 7 against Celtics
Morgan Freeman: 'I did not assault women'
Morgan Freeman issued a second apology after eight people accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior, and the actor said his actions should not be equated with incidents of sexual assault or abuse in the workplace.
Tiger Woods calls for PGA to allow shorts
Fight erupts on flight over drinks
An American Airlines passenger became unruly after being denied more drinks on a flight from St. Croix to Miami. CNN's George Howell has the details.
Patient: 'Dancing doctor' caused brain damage
At least seven lawsuits have been filed against a surgeon in Georgia who shared videos of herself dancing on YouTube during surgery while patients are in view and under anesthesia. The suits claim she is unqualified and her behavior resulted in poor outcomes including brain damage.
Cereal, soda and soup companies are in trouble
'Laurel-Yanny' voice reveals what he said
Jay Aubrey Jones, the voice performer behind the viral 'Laurel' or 'Yanny' recording, reveals what he actually said.
Here's what you get on the bare-bones Tesla
Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why
Crush your mortgage interest with a 15 yr fixed
Survivor of near-fatal tick bite has a lesson for everyone
On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, Jennifer Slone wants you to know that bug bites are more than just itchy. They can be deadly.
Do kids need a different kind of sunscreen?
A busy sunscreen aisle can leave parents confused about which lotions, sticks or sprays to buy for their kids.
You may want to think twice about going in the pool
Hotels set the stage for nearly a third of all disease outbreaks in the United States linked to chlorinated or treated water -- such as pools and hot tubs -- between 2000 and 2014, according to a new government report. During that 15-year period, a total of 493 outbreaks linked to treated recreational water were reported in 46 states and Puerto Rico, the report indicates.
18 best places to travel for the summer of 2018
Deciding where to take that long-anticipated summer vacation can be a daunting challenge.
Is 'Solo' suffering from 'Star Wars' fatigue?
Like Z, some spots are a little risqué
No need to feel overwhelmed with the virtually infinite options for summer travel destinations and activities.
The woman behind this dress
Donatella Versace is one of the fashion industry's most recognizable figures. Versace's fans call her an icon, a title that was further established at the Fashion Awards hosted in London at the end of last year when she received the Fashion Icon award.
Plus-size model calls out app for slimming her photos
Model Tess Holliday called out the makers of the "PIP CAM - Photo Maker" app after seeing a slimmed down photo of herself in their advertisement.
The week in 23 photos
Take a look at 22 photos of the week from May 18 through May 24.
Richard Branson says this is one of his biggest mistakes
The startup that wants to bring fake meat to the masses
7 startups that want to improve your mental health
What my grandfather found in photo of war dead
Where 'Asian-American' came from
Every year since 1978, May has been commemorated as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month -- the official, federally designated period for the nation's 20 million residents of Asian descent. President Jimmy Carter first proclaimed it as such.
Geologist: It's not just lava
What happens when lava meets water? One might be tempted to think that lava just pours forth, quickly cools down and solidifies. But it is a lot more complicated -- and sometimes more explosive -- than that. Indeed, water plays many roles in volcanology, and the Kilauea eruption that has transfixed us all for weeks showcases them quite clearly.
San Francisco was right to ban flavored tobacco
San Francisco, long a leader in fighting the addiction, misery and death caused by tobacco, is now the site of a fierce battle. In the summer of 2017, the city's Board of Supervisors unanimously supported a law to protect youth and adults from candy-flavored tobacco products and menthol cigarettes. San Francisco's visionary restriction on the sale of all flavored tobacco products was the first in the country.
Single greatest punch line in US literary history
This is how dictatorship starts
Without a hint of irony, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro tweeted, "Let the world know. Millions of people are voting freely ... In Venezuela, it is the people who elect the president."
Was slavery a choice? A conversation beyond Kanye
The black community was up in arms over Kanye West's remarks about slavery -- for 400 years -- being a choice.
Crush your mortgage interest with a 15 yr fixed
2 savings accounts pay 10x what your bank pays
The brilliant way to pay off $5,000 in credit card debt
Elizabeth Warren is quietly working to defang Trump's 'Pocahontas' slur as 2020 looms
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has quietly waged a months-long, behind-the-scenes effort to put "Pocahontas" in the past.
How Congress plans to spend its summer
Congress left town Thursday for a weeklong Memorial Day recess, but when lawmakers return the first week of June they face a number of tasks this summer ahead of the monthlong August break.
