A wonderland hidden in a forest
In 2003, nearly two dozen of the biggest names in international and Chinese architecture were invited to this bamboo-clad patch of mountain on the outskirts of the ancient Chinese capital of Nanjing.
Hot tub canoodlers the worst hotel guests?
While "hot tub canoodlers" and "business bar boozers" receive their share of withering looks from their fellow hotel guests, no group inspires more wrath than inattentive parents.
Inside U.S. Special Ops
Some days Special Operations missions in international hotspots end in success and accolades, as when SEAL Team Six took out Osama bin Laden. These are the missions that tend to be memorialized by Hollywood scriptwriters and shape the image of Special Ops forces in the minds of Americans.
'#Being13' special sparks social media conversation
Celebrities, parents and others on social media reacted in a big way to CNN's special report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens," hosted by Anderson Cooper on Monday night.
Is this the ultimate super yacht?
Is this the ultimate super yacht?
Rescuer: 'Hundreds of girls have committed suicide'
Amtrak train derails in Vermont
An Amtrak passenger train has derailed in Northfield, Vermont, and emergency personnel are responding, the company said on its Twitter account.
Governor signs 'right to die' bill
As California Gov. Jerry Brown pointed out Monday, ABX2 15 is not just any other piece of legislation: By definition, it's a matter of life and death.
Graham opposed Sandy aid, wants help in S.C.
Sen. Lindsey Graham is asking for federal aid for his home state of South Carolina as it battles raging floods, but he voted to oppose similar help for New Jersey in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 2013.
S.C. floods: Dams pushed past limits
Trump pranks Rubio
Donald Trump is escalating his attacks on Sen. Marco Rubio with a special delivery for his rival: "Trump Ice Natural Spring Water."
Amber Rose's SlutWalk sparks debate
Amber Rose, an actress and model known for her personal style and steady position on the gossip pages, staged a "SlutWalk" in Los Angeles on Saturday that has folks debating the usefulness of the term and what it represents.
American Airlines pilot dies in flight
The pilot of an American Airlines passenger jet died during a flight from Phoenix to Boston, an airline official told CNN on Monday.
Waze app leads woman to death?
The couple followed their GPS, thinking it would lead them to a touristy avenue in Niteroi, a large city across the bay from Rio de Janiero. Instead, it led them to another street -- of the same name, in the same city -- and to the woman's death.
Bloodied Oregon student played dead
Turkey intercepts Russian jet
Turkey said it intercepted a Russian jet that violated its air space over the weekend.
Dozens die in 3 car bombings
Car bombings in Iraq killed more than 50 people on Monday in three separate attacks, according to Iraqi officials.
Stunning images reveal massive moon canyon
NASA released new images from its New Horizons spacecraft that show a massive canyon on Pluto's moon Charon that scientists didn't expect to find.
Wife reveals 5-month secret
A mother-to-be secretly recorded her husband's reaction when he saw ultrasound photos and a package of buns in the oven. CNN affiliate WRIC reports.
Shoe designer Manolo Blahnik's 6 steps to success
"Give the children some vodka!" Manolo Blahnik cries halfway through our video shoot. For the record, the "children" he was referring to are 29 and 27 and, sadly, we were operating cameras at the time so couldn't take him up on the offer.
Name CNNers from their teen photos
Can you guess the CNN talent from their eighth-grade photos? A CNN special report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens," airs Monday, October 5, at 9 p.m. ET.
How teens handle social media
I was unpopular. What I know now that I'm a mom
I moved around a lot as a kid. For me it was always an adventure. It was tough to change schools and continually be the new girl, but I found upside in every new place.
'Airport for drones' to open
A futuristic network of "droneports" that will help distribute pharmaceuticals and other crucial goods is set to open soon in the small African republic of Rwanda.
'Buffy' star arrested
Actor Nicholas Brendon, known for roles in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Criminal Minds," was arrested Wednesday in Saratoga Springs, New York.
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Zoe Kravitz -- Lenny's Greatest Hits ... Teeny Black Bikini Edition (PHOTOS)
Zoe Kravitz stacks up just fine against "Are You Gonna Go My Way" ... "Always on the Run" ... "Fly Away" or "Let Love Rule." The "Dope" star was hanging on South Beach in a little black bikini -- reminding us Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet's music,…
Missy Elliot Sued -- You Did NOT Work It ... Now You Gotta Pay
Missy Elliott was set to perform 2 concerts in Brazil ... but never did put her game down, flip it, OR reverse it -- because she failed to promote the concerts, so now she's getting sued. According to the suit, Missy skipped a scheduled national TV…
Lorenzo Lamas -- My Son's Got Demons, But He's On His Own Now (VIDEO)
Lorenzo Lamas hopes his son can pull through his legal troubles -- he got busted for theft at a Target -- but dad's hardly jumping through hoops to save A.J. Lamas' bacon. We asked Lorenzo about A.J.'s theft, battery, and child endangerment arrest.…
Kordell Stewart -- Gay Viral Video Star Is Lying ... We Never Dated, I'm Straight as an Arrow
Ex-NFL star Kordell Stewart says he NEVER dated gay Internet star Andrew Caldwell -- the guy who famously declared "I'm not gay no more!" -- telling TMZ Sports, "I'm a heterosexual man."
