The 10 things United is doing to avoid another dust-up, drag-out passenger fiasco
United Airlines really wants to avoid another customer service disaster. And make flying its airline better in the process.
United passenger swung fists violently, officers' reports say
The United Airlines passenger who was left bloodied and bruised after being forcibly removed from a flight earlier this month was swinging his arms, his hands balled into fists, as officers from the Chicago Department of Aviation tried to pull him out of his seat, according to incident reports from the officers involved.
Pilot: The mystery of United's dead giant rabbit
No doubt United Airlines has lost its sense of humor. The most fervent critics of the airline after the April 9 passenger-dragging fiasco on United Express Flight 3411 have also no doubt lost their sense of humor.
America's least favorite airline (hint: it's not United)
When it comes to customer satisfaction among airline passengers, Spirit Airlines ranks dead last.
Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time'
President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico Wednesday he was not immediately planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement, a pact which he railed against as a candidate and as recently as last week declared was harmful to US workers.
GOP aide: Trump's proposal 'not even close' to tax reform
Despite a positive public front, congressional Republicans are quietly voicing frustration that President Donald Trump's big tax announcement Wednesday contains all cuts and no real reform, lacking the crucial components of a way to pay for the plan as well as sufficient congressional involvement.
Nuclear tests will 'never stop,' North Korean official says
A North Korean government official in a rare interview promised his country's nuclear tests would "never stop" as long as the US continued what they viewed as "acts of aggression."
Outrage at host's Ivanka remark
Fox News host Jesse Watters is receiving backlash for a comment he made about the way Ivanka Trump was holding her microphone.
Venezuela says it will leave OAS
Venezuela will withdraw from the Organization of American States (OAS), according to its foreign minister, who announced the decision on national television.
Poll: Trump least popular new pres.
As the 100-day mark of Donald Trump's presidency approaches, a new CNN/ORC poll finds the President reaches this milestone holding on to the lowest approval rating of any newly-elected president at this stage, amid sharp partisan divides and a failure to capitalize on post-election strengths.
House Republicans show what's in the health care amendment
The House Rules Committee has posted the language of the MacArthur amendment to the health care bill on its website.
Republicans offer plan to keep government open through May 5
The battle over a government shutdown appears to be mostly over for now, with the push for border wall funding sidelined and Democrats saying President Donald Trump's administration will continue paying for subsidies for low-income Americans as part of Obamacare.
FCC begins plan to roll back net neutrality
The attempt to roll back net neutrality has officially begun.
Tapper: This number alarmed us
CNN's Jake Tapper discusses a poll that says a shockingly high number of Americans believe Obama intentionally spied on President Donald Trump and members of his team.
Cop killer sentenced to death
A jury on Wednesday sentenced Eric Frein to death for killing a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another in a 2014 ambush.
Murder 'out of control' in Baltimore
The number of homicides in Baltimore this year is soaring -- reaching 100 before the end of April for the first time in nearly two decades -- and the mayor is asking the FBI for more help.
Trump unleashes string of tweets
President Donald Trump is again attacking the federal judiciary, this time denouncing a ruling that halted implementation of an executive order targeting sanctuary cities. CNN's Jessica Schneider reports.
Cops: Ex-soldier killed her service dog as boyfriend videotaped
A former soldier and her boyfriend are facing felony charges after police say she tied her service dog to a tree and shot it several times in the head while her boyfriend videotaped the act.
ESPN cuts familiar faces in major layoff
ESPN plans to lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, a source familiar with the matter told CNNMoney on Wednesday.
Life is good for US home sellers
It's good to be a home seller right now ... really good.
New home buyers will pay for Trump's Canadian lumber tariff
Who's really going to end up paying for the new Trump tax on Canadian lumber? New home buyers in the U.S.
Who knew Trump would go after Canada?
President Trump is picking his first trade fight with...Canada.
The struggle is real for Millennial homebuyers
It's going to be an intense house-hunting season -- especially for young buyers.
