ISIS executes 25 at ruins of ancient amphitheater
ISIS' 'Emir of suicide bombers' killed in airstrike | The ruins of Palmyra | Bloody campaign spills into Egypt
Ferry owner charged in deaths
The owner of a passenger ferry that capsized in the Philippines, killing 59 people, is in police custody and has been charged with multiple counts of homicide, according to national police inspector Mark Nalda.
FBI: Inmate had 5 kids with guards
CNN's Randi Kaye brings to light the corruption in a Maryland prison. According to the government, one inmate fathered five children with four different officers while in prison.
Men throw acid in girls' faces
Attackers on a motorbike threw acid in the faces of three teenage girls on their way to school in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Saturday, an official told CNN.
Big upset at hot dog contest
For the first time in nearly a decade, the world's hot dog king is someone not named Joey Chestnut.
Man mocks gators, jumps in, dies
A man who apparently mocked alligators, then jumped in the water -- despite warning signs -- is dead after being attacked in Texas.
Sanders snags key endorsement
Sen. Bernie Sanders has snagged a key endorsement in New Hampshire that may sting a little for Martin O'Malley's campaign.
From 'Tippecanoe' to 'Yes We Can'
Presidential candidates have to find fresh ways to sell themselves and their ideas to the American people. From "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" to "Change we can believe in," here are some of America's best presidential campaign slogans.
Bush: 'Trump is wrong'
Jeb Bush said Donald Trump doesn't represent the views of most Republicans, offering his most aggressive comments so far on the real estate titan who's used inflammatory language when talking about immigrants.
'Star Trek' actor regrets remark
George Takei likely went where no critic of a Supreme Court justice has gone before.
Royal baby christened today
A paddock in the English countryside -- more used to stampeding cows than people -- will open its gates Sunday to an influx of royal well-wishers, hoping to catch a glimpse of the country's newest princess.
Michael Douglas' mother dies
Actress Diana Douglas Webster, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Friday night at age 92.
Clinton handlers rope the media
Hillary Clinton's campaign used a rope to keep journalists away from the candidate on Saturday while she walked in this small town's July Fourth parade.
Girl found dead in garbage bag
Massachusetts authorities are seeking help in identifying a little girl whose body was found on Deer Island in Boston Harbor last week.
How Pope is shaking up church
9 hurt in fireworks mishap
Errant fireworks shot into a crowd at a Fourth of July celebration near Vail, Colorado, caused nine people to suffer minor burns Friday night.
Suspect pulls BB gun on cops
A grand jury ruled that an officer's use of deadly force was justified after a suspect pulled out a BB gun during an arrest. CNN affiliate KLTV reports.
Hillary Clinton comforts gay boy
The creator of popular photo blog Humans of New York posted a picture Friday that has proven exceptional even for a Facebook page with 13 million followers.
Suspect weeps in front of judge
A Miami-Dade judge and a man charged with burglary had a rare, heartfelt moment in court. CNN affiliate WSVN has the details.
'70s movies to binge watch
'Airplane!' celebrates 35 years
What's streaming in July
We're feeling hot, hot, hot.
Test your 'Back to the Future' knowledge
Cheeky medieval doodles discovered
My personal favorite is this. At the top of a page of angular medieval text -- full of theological extrapolations and religious devotion -- is a cartoon of a deadpan dog.
The week in 43 photos
F-16 fighter blasts drone from sky
The Royal Danish Air Force released video of an exercise involving an F-16 fighter jet shooting an unmanned aerial drone with guided missiles.
Breathtaking ruins of Soviet space program
What was once the gleaming pride and joy of the Soviet space program now lies covered in dirt and bird droppings in a disused hangar in Kazakhstan.
Romney: Trump is hurting GOP
Barack Obama gets his groove back
Barack Obama is hanging as loose as the pinky and thumb salute of his native Hawaii.
Whites see pride where blacks see racism
American public opinion on the Confederate flag remains about where it was 15 years ago, with most describing the flag as a symbol of Southern pride more than one of racism, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. And questions about how far to go to remove references to the Confederacy from public life prompt broad racial divides.
Which campaign logo is uglier?
Presidential logos can mean different things to different people. Sky Hartman, a brand designer who created Ron Paul's 2012 logo, and Ben Ostrower, a designer who worked on Bernie Sanders' logo, review a sampling of the 2016 presidential logos.
Secret spending gets harder in 2016
Secret money groups will have to work harder this year to keep their spending hidden.
Has Katy Perry met her match?
How Texas is taking away my liberty
In Texas, we pride ourselves on a spirit of entrepreneurship. We value our freedom to pursue the American dream relatively unhindered by burdensome government regulation and other barriers to economic liberty.
The real reason for more shark bites
Women's World Cup final: Let's do this!
Did the 8.4 million Americans who watched the United States send home the top-ranked team in the world on Tuesday know that it was the greatest Women's World Cup match ever? Those television ratings bested the Americans' previous game, a win against China, by some 47%, making it the most watched soccer semifinal, men's or women's, in U.S. history.