Lewis Hamilton -- REJECTED From Paris Fashion Show ... With Janelle Monae (VIDEO)
Well, this is awkward ... Lewis Hamilton -- a guy who makes his living getting there first -- was rejected at the door of a super fancy Paris fashion show ... for getting there last. Hamilton -- along with singer Janelle Monae -- tried to attend…
Tom Cruise -- No Parents Were Invited to My Daughter's Wedding
Tom Cruise did not go to his daughter's wedding, but we found out he was nobody special, because none of the parents -- on either side -- were invited. There are reports Tom snubbed 22-year-old Bella, who married Max Parker last month. Sources…
Charlize Theron -- My Alleged Stalker Brought Me Flowers
Charlize Theron says an unexpected floral delivery turned into a nightmare when a guy refused to leave until he saw her face-to-face ... so she called the cops. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ a man showed up at Theron's home in the Hollywood…
'Jersey Shore' Vinny Guadagnino -- Calling All Haters ... Come Buy My 'Washed Up' Lambo (PHOTOS)
"Jersey Shore" alum Vinny Guadagnino doesn't care if people think he's a washed-up reality star desperate for cash ... he's unloading his white 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo on eBay. Vinny posted a pic of the whip with the message, "Attention rich…
Elon Musk, Jon Favreau and Rick Rubin -- I Got The Tab ... No, I Got It ... No, I Do ... (PHOTO)
This is the ultimate power lunch -- a table for three with the guy who co-created Def Jam, the guy who directed "Iron Man" and the guy trying to colonize Mars. Elon Musk, Jon Favreau and Rick Rubin all met for lunch Sunday on the Malibu Pier.…
UFC's Nick Diaz -- Cher Has My Back ... Yes, THAT Cher
Huh, whoda thunk?
Shaq -- Motownin' In Miami ... 'My Girl' Duet With Wyclef Jean (VIDEO)
Shaquille O'Neal just made his case for inclusion into a very elite group ... The Fugees ... 'cause The Diesel just brought the house down in Miami ... hitting the stage to sing "My Girl" with Wyclef Jean. Jean and O'Neal were at Barry…
50 Cent -- I'm No Homophobe ... I Just Hate 'Empire'
50 Cent just learned why it's important to get the full story ... after he shared a homophobic post about "Empire" ... but he didn't read the whole thing. A rep for 50 tells TMZ the rapper reposted a photo to his Instagram making fun…
CC Sabathia -- I'm Going to Rehab ... Issues with Alcohol
NY Yankees superstar CC Sabathia has just announced he's checking into rehab for issues with alcohol.
Tyson Beckford -- I Got No Beef With Chris Brown ... He's So Below Me
Tyson Beckford says he doesn't have beef with Chris Brown anymore because the way he sees it, Brown is just plain nuts and nowhere near his level of fame. Beckford hosted a party in Atlantic City over the weekend and took a passive…
Rita Ora -- Travis Barker's Really Rubbing Off On Me (PHOTO)
Two weeks in and Rita Ora and Travis Barker are already acting like they've been living together for years. The new couple rolled out of bed Sunday for brunch in West Hollywood, and it looks like she went shopping ... in his closet.…
Caleb Logan Bratayley -- 13-Year-Old YouTube Star Dies Mysteriously
Caleb Logan Bratayley seemed like a perfectly healthy 13-year-old one hour -- and the next ... the YouTube star was dead, and the only explanation so far is he suffered a "medical emergency." Caleb -- whose family has racked up more than a billion…
Stephen A. Smith -- Threatens Kevin Durant ... I CAN RUIN YOU!!!
Someone call Vince McMahon ... because Stephen A. Smith just went on a WWE-style smacktalk rant directed at Kevin Durant ... in which he essentially threatens to dig up dirt that will DESTROY the NBA star!! It's pretty crazy ... Smith…
Lil Wayne -- Birdman Screwed Over Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga Too
Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga say they got screwed by Birdman just like Lil Wayne did ... at least that's what Lil Wayne claims in new legal docs. Lil Wayne now claims in his bitter lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money, he has letters from Drake and…
Kylie Jenner -- Anything Khloe Kardashian Does ... I Can Do Better (PHOTOS)
Kylie Jenner is all about the family biz, which apparently now requires all the sisters to rep HARD for Adidas ... at all times. Ever since big sis Khloe Kardashian's BF James Harden signed a $200 million dollar deal with Adidas -- Khloe AND…
Usain Bolt -- My Sex Was On Fire ... At Oktoberfest! (VIDEO)
Here's video of Usain Bolt leading a tent full of drunken Germans in song at Oktoberfest this weekend in Munich ... where the Jamaican sprinter was crushing beers for the 3rd year in a row!! Bolt LOOOVES Oktoberfest -- like super totally…