3 reasons not to buy a house this year
With interest rates likely heading up, many would-be homebuyers are rushing to lock in mortgages before borrowing gets even more expensive. While snagging a lower interest rate will make your monthly payments more affordable and save you money in the long run, buying a home right now may not be the best move.
Tennis star rips Maria Sharapova: 'Should be banned for life'
Airline passengers caught with 10 kilos of cocaine in pants
Customs and Border Patrol officers at New York's JFK airport said they captured two more passengers who attempted to smuggle drugs by strapping packages of cocaine to their legs.
Nobody's happy about Michelle Obama mural
A new mural of former first lady Michelle Obama, painted on a building in the Chicago neighborhood where she lived as a child and remains popular, would seem like an innocuous project.
Jenner: I would look at a run for office
CNN's Don Lemon asks Caitlyn Jenner if she is interested in running for office.
NBA owner fined $100K for confronting ref
Whatever became of an undrafted 400-Lb TE?
NFLer: Kaepernick is being blackballed
Video shows cops after Tamir Rice shooting
Unseen investigative interviews with the two police officers involved in the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice have been released.
Giant rabbit found dead after United flight
United Airlines has taken another blow to its image after a giant, apparently healthy rabbit died following a transcontinental flight.
10 stunning airport approaches
It's official: Small is beautiful.
Could Gatsby really have afforded his mansion?
From Great Gatsby's luxury estate to Count Dracula's Transylvanian lair and Amelie Poulain's tiny Parisian pad, the houses in which our favorite fictional characters reside are often inspired by real-life properties.
The most extreme adventures on Earth
It's easy to travel the world and feel oddly at home, particularly if you're in one of the planet's 24,000 Starbucks.
Toddler run over twice, then this happens
A toddler survives being run over twice in a row on a busy street in China.
Female doctors earn a LOT less than male doctors
It's no secret that doctors take home some pretty hefty paychecks. But male physicians are getting paid a lot more than their female colleagues.
Chobani sues Alex Jones for disparaging claims about refugee workers
Trump's job creation, 100 days in
President Trump claims he has created 600,000 jobs so far, but government data shows about half that.
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Trump is confounding his critics
Demme showed us America's nightmare
If Jonathan Demme, who died Wednesday at age 73, had done nothing else in his movie directing life except "Something Wild," "Stop Making Sense" and "The Silence of the Lambs," his place in history would be secure -- and exalted.
Trump giving Republicans what they really want
With his proposed tax cut, President Trump is giving the Republicans the red meat they have been craving.
Why the f*** are you talking s*** with kids in the room?
We've reached a major tipping point in politics and there's no turning back.
Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?
8 facts about aortic stenosis
2 cards charging 0% interest until 2019
Trump order could roll back public lands protections from 3 presidents
Senators: Little learned during rare North Korea briefing
Nearly every US senator attended an unusual all-hands meeting on North Korea at the White House Wednesday, though afterward few said any new information emerged about the increasingly tense US standoff with Pyongyang.
FBI Director James Comey set to testify before Senate judiciary committee
The Senate judiciary committee announced Wednesday that it has scheduled a hearing for May 3 with testimony from FBI Director James Comey.
Chaffetz to miss 3-4 weeks for surgery
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who announced last week he would not seek re-election in 2018, said Wednesday he would miss three to four weeks of work due to foot surgery.
Will sludge-color packaging deter smokers?
Can the sight of a greenish-brown color really be enough to deter smokers from reaching for their next pack of cigarettes?
Artificial womb could help preemie babies
An artificial womb resembling a plastic bag has been used to keep premature lambs alive for four weeks outside of their own mothers' wombs and could one day be applied to premature babies.
'Frozen': Why kids can't 'Let It Go'
'The Handmaid's Tale' stars see show as 'scarily relevant' in age of Trump
Note: This story contains spoilers from the first three episodes of Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale."
An 'Unbreakable'-'Split' sequel is coming
When it comes to M. Night Shyamalan films, nothing ever happens by chance.
Jeff Goldblum returns to 'Jurassic Park'
Life -- and Universal Pictures -- found a way to bring Jeff Goldblum back to "Jurassic Park."
