Leonard Nimoy, Spock from 'Star Trek,' has died
Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, has died, family members say. FULL STORY | PHOTOS | FACTS
The best moments of Spock
See Leonard Nimoy is his most memorable moments as Spock from the first time he appeared on screen to the moment he first showed any emotion.
Photos: People we've lost in 2015
Remembering those who died in 2015.
Girl's call exposes trail of death
Eight people, plus a suspect, were found dead in multiple locations after a report of gunfire in south-central Missouri, police said. One death apparently was from natural causes. FULL STORY
U.S. blogger knifed in streets
A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger who spoke out for freedom has died after being attacked on a Dhaka street, a local police official said Friday.
'Jihadi John's' past revealed
Mohammed Emwazi was detained in Tanzania in 2009 and by counterterrorism officials in Britain in 2010, according to the Washington Post. By 2012, he was in Syria. FULL STORY
What color's the dress? It is ...
Overheard in the CNN newsroom: "Choose your answer wisely. Our friendship hangs in the balance."
A scientific tale of two dresses
Before you strangle your best friend who sees the colors in the now-famous dress differently than you do, please know that there's a scientific explanation.
Netflix's next big push
Netflix has begun a massive push to expand outside the United States with a splashy third season premiere of 'House of Cards' in London.
Kanye West apologizes to Beck
Kanye West is on an apology spree.
Rocker sentenced for sex abuse
British former pop star Gary Glitter on Friday was sentenced to 16 years in prison for child sex abuse offenses he committed more than three decades ago.
Rowdy CPAC crowd hears Jeb
The year's biggest conservative confab kicks off Thursday as thousands of activists, elected officials and party leaders gather for the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Senate passes clean DHS bill
House Speaker John Boehner has been here before -- wedged between his hard-right flank and the Senate.
Catwoman comes out
Catwoman has been an arch-nemesis for Batman for 75 years, becoming an antihero over time and spinning off into her own comic book series.
Police: Knights Templar cartel boss nabbed
Mexican authorities have detained Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, federal police told CNN En Español on Friday.
Llamas go free; Internet goes crazy
Picture a mix of your favorite movie car chase and a trip to the zoo.
1,000-pound woman loses over 800 pounds
Mayra Gonzalez has lost over 800 pounds since she lied to prosecutors in 2008, telling them she rolled onto her nephew and killed him, in an effort to protect her sister. The capital murder charges against Gonzalez were dropped and she began a journey to reclaim her health.
United to pilots: Fix behaviors now
United Airlines sent a scathing memo to its pilots warning that alarming behavior of its flight teams must stop now.
FIFA: Qatar too hot for this soccer tournament
First the World Cup, now its little brother: FIFA has announced that the Qatari summer will be too hot to hold the Confederations Cup in 2021, and the tournament will thus be moved.
Opinion: How Spock became Spock
Everybody on the planet knows that Gene Roddenberry created Mr. Spock, the laconic, imperturbable extra-terrestrial First Officer for the Starship Enterprise.
Eric Holder: Malls should increase security
Shortly after the ISIS recruit known as Jihadi John was unmasked as Mohammed Emwazi of London -- outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder vowed, "Anyone involved in the killing of American citizens will be held accountable. It doesn't matter where you are, we will find you. We will hunt you down."
Biker: Putin is a 'gift from God'
A Russian biker gang, known as the Night Wolves, back President Putin and have been hit with U.S. sanctions because of it. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
6 years in prison for maid abuse
A Hong Kong housewife has been sentenced to six years in prison for abusing a young Indonesian worker she kept prisoner in her home.
South Korea legalizes adultery
South Korea's Constitutional Court has overturned a law that made adultery a crime, saying it violates the constitutional right to pursue happiness. FULL STORY
What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon and others
Raise your hand if you are ready for spring and some warmer weather.
1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue
A golden statue of a sitting Buddha, smuggled from a temple in China to a market in the Netherlands, revealed an extraordinary secret -- a 1000-year-old mummified monk.
Why Taylor Swift took viral bikini photo
100 Army soldiers drop on Germany
Hot rod culture in Texas
Harrrison Ford set for new 'Blade Runner'
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckard in the "Blade Runner" sequel. "Prisoners" director Denis Villeneuve is in talks to helm the Alcon Entertainment film.
