When Romney trounced Obama
The sheer panic Democrats felt in 2012 after Mitt Romney demolished Barack Obama at their first presidential debate in Denver can't be overstated.
Do debates change a presidential race?
John King is at the magic wall to explore when presidential debates affect the outcome of a race. And when they don't.
'The King' of golf dies at 87
Arnold Palmer, known as "the King" for his transformative legacy in golf, has died at the age of 87, according to the U.S. Golf Association.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez dead at 24
Miami Marlins star pitcher José Fernández was killed early Sunday in a boating accident, Florida authorities said
Mall shooting suspect caught
The lone suspect in the fatal shooting of five people in a Washington state mall is in custody after a nearly 24-hour manhunt, authorities said early Sunday.
Police videos offer few answers in Charlotte shooting
Neither dashboard nor body camera footage shows Keith Lamont Scott pointing a gun at police officers.
Charlotte police release video of Keith Scott shooting
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released bodycam and dashcam video four days after a shooting incident that left 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott dead.
New law will make it harder to get police body-cam video
Videos released by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department of the fatal encounter between officers and Keith Lamont Scott could be the last such footage that North Carolina authorities share with the public.
'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.
Teen missing after police find three bodies at her home
A 17-year-old girl is missing and believed to be in danger after police found three bodies at the home where she lived in Southern California.
Iowa and Wisc. hit with evacuation orders
Evacuations and curfews have been enacted in parts of Iowa and Wisconsin as flood threats from swollen rivers and creeks continue to cause panic.
Terror group leader mocks army, parents
Boko Haram's embattled leader, Abubakar Shekau, appears in a new video to deny reports of his death and to taunt the parents of the nearly 300 school girls the group kidnapped from their boarding school in 2014.
Team Trump: No Gennifer Flowers at debate
Donald Trump's campaign manager and running mate said Sunday the GOP candidate doesn't want Gennifer Flowers -- who had an affair with Bill Clinton in the 1970s -- at Monday night's presidential debate.
US ambassador: Russia's actions barbaric
The United Nations Security Council is to meet Sunday to discuss the devastating Syrian government offensive that has raged since a shaky ceasefire deal fell apart last week.
When the media called Trump a liar
On the weekend leading up to 2016's first presidential debate, four news organizations came to a similar and sweeping conclusion: Donald Trump lies more often than Hillary Clinton.
The 'lesser of two evils' election
American voters are unhappy.
Ryan reacts to Trump's inner cities comments
House Speaker Paul Ryan broke with Donald Trump's description of predominantly African American communities, saying he wouldn't have compared inner cities to Afghanistan or said they are faring worse than ever.
Charles Osgood announces his successor
On his final edition of "CBS Sunday Morning," Charles Osgood introduced his successor, former "Today" show co-host Jane Pauley.
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.
Officials: José Fernández killed in boat crash
Miami Marlins star pitcher José Fernández was killed early Sunday in a boating accident, according to officials.
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.
Can another person's feces help you lose weight?
The diversity of the bacteria living in your feces is linked to how much fat you have in your body, according to a new study.
Trump, Netanyahu meet for nearly 90 minutes
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Donald Trump for nearly 90 minutes at Trump Tower on Sunday morning.
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.
White working-class evangelicals: Christian values under attack
Most white working-class voters who are evangelical Christians -- like most white evangelicals -- would consider voting for Donald Trump.
'Do the Right Thing' actor dies at 62
Bill Nunn, a veteran actor who appeared in Spike Lee's film, "Do the Right Thing," has died. He was 62.
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.
Music legend Buckwheat Zydeco dead at 68
Stanley Dural Jr., a Louisiana music legend whose stage name was Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.
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.
Opinion: Expect debate to be an Olympic battle of wits
These presidential debates, which start Monday, will be like no others. The primary debates had more viewers than any in history, and featured trash talking, loud audience booing, candidates mocking each other, shouting matches, and body parts bragging. And those were just the Republicans.
Algeria train collision injures at least 78
Scores of passengers were injured when two trains collided in Algeria on Saturday.
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.
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.
Will and Kate take the kids to Canada
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting Canada with their two young children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
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.
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.
Cruz uneasily debuts as Trump defender
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.
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
Photos: The week in politics
Take a look at the week in politics from September 18 through September 24.
NYT editorial board endorses Clinton
The New York Times' editorial board on Saturday endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for president.
What Trump's go-to rhetorical moves may mean in debate
There's one thing Donald Trump brings to the debate stage Monday night: unpredictability.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Duel between two rattlesnakes caught on camera
An Arizona man discovers two rattlesnakes in his backyard fighting for dominance.
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.
Drone video captures devastating Iowa floods
CNN's Derek Van Dam reports on the conditions that led to the floods in Iowa and features drone video of the devastation.
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.
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.
Fans celebrate National Comic Book Day
September 25th is National Comic Book Day. Michaela Pereira shows us how fans are celebrating.
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's 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.
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.
Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie -- The Prenup is Clear ... Splitting Properties Is No Biggie ... But Kids Will Be
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are not going to have big financial issues, because they were only married for 2 years and they might have been expecting a divorce since day 1 ... 'cause they have a prenup spelling out exactly who gets what ...…
Lil Wayne -- Bust Out The Receipts, Birdman ... It's Accounting Time!
