Terror attacks in Europe spur anger and dread
In the past week I have seen flowers and candles carpeting a street in Munich, the tranquility of a small Bavarian town shattered by a suicide bomb and a small church in suburban France sealed off after its octogenarian priest had his throat cut.
1 dead, 4 injured in Austin shooting
A shooting early Sunday in downtown Austin, Texas has claimed the life of a woman in her 30s, according to the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services. Several other people were wounded in the shooting.
Trump responds to slain Muslim soldier's father
Trump rejected Khizr Khan's assertion on the Democratic convention stage that the Republican nominee has sacrificed nothing and no one.
Khizr Khan's powerful DNC speech
Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in combat, criticized Donald Trump's stance against immigrants and Muslims during a speech at the Democratic National Convention.
Will Trump try to skip debates?
Donald Trump says the fall debate schedule is "unacceptable," raising the specter that he may try to skip them.
No survivors in hot air balloon crash
There were no survivors reported after the hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in central Texas Saturday morning, according to authorities.
Flooding snarls Baltimore area
A flash flood emergency has been issued for portions of the Baltimore, Maryland, area, with the National Weather Service citing "severe" flooding and warning people to get to higher ground.
Witness: Balloon looked like 'ball of fire'
A hot air balloon carrying 16 people crashed in central Texas after catching fire in the air, the Federal Aviation Administration said. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
Is Black Lives Matter blowing it?
Here's a question for both supporters and critics of the Black Lives Matter movement:
Attackers target government office
Two car bombs detonated Sunday at a Somali government office in the nation's capital, Mogadishu, police said.
Assange: We have more on Clinton
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is boasting about how his group's release of hacked Democratic National Committee emails is affecting the US presidential election -- and says it has unreleased information about Hillary Clinton's campaign.
Assange: We have more material on Clinton
After releasing thousands of hacked DNC emails, Wkileaks founder Julian Assange says he has more material on the Clinton campaign.
Feds probing Clinton campaign hacking
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which is the political arm for House Democrats, confirmed Friday it had been the subject of a cyberhack, raising the possibility that alleged Russian hackers might have breached a much broader swath of Democratic records than originally thought.
Trump rescued from stalled elevator
Donald Trump and members of his Secret Service detail were briefly trapped in an elevator Friday before a campaign rally in Colorado Springs.
Trump and Bloomberg trade blows
Donald Trump and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg have a long history, but with the latest string of attacks they seem more like foes than friends. CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.
Trump: Starting to agree with 'Lock her up'
Donald Trump on Friday abandoned his modest dismissals of the "lock her up" chants his supporters have aimed at Hillary Clinton.
F-35 fighter jet fires 55 rounds per second
Video of a weapons test shows the U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B firing its 25mm gun for the first time.
Air Force drops Humvees from 5,000 feet
The U.S. Air Force dropped eight military convoy vehicles from 5,000 feet as part of an annual training exercise.
The week in 27 photos
Take a look at 27 photos of the week from July 22 through July 28.
Cat revived with oxygen mask
It's not something you see often at the scene of a fire -- a firefighter giving a cat oxygen and saving its life.
Is Brazil ready for the Olympic Games?
The build up to Rio 2016 has been beset by political, economic and health crises, while doping has cast a shadow over sport and track and field in particular.
The end is coming for 'Thrones' fans
Winter officially has an end date.
Muslim leaders refuse to bury priest killer
Muslim community leaders have refused to bury one of the terrorists who killed a Catholic priest this week in northern France, according to the president of a local Muslim organization.
Stunning find inside Bruce Lee's home
Bruce Lee, the martial arts icon, was being interviewed by a Hong Kong talk show host when the man asked Lee if he saw himself as Chinese or an American.
Weather delays PGA Championship
Play was abandoned on day three of the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club, New Jersey, after persistent rain and the continuing threat of lightning storms Saturday.
Cosby drops lawsuit against accuser
Bill Cosby has dismissed a federal lawsuit he filed earlier this year against Andrea Constand, his accuser in an upcoming criminal trial, according to a recently released document.
The Dems' Republican moment
Over four flag-waving days in Philadelphia, Democrats stole the Republicans' mojo.
Photos: The week in politics
Take a look at the week in politics from July 24 through July 30.
Steve Guttenberg: Bill Clinton and 'Police Academy'
This week, a former president at a national convention decided to share with about 30 million of his closest friends a story about his daughter, the importance of meaningful parenting and a movie series that kept him laughing, relaxing and enjoying the craft of being funny -- funny and good-natured.
Inside the world's deepest blue hole
Plummeting to depths of 300m (987ft), researchers say this sinkhole in the South China Sea is the deepest in the world.
Policeman shot by off-duty officer
An off-duty Indianapolis police officer shot a fellow officer and fled to Cincinnati, where he was later arrested, according to police.
Opinion: Wake up on Zika, America
Zika is here, in the USA. Fasten your seat belts because we're in for a bumpy ride.
Reports: Families trickle out of Aleppo
Dozens of families have started to trickle out of war-ravaged Aleppo, days after the Syrian army announced it had encircled the city and cut off rebel supply routes, according to reports.
Teen nearly struck by lightning as he films
On his way home from work, Ethan Riozzi-Bodine, 16, took cover from a rainstorm. What happened next was shocking.
New clue in WWII Navy disaster
The unescorted Indianapolis carried almost 1,200 sailors and had just delivered to Tinian Island components of the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. Its secret mission over, the cruiser departed Guam and steamed for Leyte, an island in the Philippines, for training.
