If you hear 'Hernandez,' walk out, judge says
On a day in which the girlfriend of victim Odin Lloyd took the stand, the judge had a warning for the jury in former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez' murder trial.
Bush outmaneuvered Romney
Many of Mitt Romney former financial supporters and staffers were not only moving to Jeb Bush, but also to other candidates vying for mainstream Republican support.
Son relies on 'herd immunity' due to chemo
Rhett Krawitt, 6, survived nearly four years of chemotherapy for leukemia and has been in remission for a year and a half. Now he has another challenge.
Bodies in streets as shelling rocks Ukraine city
The Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists are blaming each other after 12 people are reportedly killed in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
Hostage tactic putting governments to the test
Whether they gain the release of failed suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawi or not, ISIS' leaders have clearly achieved one goal.
Juror questionnaires make clear how Boston feels
The jury selection process is revealing, and a look through the voluminous court file shows just where the prosecution's case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is headed.
Gunman filmed Paris store attack
The terrorist who gunned down four people at a kosher market in eastern Paris earlier this month recorded the attack on a camera, a U.S. intelligence official told CNN on Friday.
U.S.: ISIS chemical expert killed
Militants took over area southwest of the Iraqi city after heavy clashes with Kurdish Peshmerga troops, whose highest-ranking operational commander was killed.
Cops: Suge Knight killed man
Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a Thursday hit-and-run that killed a man in Compton, California, authorities said Friday.
'Dragon' dinosaur unearthed
Paleontologists have discovered a 50-ft "dragon" dinosaur species in China that may have roamed the earth 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period.
CNN host calls out Goodell
CNN's Rachel Nichols asks NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about a conflict of interest within his organization.
Transgender man, pope meet
Has Pope Francis taken another step to push for tolerance in the Catholic Church?
Mary Cheney: So drag's OK but blackface isn't?
Mary Cheney wants to know why it isn't "socially acceptable" for a white person to "put on blackface and act out offensive stereotypes of African-Americans" if drags queens are allowed to imitate female stereotypes?
RAF fighters intercept Russian bombers
Two UK Royal Air Force jets intercepted a pair of Russian bombers flying over the English Channel near British airspace this week, the British defense ministry said Thursday.
'The Thorn Birds' author dies
The Australian author of the bestselling novel "The Thorn Birds" has died.
Telemarketer alerts police to alleged assault
A telemarketer making a sales call from Las Vegas helped to end a domestic violence situation 900 miles away in Oregon on Wednesday evening, according law enforcement officials.
4 guys, 4 deer, 1 Mini Cooper ...
When Florida deputies peered into the windows of a Mini Cooper, they never expected to find four men, along with four dead deer. CNN affiliate WKMG reports.
'Fresh Off The Boat' tweet causes backlash
ABC's "Fresh Off The Boat," the first sitcom to feature an Asian American family in two decades, has run into renewed controversy a week before its debut.
How to survive a mass shooting
A stark re-enactment of a gunman in a mass killing is depicted in a new video by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department that says it's trying "to increase the odds for survival" for innocent bystanders.
Could these get us to Mars?
SpaceX has released video of--what they say-- is the space rocket of the future. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.
Disney introduces Elena, its first Latina princess
Disney announced Thursday that its newest princess will be Elena of Avalor, a 16-year-old character inspired by "diverse Latin cultures and folklore."
Saving funding for veterans' caregivers
They are the care-givers who help nurse our nation's wounded warriors back to health, and some level of self-reliance. And until CNN got involved, the Department of Defense was about to significantly cut their reimbursements for lodging, meals, and incidentals, which allow them to do their important work.
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Ridiculist: Driver pulled over for eating burger
A driver in Georgia was ticketed for distracted driving after an officer observed him indulging in excessive deliciousness.
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How to Super Bowl #LikeAGirl
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What to watch besides the game
CNN's Lisa France gives you the rundown on what else is happening on Super Bowl Sunday, in case you are looking for a diversion from football.
