Clinton puts Trump on defense
CNN's Reality Check
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed Monday in their first head-to-head debate of the general election season, and CNN's Reality Check Team put their statements and assertions to the test.
Clinton: Trump called climate change a Chinese hoax
During the first presidential debate, Hillary Clinton said Donald Trump thinks global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.
Why was Trump sniffling so much?
The first face-to-face confrontation between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump proceeded more or less as expected with the presidential candidates perspiring over their different views of the economy, taxation laws and foreign policy.
The debate in under 2 minutes
The best moments from the highly anticipated first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Trump: I'm 'smart' for paying no taxes
Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump about not paying taxes in their first presidential debate.
Wells Fargot employees hit back with suit
Super rich hit by falling oil prices
Aleppo has become a 'ghost city'
Everyone is waiting for a way out of Aleppo, says 28-year-old Monther Etaky, a graphic designer who lives there.
Syria ad flaunts Aleppo's nightlife
A recent video from Syria's state news agency boasts about Aleppo's thriving nightlife, but it's a far cry from what life is really like in the war-torn city.
Slain gunman leaves 9 hurt
Police are responding to a shooting in southwest Houston, Texas, a police dispatcher told CNN. An emergency alert from the city said the shooting scene is believed to be contained to the area of a shopping center, but warned residents to avoid the area.
NASA says it may have spotted water plumes on Jupiter's moon
Could a second celestial object in our solar system host living organisms?
Marlins pitcher dies in boat crash
Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández has died unexpectedly, the team announced Sunday.
Trump: We have to take the guns away from 'bad people'
Is NRA-backed Donald Trump going anti-gun? Only for "bad people."
Trump: Clinton doesn't have the stamina to be president
During the first 2016 presidential debate, Donald Trump says that Hillary Clinton doesn't have the stamina to be president and has "bad experience."
Biggest blunders made in past debates
CNN's Gloria Borger looks back at past debate mistakes among former presidential candidates.
Consider waiting to get flu shot
The pharmacy chain pitches started in August: Come in and get your flu shot.
4 news groups call Trump a liar
On the weekend leading up to 2016's first presidential debate, four news organizations came to a similar and sweeping conclusion: Donald Trump lies more often than Hillary Clinton.
Bridgegate: Officials planned to make 'traffic jam as bad as possible'
Former Port Authority executives and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie staffers planned to make the traffic from the September 2013 lane closures at the George Washington Bridge "as bad as possible," according to testimony heard in federal court Monday.
Harry Reid calls Donald Trump 'a racist'
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid called Donald Trump a racist on the Senate floor Monday, an escalation in the Nevada lawmaker's war of words against the GOP presidential nominee in recent weeks.
Trump: 400 pound man could've hacked DNC
During the first presidential debate, Donald Trump put out various theories as to who may have hacked the DNC.
Suspect confesses to mall killings, police say
Arcan Cetin, the suspect facing five counts of murder in a Washington state mall shooting, has confessed to the killings, police say.
MLB no stranger to young losses
America's pastime has lived its share of tragedy over the years but Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández's death in a boating accident feels different.
Charlotte police shooting: What happens next
After nearly a week of protests in Charlotte, the Queen City has returned to near normal after officials had enacted both a state of emergency and a curfew following protests over a fatal police shooting.
Charlotte police release video of Keith Scott shooting
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released bodycam and dashcam video four days after a shooting incident that left 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott dead.
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
Four days before the government is scheduled to run out of money, lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain at odds about whether to add millions of dollars for Flint, Michigan, to a spending bill to keep agencies operating.
FBI data: Violent crime up from last year
Last year saw an increase in violent crime -- including murder -- compared to 2014, according to new data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday.
Did Prince George snub Justin Trudeau?
Royal tot refuses high five, leaves Canadian Prime Minister hanging. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on Prince George's first "snub."
Trump's tax plan could hike taxes on middle and low-income families
Batchelder estimates that roughly 20% of households with minor children and more than half of single parents could end up paying more in taxes than they do today. These groups include about 25 million adults and 15 million children.
Obama dons hat, blanket during Tribal Nations ceremony
President Barack Obama ignored his own "no hats" edict Monday when he partook in a traditional American Indian ceremony in Washington.
