The men in Trump's boys club
Men with a past plot the future for the Republican nominee.
Howard Stern speaks out about Trump
Speaking on his radio show, Howard Stern confirmed Wednesday that Donald Trump expressed support for the invasion of Iraq in 2002.
Comet-chasing probe makes final touchdown
The Rosetta space probe has crash-landed on the surface of a distant comet, ending a remarkable 12-year mission that made a series of breakthrough discoveries.
Philippines President likens self to Hitler
When comparing yourself to world leaders or historical figures, there are perhaps less controversial choices than Adolf Hitler.
Israeli, Palestinian leaders shake hands at Peres funeral
The body of former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday in a funeral attended by world leaders flanked by heavy security.
Why is Gary Johnson still running for president?
Gary Johnson is the new punching bag of the 2016 campaign.
Biden mocks Trump on 'Tonight Show'
Vice President Joe Biden appeared on 'The Tonight Show' to talk about Trump's performance in the first presidential debate.
2 US sisters found dead at resort
Two American sisters were found dead without any signs of injuries while vacationing in the island nation of Seychelles this month, local police said.
Activists: 3,800 Syrian civilians killed in year of Russian airstrikes
A senior UN humanitarian affairs official has condemned in the strongest terms the international community's response to the crisis in Aleppo, where he says war crimes are being committed.
How a former tattoo parlor is helping fight ISIS
In a historic building where Teddy Roosevelt and Winston Churchill once laid their heads and where, more recently, tattoo artists plied their trade, US Special Operations Command has now set up shop, hoping to find the next big thing in battlefield gadgetry.
Ryder Cup fan taunts pros, gets challenged
During a practice round at the 2016 Ryder Cup, a heckling fan was challenged by the European team to attempt a putt in front of the crowd for $100.
14 year later, stolen Van Goghs found
Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh stolen in a 2002 heist in the Netherlands have been found, 14 years on, after a "massive" investigation by Italian authorities.
Hillary Clinton: Trump 'unsettled' by Mark Cuban
At a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, Hillary Clinton tells supporters that Mark Cuban's presence at the first presidential debate "unsettled" Donald Trump.
Risky move if Trump brings up Bill Clinton's women
Under fire after a disastrous first debate and for mocking a former Miss Universe's physique, Donald Trump is turning to decades-old scandals for ammunition: Bill Clinton's extramarital affairs.
US: Wells Fargo illegally repossessed service members' cars
The Justice Department said the illegal repossessions took place from 2008 to 2015. The first complaint came from an Army National Guardsman in North Carolina who said the bank seized his car while he was preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.
Dramatic video captures destruction after train crash
A New Jersey Transit train crashed into a platform in Hoboken Thursday morning, leaving multiple people injured.
Pakistan captures Indian soldier at disputed border
Pakistan captured an Indian soldier on its side of the disputed Kashmir border Thursday, Indian officials told CNN, as tensions continue to rise between the two nuclear neighbors.
India and Pakistan's Kashmir dispute: What to know
It's a stunning region of snow-capped peaks nestled in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges favored by Bollywood directors.
'SNL's' new Donald Trump is ...
Alec Baldwin becomes Donald Trump. CNN's Jeanne Moos previews the return of "SNL" with a new Donald.
Lady Gaga playing the Super Bowl
Little Monsters, rejoice: Lady Gaga is headed to the Super Bowl.
The week in 35 photos
Take a look at 35 photos of the week from September 22 through September 29.
6-year-old shooting victim fighting for his life
A child shot at a school playground in South Carolina this week is in critical condition and fighting for his life, relatives said.
Speeding car splits into pieces
A speeding car collided with a pole, split into pieces and tumbled across a popular walking trail. Everyone involved, including the driver, walked away uninjured.
N. Korea flood survivors homeless, sick
One month after devastating floods ravaged North Korea's northeast, aid agencies have warned that many survivors are homeless and at risk of disease as winter looms.
Official: US to sharpen military edge in Asia
The US will "sharpen our military edge" in the face of Chinese territorial expansionism and other regional threats as it embarks on the next phase of its pivot to Asia, the US defense secretary said Thursday,
NJ train crash: Event recorder recovered
It happened without warning, without time for passengers to realize they were barreling headlong into a deadly tragedy, without time for commuters standing on the station platform to flee.
A vote 103 years in the making
At age 103, Ruline Steininger feels that she has little time to waste.
Trump supporter goes off on CNN reporter
CNN's Randi Kaye speaks to Donald Trump supporters gathered at the airport in Melbourne, Florida.
