Charlotte police to release footage of shooting
The department will release video of the shooting of Keith Scott, an African-American man who was killed earlier this week by a black police officer.
Rifle recovered, but gunman at large in mall shooting
A blurry surveillance photo of a rifle-toting man who allegedly shot dead four women and a man at a Macy's at a Washington state mall could be the biggest lead in the manhunt for the gunman.
Suspect prowled Macy's with rifle; 5 dead
A man carrying a rifle entered a Macy's store at a mall in Washington state, killed five people and vanished into the night, authorities said. CNN's Jessica Schneider has more.
Swollen rivers bring flood threat to Iowa, Wisconsin
It's a tense waiting game for people facing flood threats from swollen rivers and creeks in parts of Iowa and Wisconsin.
Opinion: Syrians do not deserve what is happening
Ali was clearing debris from a room that used to be part of a hospital. The ceasefire in Aleppo was still tentatively holding, and the 12-year-old boy was taking advantage of a lull in the fighting to carve out a new place to live. Shihan, a government-held area, used to be right on the front line; now, after years of fighting, it lies in ruins. Displaced people were moving into the bombed-out ruins.
Obama: Museum tells a richer, fuller story of who we are
Obama said Saturday that the new Smithsonian museum devoted to African-American history elevates the often-overlooked impact of black Americans.
Why the debate expectations game is a farce
Republicans are praising Hillary Clinton as the most skilled and experienced politician ever to stand behind a podium. Democrats note Donald Trump, a former reality star, is especially savvy on television.
Trump threatens to bring Gennifer Flowers
Donald Trump threatened Saturday to bring Gennifer Flowers, with whom Bill Clinton admitted to having a sexual relationship decades ago, to Monday's presidential debate.
'Don't shoot him': Wife pleads to Charlotte police
The family of Keith Lamont Scott has released cell phone video, recorded by his wife, that shows the moments leading to his fatal shooting by police Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Body parts discovered during raid
Thai police say they've arrested three men -- including two Americans -- after officers found human body parts in a freezer during a raid on an alleged passport forgery operation in Bangkok.
Cruz uneasily debuts as Trump surrogate
Ted Cruz offered his first extensive defense of his endorsement of Donald Trump here Saturday, declining to disavow his searing criticisms of Trump's candidacy but arguing he made the best decision possible in a tough political box.
Some of the most vicious Trump vs. Cruz attacks
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz concluded months of animosity between him and Donald Trump on Friday by saying he will vote for the GOP nominee.
NYT editorial board endorses Clinton
The New York Times' editorial board on Saturday endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for president.
Don King: Trump will fix sexist, racist system
Don King believes Donald Trump is the only candidate who can fix a "corrupt, rigged, sexist and racist" system -- employing several terms the GOP nominee's harshest critics have used to describe him and his campaign.
Pippa Middleton's royal photos hacked
Images of the Duchess of Cambridge and her children are reportedly among some 3,000 images stolen in a hack of Pippa Middleton's iCloud account, according to Britain's Press Association news agency.
Baby great white shark caught near Long Island
OCEARCH scientists had one goal this summer: to tag a baby great white shark off the coast of Long Island.
This week brought Russia-US relations to new low
The catastrophic breakdown of the Syrian truce, less than a week after it came into force, has pushed relations between Russia and the United States to a new low.
He plays the role of Trump in Clinton debate prep
A longtime Hillary Clinton confidant is portraying Donald Trump in her practice debate sessions, two people familiar with the debate preparations tell CNN.
Hollywood stars voice importance of voting
Director of the Hollywood film "Avengers" has created an ad with celebrities stressing the importance of voting.
The week in 40 photos
Take a look at 40 photos of the week from September 16 through September 22.
Oh Snap! New name, glasses for Snapchat
Snapchat's new ambition begins with Spectacles -- a pair of funky sunglasses with a built-in wireless video camera.
The women who filmed their loved ones' final moments
Videos of police shooting and killing black men have transfixed Americans, relaunched debate on police overreach and sparked protests and riots in recent years.
Opinion: We need national standards on use of deadly force
The two major party presidential candidates have very different views on how to address the use of deadly force by police officers in situations like the recent shootings in Tulsa and Charlotte. Hillary Clinton wants national standards for how and when police officers should use deadly force. Donald Trump wants more "stop and frisk." One proposal will likely reduce the improper use of deadly force, the other will almost certainly increase it.
Elderly couple who broke hearts reunited
They appear overcome with emotion and share a kiss, ecstatic to be back in each other's arms.