Huge dinosaur footprint discovered
There's a good chance that if flesh-eating dinosaurs were still around today, we wouldn't just have to worry about their sharp teeth.
Kanye West rants about Tidal-Apple 'beef'
Kanye West apparently really, really wants Apple to buy Tidal.
Hollywood's next award-winning movies
The Democratic and Republican conventions may have just ended, and the general election may just be getting into full swing, but there's another campaign already starting that has plenty of politics and contentiousness of its own to offer: Hollywood awards season.
Watch lava flow into Pacific Ocean
Lava from the Kilauea Volcano on The Big Island of Hawaii is flowing into the Pacific Ocean.
Who got bigger audience, Clinton or Trump?
Who won the convention ratings race, Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?
Zoo welcomes 6-foot-tall 100-pound newborn
Get ready for your daily dose of cuteness: Check out this adorable newborn giraffe taking its first steps in an Ohio zoo.
Colbert bumps -- into legal trouble
Big weekend for Harry Potter fans
It's a big weekend for Harry Potter fans.
JFK Jr. -- filling in the gaps
For most of us, our knowledge of John F. Kennedy Jr. is bookended -- and defined -- by two tragedies: there is the image of him saluting his slain father, and then there is his own tragic death in 1999 at age 38. A new documentary, "I Am JFK Jr.," does an admirable job of puttying in the gap between those events.
Stefani brings bullying victim onstage
Grab your Kleenex.
What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu in August
How is the summer almost over already?
Chelsea's question to Ivanka
Chelsea Clinton poses a question to Ivanka Trump about equal pay for women during a Glamour magazine Facebook Live interview.
The moment American Muslims have been waiting for
When Khizr Khan shook his copy of the Constitution at Trump, you could almost see the collective fist pump from Muslims across the country.
What keeps parents away from the NICU?
On any given day at the Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, there are more than 40 babies fighting for their lives in the NICU. The parents of these babies have one concern: the health of their child.
Together in sickness, married in health
Leeanne Hester was seeing a patient when she suddenly felt like she was going to pass out and had to excuse herself from the room. The 23-year-old was working a part-time job at a primary care physician's office while close to finishing earning her master's degree in public health at George Washington University in the early summer of 2013.
Bergen: Clinton vs. Trump as commander in chief
One of the big themes of the concluding session of the Democratic convention Thursday was that Hillary Clinton would be a strong and effective commander in chief, while Donald Trump would most decidedly not be.
Photos: Chelsea Clinton through the years
See photos of Chelsea Clinton, the only child of Bill and Hillary Clinton.
Facebook Live changing our world, for good or bad?
Facebook Live has only been available to the masses since January, and in that time we've pretty much witnessed the full scope of humanity.
Mysterious undersea orb caught on camera
Scientists from the E/V Nautilus research vessel were stumped when they spotted a strange purple blob on the ocean floor off the coast of California.
Navy to name ship after gay rights activist
The Navy has sent congressional notification that it intends to name a new oiler ship Harvey Milk, a US Navy official confirmed Friday to CNN.
Hartwell on his split with 'Cosby' star
Former professional football player Ed Hartwell has spoken out on his breakup with "Cosby Show" star Keshia Knight Pulliam.
What not to do when you win the Powerball
Go ahead, dream about what you would do with it. Private island, maybe? Your own Dairy Queen franchise?
Cancer found in million-year-old fossil
The timeline of cancer has now been extended to over a million years after scientist have found evidence in a prehistoric fossil.
3 killed at party in Washington state
A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of three people at a gathering early Saturday in a small town in Washington state, authorities said.
4 dead in medical plane crash
A medical transport plane crashed in northern California killing all four people onboard Friday.
Sandberg is writing a new book about grief
Sheryl Sandberg has inspired many by speaking openly and candidly about dealing with her husband's death.
Police: Couple killed over 22 cents
A man was beheaded and his wife hacked to death after a disagreement with a grocer, according to authorities in India.
Wing part 'highly likely' from MH370
A large wing part recently found on a Tanzanian island "highly likely" came from missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, according to Australia's transport minister.
U.S. military plane's emergency landing in Russia
At the same time that political tensions between Washington and Moscow were raging this week, the US and Russia calmly handled the emergency landing of a US military aircraft in western Siberia, according to the Pentagon.
Opinion: How music fits Trump's message
What do the Rolling Stones' "You Can't Always Get What You Want," Queen's "We Are the Champions," the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun" and Luciano Pavarotti's "Nessun Dorma" have in common?
UK hires 3rd cat for government work
In the Brexit aftermath, many British politicians needed nine lives just to keep hold of their job. Luckily, that won't be a problem for Gladstone.
Facebook's blind engineer: 'Your life matters'
Matt King is an accessibility engineer at Facebook, who was born visually impaired. He's working to make Facebook photos and Messenger easier for the blind community to enjoy. CNNMoney's Laurie Segall reports.
Great Wall is disappearing brick by brick
The Great Wall is disappearing, brick by brick, and Chinese authorities have had enough.
Kaine under scrutiny for abortion comment
Hillary Clinton's running mate, Tim Kaine, sparked confusion Friday after saying he supports the anti-abortion Hyde Amendment and the Clinton campaign's call to repeal the measure.
Opinion: Tim Kaine chose power over ethics
Just as they have in every presidential election since I became eligible to vote, the Democrats this year have broken my heart. By nominating a ticket (and adopting a platform) that is aggressively committed to maximal abortion rights, the Democratic Party has signaled unequivocally that it does not want voters like me. And this includes the choice of vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, who introduced himself at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night.