Source: Shooter was well-known to FBI
Two gunmen were killed outside a hall in Texas holding a contest for Prophet Mohammed cartoons.
Group's president calls it attack on free speech
When two men opened fire outside a contest for Prophet Mohammed cartoons in a Dallas suburb Sunday night, Pamela Geller was the first to call it an attack on free speech.
Why images of Mohammed offend many
Violence over depictions of the Prophet Mohammed may mystify many non-Muslims, but it speaks to a central tenet of Islam: the worship of God alone.
Carly Fiorina: 'Yes, I am running'
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her candidacy for president on Monday, becoming the first declared female candidate to seek the Republican Party's nomination.
Drawdown begins in Baltimore
Things could be returning to normal in Baltimore: The city has lifted its curfew, the National Guard is preparing its exit and a mall that had been a flashpoint in the riots has been reopened.
Black men missing in Baltimore
Something is missing from the neighborhood CNN's John Blake grew up in: older black men. FULL STORY
Obama relaunching initiative
President Barack Obama will re-launch his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative into a new, nonprofit foundation -- a clue into what work the President will take on in his post-presidency years.
Royal baby meets the family
Just one day old -- and it's time for Britain's royal baby to meet the family.
Israel's 'raw wound' revealed
The clashes between Ethiopian-Israeli protesters and police over the weekend have drawn international attention to one of the most disadvantaged groups in Israel.
Journey to epicenter of quake
More than 1,400 meters above sea level, amidst Nepal's treacherous alpine terrain, an entire mountain is shaking.
Is tide turning in Syria?
Changes on the ground could raise the likelihood of a political solution to the four-year war. FULL STORY
Ben Carson to launch 2016 bid
Retired physician Ben Carson told Sinclair Broadcasting on Sunday night that he plans to announce his candidacy for president of the United States on Monday.
10-year-old denied abortion
An international rights group is pressing Paraguay to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl, who allegedly was raped by her stepfather. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
'Star Wars' director pulls out
A new batch of planned "Star Wars" movies suffered a setback after director Josh Trank pulled out of the project.
'Star Wars Day': What to do on May 4 (and why)
It's not just a pun.
Sea monster fossil discovered
A farmer in Australia discovered a fossil belonging to a 100 million-year-old sea predator known as a "Kronosaurus."
5 things to start your day
A shooting incident in Texas ignites a free speech debate. Baltimore tries to put last week behind it. And Britain's newest princess meets her family.
Rugby star collapses on field, dies
The world of rugby league is in mourning following the death of Wales international Danny Jones, who passed away after collapsing during a game on Sunday.
Put down that energy drink!
You don't need it with these tips on how to stay energized throughout the day from CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Rory McIlroy celebrates birthday in style
Rory McIlroy celebrated turning 26 by claiming his 10th U.S. PGA Tour win with victory at the World Golf Championships in San Francisco.
The next big thing in tech
You will see plenty of smartphones in the developing world and you'll see plenty of TVs; but you're unlikely to see desktop computers in remote areas.
Dogs and their owners
World's most incredible sailing images
The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Awards attracts stunning sailing photography -- here are the best photos selected over the past four competitions.
Greatest buildings from World's Fairs
The week in 33 photos
Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods split
Skier Linsday Vonn announced Sunday that she and Tiger Woods are parting ways, citing the strain of their busy schedules.
Big announcement from Decker and Roddick
Why do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
Guacamole and fajitas. Mexican flags and mariachi bands. Margaritas, beer -- and more beer. (Sometimes with lime, thanks to that clever marketing campaign.)
First Air Force One wasting away in desert
In December 1953, an airplane named the "Columbine II" was on a flight over New York City, identified by air traffic controllers simply as "Air Force 8610." With President Eisenhower on board, it nearly collided mid-air with a commercial airliner also flight-numbered 8610. The near-tragedy prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to designate a call sign for any aircraft that the president of the United States is aboard. The Columbine II became the first Air Force One.
Your fingernail can be a wireless mouse
NailO, a wearable tech device, turns your thumbnail into wireless mouse. CNN's Thom Patterson reports.
Sea lion attacks man, drags him underwater
A sea lion attacked a fisherman in California and dragged him underwater. CNN affiliate KGTV reports.
6th-grader cuts off long-winded Obama
During a "virtual field trip" Thursday, President Obama began to ramble. The Washington, D.C., sixth-grade moderator promptly cut him off.
'Bubble girl' is allergic to life
Brynn Duncan might as well live in a bubble. She suffers from mast cell activation syndrome, a rare disease that makes her allergic to almost everything.
Fancy hats from the Kentucky Derby
32 amazing sports photos
Surreal photos of classic fairy tales
You don't have to be well-versed in Russian folklore to appreciate this dream-like take on classic stories.
