DNC chair won't speak at party convention after email leak
Debbie Wasserman Schultz won't have a major speaking role in an effort "to keep the peace" in the party, a Democrat familiar with the decision said.
Clinton's campaign chief: Russia helping Trump
Hillary Clinton's campaign manager is alleging that Russian hackers are leaking Democratic National Committee emails critical of Bernie Sanders in an effort to help Donald Trump win the election in November.
... says hack of DNC a Russian plot
Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper that 'experts' have said Russians coordinated the hack and release of DNC emails to help the Donald Trump campaign.
Sanders: DNC emails should cost party chair her job
Bernie Sanders says the release of Democratic National Committee emails that show its staffers working against him underscore the position he's held for months: Party Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz needs to go.
IOC: No blanket ban on Russian athletes
The International Olympic Committee will not issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes hoping to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games and will instead leave the decision up to individual sporting federations, the IOC confirmed in a statement Sunday.
Trump on Ailes' Fox News exit: 'So sad'
The GOP nominee for president called the Fox News mastermind, his longtime friend, "such a great guy" in an interview with Mark Halperin for the Showtime documentary series "The Circus."
Mountain guide dies in canyon fall
A mountain guide died after falling into a canyon at Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park, authorities said.
Kaine joins Clinton: 'Bienvenidos a todos'
Right off the bat, the contrast that the Clinton campaign will seek to highlight between Kaine and the Republican ticket during the general election was clear.
Donald Trump Jr. slams email hack claim
Donald Trump Jr. slammed claims by the Clinton campaign that Russia coordinated the hack and released of DNC emails to help Donald Trump.
21 killed in Baghdad suicide blast
Terror once again struck the streets of Iraq's capital Sunday, after a suicide bombing killed at least 21 people in a residential neighborhood in northern Baghdad.
Olympic doping ban unleashes fury in Moscow
Russia is a nation under siege. At least that's how it seems to many Russians.
Munich attack planned for a year
The gunman who killed nine people in a rampage in Munich on Friday appears to have planned the attack for a year, Robert Heimberger, president of the Bavarian state criminal police office, said at a press conference Sunday.
Thomas Sutherland, former Beirut hostage, dies
Thomas Sutherland, who was held hostage in Lebanon for more than six years, died Saturday in Fort Collins, Colorado, according to Colorado State University, where he'd been a professor. He was 85.
Family: Man with autism traumatized by cop shooting
A man with autism, who was sitting next to his unarmed caregiver when police shot the latter in Florida, is so traumatized by the incident, he's not eating or sleeping, his family says.
Turkey to disband elite guard after coup attempt
Turkey is disbanding its elite presidential guard unit following an attempted coup that left hundreds dead this month, the Prime Minister said.
Video shows moment of suicide bombing
ISIS is claiming responsibility for killing dozens of people and wounding more than 200 during a peaceful demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan.
No parole for ex-Manson family member
California Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole to former Manson family member Leslie Van Houten, saying that the murder convict "currently poses an unreasonable danger to society."
The week in 33 photos
Take a look at 33 photos of the week from July 15 through July 21.
Violent arrest of woman caught on camera
Video shot in 2015 now made public shows Texas woman Breaion King being violently thrown to the ground during an arrest from two police officers.
UN: ISIS attack on rally a war crime
The United Nations described a joint suicide bombing that killed 80 people in Afghanistan as a "war crime," saying those responsible for the attack on a peaceful demonstration will be held accountable.
Benghazi mom to Trump: Stop invoking son's death
The mother of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, who died during the 2012 Benghazi attacks, penned a short letter to editor of The New York Times asking that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the GOP stop invoking her son's death.
Car chases, secret getaways: Kaine's wild 78 hours
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was spotted at the Newport Shipyard Friday night just minutes before his phone rang at 7:32 pm, and then he disappeared from view.
The times Kaine broke into Spanish during speech
Sen. Tim Kaine took the stage alongside Hillary Clinton in Miami and offered his first greeting to voters as a vice presidential nominee -- in Spanish.
Solar plane on final leg of global tour
The end is in sight.
Jon Stewart slams RNC on 'The Late Show'
Jon Stewart set up shop on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and delivered a lengthy rant about the Republican National Convention.
Brie Larson is 'Captain Marvel'
Comic-Con: Wow, great costume!
Comic-Con, an annual convention celebrating comics and entertainment inspired by them is taking place this week in San Diego.