Eric Trump: Dad came 'from just about nothing'
Fox News host Julie Roginsky took exception with Eric Trump's description of his father's start in the business world.
High school football player dies after injury
A high school football player in Ohio died after sustaining an injury during a game.
Presidential Debate: Rules and format
The lights will come up, the debate will begin, the first question will go to Hillary Clinton.
Calais 'Jungle' to be dismantled
French President Francois Hollande says the controversial makeshift camp known as "The Jungle" in Calais will be completely dismantled.
Copter crashes during joint US, South Korea drills
The US and South Korean navies put on a show of force in the Sea of Japan on Monday, the latest in a string of displays of military might in response to North Korea's testing of nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles.
Lawmaker wants hijab banned from passport photos
A Swiss politician, who's spoken out against burqas and the construction of minarets, now wants hijabs banned from passport photographs.
Iowa and Wisconsin hit with evacuation orders
Evacuations and curfews have been enacted in parts of Iowa and Wisconsin as flood threats from swollen rivers and creeks continue to cause panic.
'The King' of golf dies at 87
Arnold Palmer, known as "the King" for his transformative legacy in golf, has died at the age of 87, according to the U.S. Golf Association.
McIlroy: Arnold Palmer leaves lasting legacy
Rory McIlroy, FedEx Cup champion, talks about the death of legendary golfer Arnold Palmer.
Glenn Beck apologizes to listeners for backing Ted Cruz
Glenn Beck, a staunch Ted Cruz supporter in the 2016 GOP presidential race, interviewed the Texas senator Monday in a series of often-tense exchanges, after Cruz finally endorsed GOP standard-bearer Donald Trump.
Polls: Trump, Clinton in virtual tie in CO and PA
Just one point separates Clinton and Trump in two states that are critical to both candidates' chances of becoming president, according to new CNN/ORC polls in Pennsylvania and Colorado.
Is 2016 the 'lesser of two evils' election year?
CNNMoney was in swing states Florida and Ohio talking with voters about the economy and the election. The most common theme: people don't like either candidate.
Student suspended after posting photo of dirty water
When Hazel Juco noticed the water in her high school restroom looked like urine, she snapped a photo and posted it on Facebook and Twitter.
Trump launches 'Crooked Hillary' Snapchat filter
Team Trump: We didn't invite Gennifer Flowers
Donald Trump's campaign manager and running mate said Sunday the GOP candidate doesn't want Gennifer Flowers -- who had an affair with Bill Clinton in the 1970s -- at Monday night's presidential debate.
Opinion: Why tonight can clinch the election
Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is shaping up as the climactic moment of this presidential campaign -- one that will re-shape the landscape until Election Day.
They can't say that on a debate stage -- or can they?
Name-calling has been the norm this political season, but it's unclear what salutations Hillary Clinton and Donald will use when they meet face-to-face Monday night. Past debates have usually featured a degree of formality and respect above harsh campaign trail rhetoric.
Opinion: Clinton needs Obama
Not coincidentally, Barack Obama has delivered what historians may judge the most important — and inspiring — speech of his presidency at the critical juncture of an election that in all likelihood will determine the future of America for generations.
3-year-old lost in wilderness for 3 days
3-year-old Tserin Dopchut survived alone in a Siberian forest for three days before being rescued.
What do non-protesters across Charlotte think?
For days, the loudest voices emerging from Charlotte have been the hundreds of protesters filling downtown every night.
Jane Pauley taking over "CBS Sunday Morning"
On his final edition of "CBS Sunday Morning," Charles Osgood introduced his successor, former "Today" show co-host Jane Pauley.
Crowd turns its back on Clinton for group selfie
At a recent campaign event, Hillary Clinton climbed on a box to address a room packed with young people. But instead of facing the Democratic presidential nominee, the audience turned their backs on her en masse.
N. Korea threatens to wipe out Seoul
South Korea's defense minister said elite troops are on standby to assassinate Kim Jong Un if the country feels threatened by North Korean nuclear weapons. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
Blood test could improve treatment for depression
A new blood test could help doctors tailor treatments for depression by identifying which drugs will be most effective in each patient.