Pope 'shares pain' of Nice attack victims, families
Pope Francis told survivors and the relatives of those killed and injured in the Bastille Day terror attack in Nice, France, that he shared their pain as he met with them Saturday in Rome.
Woman throws herself on car during robbery
When a man grabbed Janelle Della-Libera's purse while she was pumping gas, she reacted by jumping on the man's car as he drove away.
Opinion: Bee is right - Fallon should've pressed Trump
Samantha Bee really went after Jimmy Fallon this week for his Donald Trump interview. In truth, he treated the GOP presidential nominee like a Kardashian. It was jokes and cuteness to the max, with Fallon even begging for permission to mess up Trump's orangish hair. (After some manufactured coyness, Trump agreed.)
Hofstra (mostly) welcomes the political carnival
If Southern California is "Tailback U," and Penn State is "Linebacker U," then what would you call Hofstra University?
Actor found dead in talk-show host's home
Canadian actor Richard Hong was found dead in a Los Angeles home being rented by George Stroumboulopoulos, a Canadian TV and radio personality, according to Los Angeles Police.
Punctuation: Yep, it's got its own holiday
Appreciate the apostrophe, salute the semicolon and exalt the exclamation point today. It's National Punctuation Day!
New to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu in October
Fall into your couch, bed or wherever you like to chill, because things are cooling off.
Backlash over car designed for women
Cosmopolitan and automaker SEAT face backlash after launching a new vehicle designed for women.
Truman Capote ashes sold at auction
More than 30 years after Truman Capote's death, fans of the famed author were able to get their hands on his personal items -- and his ashes.
High EpiPen prices lead some to make their own
Some people struggling to afford the high cost of EpiPens are going the DIY route.
Bourdain: Secret Service was not happy
We started talking internally about the possibility of shooting a scene with the President of the United States a long way out -- nearly a year before it actually happened.
Corbyn wins UK Labour Party vote
Jeremy Corbyn has won a decisive victory as leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party after the left-winger saw off a challenge from fellow Labour MP Owen Smith in a nationwide membership vote.
Who is Jeremy Corbyn?
Jeremy Corbyn has won a decisive victory as leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party after he fended off a challenge from Owen Smith in a nationwide membership vote.
Monty Python star has dementia
Terry Jones, best known for his part in the British comedy group Monty Python, has been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts confirmed today.
Teen makes toddler smoke weed
When you hear of peer-pressured pot smokers, you picture first-year college students or coming-of-age teens, not toddlers. That's why a video that police say Lamel Yancey of Arkansas uploaded to Facebook is causing furor online. It shows Yancey urging a diapered, 3-year-old to smoke a joint.
Girl needed kidney, teacher donates hers
Most people have a story or two about teachers who really gave of themselves. But Natasha Fuller's most likely trumps everyone's.
Officer risks life to save man from oncoming train
Victor Ortiz, a 16-year-veteran with the New Jersey Transit Police, had worked the overnight shift. He was ready to clock out and start a Caribbean vacation when what started as a small incident ballooned into a terrifying and life-changing event.
What it's like to document a 'miracle'
Ami Vitale has got President Obama beat.
What to do if your Yahoo account was hacked
The company said on Thursday at least 500 million user accounts were affected by a massive data breach. The hack happened in 2014, when "state-sponsored actor" stole account information, including names, emails, passwords, telephone numbers and answers to some security questions.
Could hackers affect the election?
A series of high-profile breaches and warnings from national intelligence leaders has elections directors in critical battleground states seeking federal help against possible cyberattacks.
Best and worst sugars to eat before your workout
Many experts tout sugar as public health enemy number one. Considering eating too much of it can lead to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, the title does make sense. Also because most people overconsume it.
24 hours in Charlotte
The contrast seemed so stark, you'd think you were in two different cities.
Charging the police: By the numbers
Just six days after Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby was captured on video shooting Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man, Oklahoma authorities charged her with felony manslaughter in the first degree.
Trump-Clinton nasty? Not compared to these campaigns
As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton prepare to square off Monday night in their first debate, the expectations are clear: Political bloodsport in primetime.
Opinion: What celebs would ask at debate
What would you ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump if you were moderating the first presidential debate Monday night? Celebrities, writers and other newsmakers pose their questions on subjects including criminal justice, foreign policy and immigration. The views expressed are the writers' own. Share your question ideas in he comments section or @CNNOpinion.
Clinton hilariously goes 'Between Two Ferns'
On Thursday, Hillary Clinton appeared on comedian Zach Galifianakis' Funny or Die web series "Between Two Ferns." Hilarity ensued.