Rihanna to play iconic role in 'Bates Motel'
Pop star Rihanna will be bringing her acting talents to the small screen when she takes on a key role in the final season of "Bates Motel."
'The Walking Dead': Sneak peek
Viewers of "The Walking Dead" were left with one of the cruelest TV cliffhangers in recent history last season, but executive producer Robert Kirkman promises the resolution season 7 will be "absolutely worth the wait."
Munich attacker aimed for teens
A teenage gunman opened fire at a busy shopping district in southern Germany -- killing nine people before police found his body on a nearby street, authorities said.
Video appears to show shooter open fire
At least nine people were killed and 21 others hurt in a shooting rampage at a busy shopping district in Munich, Germany. Police searched for attackers, thinking there might be three, and found a man who'd killed himself.
Intersex veteran sues over passport denial
A Colorado Navy veteran who identifies as neither male nor female has taken the State Department to court for refusing to administer a gender-neutral passport.
New photos: Prince George turns 3
New Prince George photos released on young royal's third birthday.
Turkey: Erdogan rival's top aide held
Suspects in Turkey can now be detained for as long as 30 days without charge and the government can listen in on all conversations they have with their lawyers under a new presidential decree, according to the Resmi Gazette, an official government publication.
Amanpour: A U.S. absent from the world
His slogan is "America First." On Thursday night, Donald Trump also made clear his campaign means an America absent from the world.
The week in politics
Take a look at the week in politics from July 17 through July 23.
Report: MH370 pilot simulated fatal route
An FBI forensic examination shows the pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 conducted a flight simulation on his home computer that closely matched the suspected route of the missing Boeing 777 in the southern Indian Ocean, according to a Malaysian government document obtained by New York magazine.
Trump, Warren reignite Twitter feud
Donald Trump and Elizabeth Warren continued their ongoing Twitter feud Saturday in the wake of Hillary Clinton's decision to tap Tim Kaine as her running mate.
Obama reacts to Trump's speech
President Barack Obama on Friday responded to Donald Trump's convention speech, specifically disputing the Republican presidential nominee's view that the country is being threatened by rising crime rates and illegal immigration.
Opinion: What's fueling the Republican fury
In accepting the Republican Party's nomination for president, Donald Trump's speech purposefully played to multiple layers of racial anxiety (ones that, alternately, cast undocumented Latinos, Black Lives Matter demonstrators and Muslims as foils straight from central casting) that perfectly captured the mood of the Republican National Convention.
Gloomy moments from Trump's speech
Donald Trump's RNC speech was full of gloomy moments. Here are a few of the biggest bummers.
Ivanka Trump markets her RNC look
Looking to model yourself after the daughter of the Republican nominee for president? Ivanka Trump is here to help -- marketing her "look" on Twitter the day after delivering a speech at the GOP convention.
Roger Ailes is out -- now come the aftershocks
"The women at Fox News spoke, and the Murdochs listened."
Sexual harassment scandal forces Ailes out
CNNMoney's Brian Stelter breaks down what you need to know about the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal.
Fla. men charged with backing ISIS
Three Florida men have been arrested and charged with conspiring and attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS, the Department of Justice announced Friday.
Pence and Kaine: VP opponents, Marine dads
Republican and Democratic vice presidential picks Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine have at least one thing in common: They're both are proud parents of officers in the US Marine Corps.
Opinion: Clinton missed opportunity with Kaine pick
In case you didn't hear any fanfare late Friday night when Hillary Clinton announced her vice presidential running mate, that's because Tim Kaine is not a fanfare type of candidate. He is, by definition, meh. Then again, running against the irrational and unpredictable Donald Trump and his out of touch right wing running mate Mike Pence, maybe a steady dose of "meh" is what this election needs.
Philadelphia's other historic convention
Philadelphia isn't just the go-to place for cheesesteaks, it's also played host to political assemblies since the revolution. Democrats and Republicans alike have chosen Philly to host some of their most important and historic party conventions.
Opinion: How Dems can write a better rulebook
This weekend, the Democratic Party finds itself at a crossroads. Before the start of its national convention, the Democratic rules committee will meet in Philadelphia and make a choice: Keep the current superdelegate system or not.
Pokemon Go takes over town near N.K. border
It looks like a beautiful father-son bonding moment.
Pokemon Go breaks Apple download records
Pokemon Go set a new Apple record as the app with the most App Store downloads in its first week.
Future airlifters inspired by airships and military
Moving big stuff across treacherous terrain can be dangerous and expensive, and innovators are always looking for new solutions.
