Clinton campaign may have been hacked, too
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which is the political arm for House Democrats, confirmed Friday it had been the subject of a cyberhack, raising the possibility that alleged Russian hackers might have breached a much broader swath of Democratic records than originally thought.
The Democrats' Republican moment
Over four flag-waving days in Philadelphia, Democrats stole the Republicans' mojo.
North Carolina voter ID law overturned
A federal appeals court Friday overturned parts of North Carolina's 2013 voting law, including provisions that required voters to show a photo identification card, saying they were enacted "with racially discriminatory intent" in violation of the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act.
U.S. surveillance plane makes emergency landing in Russia
At the same time that political tensions between Washington and Moscow were raging this week, the US and Russia calmly handled the emergency landing of a US military aircraft in western Siberia, according to the Pentagon.
The moment American Muslims have been waiting for
When Khizr Khan shook his copy of the Constitution at Trump, you could almost see the collective fist pump from Muslims across the country.
Khizr Khan's powerful DNC speech
Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in combat, criticized Donald Trump's stance against immigrants and Muslims during a speech at the Democratic National Convention.
Tim Kaine under scrutiny for abortion comment
Hillary Clinton's running mate, Tim Kaine, sparked confusion Friday after saying he supports the anti-abortion Hyde Amendment and the Clinton campaign's call to repeal the measure.
Chelsea's question to Ivanka
Chelsea Clinton poses a question to Ivanka Trump about equal pay for women during a Glamour magazine Facebook Live interview.
Flint water crisis: New criminal charges filed
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality failed to treat the corrosive water, which ate into the city's iron and lead pipes, causing lead to leach into the drinking water.
Is Black Lives Matter blowing it?
Here's a question for both supporters and critics of the Black Lives Matter movement:
Mosquitoes transmit Zika in Florida
Four individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, Florida health officials said Friday.
Facebook could owe $5B in taxes
Forget Snapchat. Facebook's biggest threat right now may be Uncle Sam.
Inside the world's deepest blue hole
Plummeting to depths of 300m (987ft), researchers say this sinkhole in the South China Sea is the deepest in the world.
The week in 27 photos
Take a look at 27 photos of the week from July 22 through July 28.
Clinton's historic moment
She accepted the Democratic nomination, taking her place as the first woman to lead a major presidential ticket on a night pulsating with emotion.
Key moments in Clinton's acceptance speech
On Thursday, Hillary Clinton accepted her parties nomination and immediately turned her attention to her Republican opponent.
10 takeaways from the Democratic convention
Clinton cast herself as a uniter working for the common good and Trump as a divider stoking fear for political gain.
DNC balloon drop caps Clinton's historic celebration
Balloons fall from the ceiling as Hillary Clinton celebrates at the Democratic National Convention where she became the first woman to win the presidential nomination of a major party.
Trump: I wanted to hit DNC speakers
Donald Trump, after hearing speeches at the Democratic convention this week, said Thursday he wanted to "hit a number of those speakers so hard, their heads would spin."
Is Brazil ready for the 2016 Olympic Games?
The build up to Rio 2016 has been beset by political, economic and health crises, while doping has cast a shadow over sport and track and field in particular.
Syrian maternity hospital bombed
A maternity hospital supported by Save the Children has been bombed in the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, the humanitarian organization said Friday on its Twitter account.
F-35 fighter jet fires 55 rounds per second
Video of a weapons test shows the U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B firing its 25mm gun for the first time.
Navy to name ship after gay rights activist
The Navy has sent congressional notification that it intends to name a new oiler ship Harvey Milk, a US Navy official confirmed Friday to CNN.
Scotland police: 500 kids targets of online sexual abuse
Police in Scotland have arrested 77 people after more than 500 children were identified as potential victims of online sexual abuse.
Police officers shot; suspect in custody
A suspect is in custody in connection with a police shooting early Friday in San Diego, California, according to a tweet by the Police Department.
Outside attorney to consult on charges in Castile shooting
A Minnesota county prosecutor said Friday he has appointed an outside prosecutor to help him decide whether to file criminal charges in the July 6 shooting death of a black man by a police officer.
Teen nearly struck by lightning as he films
On his way home from work, Ethan Riozzi-Bodine, 16, took cover from a rainstorm. What happened next was shocking.
2 officers fired, could face charges
Two police officers in East Cleveland, Ohio, are out of a job after a robbery suspect alleged they beat him up and pushed him down a cliff after arresting him.
Marine Hornet pilot killed in crash
A Marine pilot was killed when his F/A-18C Hornet crashed during training in California, the Marine Corps said Friday.
Great Wall is disappearing brick by brick
The Great Wall is disappearing, brick by brick, and Chinese authorities have had enough.
What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu in August
How is the summer almost over already?