Adam Levine's touching tribute to Christina Grimmie
Adam Levine performed an emotional tribute to Christina Grimmie on "The Voice" Tuesday night.
Netflix's 'Dear White People' passes the test
"Dear White People" works perfectly as a half-hour series, providing a sharp look at African-American students at a predominantly white Ivy League university while creating an assortment of appealing, well-defined personalities. Making the jump from 2014 movie to TV show, the Netflix show passes the test of juggling relevance and entertainment with flying colors.
The new bookstore bringing magic to Brooklyn
8 endangered sites to see now
America's best barista on coffee perfection
Icy Earth-mass exoplanet 'colder than Hoth'
This newly discovered exoplanet may be Earth's twin in terms of mass and the distance from its host star, but you wouldn't want to visit. Researchers say it's an "iceball."
Cassini probe dives through Saturn's rings
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun an unprecedented series of space dives that will see it plunge through the icy rings of Saturn, in the final phase of its 20-year mission.
Trump congratulates astronaut who set record
President Donald Trump congratulated NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday on her record-breaking stay aboard the International Space Station.
First rocket launch shot with 360 video
NASA live streamed 360 video of a supply rocket blasting off to the International Space Station.
Could 'Tatooine' planets be habitable?
You might think that a planet with two suns would create an inhospitable environment with a beautiful view, like the fictional planet Tatooine and its iconic double sunset in "Star Wars: A New Hope." But new research suggests that if the conditions are just right, Earth-sized versions of Tatooine could be habitable and possibly covered with water, rather than sand.
US tests intercontinental ballistic missile
The US Air Force test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile to the South Pacific, which traveled approximately 4,200 miles.
Gareon Conley Video Shows Rape Accuser with NFL Prospect at Bar
The woman accusing Gareon Conley of rape was friendly with the NFL prospect at a bar roughly 25 minutes before they ended up in a hotel room together ... and TMZ Sports has the video. The footage show Conley leaving the Barley House in Cleveland…
Kodak Black Found Guilty of Violating House Arrest at Strip Club
Kodak Black was just found guilty of violating house arrest by hitting up, among other places, a strip club, and could cost him hard time in prison. Judge Thomas Lynch slapped the rapper with 5 guilty verdicts Wednesday in a Fort Lauderdale…
Caitlyn Jenner Defends Kendall's Pepsi Controversy, She's Just a Model (AUDIO)
Caitlyn Jenner says her daughter got a raw deal after the debacle of that Pepsi protest commercial, because after all ... Kendall Jenner's just a model who showed up for a job. The Pepsi ad came up during Caitlyn's interview Wednesday on Andy…
Toronto Raptors Star Farts on Team Plane, Teammates Stinkin' Mad (VIDEO)
It was stank on a plane for the Toronto Raptors ... when 7-foot center Jonas Valanciunas blew a fart on the team jet and nearly killed all of his teammates. P.J. Tucker captured the aftermath (asstermath) on video -- showing stars like Demar…
Madonna's Obsessed Fan Wants Trial Date Changed, Offended by 9/11 Start (VIDEO)
Madonna's obsessed fan is ready to take New York City and its cops to court for an alleged beatdown, but he's not down to do so on 9/11 ... out of respect for his fellow firefighters. Robert Linhart's suing the city, claiming NYPD officers roughed…
Demian Bichir Says El Chapo's Fortune Should NOT Build the Wall, Give to the People! (VIDEO)
Demian Bichir says Senator Ted Cruz is outta his damn mind to propose El Chapo's billions fund President Trump's wall. When we got the Mexican-born actor at LAX Wednesday, we asked him about the senator's proposed bill --…
Aaron Hernandez's 3rd Suicide Note Was for Attorney, Not Gay Lover