Opinion: The danger of Trump's NATO comments
Donald Trump's statements suggesting his administration would place fiscal conditions on defending NATO allies are irresponsible and dangerous. And they have already sent a disruptive signal to many of our allied governments and militaries, while emboldening a paranoid, expanding and opportunistic Russia.
Usain Bolt: 'My sport needs me to win Olympic gold'
With dark clouds hanging over the Olympic Games, Usain Bolt is ready to light up Rio 2016.
Ride your luggage around the airport
Getting around an airport may never be the same.
NBA pulls All-Star Game over NC bathroom bill
The 2017 NBA All-Star Game will move from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of that state's controversial transgender bathroom law, the league announced Thursday.
3 reasons you'll spend more at 40 than at 30
What age group in America spends the most money? It depends on the category, but you'd think younger Americans -- those less likely to be married or have kids -- would lead the pack at least as far as entertainment goes.
Ex-KKK Grand Wizard David Duke running for Senate
Former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke announced his US Senate campaign Friday in Louisiana, promising to defend the rights of European Americans.
George Harrison estate ticked at RNC
The George Harrison estate blasted the use of his hit "Here Comes the Sun" Thursday night as Ivanka Trump took the stage.
Photos: Vice presidents of the United States
GOP campaign promises came true under Obama
Presidents get too much credit and too much blame for the economy on their watch.
Most U.S. beers to get calorie and ingredient labels
The most popular alcoholic beverage in America is about to get all health-conscious: Most beer brewers are voluntarily including freshness dating, calories, nutritional details and an ingredients list on their labels. The goal for brewers and importers is to fasten new labels on all their cans and bottles by the end of 2020, said the Beer Institute. However, the new labels should begin appearing immediately.
Leslie Jones: 'I did not leave Twitter'
Leslie Jones is clarifying what went down after Twitter trolls attacked her.
Millions of galaxies spotted
Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe.
Who said it: Ivanka Trump or Hillary Clinton?
Donald Trump would use the power of the federal government to "change labor laws" to ensure companies pay women and men equally, and he would pursue universal childcare policies if elected president, according to his daughter, Ivanka Trump, who spoke Thursday at the Republican National Convention.
World's last VCR to be made this month
Funai Electric, the world's last known VCR manufacturer, says it will cease production of video-cassette recorders.
Melania Trump impersonation wows on 'Late Show'
Is she the next Tina Fey? Melania Trump impersonator slays. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
#TrumpYourself: Experience the insults
You could be hurt by the many colorful insults Donald Trump likes to toss around about women, Mexicans, Muslims, and African Americans. Or you could embrace them proudly with colorful photo filters that overlay them on top of your face.
Accident inspires man to run half-marathon
On the morning of January 28, 2014, freezing rain and snow glazed the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, bringing chaos to a city unaccustomed to those conditions. Schools shut down, businesses closed and residents frantically tried to make their way home, leading to gridlock on the roads.
Restaurant gives ex-offenders a recipe for success
This week, politicians and delegates to the Republican National Convention flocked to Cleveland's best restaurants - including EDWINS, known to foodies for its upscale French cuisine.
Robin Thicke, Paula Patton ... Loaning Stuff to Your Ex is Risky Business
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton both just learned a lesson about divorce ... don't loan and don't borrow your ex's car, because it can cost you dearly. We're told Paula got pulled over a few days ago by the CHP for speeding and an unsafe lane…
'Pokemon Go' -- Real Pokestops with Brews & Pikachus ... Coming Soon
The "Pokemon Go" craze is so big, it's going to turn a line of themed restaurants into huge money makers ... or so one developer thinks now that he's filed docs to launch the idea. James Kim -- a branding and marketing guru -- is trying…
Le'Veon Bell -- Completes Weed Probation ... Despite New Pot Drama
Although he's facing a 4-game suspension from the NFL for a missed drug test, Le'Veon Bell has got some GOOD weed news in his life ... 'cause he recently completed his probation from his 2014 marijuana arrest. The Pittsburgh Steelers star was…
WWE Hall of Famer Sunny -- Only 'Botched' Can Fix My Busted Nose
She's broken her nose NINE TIMES ... but WWE legend Tammy Sytch says she smells opportunity -- and now she's begging the people at "Botched" to help fix her sniffer.