New ad compares Clinton and Nixon
The super PAC funded by two major Republican donors, the Adelson and Ricketts families, is beginning its first advertising push since it relaunched with a searing new spot comparing Hillary Clinton to a Republican president: Richard Nixon.
Watch the Dalai Lama impersonate Donald Trump
Opinion: Ted Cruz sells his soul
Timothy Stanley: Refusing to endorse Trump at the convention was brave, the best thing Cruz has done, and now he's thrown it away for expediency
Video shows police pepper-spraying teen girl
Police in Maryland released body-camera videos that show officers pepper-spraying a 15-year-old girl.
N. Korea: US faces 'consequences beyond imagination'
North Korea went on the offensive Friday, blasting the US for "aggression" in Asia, blaming Washington for its pursuit of nuclear weapons and threatening the US with "tremendous consequences beyond imagination."
S.Korea has plan to kill Kim Jong Un
South Korea has elite troops on standby ready to assassinate Kim Jong Un if the country feels threatened by North Korean nuclear weapons, the country's defense minister revealed this week.
US boy asks Obama to adopt Syrian refugee
A 6-year-old boy named Alex wrote a letter to President Obama that Obama later read at a United Nations summit on refugees.
ISIS has a navy? The US is sinking it
US and allied warplanes have sunk over 100 ISIS boats, destroying 65 of them in September alone, according to the international military coalition.
Top Clinton aide got limited immunity
Hillary Clinton's top aide was given a limited immunity deal by the FBI in the investigation into Clinton's private email server, according to congressional sources on Friday.
Being Fidel Castro's son and photographer
If you've seen photos of Fidel Castro meeting with dignitaries or celebrities in his home in Havana, then you have seen the work of Alex Castro.
She's spending the Chan Zuckerberg $3 billion
Hearing the words "$3 billion," most of us felt vaguely stunned, so we missed hearing what came next during Wednesday's announcement from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan. The Silicon Valley couple also introduced the world to the new president of Chan Zuckerberg Science -- now perhaps the most influential scientist on the planet.
Lunch lady eats cafeteria food, loses 100 pounds
An elementary school lunch lady is 100 pounds lighter after she ate her own cafeteria food every day for a year.
How the 2016 race is like 'The West Wing'
Aaron Sorkin could be earning royalties off the 2016 campaign.
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo welcome baby
"The Voice" coach Adam Levine has a new girl in his life.
Seth Meyers talks Trump and Fallon
While Jimmy Fallon is fussing with Donald Trump's hair, Seth Meyers is calling Trump a racist. Is there a rift between the two NBC late night hosts? CNNMoney's Brian Stelter finds out.
This is Earth's oldest civilization
A new genomic study has revealed that Aboriginal Australians are the oldest known civilization on Earth, with ancestries stretching back roughly 75,000 years.
He transformed a trailer into a free dental clinic
When Dr. Edwin Smith was a young dentist beginning his career in eastern Kentucky, he encountered many patients with rampant tooth decay.
'Fault in our Stars' wife dies 5 days after husband
Katie Prager died after complications from cystic fibrosis and a lung transplant. She was 26 years old.
Wells Fargo's culture is widespread in banking
Shocked to learn thousands of Wells Fargo employees opened millions of fake accounts? People who work at other banks weren't surprised at all.
Bartender gets prosthetic nose
A Memphis man is getting a new lease on life after receiving a prosthetic nose 10 years after an accident left him disfigured.
Angelina Jolie -- My New Pad Ain't Too Shabby (PHOTO GALLERY)
Angelina Jolie had to find a new place for her and her brood in a pinch ... and she came out with a winner. The 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom Malibu estate is right on the water -- and if the Pacific's too cold -- there's a giant pool for the kids too.…
Bill Nunn -- 'Radio Raheem' Actor Dead At 62
Bill Nunn who rose to fame as "Radio Raheem" in Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing" has died ... according to the director. Lee posted a lengthy tribute to Raheem Saturday, saying the actor passed away in his hometown of Pittsburgh. Lee says,…
Brad Pitt -- Prosecution 'Highly Unlikely' in Jet Incident
It's almost certain Brad Pitt will not be prosecuted for any alleged assault against his son ... so say multiple law enforcement sources involved in the case. Our sources say, with the conflicting accounts of what happened between Brad and…
Nirvana -- Cover Baby All Growed Up ... 25 Years Later (PHOTOS)
Nirvana fans will feel REALLY old after this one -- the group's groundbreaking "Nevermind" album turned 25 Saturday -- and the cover baby's got a beard!! Spencer Elden, now a 25-year-old with long hair and scruff did a shoot with photog John Chapple…
Kim & Kanye -- Looking Good Is Just What We Do (PHOTO GALLERY)
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West rarely disappoint when it comes to cleaning up ... and Friday was no different. The two were spotted heading into a friend's wedding in Simi Valley, CA ... and they look like they just wrapped a magazine cover shoot.…
Justin Theroux -- I'm With Her ... Keeping My Mouth Shut (VIDEO)
Justin Theroux was tight lipped as he made a beeline for his NYC apartment. Justin, like wife Jennifer Aniston, is saying nothing about Brad and Angelina's divorce. You gotta wonder what they've said to each other.