Why do we fat-shame actresses?
In this week's Lisa's Desk episode, Lisa talks about a recent incident involving "Trainwreck" actress Amy Schumer, who is a size 6.
Police chief reveals JonBenét Ramsey details
Mark Beckner, the former Boulder, Colorado police chief who investigated JonBenét Ramsey's death, revealed more than he intended to on Reddit.
The week in 32 photos
Look at me! 23 selfies of the week
Hot rod frenzy
As highly skilled divers, the Badjao can walk along the seafloor
She trained this dog to read
Dog trainer Maureen Ward says she can teach dogs to read, as WAVE's Connie Leonard reports.
Ice caves form on Lake Michigan
WPBN's Mara Thompson shows us the winter wonders formed in northern Michigan.
Weir: Cannibals, a volcano and a god named John
Wonder in Vanuatu
Go inside an exploding volcano
Bill Weir gets so close to an active volcano that he paid off a witch doctor to ensure his safety. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
Air Force resurrects 'Ghost Rider' from Boneyard
2,500 train cars dumped in sea
Usually dumping metal into the ocean is a bad thing, but for once throwing disused items into the sea is working out for the greater good.
'Top Model' contestant slain
Mirjana Puhar, a recent contestant on "America's Next Top Model," was found dead in a triple homicide Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to police reports.
Iran blows up fake USS Nimitz
Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency.
Madonna falls offstage at the Brit Awards
While performing at the Brit Awards in London, Madonna had a cape malfunction and took a tumble off the stage.
State wants drop boxes for unwanted babies
The Indiana House unanimously passed a bill that would allow parents to place their unwanted baby in a specially designed box. CNN affiliate WRTV reports.
Howard: Marriage failure, parenting success
It's a neurological disorder that causes involuntary movements and noises -- known as tics -- but for leading goalkeeper Tim Howard, Tourette's syndrome was the making of him.
Rare birth: Baby born encased in amniotic sac
We all know that every baby is special, but Silas Philips pulled off a rare feat right out of the womb.
Who built mystery tunnel near sports venue?
A big hole in the ground discovered near a venue for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto has stumped authorities looking into it.
Wife of 'Sniper' knew 'something was up'
After eight days of testimony, the murder trial in the "American Sniper's"death has not answered the question that still haunts the families of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield. FULL STORY
Grumpy TSA agents coming to your airport?
Congress has just 12 days until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and House Speaker John Boehner this weekend said he was "certainly" willing to let that happen.
Ex-UFC Star Kenny Florian -- Boxing Is Finished ... After Floyd/Manny Megafight
Ex-UFC fighter Kenny Florian says boxing's days are numbered ... and the number is 64 ... 'cause that's how many days are left until the Mayweather/Pacaqiao showdown, which Florian tells TMZ Sports is the sport's last hurrah. Florian -- who…
Justin Bieber -- Celebrating 21st Early With A Sweet '65
Justin Bieber is getting his 21st b-day started by partying with a 50-year-old ... his buddies surprised him with a sick '65 Lincoln Continental. Sources close to the situation tell TMZ ... Biebs was rollin' up and down the Sunset Strip Thursday…
Leonard Nimoy's Death -- Hollywood Reacts
Baron Davis -- Planning NBA Comeback ... In Talks with 'Playoff Contender'
Baron Davis is in talks to return to the NBA ... TMZ Sports has learned ... with sources telling us the 35-year-old has been in communication with multiple "playoff contenders." Davis -- a 2-time NBA All-Star -- hasn't played in the league since…
Wiz Khalifa -- Gotcha Amber! I Just Threw a Birthday Bash for Sebastian
Wiz Khalifa believes in the motto, "If you don't succeed ..." because he threw a belated birthday party for Sebastian and this time the kid showed. Wiz threw the bash at his home in Silver Lake Thursday. It was almost a carbon copy of the…
Leonard Nimoy Dead -- Lived Long, Prospered ... Dies from COPD
Leonard Nimoy, who famously played Mr. Spock, died at home Friday morning in Bel-Air... after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The "Star Trek" star announced last year that he was battling the disease and attributed it to years and…
Bills QB EJ Manuel -- I Love Rex Ryan ... 'He's My Man'
Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel is no dummy ... telling TMZ Sports he's a BIG FAN of his new boss Rex Ryan -- the man who will ultimately decide if he starts ... or gets replaced. Of course, there have been rumblings that Ryan could make a move…
Zendaya Coleman -- I'm So Over Dreadlocks ... and the Whole Giuliana Rancic Thing
Zendaya Coleman is locks free, but not 'cause she felt bullied by Giuliana Rancic ... it's because they're too damn tight. The Disney star was in Hollywood Thursday night, walking arm in arm with her dad (who has locks), when…
Manny Pacquiao -- Unretires from Singing ... Records New Song for Mayweather Fight
Just one month after he swore off singing forever, Manny Pacquiao has pulled a Jay Z -- UNRETIRING from music ... to record a brand new song the Floyd Mayweather fight! Manny hit the studio recently (according GMA News in the Philippines) and laid…
Lupita Nyong'o's Stolen Dress ... Surveillance Cams So Bad ... Ray Rice Could Have Skated
The now-famous $150,000 dress that was stolen from Lupita Nyong'o's West Hollywood hotel room is no closer to being found because TMZ has learned the surveillance video is a bust. Law enforcement sources tell us detectives have reviewed video from…
Ryan Lochte -- Partying at the Playboy Mansion ... With Fellow U.S. Swimmers!