Christian McCaffrey -- Advice From SI Swimsuit Hottie ... Football > Modeling (VIDEO)
Listen up, Christian McCaffrey ... a (smoking hot) modeling vet has some advice for you ... STICK TO FOOTBALL ... saying there's waaaaay more money in catching passes than catwalks. We got former SI Swimsuit model Genevieve Morton out in L.A.…
Paul Wall -- My New Pup's Getting Grillz (PHOTOS)
Paul Wall's next trip to the jewelry store won't be for himself ... it'll be for his brand new English bulldog puppy. Paul tells TMZ he jumped at the opportunity to adopt the 12-week-old pooch when his friend's dog had a litter. He says his…
'There's Something About Mary' Producer -- Come Live at My House in the Hills ... for $6.5 Million
From one of the guys who brought you, "Franks and beans!" and "Is that hair gel?" ... comes a kick-ass home tucked away in the hills over Los Angeles. Frank Beddor, who was a producer on "There's Something About Mary" -- and wrote "Hatter…
Jennifer Lopez -- Good Genes Or Good Docs?
Jennifer Lopez's looks don't cost a thing. Here’s a 26-year-old version of the Bronx triple threat at the premiere of her movie “My Family” in 1995 (left) and 21 years later ... the hot mama of two -- who turned 47 years old…
Ben Affleck -- Surprises 'Batman' Fans At Comic-Con
Ben Affleck wasn't in full Batman gear but it didn't matter when he surprised thousands of fans at Comic-Con. Affleck, who is directing and starring in the next installment of the franchise popped into a panel with fellow DC directors David Ayer,…
Selena Gomez -- Bizarre Message ... 'I Need to Rethink Some Areas of My Life'
Selena Gomez just posted a puzzling message ... calling herself, "unauthentic" and "unconnected" to herself and her music hours after a concert. Gomez took to Instagram Saturday -- post-show in Indonesia -- mentioning she's never felt her…
Iggy Azalea -- Butt Out!!!
Iggy Azalea doesn't need Tinder ... she has way more effective way to say "NOW AVAILABLE." The Aussie rapper posted this pic Friday ... a spectacular bank shot off the mirror. Iggy told our photog Friday she's not looking for a post-Nick Young…
Tom Cruise -- Suicide Bombing Threat to Scientology ... 'Allah Akbar, Tom'
Tom Cruise has been pulled into the middle of a police investigation surrounding a potential suicide bomber who made alarming threats to the Church of Scientology. Cops say the man called the Church back in April asking, "Are there any bombings…
Angie Stone -- VH1 Snubbed Me ... 'The Sequence' Were Hip Hop Pioneers!!
Angie Stone thinks VH1 was flat out wrong for leaving "The Sequence" out of its ceremony celebrating women in hip-hop ... saying her group helped pave the way for countless others. Stone was out in Atlanta this week with Ed…
Manson Family Member Van Houten -- Shot Down for Parole By Cali Guv
Manson Family member Leslie Van Houten will not be a free woman despite a parole board recommendation, because the Governor of California doesn't think the public would be safe. Governor Jerry Brown said, "Both her role in these extraordinarily…
'Friends' Creator Marta Kauffman -- Single Again ... And Loaded
The co-creator of "Friends" just struck a divorce settlement, and we've learned it involves a yearly residual check that would make your eyes pop out. Marta Kauffman and Michael Skloff have just ended their 31-year marriage. According to legal docs…
Lou Holtz -- I'm NOT A Racist ... Regrets Immigration Joke (AUDIO)
Lou Holtz says he regrets making a crack about foreigners at an event during the Republican National Convention ... telling TMZ Sports it was meant to be a joke, nothing more. The controversy began when Holtz was talking about immigration…
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge
Donald Trump was true to form Thursday night, and there may be other Trumps in your future. So we gotta ask ...
Andre Berto -- Convinces Jacked Photog ... You're a Fightin' Man!!! (VIDEO)
Boxing champ Andre Berto can spot talent, so he says ... because he's pretty much convinced our photog he could make a killing in the UFC. Amdre was leaving Il Pastaio in Bev Hills Friday when Cody our camera guy started doing his thing, but the…
Lea Michele -- I'm the Comic Bomb at Comic-Con (PHOTO)
Actress Lea Michele got a rise out of the nerds during Comic-Con. The "Scream Queens" star signed autographs and just let people star during Day 2 of the San Diego convention. Day 3 has promise.
What's the Big Frigin' Difference?!
Kristen Bell skipped the cosplay and opted for a hipper look at Comic-Con ... geek out on her hot shots and see if you can spot the differences between these two almost identical images. **HINT -- There are THREE differences in the above…