The three notes recovered in Aaron Hernandez's prison cell were written to his fiancee, his daughter and his attorney, Jose Baez ... NOT a supposed gay lover, sources tell TMZ Sports. The contents of the letters are being kept under wraps for…
Kevin Gates Sentenced to 30 Months for Gun Charge
2:29 PM PT -- Kevin's attorney, Herschel Rush, tells TMZ the rapper's charges carried a maximum of 10 years in prison so "we are very pleased with the result of 30 months." Rapper Kevin Gates finally knows his fate in his gun case…
Genie Bouchard Says 'Cheater' Maria Sharapova Should Be Banned for Life
Tennis pro Genie Bouchard is slamming Maria Sharapova as a "cheater" who should NEVER be allowed to play pro tennis ever again. Sharapova returned to pro tennis Wednesday after serving a 15 month suspension for testing positive for a banned…
Gareon Conley Says Rape Allegations Are 'Completely False, I Did Not Commit a Crime'
Gareon Conley says he is NOT a rapist -- and says he has video evidence that will help him prove the allegation against him is "completely false." The ex-Ohio State cornerback -- and projected 1st round NFL Draft pick -- just issued a…
Aaron Hernandez Autopsy Shows Synthetic Marijuana, Report Says
Aaron Hernandez's autopsy shows the ex-NFL player had traces of synthetic marijuana in his system at the time of his death, this according to reports ... but the medical examiner is calling it a "rumor." Newsweek is reporting Hernandez's body tested…
Patti LaBelle Suffers Sneak Attack from Anti-Fur Protesters (VIDEO)
Patti LaBelle got a taste of what Kylie Jenner and Kelly Rowland experienced when anti-fur protesters pulled a photo op sneak attack on her. Patti was signing copies of 'Desserts LaBelle' at a Barnes & Noble Tuesday in NYC. The…
Doris Roberts Died More Than a Year Ago and People Are Just Now Realizing
#BREAKING ... Doris Roberts died more than a year ago, but it seems some people are just now hearing the news ... and sending SUPER belated condolences. For some reason ... Doris was trending online Wednesday, and a lot of folks seemed to just now…
Aaron Hernandez's Lawyer Scoffs At Inmate Allegations
Aaron Hernandez's legal team says the inmate who claims to have had a special friendship with the NFL star behind bars is simply trying to get money from the media ... and they won't dignify his claims with an official comment. The inmate, Kyle…
Al Pacino Celebrates 77th Birthday with Feel of Girlfriend in Mexico (PHOTOS)
Al Pacino is feeling great at 77, but apparently his hot girlfriend's boob feels even better. Al was down in Mexico Tuesday celebrating his birthday with gf Lucila Sola ... who's just about 40 years younger than Al. Looks like he's totally…
Queen Noor of Jordan Says It's Impossible To Compare Her to Melania Trump (VIDEO)
Queen Noor of Jordan clearly does not want to be compared to First Lady Melania Trump. The Queen arrived at the Refugees International 38th Anniversary Dinner at Mellon Auditorium. She's big on refugee and missing persons work, as well as…
UFC's Cody Garbrandt Engaged to Hot Girlfriend (PHOTO)
Cody "No Love" Garbrandt may have to change his nickname ... 'cause he's engaged! The UFC star popped the question to his girlfriend, Danny Pimsanguan, in Sedona, AZ on Wednesday -- and sealed the deal with a pretty solid diamond…
Drake Getting Some R&R in the DR (PHOTO GALLERY)
Drake's back in the Dominican Republic, but instead of work ... he's all play this time. Champagne Papi's kicking it at a $7.85 million oceanfront villa at Casa De Campo -- the same luxury complex where J Lo and A-Rod were a couple weeks ago.…
DMX Cancels Tour Dates Due to 'Medical Emergency,' Friends Fear Relapse
DMX is pulling the plug on several tour dates, and his people say it's because of an unspecified medical issue. X was supposed to do a show Tuesday night in Santa Ana, CA ... but the venue informed ticket holders the show had been canceled due to a…
Snoop Dogg Joins New Pro Basketball League as Celeb Commish
Snoop Dogg is getting in the hoops biz -- officially signing on as the Celebrity Commissioner of a new summer pro basketball league ... TMZ Sports has learned. Snoop will own an overall piece of the Champions Basketball League -- a 5-on-5 pro…