Portraits of Portland's locals
Backstage at a traveling circus
Shiver me timbers! Medical tools used on pirates found
'Zombie cat' found alive five days after burial
It's like a plot line ripped from the scripts of "The Walking Dead" -- if the show's cast were made up of cats and took place in Florida.
Dad builds backyard luge track
A Saskatoon dad has built a luge track in his backyard, and the neighborhood kids are understandably flocking to the site. CBC News has more.
'Shake It Off' cop strikes again
"Shake It Off" cop dances with handcuffed women. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the sequel.
Meet 9 mental wellness warriors
How do you know they won't kill again?
When Bill Stokes visits a cafe near the state Capitol, he admires one man behind the counter. To him, Chuck Petrucelly represents a life saved.
Oscar winner comes out
AirAsia plane wobbled, stalled, crashed
Investigators into the crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 say things went wrong in a time span that may have been as short as three minutes, 20 seconds.
Miss Universe loss overshadows winner
Actor charged with voyeurism
An American actor living in Canada has been arrested on voyeurism charges in Toronto, police said.
'We Are the World' at 30: Where are they now?
Thirty years ago Wednesday, more than three dozen stars -- many fresh from the American Music Awards -- checked their egos at the door and piled into a recording studio to record "We Are the World."
See handcuffed woman flee at 100 mph
A handcuffed woman led officers on a chase after she stole a police car. CNN affiliate WPXI has more.
'Millipede town' moves to avoid being swallowed
A huge hole has opened up in the earth. Thousands of people will soon be packing their belongings and moving on. In some cases, whole buildings will be dismantled brick by brick and carted off to a safer location.
Sam Smith will pay Tom Petty for hit song
Tom Petty has been given a songwriting credit for Sam Smith's hit song "Stay With Me."
Brace yourselves -- we're landing sideways
Planes attempt to land in dangerous cross-winds at Birmingham International Airport, UK.
Heidi Montag's Dad Arrested for Child Sexual Abuse and Incest
Heidi Montag's father has been arrested for allegedly committing years of sexual abuse and incest with a 13-year-old girl and according to authorities it went on for years ... but sources connected to Heidi and Spencer tell TMZ ... the alleged…
Justin Bieber -- I Brake for Kings in Crosswalks
Justin Bieber is done pretending ... it's time everyone knows the truth -- Biebs loves him some Larry King!Justin went out of his way to bro down with King while cruising through Beverly Hills Friday. The video's pretty funny ... Bieber's…
Val Kilmer Hospitalized For Throat Tumor
Val Kilmer was rushed to a hospital this week after he began bleeding from the throat ... and we're told it's a throat tumor. Law enforcement sources tell us paramedics rushed to his Malibu home Monday night after someone called 911 and…
Matt Damon -- Tom Brady's BETTER With Inflated Balls ... 'We Woulda Scored 200'
Matt Damon says Tom Brady is deadlier WITH a fully-inflated football -- and says if he woulda had a pumped up pigskin from the start of the AFC Championship, the Pats woulda hung 200 on Indy!!! Damon was running around L.A. Friday -- proudly…
Steve Madden -- Iggy Azalea Lost Her Damn Mind ... But I Forgive Her (VIDEO)
Iggy Azalea did the damage ... but shoe mogul Steve Madden is trying to be the bigger man and move on from her Twitter rant against him.Madden came on TMZ Live and chalked up Azalea's social media meltdown over a photo shoot for their joint footwear…
Roger Goodell to Marshawn Lynch -- QUIT YER BITCHIN' ... Media Day Is Part Of Your Job!