Lil Wayne just caught a major break in his legal war with Birdman ... a judge is forcing Baby to open his books to account for millions Weezy says he never saw. Wayne had previously asked to see Birdman's financial records to find out how he burned…
Rampage Jackson -- 'I'd Whoop Brock Lesnar's Ass' (VIDEO)
Rampage Jackson would kick the ever-living crap outta Brock Lesnar ... at least according to Rampage ... who says, huge weight difference or not, he'd win the fight. TMZ Sports saw Jackson outside of 1 OAK in L.A. this week ... when a potential…
Lindsay Lohan -- Egor Fires Back ... I Brought Home the Bacon, Not Her!
Lindsay Lohan did NOT pay the bills during her relationship with Egor Tarabasov -- in fact, it's exactly the opposite ... so say sources close to Egor. Lindsay went on Russian TV and said Egor was a slacker who didn't contribute a dime to the…
Kiefer Sutherland -- I Played Hockey With Tim Robbins ... He's A Hard Hitter (VIDEO)
Kiefer Sutherland is a HUGE hockey fan ... and although he doesn't hit the ice as much as he used to ... he still remembers which celebrity opponent delivered the hardest check. TMZ Sports ran into the "Designated Survivor" star ... who tells us…
Jagged Edge Singer -- Terrorized My Family Over Skateboarding Kid
One of the guys from Jagged Edge doesn't want the party outside his house, if the party involves a kid on a skateboard ... according to the kid's mom, who says the singer and his crew beat her down. The woman is Brandon Casey's next door neighbor,…
Guess Who This Cardigan Wearing Kid Turned Into!
Before this plaid princess had the world smiling with her, she was just another brown-haired beauty in Milton, Massachusetts. Can you guess who she is?
Arnold Palmer -- Dead at 87
Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer has died, his family confirms. Palmer died Sunday at his home in Pennsylvania ... but details are unclear. Golfweek first reported the death. Arnold Palmer was a 7-time major championship winner ... and became the most…
Jose Fernandez -- Partying on Boat with 'J's Crew' (VIDEO)
Jose Fernandez was a man of the sea in the weeks before his tragic death. The Marlins pitcher and some buddies fished and partied it up in the waters around Miami. One of the shots appears to be the same type of boat that crashed into a jetty…
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West -- We Can Gym, Swim & Trim in Our Mega Crib (PHOTO GALLERY)
Once Kim Kardashian and Kanye West settle into their renovated Hidden Hills home ... they'll never have to leave, not even for a haircut or a movie. The couple is a few months out from moving into their 5-acre compound. The unfinished…
Jose Fernandez -- Chilling Death Scene (VIDEO)
12:00 PM -- Authorities are saying there's no indication drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.The boat crash in which Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez died triggered a frantic rescue effort. As we reported, Fernandez and 2 others were…
Katharine McPhee -- Smashing the Bikini Competition
Katharine McPhee was doing her part to make Miami Beach beautiful this weekend. The 32-year old 'Scorpion' star frolicked in the water while wearing a skimpy black and white number. Her new show is about computer experts -- they don't normally look…
Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez -- Dead After Boating Accident
Miami Marlins pitcher, Jose Fernandez, was killed after the boat he was riding slammed into a jetty. Coast Guards found Fernandez' body along with two others early Sunday morning near Miami Beach near the 32-foot vessel, which was…
Brad Pitt -- Angelina's UN Ambitions ... UN-Safe For Our Kids!!
Angelina Jolie is so obsessed with becoming the head of the United Nations ... it caused major marital issues with Brad Pitt. Sources close to the couple tell us ... Brad became increasingly upset over Angelina's political ambitions ... we're…
The Game -- Meek Mill Crew On the Hunt for Rapper, Cheesesteak (VIDEO)
The Game is a wanted man in Philly ... and this time the sheriffs are Meek Mill's crew ... that trolled the streets and followed the cheesesteak trail. Game said on social media early Saturday night he hit up Max's on his way to Rhode Island.…
Nicole Richie -- Boogie's Down For 35th Birthday Disco Bash (PHOTO GALLERY)
Nicole Richie turned 35 this week ... and she continued feelin' the funk into the weekend. Richie celebrated Saturday night at the Standard Hotel with a pretty awesome disco theme. Among those in attendance ... daddy, Lionel Richie,…
William and Kate -- Oh Canada ... Here we Are!!! (PHOTOS)
William and Kate make a good family ... period. The brood -- with Charlotte in the air and George secured by mommy and daddy -- arrived at Victoria Airport to begin their Canadian tour. They were greeted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his…
Justin Hires -- 'MacGyver Now Has a Black Friend!!!' (VIDEO)
Actor Justin Hires is stoked over the "MacGyver" reboot which premiered Friday ... boasting it's new and improved, with a black buddy, no less. Justin plays an In-N-Out burger slinger, and he says it's a blast. Hires' character doesn't know…
Celebrity Scramble -- Guess Who!
It’s time to put your star spotting talent to the test and see if you can guess the blonde bombshell hiding behind this loony look.
Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux -- Smiles, No Smiles
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux were all about smiles Saturday night ... both embracing and avoiding them. The couple everyone's watching got some grub at The Smile restaurant in NYC, but were stoic on the way out. Everyone's reading her lips…