Team USA swimmer Ryan Lochte crossed an item off his bucket list Thursday night ... after spending the night partying at the legendary Playboy Mansion! Lochte hit up Hugh Hefner's place with fellow U.S. swimmers Conor Dwyer and Cullen Jones…
WWE's Seth Rollins -- HEADLOCKS JON STEWART ... On 'Daily Show' Attack!
Jon Stewart wanted a piece ... HE GOT THE PIECE!!!! WWE superstar Seth Rollins hijacked Stewart's "Moment of Zen" on "The Daily Show" Thursday night ... in response to the smack talk video that Stewart recently made. But Rollins didn't…
#TheDress -- Blue/Black, White/Gold ... Sales are Through the Roof!!!
The company behind #TheDress has put the debate to bed -- it's blue and black -- and the hubbub has done wonders for its business ... thanks to the hashtag hysteria. #TheDress phenomenon began after a woman posted a photo of her mother's…
Martha Stewart -- Throws Oprah Under the #TBT Bus
Martha Stewart dug deep into her vault of photos and posted this gem of her and Oprah Winfrey from 1982 for "Throwback Thursday." The hair, the earrings, the clothes ... they're all good things. Maybe not the hair.
Kanye West -- Don't Mention Taylor Swift or Beck to Jurors ... They'll Hate Me!!!
Kanye West wants to block Taylor Swift and Beck again ... but this time the stage is a courtroom. Kanye's lawyer wants a judge to prohibit a photog, who's suing the rapper for assault, from making any reference to the two infamous interruptions at…
Reggie Bush -- I'm Not Quitting Football ... Just Because I Got Cut
It sucks to be released ... no doubt ... but Reggie Bush tells TMZ Sports he's not giving up on the NFL just because he got cut by the Detroit Lions. Just 24 hours after the Lions announced the move, Bush was out at Madeo in Beverly Hills ...…
Sen. Ted Cruz -- I'm Going on a 'House of Cards' Binge (VIDEO)
Sen. Ted Cruz plans to inhale this weekend ... Season 3 of "House of Cards." Cruz was leaving the Conservative Political Action Conference in D.C. when our photog asked him about the show, which dropped at midnight. The senator from Texas told…
Kardashians -- E! Isn't Paying $100 Mil ... But Close
Reports the Kardashians have scored $100 million from E! for 4 more seasons are NOT true ... they're only getting a measly $80 mil ... TMZ has learned. NBCUniversal called the $100 mil story "grossly inaccurate." But our sources connected with…
Terrell Owens -- If Trump Runs for Prez ... GET ME A JOB!
Donald Trump already has supporters for his 2016 White House run ... including Terrell Owens -- who tells us ... if Trump's hiring a staff, HE WANTS A JOB! The "Celeb Apprentice" star appeared on "TMZ Hollywood Sports" on Reelz .. and…
La Toya Jackson -- Engagement Off
La Toya Jackson was out to dinner with the man we thought was her fiancé, but it turns out ... they called off their engagement and didn't tell anyone. They seemed serious as they left Mastro's Thursday night. La Toya chimed in from the…