Fleeing where homosexuality is illegal
They left Iran unwillingly, often in a hurry. It was for the best for these refugees. Iran is a difficult place to be gay or lesbian.
The Dzhokhar Tsarnaev his lawyers want you to know
I never expected to feel sorry for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Why was CNN invited back to North Korea?
Last September, I made my first visit to North Korea, granted a rare glimpse of what goes on beyond the demilitarized zone, in one of the most mysterious places on Earth.
Seeing God in the face of Freddie Gray
Freddie Gray, Walter Scott, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, John Crawford, Jonathan Ferrell, Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin ... Emmett Till.
How to help Baltimore rebuild
In the aftermath of the rioting and destruction in Baltimore after Freddie Gray's death, the community needs your help to rebuild -- structurally and emotionally.
Dreams 'scattered' by Nepal quake
Two CNN Heroes are among the earthquake survivors in Kathmandu, Nepal. And they are struggling in the aftermath.
Former racehorses get a second chance at life
Wooden Phone was never asked whether he wanted to race. Born in 1997, the dull-brown thoroughbred didn't show initial signs of greatness, but the horse would net more than $800,000 in winnings during his career.
Pit bull is patient zero in Colorado's cases of plague
A pit bull was at the heart of a rare plague outbreak in Colorado that left four people sick last year. That's what a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigation found in a new report released April 30.
Newly discovered frog looks like Kermit
Hi-ho, Kermit the Frog has some competition.
With 1 male left worldwide, northern white rhinos under guard
At first glance, Sudan looks like any other northern white rhino: stout and agile, with square lips.
Gorilla cracks zoo window, sends family running
A family trip to a Nebraska zoo turned terrifying for one family after the gorilla they were looking at leaped toward the exhibit window, cracking it.
Obama gives 'superhero' fist bump
Soccer star's wife dies from cancer
English soccer star Rio Ferdinand paid tribute to his "wonderful wife" on Saturday after she passed away following a cancer diagnosis.
Report: Saudis used U.S. cluster bombs
Human Rights Watch has accused Saudi Arabia of dropping U.S.-supplied cluster bombs in the fight against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Boehner OK with $$$ in politics
Americans might see their political system as rigged against them and in favor of big-money donors, special interests and incumbent members of Congress.
Jeffrey Dahmer's killer: Why I did it
The man who beat serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer to death inside a Wisconsin prison says he did it because of Dahmer's creepy sense of humor -- which included turning prison food into fake limbs covered with ketchup to resemble blood, the New York Post reports.
Bad news for Boeing Dreamliner
First Air Force One wasting away in the desert
You would expect the very first Air Force One to be preserved in a museum somewhere. But it isn't. It's literally baking on a patch of land in the Arizona desert.
New on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu
April showers surely will bring May flowers -- if by flowers you mean tons of streaming options.
'Puffed up planet' discovered
A huge "puffed up" planet "too big for its star" some 500 light years from Earth has been discovered by Australian researchers -- with the help of a backyard astronomer.
'Revenge' canceled. What's next?
View this list of canceled TV shows to see which ones have gotten the ax.
Baby born after mom dies
A newborn infant survived against the odds just weeks after his mother suffered a fatal intracranial hemorrhage. CNN affiliate KETV has the story.
10/6/2009 9:31 PM
A list of events happening in the ATL.
Bob Baffert -- American Pharoah's Gonna Get Sooo Laid!!!
American Pharoah is gonna be more like American Gigolo after this weekend -- 'cause now that he's a Kentucky Derby champ, he's gonna get sooooo much horse ass ... so says his trainer Bob Baffert. The legendary…
Kylie Jenner -- DWI -- Driving While Instagramming (PHOTO)
Kylie Jenner did her dad no favors by posting a pic she took of herself driving on an L.A. freeway ... at the same time Bruce is under investigation for a fatal car accident he caused by being inattentive. The 17-year-old posted the POV shot…
Kylie and Kendall Jenner -- Don't You Dare Use Our Names!!!