Opinion: Big night or big fail?
CNN contributors and a range of commentators offer their takes on the Democratic Party convention, Hillary Clinton's speech and what to expect from the Democratic Party moving forward. The views expressed are the writers' own.
Clinton criticizes Trump for saying he can fix it alone
At the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton criticizes Donald Trump by saying not to believe anyone who says "I alone can fix it."
Melania's website taken down amid controversy
Melania Trump announced Thursday that she took down her website, acknowledging that it contained inaccuracies.
What Kaine whispered in Clinton's ear
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine leaned over to Hillary Clinton on Thursday night right after she became the first woman to accept a major party's presidential nomination and marked the historic moment with a few words.
Charges dropped in Chandra Levy murder
A judge on Thursday dismissed murder charges against a man accused in the death of Chandra Levy, a Washington, D.C., intern whose 2001 disappearance created national headlines.
Intruder lurks over sleeping couple
A home surveillance camera captured an intruder inside a Chicago couple's home watching them as they slept.
Economy sluggish in spring
America's economy didn't bounce back in the spring after a sluggish winter. The U.S. economy grew a mere 1.2% between April and June compared to the same period last year, according to the Commerce Department.
What keeps parents away from the NICU?
On any given day at the Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, there are more than 40 babies fighting for their lives in the NICU. The parents of these babies have one concern: the health of their child.
Hartwell on his split with 'Cosby' star
Former professional football player Ed Hartwell has spoken out on his breakup with "Cosby Show" star Keshia Knight Pulliam.
2 weeks, 2 conventions in 150 seconds
After eight days of Conventions, we look back at the dancing, chanting, balloons and speeches.
Opinion: Clinton's questionable decision
On a historic night, Hillary Clinton proved that a woman nominee for president can deliver just as good an acceptance speech as a man -- and some would say, even better.
Analysis: Clinton's economy = 10M jobs
Hillary Clinton's plans for the economy would boost growth and create millions of jobs, according to a new analysis.
This video will leave you oddly satisfied
Thousands of balloons fell from the ceiling after Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president, but after the event, someone had to clean up the mess.
Bergen: Clinton vs. Trump as commander in chief
One of the big themes of the concluding session of the Democratic convention Thursday was that Hillary Clinton would be a strong and effective commander in chief, while Donald Trump would most decidedly not be.
Photos: Chelsea Clinton through the years
See photos of Chelsea Clinton, the only child of Bill and Hillary Clinton.
DNC speeches: Are the claims truthful?
The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Thursday for the fourth night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.
Muslim soldier's dad to Trump: Read the constitution
The father of a Muslim-American soldier who was killed in the Iraq War delivered a passionate appeal at the Democratic National Convention for voters to support Hillary Clinton, accusing Republican Donald Trump of sacrificing "nothing" and "smearing the character" of religious minorities like his family.
Pope makes historic visit to Auschwitz
Pope Francis arrived on Friday at Auschwitz, the notorious former German Nazi concentration camp in Poland, in a historic visit to pay tribute to the more than 1 million people, mostly Jews, who lost their lives there during World War II.
Norway considers giving Finland a mountain
Thinking of giving a little summit to your neighbor for a 100th birthday present? What about a mountain?
Police: Ohio murder suspect had hidden room
A suspect in the death of an Ohio college student had a hidden room on his property with restraints, a freezer containing blood and evidence of additional potential victims, search warrants show.
Ex-beauty queen jailed for faking cancer
When former Miss Pennsylvania U.S. International told her friends and family she had leukemia in March 2013, they did everything they could to help.
How much Kunis, Kutcher paid for wedding rings
Actress Mila Kunis tells Conan O'Brien that she bought her wedding bands from Etsy for under $100.
Why you should look at the sky tonight
The night sky is lighting up this summer.
What not to do when you win the Powerball
Go ahead, dream about what you would do with it. Private island, maybe? Your own Dairy Queen franchise?
Girl has tea party with officer who saved her life
This is the cutest thing you'll see all day -- maybe even all week.
Pokemon Go player says he lost weight
Catching 'em all is the Pokemon Go player's goal, but in doing so one British man claims to have lost something -- more than 12 kilograms (28 pounds) in weight.
FBI chief: Success against ISIS means more terror
Battlefield success against ISIS may produce more terrorism for the West, FBI Director James Comey warned this week.
Intel chief worried about U.S. instability
The nation's intelligence chief said Thursday that he is concerned about stability in the U.S. and the fragility of American institutions, calling them "under assault" and pointing to today's heated rhetoric.
Terror group cuts ties with al Qaeda
Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al Nusra has announced it is severing ties with al Qaeda and changing its name to Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham, according to a video statement from leader Abu Mohammad al-Golani.