New law will make it harder to get police body-cam video
Videos released by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department of the fatal encounter between officers and Keith Lamont Scott could be the last such footage that North Carolina authorities share with the public.
What if North Korea's missiles come from underwater?
The US and South Korean navies took to the seas Monday with a message for North Korea: Think twice before you threaten us.
Last armed conflict in Latin America is finally ending
A conflict that lasted over five decades. An estimated 220,000 people killed. Five million displaced.
Airline captain is 26; her copilot, 19
When it comes to glass ceilings in the aviation industry, 26-year-old Kate McWilliams hasn't just smashed them -- she's flown above them.
Duel between 2 rattlesnakes caught on camera
An Arizona man discovers two rattlesnakes in his backyard fighting for dominance.
Will and Kate take the kids to Canada
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting Canada with their two young children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
Can Mexico's supercar compete with the best?
When you think of famous car-producing nations, the odds you thought Mexico would be nil at best.
Bacteria may help you lose weight
The diversity of the bacteria living in your feces is linked to how much fat you have in your body, according to a new study.
New on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu in October
Fall into your couch, bed or wherever you like to chill, because things are cooling off.
Erin Andrews to miss 'Dancing With the Stars'
Tom Bergeron will be performing solo Monday night.
No one else in White House has this kind of access
Chief official White House photographer Pete Souza is known for his coverage of President Obama's administration, but he first worked for government in the Reagan years.
New car sparks internet outrage
It's small, purple -- and some find it offensive.
Why there is backlash over this new car
Cosmopolitan and automaker SEAT face backlash after launching a new vehicle designed for women.
101-year-old gets one last ride on a Harley
Ray Weser is 101 years old, soon to be 102. If living for more than a century isn't cool enough, he's also a veteran and a life-long Harley Davidson lover. (He even worked for the company for 24 years.)
FIFA scraps anti-racism task force
FIFA has come under criticism for disbanded its anti-racism task force after soccer's world governing body said the body had "completely fulfilled its temporary mission."
When jazz stopped being cool
"Jazz is dead."
Ronda Rousey -- 'Absolutely Wants to Fight Cyborg' ... Says Dana White (VIDEO)
The biggest fight in women's MMA could actually happen -- because Dana White tells TMZ Sports ... Ronda Rousey "absolutely, positively" wants to fight Cris "Cyborg" Justino. With Cyborg coming off ANOTHER dominating performance this weekend, we had…
Miami Marlins Jose Fernandez -- Cops Grilling Bar About Final Hours
The time Jose Fernandez and his friends spent in a popular Miami bar -- shortly before their boat wreck -- is now a focal point of the investigation into the Marlins star's death.
Brody Jenner -- LOSES IT On Hotel Staff ... Screw You for Booting Me! (VIDEO + PHOTO)
Brody Jenner is going to war with a ritzy OC hotel after he totally flipped out on 2 staffers who had entered his room to kick him off the property. TMZ obtained this video of Brody's rage Sunday morning in the lobby of the Laguna Cliffs…
Lil Wayne -- Young Money Loses! David Banner's Getting Paid
Lil Wayne's record label is getting called out for stiffing rapper David Banner, and now has to hand him more than $160k. Banner won a default judgment in his lawsuit against Young Money Records -- he said the label owed him upwards of $150k for…
Sofia Richie -- Grilled Over Bieber Breakup ... And Feeling Golden (VIDEO)
Sofia Richie is going for the gold after splitting with Justin Bieber ... ordering up 3 custom grillz. New York jeweler Richie Nektalov, aka Richie Rich, tells us he stopped by Sofia's pad while he was in L.A. last week to personally fit…
Waldo In 'The Little Rascals': 'Memba Him?!
Blake Ewing is best known for playing the rich Waldo -- opposite Bug Hall as his arch-nemesis, Alfalfa -- in the 1994 family movie "The Little Rascals." Guess what he looks like now!
Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber -- We Broke Up
Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have ended their 11-year relationship ... TMZ has confirmed. They released a joint statement saying, "Over the past few months we've come to the conclusion that the best way forward for us as a family is to separate as…
Ex-NFL Star Greg Hardy -- Arrested for Cocaine ... Someone Slipped It in My Wallet (MUG SHOT)
Former NFL star Greg Hardy was arrested for possession of COCAINE late Sunday night in Texas ... TMZ Sports has learned. According to the police report, Hardy was pulled over in a 2010 Dodge Challenger because he didn't use a turn…
Herschel Walker -- Leonard Fournette Should NOT Sit Out ... Bad Look for NFL Scouts (VIDEO)
With Les Miles gone and LSU in disarray ... Leonard Fournette has a choice to make -- sit out for the rest of the year or play and risk injury for no real shot at a championship. We asked Herschel Walker what he thinks the LSU running back…
Beanie Sigel -- Knocked Out Backstage ... Meek Mill's Homie Takes Credit (VIDEO)
Meek Mill and The Game's beef claimed a new victim -- hip-hop legend Beanie Sigel, who got knocked the hell out ... apparently by a guy in Meek's crew. TMZ got this video of Beanie laid out backstage ... shortly before he was getting onstage…
Cowboys Legend Drew Pearson -- I Love Dak Prescott ... But This Is Romo's Team
Dak Prescott is good ... but Tony Romo is GREAT and Dallas will be even BETTER when he returns to the field ... so says Cowboys legend Drew Pearson. TMZ Sports spoke to the Super Bowl XII champ who tells us why he doesn't think Romo…
'Real Housewives of Miami' -- Herman Echevarria Dies in Hotel
Herman Echevarria Sr. -- ex-husband of 'RHOM' star Alexia Echevarria -- was found dead in a Miami hotel room Monday morning. The businessman didn't show up to work and was not answering calls ... prompting his family to check on him. Police…
Weston Cage -- Ex-Wife Sues Manager ... He Hated My Bouncing Boobs
Nic Cage's former daughter-in-law wants a pound o' flesh from her manager ... after he pressured her into having a breast reduction. Singer Nikki Williams -- who was married to Weston Cage for 2 years -- says Chameleon Entertainment CEO Breyon…
Michael Rapaport -- 'I Hope D-Rose Is Innocent' ... I Want to Root for Him (VIDEO)
Can you root for a guy who's been accused of rape? That's the question we asked NY Knicks superfan Michael Rapaport ... who will have to make that decision when Derrick Rose takes the court in October. Rapaport gives a pretty thoughtful…
Chyna -- Mom Wants Estate Control ... Her Manager Can't Be Trusted!!
Chyna's business manager took control of the late pro wrestler's stuff -- including a $5,000 cello -- and there's no telling what he's doing with her other valuables ... so claims Chyna's mom. According to docs obtained by TMZ ... Chyna's mother is…
LeBron James -- I Respect Kaepernick ... But I'm Standing for Anthem (VIDEO)
LeBron James says he will NOT follow Colin Kaepernick's lead when it comes to the National Anthem ... and vows to STAND when "The Star-Spangled Banner" is played during the NBA season. James was speaking with reporters at Cavs Media Day in…
Nick Jonas -- Mystery Island Girl ... Just His Type (PHOTO GALLERY)
Nick Jonas might be done with Olivia Culpo ... but he isn't done hanging with women who look just like her. We got these shots of Nick in Honolulu -- where he's filming "Jumanji" -- and it looks like he's found the perfect companion to help him run…
NFL's Deion Branch -- Lamar Jackson Will Tear Up the NFL ... Bank On It (VIDEO)
Super Bowl champ Deion Branch says Louisville's Lamar Jackson has a whole lot more football domination in his future ... as one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. Jackson continued to make the rest of the college football world look silly…
T.I. -- Stepdaughter Avoids Jail Time for Airport Gun Charge
T.I.'s stepdaughter got herself a get out of jail free card in her gun possession case, as long as she does right by a judge. Sources tell TMZ ... Zonnique Pullins avoided jail time after being charged for carrying a concealed weapon to…
Joe Biden -- Carson Wentz Is My Guy ... IT'S OUR YEAR!!!
Joe Biden is ALL THE WAY ONBOARD THE WENTZ WAGON!!! The Vice President just dished out some HUGE compliments to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz on Twitter ... essentially saying the rookie is gonna fly the bird gang all the way to…