Zinke claims to be geologist, again
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke again claims he is a geologist *even* after a CNN report revealed he has never held the job professionally.
Did witnesses fail in case of 'predator' gynecologist?
As lawsuits mount against the University of Southern California and a former gynecologist who worked at the school, so do the outrage and demand for answers.
Using a CPAP machine can improve sex lives
Regular use of a continuous positive airway pressure or CPAP machine could improve the sex lives of people with obstructive sleep apnea -- especially women, a new study says.
'Show Dogs' and teaching kids about consent
"Show Dogs" is a new a children's film in which the main character, a Rottweiler police dog, is pressured into having his genitals examined by a dog show judge. Should this have come out before #MeToo turned our communal attention to the ubiquity of sexual abuse and harassment, the inclusion of this plot line would have been regrettable. The fact that it happened afterward is mind-boggling.
Sleep in this weekend -- you might live longer
Your pets may be pestering you to get up and feed them, and your spouse may want you to get started on that honey-do list, but tell them you're sleeping in this weekend. Science says it may help you live longer, especially if you don't get enough rest during the week.
'Solo' revives thrill of seeing new actors inhabit old roles
One of the intriguing aspects of "Solo: A Star Wars Story" involves whether fans embrace Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover as they approximate younger versions of Harrison Ford and Billy Dee Williams. And if that seems self-evident, given a recent trend in movies -- and "Star Wars" in particular -- it's a welcome departure from using computer gimmickry to "de-age," or even resurrect, actors.
'Survivor's' history-making vote
Warning: This post contains spoilers about the season finale of "Survivor."
'Bachelorette' admits to falling for 2 men
Becca Kufrin went from brokenhearted to opening her heart to two men.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive comedy prize
One of the most decorated Emmy winners will soon have yet another award on her mantel.
Preview this summer's hottest movies
"Deadpool 2" isn't the only eagerly awaited film this summer.
Ride through London's epic new Crossrail tunnel
Bourdain spends time in a lesser-known LA
15 of the world's best nude beaches
Photos: The year's most iconic shots
You think times are turbulent now?
A president with low approval ratings. Tensions between the US and North Korea. Athletes protesting racial injustice. Bitter divisions threatening to rip our country's social fabric apart.
How Apollo 8 united a fractured world
They were just three men. But their peaceful message was seen by a billion people. And the timing couldn't have been better.
9 things that changed us 50 years ago
From MLK's assassination to the Apollo 8 mission, here are some of the events that changed the course of the nation. '1968: The Year That Changed America' premiers on May 27 at 9p ET.
Cat clings to car roof at 60 mph
A cat desperately holds on for dear life on top of a van going 60 mph, and it was all caught on camera.
'Evil Genius' Director Trey Borzillieri Says Floyd Stockton Shouldn't Be Off the Hook
Trey Borzillieri -- one of the directors of Netflix's hit documentary 'Evil Genius' -- believes investigators need to take another look at the notorious case ... because the show exposed some major lies. If you aren't familiar ... 'Evil Genius' is…
Nas Rambling and Stammering Through Vegas Club Gig
Nas was many things during his club appearance in Vegas Friday night -- happy, funny, forgetful -- but he definitely wasn't on top of his rap game. The East Coast hip hop artist was at Palms in Vegas for the grand opening of the Apex Social Club,…
Mick Fleetwood Denies Stevie Nicks Kicked Lindsey Buckingham Out of Band
Mick Fleetwood's typically a man of few words when it comes to band drama, and he only needed one word when asked if a major rumor circulating is true -- "No." The Fleetwood Mac co-founder and drummer repeatedly denied speculation that Stevie…
Diddy Parties With Drake Amid Pusha T Beef
Diddy's making his presence known in the fresh beef between Drake and Pusha T ... but it's hard to tell who he's rooting for. The music and liquor mogul hit up David Grutman's STORY Nightclub in South Beach around 3:45 AM Saturday and joined Drake…
Pregnant Chloe Green Vapes as Jeremy Meeks Looks On