Justin Bieber -- Attacked in Club (VIDEO)
Justin Bieber was saved from a bottle-smashing bar brawl, thanks to a really cute chick in a German beer wench outfit. The Biebs was getting escorted through the crowd at HEART nightclub in Munich when he accidentally bumped shoulders…
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge
We knew the Brad/Angelina divorce would be big when we broke the story, but not that big. And it got even more real between Game and Meek. So we gotta ask ...
Jon Voight -- Walkin' the Line In Brad/Angelina Divorce (VIDEO)
Jon Voight learned his lesson long ago ... keep your mouth shut about your daughter's business ... or else. Jon chose his words carefully Friday night as he left Madeo in WeHo, making it clear he's not taking sides in daughter Angelina Jolie's…
Tom Brady & Gisele -- Jet to Italy Because ... Best Suspension Ever!! (PHOTO GALLERY)
Tom Brady might wanna extend his NFL suspension -- his Patriots keep winning, and he's free to fly off to Italy on a whim with his supermodel wife ... the ultimate win-win.
NFL's Terrence Cody -- Released From Jail Early ... In Starving Dog Case
The ex-NFL player who starved his dog to death has been released from a Baltimore jail 3 months early ... TMZ Sports has learned. Terrence Cody -- who last played for the Baltimore Ravens -- was sentenced to 9 months behind bars…
TMZ's Sexy Oktober-Chest Photo Gallery ... Featuring You!
Guten tag! Do your Oktoberfest steins runneth over and you want the world to drink 'em in? We are brewing up a frothy photo gallery with all your juggy Oktoberfest party pics ... so send us all your festive photos and see yourself on TMZ! Be…
WWE Hall of Famer Sunny -- Back Behind Bars
WWE Hall of Famer Tammy Sytch -- aka Sunny -- was busted for violating her parole ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement in Carbon County, PA tells us Sytch was arrested Friday ... but it's unclear exactly what the violation was for. TMZ broke…
Emilio Rivera -- The White Zone is for Push Up Challenge (VIDEO)
Emilio Rivera is awesome!!! He deftly completed the 22 Push Up Challenge ... smack in the middle of an LAX terminal. 2 things ... 1. The "Sons of Anarchy" star calls out Danny Trejo to pick up the mantle 2. He should really wash…
Skip Bayless -- Steve Clevenger's Evil and Deserves More Punishment (VIDEO)
FS1 Host Skip Bayless thinks a racist catcher is catching an unfair break if he isn't suspended next season as well for some really awful tweets. The "Undisputed" host was leaving Boa Friday night in WeHo after dinner with Fox Sports honcho Eric…
Dwyane Wade -- Ex-Teammate Gifts Dope Custom Art Piece (VIDEO)
Dwyane Wade ain't leaving Miami empty-handed ... 'cause his former teammate, Dorell Wright, just hooked him up with an awesome custom art piece to bid him farewell. Wright -- who played with Wade for 6 years on the Heat -- hit up…
What's The Big Frigin' Difference?
Splash around in these Justin Timberlake lifeguarding pics and come up for air to attempt to find the differences between the two seaside shots. **HINT -- There are THREE differences in the above photographs!**
Rae Sremmurd's Swae Lee -- Dreadlocks Rule ... Courts Don't (VIDEO)
Rae Sremmurd's Swae Lee has a simple solution to the court ruling allowing employers to reject applicants because they have dreadlocks ... get creative, make a fortune and show 'em who's boss. Swae was leaving LAX Friday when our photog asked about…
The Game -- 'Head' Lyric Triggers Fight Between Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian
Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna are livid at The Game for inserting her into his war with Meek Mill ... but it also triggered a big fight between the two. Sources close to Rob and Chyna tell TMZ ... the couple had a heated argument about the…
Joy Corrigan -- Toptional Day At The Beach (PHOTO GALLERY)
It's not always easy to find a bikini that fits ... but Joy Corrigan didn't seem to care whether hers did while sunbathing on a SoCal beach. The S.I. Swimsuit model almost lost her top several times, and even when it was kinda secured ... it was…