Dead toddler's father: Everything is gone
Boy's image symbol of migrant crisis
A heart wrenching picture has become a rallying cry for thousands of refugees fleeing war torn Syria and Iraq for asylum in Europe. But how will the world respond to this major humanitarian crisis?
Young migrants learn German culture in school
A school in Germany helps young migrants adjust to their new lives. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
Opinion: Was it right to put her in jail?
A federal judge was right to hold in contempt and jail Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
GOP candidates rally around her
Republican presidential candidates rallied around the Kentucky clerk taken into custody Thursday for not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Kim Davis still refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses
Trump's famous escalator
Trump's escalator rises to stardom. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on its escalating fame.
Mysterious gas sickens hundreds of school girls
Mysterious fumes in two Afghan schools have sent more than 300 girls to the hospital. Officials suspect the incidents were deliberate.
Syrian boy's father: Everything is gone
Family members of the 2-year-old Syrian boy who drowned while trying to make it to Europe are speaking out about him. CNN's Hala Gorani shares their story.
11-year-old kills home invader
An 11-year-old left at home to defend himself and his 4-year-old sister staved off several home invasion attempts before finally shooting and killing a 16-year-old intruder, police say.
Trump pledges no third-party run
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus arrived at Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan on Thursday around 1:35 p.m. for a private meeting with GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump.
Clinton aide: No work emails withheld
Hillary Clinton says her use of a private email server didn't break the law -- but she could be damaged by a former State Department employee's refusal to testify before Congress about it.
Biden: 'Would not hesitate' to run
2 arrested in off-duty cop's death
Texas authorities arrested two suspects Thursday evening in connection with the death of an off-duty Abilene police officer.
A new Monmouth University poll says Donald Trump has expanded his lead among Republicans.
Cop indicted in Walmart shooting
A grand jury has indicted Portsmouth, Virginia, police Officer Stephen Rankin on a first-degree murder charge related to the shooting of an unarmed teen in a Walmart parking lot, according to public Virginia court records.
Disney star dies
Dean Jones, the go-to Disney actor whose films included "The Love Bug," "The Million Dollar Duck," "That Darn Cat!" and "The Shaggy D.A.," died Tuesday, according to his publicist. Jones was 84.
Shearer saves lost sheep from woolly death
An Australian champion sheep shearer has set an unofficial world record after clipping a sheep that had become so overgrown its life was endangered.
King cobra is on the loose in Orlando, Florida
Salmon spawns on Obama in Alaska
During his historic trip to Alaska, President Barack Obama spent some time fishing at Kanakanak Beach in Dillingham and in a comical moment, a salmon spawned on his shoes.
The 'Fresh Dressed' revolution
The spirit of being 'fresh'
Trump in 750 million words
There's no doubt Donald Trump has dominated the political conversation this summer. Here's what that domination looks like, according to Zignal Labs, a company that keeps track of every tweet, news story, blog post, video, print article and every time Donald Trump was mentioned on television, between June 15, when he announced his presidential run, and the end of August.
Transgender teen fuss divides town
Missouri transgender teen Lila Perry began to feel like a girl when she was 13 and started appearing as one in school this year when classes began in August.
How sneakers rose from street to chic
Jessica Alba's The Honest Company -- Sued For Being Not So Honest
Jessica Alba's billion dollar The Honest Company is under fire after one angry customer says the company isn't too honest when labeling its products as "natural" ... according to a lawsuit. The class action suit -- filed by Jonathan Rubin targets…
Star Wars And Dogs -- Cute Puppies Play With Droid Toy (VIDEO)
A short time from now in a living room not that far away ... "Star Wars" droids will be playing with puppies and it will make you lose your mind how cute it is. The Star Wars BB-8 Droid toy will be $149.99 and can be controlled by…
Fall of Fame -- Top 10 Celebrity Trips And Slips
Shannon Briggs Vs. Klitschko -- Evander Holyfield Breaks Up Gym Fight
The Shannon Briggs vs. Wladimir Klitschko feud just hit new levels -- with tensions exploding in a Florida gym ... and Evander Holyfield had to jump in to save the day ... TMZ Sports has learned. Briggs -- a…
Giada De Laurentiis Officially Divorced ... And it Was Expensive
Giada De Laurentiis is officially divorced from hubby Todd Thompson, but not without cost. TMZ has obtained a copy of the final divorce judgment, which orders Giada to pay Todd $9k a month in child support. Todd gets their $3.2 million house…
Most Expensive House In U.S. -- Come and Get It ... Price SLASHED by $50 Million
In the market for a good sale? Palazzo di Amore -- the most expensive house on the market in the U.S. ... developed by Mohamed Hadid -- is now priced to move ... at $145 million! The mega mansion belongs to real estate billionaire…
NFL's Chad Henne -- Hey Jimmy Garoppolo ... Keep Your Head Up!