Celebrating 4th like this could get you shot
Brandon Yam has lived with a bullet lodged in his brain for a year now. The 48-year-old father of four is unable to work and has to cope with frequent headaches, partial paralysis, a poor memory, and needing a wheelchair to go longer distances. Unfortunately, this July 4 weekend could see more people suffering a similar fate to Brandon -- when they are injured by a bullet that literally falls out of the sky.
Cop beating caught on camera
Cameras show a police officer repeatedly hitting a man. CNN affiliate KVDR reports.
Did Chris Pratt predict the future back in 2010?
See a "Parks and Rec" outtake from several years ago of actor Chris Pratt joking that he would star in the "Jurassic Park" movie franchise.
Don't be 'that' person at a concert
CNN's Lisa France breaks down your guide to summer concert etiquette and how to have a good time, while not ruining everyone else's.
Turtle's-eye view of the Great Barrier Reef
See what happens when you equip a turtle with a GoPro off the coast of Australia.
See Eminem sing Seger songs with Colbert
Rapper Eminem chats with Stephen Colbert as the new "Late Show" host temporarily takes over hosting duties of a public access cable show in Michigan.
Homeless man wows with piano performance
A homeless man in Sarasota, Florida, took advantage of the public street pianos and created beautiful music. CNN's affiliate WWSB reports.
Terrified sisters hid here from intruders
Two sisters say they survived a home invasion and helped capture the suspects by climbing in a bathroom cabinet and calling 911. CNN affiliate WKRN reports.
Sad reason millionaire is selling classic car collection
Henrik Frederiksen has collected classic cars since the age of 18, he now has sixty cars, most predating WWII.
Fact-checking Trump's immigration comments
Dan Simon looks at the numbers behind Donald Trumps controversial immigration comments.
Polygamist seeks right to marry second wife
The Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling prompts a polygamist to apply for a marriage license. CNN's Brooke Baldwin has more.
Failing rocket missions a setback for U.S.?
CNN's Tom Foreman looks at what private participation in the U.S. space program has done for innovation.
10 watches that reset the clock
This is your brain on tidiness
Sneak peek: Future F1 cars
British 3D artist Nathan Dearsley has imagined what a McLaren Formula 1 car could look like 40 years in the future. Browse through the gallery to see all the images.
How sneakers rose from street to chic
Has any garment enjoyed a more impressive rise than the once-humble sneaker? From fitness shoe to high-fashion staple, the sneaker's ascent reflects some of the most significant pop-culture developments of the last few decades -- from the impact of advertising and mass production, to the influence of hip-hop and the NBA.
11 shark attacks off Carolina coast
Leopard attacks guide at game park
A guide at South Africa's most famous national park survived a leopard attack after a tourist scared the animal away with his car, Kruger National Park said.
Man mocks gators, jumps in water, dies
A man who apparently mocked alligators, then jumped in the water -- despite warning signs -- is dead after being attacked in Texas.
Bison attack two Yellowstone visitors
Bison attacked two more visitors at Yellowstone National Park over the past week, for a total of four attacks in the park so far this season.
Fun and fireworks for the 4th
Efron shows off his selfie 'swag'
At home with Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo is the subject of a new book containing never-before seen pictures of the late painter's private life.
38 amazing sports photos
Take a look at 38 amazing sports photos from June 23 through June 29.
Tattoos: Trendy among our ancestors, too
Amy Winehouse demos destroyed
Amy Winehouse died from alcohol poisoning in July 2011 at age 27, with only two studio albums to her name. The troubled singer recorded demos for a third LP, but those tracks will never be heard -- since they were destroyed by David Joseph, chairman/CEO of Winehouse's label, Universal Music U.K. "It was a moral thing," the exec told Billboard. "Taking a stem or a vocal is not something that would ever happen on my watch. It now can't happen on anyone else's."
N. Korean scientist: 'Trust us'
'Ordinary' citizens defend N. Korea | Drought expected to cause famine | New airport awaits more flights
Fans to get chance to see Princess Charlotte
On Sunday, a paddock in the English countryside -- more used to stampeding cows than people -- will open its gates to an influx of royal well-wishers hoping to catch a glimpse of the country's newest princess.
Wine country now a World Heritage
France's world renowned wine country was toasted twice Saturday with world heritage status by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Black churches, fires and fear
Kim Kardashian: My selfies give me power
Is a selfie empowering? Or objectifying?
Why do people love Hepburn's 'look'?
Explore the fascinating exhibition that celebrates one of the world's most photographed fashion icons.
New Bubble Wrap has no pop
Stuffed beside the terrible birthday gift your grandma mailed was always the one redemption: Bubble Wrap. That instantly amusing piece of packaging is losing its pop -- literally.
Peas? In guacamole??
Woe to be an avocado.
Traffic stop turns into surprise for mom
A soldier enlists police in Hanson, Massachusetts, to help him surprise his mom when he comes home for a visit. CNN affiliate WCVB reports.