NFL commish Roger Goodell has a message for Marshawn Lynch -- stop being a baby and do your job ... which includes answering questions from the media. Goodell is clearly not happy with Marshawn's Super Bowl Media Day "I'm Just Here So I Won't…
Suge Knight -- Beef Between Dr. Dre and Suge Sparked Fatal Hit and Run
Suge Knight was lured into a trip to the Compton set that turned fatal, and the mission was to broker a peace accord between Suge and longtime rival Dr. Dre ... this according to sources connected to Suge. Shortly before the collision,…
Drew Brees -- Brad Pitt's My Homie ... I Love That Guy
Brad Pitt's got Drew Brees' stamp of approval -- with the New Orleans Saints QB telling TMZ Sports the guy's not only a solid friend ... but he's pretty damn accurate when it comes to tossing a beer. Brees was out in Phoenix for an event to promote…
T.I. -- Iggy Azalea Needs to Shut Up ... and Be More Like Tom Brady
T.I.'s grand scheme for Iggy Azalea? Stop tweeting and stick to what she does best ... making music for his record label.We caught up with Iggy's mentor outside Crustacean in Bev Hills ... and asked how she should handle all of her social media…
Suge Knight -- Arrested for Murder in Hit and Run (UPDATE)
4:15 AM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... after interviewing Suge Knight, cops have formally arrested him on murder charges, and his bail has been set at $2 million. We're told one of the critical factors is that witnesses claim Suge…
Suge Knight -- Victim's Relative Says IT WAS MURDER
Suge Knight murdered his friend ... and that's not just what cops are saying -- this is right from the victim's family.A close family member of Terry Carter -- who did not want to be ID'd -- tells TMZ, she went to the scene almost immediately after…
Super Bowl XLIX -- Cowboys Rule ... Even Ones from Chicago (TMZ TV)
All those celeb football fans swarming to Phoenix for the Super Bowl better polish up their spurs and belt buckles -- cause they're entering cowboy country!It's something Bears superstar Jared Allen is fully embracing ... since he bothered to brush…
LeGarrette Blount -- Weed Charge Dropped ... Completes Comm. Service Ahead of Schedule
Good news for LeGarrette Blount ... prosecutors have dropped the pot charge against the New England Patriots running back after he completed his community service days before the deadline. As we previously reported, Blount -- along with…
Super Bowl Week -- Prostitution Crackdown ... Around Big Game
Cops in Arizona wanna make sure ... if you're scoring during Super Bowl week, you better not be paying for it -- and that's why they've busted 7 women for prostitution in the past 48 hours. Law enforcement in Maricopa County tell us they're…
LeBron James -- Coulda Been Insane NFL WR ... Says Ex-NFL Star
Did you know ... LeBron James was offered a FOOTBALL scholarship to Notre Dame in 2000 by then-wide receivers coach Urban Meyer? Of course, he turned it down ... and then skipped college altogether to pursue that other sport ... but he could…
Devon Still -- Crucial Day For Leah ... Starts New Treatment This A.M.
Big day for Leah Still -- because her father told us the 4-year-old starts a new round of chemotherapy this morning that will hopefully crush her disease so badly, she can finally begin stem cell therapy. Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman…
10 Super Bowl I #FlashbackFriday Photos THAT YOU CAN BET ARE AWESOME
Super Bowl XLIX may be upon us, but before the big game gets underway ... we need to take a trip back to 1967 and remember where this all began.Billed humbly as the First AFL-NFL World Championship Game, the Green Bay Packers whooped the Kansas City…
Suge Knight -- Why He Was Arrested for Murder
Law enforcement does NOT believe Suge Knight intended to run over and kill his friend Thursday, but they DO believe he tried to run over another guy and that's enough to charge him with murder.Law enforcement sources tell us ... they have…
Taylor Swift -- Two Piece On the Button
The rumors are true ... Taylor Swift has a belly button and it's fantastic -- while you're more likely to see a white tiger than Swifty's middle ... miracles DO happen.Those long legs are always out, but T-Swizzle has said she's not about showing…
NFL Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden -- It's Time to forgive Ray Rice
Ray Rice is a "good man" -- and has proven that he deserves a second chance in the NFL ... so says NFL Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden, who played with Rice on the Ravens. Ogden is out in Phoenix for the Super Bowl -- and laid out the case for the…