Chloe Green is super pregnant, which is why this pic of her sucking on a vape pen is so interesting. Chloe and her baby daddy hot felon Jeremy Meeks were cruising on a yacht Friday in Monaco, enjoying the weather, catching a few rays and hugging…
Morgan Freeman Says Conduct Was Misplaced Humor, Not Sexual Assault
Morgan Freeman has issued a second statement, responding to allegations he sexually harassed a number of women, this time saying the incidents were "misplaced compliments or humor" and not sexual assault ... and now one of the women is calling out…
Tiffany Haddish Down with Doing 'Blues Brothers' Reboot Called 'Soul Sisters'
Tiffany Haddish is down with doing a 'Blue Brothers' reboot with Cardi B ... if the money is right. We got Tiff Friday at LAX and followed up on our convo last month with Dan Aykroyd, who told us about a script -- "Soul Sisters" -- that is sitting…
Drake Shades Pusha T and Sends $100k Invoice for Career Revival
Drake is not letting his beef with Pusha T go, sending him an invoice for $100k for resuscitating his career. It's the latest grenade in the what is become a war between the 2 rappers ... triggered by Pusha's album with Kanye, where he shaded Drizzy…
Chris Brown And Baby Mama Throwing $30k 4th Birthday Party For Royalty
Chris Brown and his baby mama, Nia Guzman, have called a truce in their never-ending custody war ... deciding for the sake of Royalty that they'll throw a joint 4th birthday party. Royalty turns 4 on Sunday and we're told there's only gonna be…
Chuck Liddell Says He'll 'Knock Tito Ortiz's Head Off'
Chuck Liddell already has his fight strategy for his 3rd scrap with Tito Ortiz -- "I'm gonna knock his head off." TMZ Sports broke the story ... the 48-year-old MMA legend is coming out of retirement to fight on a MMA card promoted by Oscar De…
LeBron James Renovating New $23 Mil Brentwood Home
LeBron James is making his already incredible home even more fit for a king ... 'cause the NBA superstar is adding some crazy renovations to his new Brentwood mansion, TMZ Sports has learned. ICYMI -- LBJ bought the 15,846 square foot house back in…
NASCAR Star Chase Elliott Says Judging Hooters Competition Harder Than Racing Cars
Chase Elliott's day job is driving a race car 200 freakin' MPH ... but he tells TMZ Sports that ain't nothin' compared to his gig this weekend ... judging the Hooters pageant!! We talked to the NASCAR star days before this weekend's 22nd Annual…
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge
Harvey Weinstein is the first person targeted by the #MeToo movement that's charged with a sex crime, and the NFL has decided players will now kneel at a price. So, we gotta ask ...
Pierce Brosnan's Bob Dylan Painting Sold to Kimye's House Buyer
Pierce Brosnan's Bob Dylan painting sold for more than $1 million, and TMZ's learned the new owner is none other than the woman who plunked down $17.8 mil on Kim and Kanye's Bel-Air mansion. We're told Ukrainian…
Mike Pouncey & Carlos Dunlap Insulted Over Bench Press Question
Wanna REALLY piss off an NFL lineman? Here's how ... Ask 'em -- seriously -- if they can bench press 315 lbs. and then watch their reaction. Mike Pouncey and Carlos Dunlap were so offended we had the audacity to call their strength into…
'B&B' Star Winsor Harmon Arrested Again for Drunk in Public
Winsor Harmon's gotta learn how to booze and head the hell home -- the soap star got arrested again for being drunk in public ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us the ex-'Bold and the Beautiful' stud was busted earlier this month…
What's the Big Frigin' Difference?!
Don't let these two twinning pics of Emilia Clarke knock you out of this galaxy ... search far far within the photos and see if you can find the differences between these two shots! **HINT -- There are THREE differences in the above…
'Idol' Contestant Chikezie Eze Files for Divorce
Former "American Idol" contestant Chikezie Eze is headed for splittsville ... he's filed for divorce. Chikezie filed docs Friday to end things with Linda Iruke. He cited irreconcilable differences. They got married on July 10, 2010 and were a…
Guess Who These Beach Kids Turned Into!
Before these seaside sweeties had famous faces, they were just typical kids bouncin' around the beach. Dive into our gallery of stars on the shore and see if you can guess who these coastal cuties turned into!
Blac Chyna Says Kardashians Threatened to Leave E! Unless 'Rob & Chyna' Was Canceled
Blac Chyna claims the Kardashian family got her show "Rob & Chyna" canceled by making secret threats to E! that they would yank "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" and take it somewhere else ... this according to new documents filed by Chyna. The…