Clinton camp courts millennials
Walk through campus at East Carolina State University in Greenville, North Carolina, and ask students whom they plan to vote for, and Hillary Clinton's struggle to win millennial voters is immediately clear.
What a real 'Fault in our Stars' couple taught us
They became known as "the real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple" and soon became nearly as famous as the couple in the novel and movie.
Ohio man could be linked to 5 deaths
A homeless Ohio man who was charged with two murders last week could now be linked to the slayings of up to five different women.
Amy Schumer first female comedian to make Forbes list
Comedian and actress Amy Schumer became the first woman to make it on the Forbes list of highest paid comedians.
There's a black moon on the horizon
You've probably heard of a "blue moon," or at least its popular-culture definition that indicates a rare occurrence. But have you heard of its similarly rare, but darker sibling, the black moon?
Boomers may face treatment-resistant depression
Rini Kramer-Carter has tried everything to pull herself out of her dark emotional hole: individual therapy, support groups, tai chi and numerous antidepressants.
Opinion: I'm black and I'm afraid of black men
I've been afraid of black men.
Trump says he admires Germany's Merkel, then rips her
Asked to name a world leader he admires and would like to emulate, Donald Trump on Thursday pointed to the foreign head of state he has most vigorously criticized on the campaign trail.
Opinion: Not into Hillary? I wasn't either
I have been adamantly opposed to Donald Trump's candidacy from the first time he glided down the escalator at Trump Tower and descended into the pits of the worst parts of rhetoric against humankind by calling Mexican immigrants drug dealers and rapists. It is because of that moment -- and so many thereafter -- that I never believed this reality star had a legitimate chance or frankly that he was serious about running for president.
Video released shows officers shooting 6-year-old
A Louisiana judge released body cam video Wednesday showing officers firing multiple rounds into a car, unknowingly striking and killing a 6-year-old boy.
See the body cam footage
Newly-released body cam footage shows police officers fatally shooting a 6-year-old boy after firing several rounds into the car in which he was sitting. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.
Female chess players protest Iran hijab rule
Some of the world's top female chess players are upset that the next world championship will be held in Iran, where players are expected to wear head scarves.
Mayor urged to quit after racist posts
The mayor a small Pennsylvania borough is being pushed to resign by other municipal officials following racist Facebook pictures West York Mayor Charles Wasko apparently posted over the summer, including ones aimed at the first family.
Michelle Obama slams Donald Trump at rally
At a campaign event in Philadelphia the first lady had some words for Donald Trump on her husband's birth place, Trump's Tweets & even his tax returns.
Ultimate experiment in sustainable urban living?
Ten years ago in the United Arab Emirates, a new settlement was started from scratch, with the aim of becoming "the world's most sustainable city". Masdar City was designed to be zero-carbon and zero-waste, home to a population of 40,000 people, with an additional 50,000 commuters, in an area of six square kilometers. Today, it's playing a crucial role in the development of sustainable design and technology.
Opinion: Where children die, but the world does nothing
"If you think thousands of Yazidis stuck on a mountain is terrible, wait until Aleppo falls." Those words came from an Obama administration official focused on Syria policy. Back in 2014.
Prince George's amazing day
Why is China buying up the global supply of donkeys?
Gelatin produced from donkey hide is a key ingredient of one of China's favorite traditional remedies, known as ejiao, which is used to treat a range of ailments from colds to insomnia.
Medieval castle made of trash
Just 30 minutes outside Buenos Aires is a medieval village made with recycled materials that sits atop what was once a landfill.
Preschool teacher by day, MMA fighter by night
I came into this world a fighter.
Bourdain on Nashville: We left 'damaged but happy'
We've done a few music-centric episodes, but this one is epic.
Opinion: Why is India's Modi going on the offensive?
India's reported "surgical strike" across the border into Pakistani-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday brings India-Pakistan relations to their lowest point in almost a decade.
Diabetes: 'Artificial pancreas' OK'd
The Food and Drug Administration approved a so-called artificial pancreas Wednesday. The first-of-its-kind device, the size of a cell phone, monitors and treats patients with type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes.
Cuba's trains: Unreliable but incredible scenery
Here's a note to Americans traveling to Cuba as relations between the two countries thaw: If you need to be somewhere on time in Cuba don't take the train.
9/11 bill: Buyer's remorse in Congress
Top congressional leaders from each party expressed buyer's remorse Thursday about a controversial new law that was enacted over President Barack Obama's objections that allows 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia.