Backup QBs always stick together -- just ask Chad Henne who says Jimmy Garoppolo shouldn't be bitter now that he's lost the starting job ... saying, "It's the way the business goes." Of course, Jimmy G was all set to…
County Clerk Kim Davis Mug Shot -- I'll Make A Great Prison Wife (PHOTO)
Kim Davis, the county clerk who refused to sign same sex marriage licenses in the name of God, is feeling the wrath of the judicial system ... because she's in jail for contempt of court. Federal Judge David L. Bunning ruled Thursday Davis was…
DWI Be Damned ... I'll Drive My Barbie Jeep
Tara Monroe's got a new mode of transportation after getting her license taken away -- a pink Barbie Jeep named "Charlene." The 20-year-old Texas State student had her license suspended following a DWI arrest for refusing to take a breathalyzer…
'Love & Hip Hop: New York' Star Tahiry Jose -- I'm Suing Mr. Fiasco For Beating Me Up
"Love & Hip Hop: New York" star Tahiry Jose says her life has been derailed after being brutally attacked by a male model ... and now a jury will decide what's what. Tahiry is suing Carlos Fiasco, whom she says beat her to a pulp and…
Afroman -- No Jail Time For Punching Fan
Afroman pled guilty to assault but will face no jail time for punching a female fan in the face ... at least for now. The Grammy-nominated rapper will have to take anger management classes and drug tests as part of his probation ... if he screws up,…
Kris Jenner -- Selling Expensive Purse on eBay ... 'It's Just Not My Color!'
The Kardashian Klan is usually into brown, but not when it comes to purses, apparently ... because Kris Jenner is selling her crazy expensive Hermes Birkin bag ... on eBay. Jenner gave the bag to a company to handle the sale, but included a…
Joey Chestnut -- Yep, I Really Crapped the Bed With a Hot Chick
Joey Chestnut's losing streak goes way beyond competitive eating ... 'cause the ex-champ is revealing a major defeat he suffered in the bedroom -- and it's pretty nasty. Joey joined #DateFails, a…
Terrell Owens -- Called Out By Estranged Wife ... Over 'Wife Swap'
Terrell Owens' estranged wife Rachel Snider is livid at the former NFL star ... publicly bashing him for appearing on "Celebrity Wife Swap" with another woman ... while the two are still married. Owens and Snider separated after three days of…
Taylor Swift -- Boat Torched Near Beach House ... 'Property of Taylor Swift'
Taylor Swift just lost an awesome $150k boat after it was burned to the ground on a beach near her home ... at least that's what vandals want you to think. The 35-foot cruiser washed up on shore in July and was abandoned after its owner…
NBA's John Wall -- Gets $20k Portrait From Famed Street Artist
John Wall had a pretty great birthday party last night -- with celebs, and cake and a $20,000 portrait from a famous street artist, TMZ Sports has learned. Wall -- who turns 25 on Sunday -- hit up Koi in West Hollywood for a bday bash thrown…
Ex-NBA Star Michael Beasley -- Victory In $25 Mil Rape Case ... Kinda, Sorta
Big win for ex-NBA star Michael Beasley in his rape case in Arizona -- the judge has thrown out the $25 MILLION lawsuit filed against him ... but he's not out of the woods yet. As we previously reported, Beasley -- the #2 overall pick in the…
Former Miss Nevada Katie Rees -- Busted Again for Possession of Meth (PHOTO)
Katie Rees -- who was stripped of her Miss Nevada crown in 2006 after nude photos of her surfaced online -- was busted Tuesday night for felony possession of meth. According to the Las Vegas Sun, Rees was the passenger in a car driven by her…
UFC's Nick Diaz -- TURNS HIMSELF IN ... For DUI Jail Sentence
UFC superstar Nick Diaz did NOT look happy in his mug shot -- taken moments ago -- but shoulda been smilin' ... 'cause he'll be free in no time thanks to a GREAT deal in his two DUI cases. As we previously reported, Diaz was busted for DUI in 2013…
Stevie Wonder – Sorry, Son ... No Gifts for You, But I'll Take Some (VIDEO)
Stevie Wonder just called to say ... I'm not giving you any gifts for your birthday so deal with it -- but I love you. Stevie was out with his sons Kailand and Mandla at Mr. Chow ... for Kailand's 14th birthday --…