WARNING TO KYLIE MINOGUE OR ANYONE ELSE NAMED KYLIE ... YOU MAY NO LONGER BE ALLOWED TO USE YOUR FIRST NAME BECAUSE A 17-YEAR-OLD THINKS IT SHOULD BE HERS AND HERS ALONE. It's all part of the Kardashian's blitzkrieg campaign. We've…
Dean Cain -- Dog Gone Astray ... Saves Pooch From Animal Pokey
Dean Cain needs a tighter leash ... for himself and his dog -- his pooch was nearly sent to animal control after sneaking out, all because the actor failed to register his best friend. Law enforcement sources tell us Cain's black lab…
Jeremy Jackson -- Stabbing Victim Shows Gnarly Wounds
The guy Baywatch star Jeremy Jackson knifed over an alleged robbery is pissed ... telling TMZ he was only trying to help out the actor ... and ended up getting stabbed 9 times for it. The first part of his story syncs…
'Two & A Half Men' Child Star -- TV Honchos Hooked ... The Kid Stays In Our Pictures
Edan Alexander is only 7-yrs old, but looks like the big wigs behind "Two and A Half Men" feel they've found the golden child, because they're throwing down big bucks to keep him around. According to his minor's contract, Edan scored $20k for each…
Manny Pacquiao -- Aunt Claims Fight Was Fixed (VIDEO)
The Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight was unanimous in everyone's eyes, but Manny's aunt and cousins are steadfast ... the fight was fixed. Aunt Lilia and crew were leaving the Mandalay Bay on Sunday when our…
Tim Duncan -- Carries Drunk Teammate Onto Team Bus ... After Hollywood Rager
** WARNING -- VIDEO CONTAINS TIM DUNCAN SAYING A CUSS WORD** The San Antonio Spurs PARTIED LIKE CHAMPS hours after they were eliminated ... with Tim Duncan dragging one of his hammered teammates out of a nightclub ...…
Risa in 'Annapolis': Memba Her?!
Katie Hein is best known for playing Annapolis Naval Academy cadet Risa -- opposite James Franco and Jordana Brewster -- in the 2006 boxing drama "Annapolis." Guess what she looks like now!
Dennis Rodman -- STRIPPER FIESTA ... At Thong'd Out BDay Party
Ass. Ass. Ass. Ass. Ass. That seemed to be the theme at Dennis Rodman's birthday party blowout this weekend ... and TMZ Sports has all the thong'd out footage. It all went down at Sapphire gentlemen's club in Vegas --…
Jay Z -- Can I Go Home Yet?
Nobody was feeling Jay Z's after party in Las Vegas the way he was -- and that's a good thing ... 'cause from the looks of It Jay just wanted to be somewhere else. Jay Z hosted, undoubtedly, the most exclusive…
Tiger Woods & Lindsey Vonn -- DUNZO
Chalk up another loss for Tiger Woods ... this time, it's his girlfriend -- 'cause Lindsey Vonn just announced the couple has officially broken up. The world champion skier broke the news on Facebook ... saying, "After nearly three years together,…
Justin Bieber -- 'F*** Pacquiao!!!'
Justin Bieber was amped up at Rehab in Vegas before the fight ... singing to Big Sean -- which is surprising -- and making his feelings about Manny Pacquiao clear. Justin partied with the crowd before walking out…
Taylor Swift Snarls Traffic at Japan's Airport (VIDEO)
Taylor Swift is so popular in Japan she got in the way of commerce ... apparently flights were delayed after the airport was overrun with fans. Taylor landed in Narita Airport to kick off her "1989 World Tour," when a…
David Beckham -- Spice Girls Reunite for 40th Birthday ... And Someone's Missing
The Spice Girls reunited for a very special occasion -- David Beckham's 40th birthday ... and someone was noticeably absent. Victoria Beckham threw the party in Morocco Saturday and most everyone dutifully showed up, including Emma Bunton, Melanie…
Jake Gyllenhaal -- Not Moved by Jamie Foxx's National Anthem (VIDEO)
Jake Gyllenhaal was not impressed by Jamie Foxx's soulful rendition of the National Anthem, but at least he got in a few laughs. Jake was sitting ringside with his "Southpaw" director Antoine Fuqua when Jamie took the…
Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight -- G-5 Traffic Jam at Vegas Airport
In case you wondered if the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight was a rich people's event, check out the aerial view of the private jets at McCarran International Airport in Vegas. The pic was snapped Saturday and it makes it very clear ... you won't see…
Rosie O'Donnell's Wife Michelle Rounds ... Rosie Must Be Drug Tested, STAT
Rosie O'Donnell's estranged wife wants a judge to force the famous talk show host to submit to random drug testing until their custody battle is resolved ... TMZ has learned. We've learned Michelle Rounds and Rosie will face off in court on…
Grandma Mayweather -- Manny's Got to Apologize to Floyd for 'Talkin' S***' (VIDEO)
Floyd Mayweather may have hugged Manny Pacquiao after the fight, but all is not forgiven with Floyd's fierce grandma. Bernice Mayweather was leaving the MGM Grand in Vegas after the fight when to told our photog…
Mama June -- I'm a Strip Club Superstar Now!
Mama June's making stacks o' cash from a Florida strip club -- and in related news ... there's a polar vortex pushing through hell. A rep for June tells TMZ the "Honey Boo Boo" matriarch has a signed deal to appear later this month at Crazy…