'Raise your hand if you're not a Christian conservative'
Donald Trump, touting the support he's received from evangelicals in this battleground state, called on his supporters at a rally here to identify themselves as "Christian conservatives."
Cast, crew create "Trek Against Trump" page
The cast and crew of "Star Trek" want to send Hillary Clinton where no woman has gone before — the presidency.
Mercedes makes way for line of e-cars
Mercedes-Benz unveiled a brand new SUV concept, named the Generation EQ, at the Paris Motor Show on Thursday.
Could smog-eating tower solve pollution problem?
One of the 21st century's bleakest problems, air pollution leads to the premature death of 3 million people every year, according to a study published in the journal Nature last year. That number is set to double by 2050.
Yep, Home Depot, we'd have pulled this from shelves, too
When Samsung washing machines explode
Zelizer: How smart is Trump on taxes?
During Monday's presidential debate, one of the most beneficial moments for Hillary Clinton came during the discussion about Donald Trump's tax returns.
Candidates hurl insults and glasses on live TV
Candidates hurl glasses at each other during live debate brawl. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the blow-by-blow.
Amanpour: Will peace be buried with Peres?
Reacting to the news that her 93-year-old former boss had died, former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni raised the issue on everyone's mind: she was worried "peace would be buried with Shimon Peres."
Lawmakers: Wells Fargo a 'criminal enterprise'
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, seeking to rebound from a disastrous appearance before the Senate, is once again attempting to quiet the outrage in Congress over his bank's creation of fake accounts.
Opinion: Don't let Wells Fargo execs get away with it
Wall Street executives may have to pay a fine or give back some of their gains but they're kept almost entirely free from serious consequences for their wrongdoing, writes Jonathan Tasini
'Modern Family' hires transgender child actor
"Modern Family" has cast 8-year-old Jackson Millarker, who is transgender, as Lily's friend Tom on the show. The actor made his debut on an episode titled, "A Stereotypical Day."
Emergency smartphone alerts getting an upgrade
Your smartphone's emergency alerts are getting an upgrade.
Study: Removing both ovaries speeds aging
A surgery recommended to women as a way to prevent ovarian cancer is unethical in many cases, say Mayo Clinic researchers.
Famed arctic explorer's ship raised after 85 years
A ship that once belonged to famed Norwegian arctic explorer Roald Amundsen has been recovered after almost a century immersed in the icy depths of Cambridge Bay in Canada.
Tom Hanks crashes a wedding photo shoot
Tom Hanks came across a couple taking wedding photos in New York's Central Park and took a selfie with the newlyweds.
First in the world, the Americas are free of measles
An effort spanning two decades has resulted in a global first: The Americas have eliminated measles, the World Health Organization said this week. The battle was won through mass vaccination to prevent the viral disease, which can cause severe health problems including pneumonia, blindness, brain swelling and even death.
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt -- Settlement Negotiations Full Steam Ahead
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been in the throes of settlement negotiations almost from the start ... but it got rocky early on when Brad pulled the plug ... sources familiar with the case tell TMZ. Our sources say both sides wanted a quick end…
Chris Brown Accuser -- Beauty Pageant Struts to Chris Brown's Hit Song! (VIDEO + PHOTOS)
The woman who claims Chris Brown pulled a gun on her got a hysterical assist from Breezy in her quest to win a beauty pageant. Baylee Curran was a contestant in the Miss Greater Inland Empire Pageant -- it's a prelim for Miss California -- and…
Tyga -- Beware the Repo Man ... This Time for His Mama's Ride! (PHOTO)
Tyga's about to have a new battle with an old foe -- the repo man -- and this time his poor mother could end up suffering. A woman in Orange County has filed docs against the rapper claiming she acted as a middleman on a Range Rover lease for Tyga's…
'Bachelor' Nick Viall -- Drops Anchor For One-On-One Date (PHOTOS + VIDEO)
Get ready to judge Nick Viall's skills as the new 'Bachelor' -- we got the first photos and videos of him on a one-on-one date, and it looks like he just might avoid becoming a 4 time loser. We got Nick in action with a blonde named Danielle. He's…
John Cena -- I Haven't Been Offered 'Live with Kelly' Job ... But I'd Take It! (VIDEO)
With Kelly Ripa still hunting for a Michael Strahan replacement, John Cena tells TMZ Sports he'd definitely be the man for the job ... all producers have to do is ask.