We Dare You To Watch This Without Cringing
If this isn't the most bada** way to pull out a tooth we're not sure what is. 11-year-old Alexis Davidson posted the video of herself using a sling bow to shoot her tooth out of her mouth. We gotta hand it to her,…
Chris Brown -- Awesome Surprise Appearance ... Fans Lose It (VIDEO)
Chris Brown was a scream Friday in Vegas. We're told CB got wind his manager was going to speak with students at a Vegas performing arts center so he decided to tag along. Chris has had an especially soft…
Joey Chestnut -- No Longer Top Dog ... Loses Eating Competition!!
Joey Chestnut is no longer the king of downing weiners ... the 8-time world champ just lost the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest to fellow gobbler Matt Stonie. Chestnut finished an impressive 60 hot dogs in 10 minutes but Stonie sucked back…
This Homeless Man's Talent Will Make You Cry
A video has surfaced of a homeless man playing piano like a pro and we gotta admit ... he gives Mozart a run for his money. The man, who has been homeless for the last 7 years is Donald Gould and he shows up to play…
Amazing Video of the Reef from A Sea Turtle's View!!
Take a look at The Great Barrier Reef from a Sea Turtle's perspective. Researchers at The World Wildlife Foundation strapped a GoPro on a turtle's shell and the results were incredible. From what we can see, this turtle…
Scott Disick -- Kourtney 'Fuming' and 'Worried' He's Hooking Up and Off the Wagon
Kourtney Kardashian is telling friends she has no doubt ... Scott Disick is hooking up with the chick he was all handsy with in Monte Carlo, but she's also deeply worried he's lapsed and fallen back into substance abuse. Our sources…
Lil Wayne -- Happy Mixtape 4th To Me ... Screw You Birdman
Lil Wayne is declaring his independence from Cash Money with a new mixtape. Weezy dropped the "Free Weezy Album" on Jay Z's Tidal. As you know, Wayne announced he's an artist co-owner of the streaming service. We're guessing his new release…
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge
Sad news about Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner getting divorced. And what a scam Paris pulled. So we gotta ask ...
NFL's Jamaal Charles -- Fireworks At the Strip Club ... Drops $20k!
It was red, white and GREEN at V Live in Houston last night ... when Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles hit the club -- and showered the ladies in $20k CASH ... TMZ Sports has learned.
Miley Cyrus -- In Lust With Stella
Miley Cyrus and Victoria's Secret model Stella Maxwell are not pranking anyone ... they cannot keep their hands and lips off each other ... so say the people who hang with them. Their make out session after a video shoot this week had a whiff of…
Kelly Rutherford -- Celebrates Return of Kids with a Kiss
Kelly Rutherford celebrated the temporary return of her 2 kids with a big smooch courtesy of her BF. Kelly has been in an epic, 3-year battle with ex-hubby Daniel Giersch, who for very puzzling reasons was allowed to move the kids to Monaco. But…
Plies 911 Caller -- Imma Get My Shotgun ... These Rastas Are Armed!! (AUDIO)
Plies nearly got sprayed with a real shotgun on his music video set -- but lucky for him, a 911 operator convinced an armed passerby to let cops handle what he wrongly thought was a hostage situation. We…
Joan River's Celebrity Doctor -- I Didn't Know They Were Taking Selfies
The doctor who went down Joan Rivers' throat as the comedian slipped away says she had no idea another doctor was taking selfies during the procedure. Dr. Gwen Korovin has filed legal docs answering claims in the wrongful death lawsuit, denying that…
Britney Spears -- Disneyland Heels Me (PHOTOS)
Britney Spears makes bad choices ... in the shoe department. They had to be super-uncomfie as she and her 2 kids meandered their way through Disneyland. Jayden and Sean took in the Teacup and Small World rides Friday as they munched popcorn.…
Michael Sam -- Frustration In Locker Room ... 'He's Not My Favorite Teammate'
Michael Sam's Montreal Alouettes teammates are sick and tired of the drama surrounding the defensive end ... with one player telling TMZ Sports, "He's not my favorite teammate right now."
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky -- Board with Each Other (PHOTOS)
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky have gotta be the hottest married celeb couple on the planet, or at least in the South of France. They were paddle boarding off the Island of Corsica Friday, looking pretty perfect together. Here are the stats ...…
Lindsay Lohan -- I Can Tell You Off in Arabic (VIDEO)
Lindsay Lohan wasn't kidding around when she set her sights on learning the Arabic language. A photog got her out in London and it appears her studying has paid off. LiLo has been studying the Quran and has been…
Michelle Rodriguez -- I'm Not as Electric as I Used to Be! (VIDEO)
Michelle Rodriguez perplexed our photog Friday night as she left Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood ... suspiciously behind the wheel of a Mercedes. We say suspiciously, because the awesome actress famously drives a way…
'Basketball Wives' Star Royce Reed -- Don't Pin Tampon Mess On Me
Royce Reed's landlord is accusing her of clogging her dance studio plumbing ... with excessive tampons, and he's getting revenge by kicking her out on her ass ... according to Reed, anyway. The "Basketball Wives" star -- and Dwight Howard's…
Famous Hot Dog Legs -- Guess Whose!
While the world's most serious eaters belly up to the table for Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest -- sink your teeth into these famous hot dog legs and see if you can guess which star owns the stems! Delicious!