Model Lexi Vixi -- Goes Full Vixen ... In Tiny Lace Bikini (PHOTO GALLERY)
Lexi Vixi isn't afraid to mix things up on the beach in SoCal ... and wearing a swimsuit that looks more like lingerie is solid proof. The ridiculously fit model beat the recent heatwave by dropping her tank top and short shorts and taking a…
Guess Who This Rockin' Kid Turned Into!
Before this rockstar-in-training was taking center stage in Hollywood, she was just another jammin' gal in New York City. Can you guess who she is?
Blac Chyna -- Sends Out Rob's Number ... Now No More 'Bitches' Can Text Him (VIDEO + PHOTO)
Blac Chyna just pulled the ultimate move to ensure Rob Kardashian won't have any more "bitches" texting him ... blasting out his number to millions of people. Chyna posted a tweet Thursday night giving the world her soon-to-be hubby/baby daddy's…
Lady Gaga -- It's Official ... I'm Doing Super Bowl Halftime!!
Lady Gaga has been promoted from the National Anthem at last year's Super Bowl ... to headlining Super Bowl LI in February ... the NFL has confirmed. The timing couldn't be more perfect for Gaga ... who is launching a new album in October. Gaga…
NY Giants Co-Owner Steve Tisch -- I Support Ben McAdoo ... After Odell Beckham Criticism (VIDEO)
NY Giants head coach Ben McAdoo just got a vote of confidence from his boss Steve Tisch -- who says he strongly believes Ben and Odell Beckham can work out their issues after OBJ's week 3 outburst. Beckham seemed upset after McAdoo said…
Gladys Knight -- My Son Tried to Blackmail Me with Medical Information
Gladys Knight says her son stooped so low in their legal battle, he attempted to extort his own mother if she didn't cut him a break. The R & B legend has been fighting Shanga Hankerson over the chicken & waffles joints that bear her…
Olympic Legend John Carlos -- Warns Shaq Over Kaepernick Criticism ... You're On the Wrong Side of History (VIDEO)
U.S. Olympic legend John Carlos -- who famously raised the black power fist at the '68 Games -- is warning Shaquille O'Neal about criticizing Colin Kaepernick's protest ... saying he's going to wind up on the wrong side of history. Earlier…
NFL's Josh Gordon -- Back to Rehab
Cleveland Browns superstar Josh Gordon is headed back to rehab ... the team just announced.
Ryan Lochte -- Who Needs The White House? I'm Making Green!! (PHOTO GALLERY)
While the rest of the Team USA Olympians were yukking it up with President Obama at the White House Thursday, Ryan Lochte was raking it in ... shooting a commercial with his new sponsor. The Olympic swimmer and "Dancing With the…
Derrick Rose Judge -- Shoots Down Pseudonym Appeal ... 'This Is Not a State Secrets Case'
The judge in the Derrick Rose rape case reaffirmed his decision and will NOT allow the accuser to use a pseudonym during the trial ... saying, "This is not a state secrets case." As we previously reported, the accuser had asked the judge to…
Jon Voight -- Google Conspiracy is Legit ... Trump's Getting Sabotaged!! (VIDEO)
Jon Voight must be a Yahoo! search guy, because he agrees with Donald Trump ... Google's working for Hillary Clinton. The actor and Trump supporter tells us at LAX ... the tech company's not alone in trying to keep Trump out of the White House ...…
Kylie Jenner -- Leaked Number Off Limits ... For a Whole Year!
Kylie Jenner's phone number was shut down after Rob Kardashian leaked it -- and it won't be up for grabs again 'til next September ... TMZ has learned. A rep for Verizon -- where Kylie had her phone plan -- tells us it's going beyond its usual…
Rory McIlroy -- Misses Putt ... But Heckler Drains It! (VIDEO)
Rory McIlroy was upstaged by a heckler in the gallery at the Ryder Cup Thursday morning -- when the golfer missed a putt multiple times ... and an American heckler came out and showed him how it's done! Rory was doing a practice round at Hazeltine…
President Obama -- Crackin' Jokes with US Olympians ... I Don't Want 'Phelps Face' (VIDEO)
More jokes from President Obama ... this time, POTUS was busting out the zingers with the Team USA Olympians ... crackin' on everything from his gymnastics skills to "Phelps face." It all went down at the White House ... where Obama and gold medal…
Manny Pacquiao -- 'I Tried All Kinds of Drugs' ... Before I Became a Champ
Manny Pacquiao says he's no stranger to drug use -- admitting that he tried "all kinds of drugs" before he became a boxing champion. Pacquiao was talking about Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and his plan to crack down on drug…