Sheryl Sandberg hopes a woman will be president
Sheryl Sandberg says her daughter once asked about the U.S. presidents, "Mommy, how come they're all boys?"
Russians like Trump, but do they believe him?
Maria Katasonova is Russian, not American.
Sizzling lava hits the water -- at last
The Big Island of Hawaii is getting a little bigger as lava from the Kilauea Volcano flows into the Pacific Ocean.
Glowing sea blob confounds scientists
Scientists from the E/V Nautilus research vessel were stumped when they spotted a strange purple blob on the ocean floor off the coast of California.
The 'media circus' at the DNC
The message may differ from convention to convention, but whether it's Democratic or Republican, there's always one constant.
Big GOP super PAC goes quiet
A super PAC that intended to spend millions on behalf of the Republican nominee has quietly gone dormant now that Donald Trump is leading the GO,P another sign that the Republican ticket is being deprived of the cash that it needs to compete.
Google's 'moonshot' projects lost $859M
Google's most extreme bets are starting to generate more sales -- but at a great cost.
Dramatic horse rescue sparks big reaction
The Technical Rescue Team with Colorado South Metro Fire Rescue is all too familiar with saving people in unusual situations.
Ailes' dirty mouth helped oust him
The former Fox News chief, who stepped down last week amid sexual harassment allegations, regularly makes coarse and derogatory statements about women, homosexuals, Jews and racial minorities, several sources who have met with him said.
Reindeer carcass blamed in anthrax outbreak
Thirteen people have been hospitalized amid an outbreak of anthrax in western Siberia, the governor's office of the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous region reported Thursday. Experts with the Russian Ministry of Agriculture believe the cause of infection is the thawing of the frozen carcass of a reindeer that died 75 years ago.
Boxer Paulie Malignaggi -- UFC Getting It Right On Doping ... BOXING Needs A Clean Up (VIDEO)
The UFC is cracking down on PED usage in a way boxing DESPERATELY needs ... that's according to former boxing World Champ Paulie Malignaggi ... who says it's HIS sport that needs a scrubbing. We got Paulie -- the former junior welterweight and…
Nate Diaz -- I'm Heading Back to Stockton ... to Prep for McGregor (VIDEO)
UFC superstar Nate Diaz just FaceTimed into the "TMZ Sports" TV show -- and told us he's on the way to his hometown Stockton, CA ... to get ready for the McGregor fight with "the best training in the world." Diaz says he's been working out in L.A.…
'The Preachers' Host John Gray -- Flight Attendants Profiled My Wife Before Her Meltdown (TMZ LIVE VIDEO)
Joel Osteen's associate pastor, John Gray, absolutely thinks the 2 flight attendants who went toe-to-toe with his wife would've handled things differently if she were white. Rev. Gray -- a host on "The Preachers" -- and…
'Love & Hip Hop' Star Althea Eaton -- Fresh Outta Jail (PHOTOS)
"Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta" star Althea Eaton is a free woman again after spending just over a week behind bars. Althea cruised out of an ATL jail Friday ... already rocking her heels and looking like she's ready for the weekend. Althea was…
Irina Shayk -- Teeny Bikini Goes Missing ... Bradley Cooper Misses Out (PHOTO GALLERY)
We're not really sure why Irina Shayk even bothered with this bikini. The supermodel was on vacay with Bradley Cooper -- they moved on to the Italian isle of Sardinia. Looks like Irina was solo on the beach as her butt was devouring a micro bikini.…
Tori Spelling -- Lookin' Drunk As a Skunk ... For Abbey TV Shoot (PHOTO GALLERY)
When Tori Spelling lands a guest spot on a show about a bar ... she really gets into character. Tori was seen looking hammered Thursday night leaving the Abbey -- where we're told she was shooting a scene for the E! new reality show based on one of…
UFC's Amanda Nunes -- I Want Rousey Next ... If She Fights Again
Straight from the champ's mouth ... Amanda Nunes says she wants to get in the Octagon with Ronda Rousey as soon as possible -- if Ronda actually fights again. Nunes -- who just beat Miesha Tate to win the Women's bantamweight title -- was…
Bobby Brown -- My Baby's Got Musical Ambition ... Say Hi to Hendrix! (DOCUMENT)
Bobby Brown must be a HUGE Jimi Hendrix fan. According to the birth certificate obtained by TMZ ... Bobby's 7th kiddo is Hendrix Estelle Sheba Brown. She was born July 21st at 10:54 AM at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. Robert Barisford Brown…
Aldon Smith -- Checks Into Rehab
Aldon Smith has entered a treatment center ... multiple sources connected to the NFL star confirm to TMZ Sports.
Neymar -- Sucks at Golf (VIDEO)
Yeah, he's not good. Here's Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar trying his hand at golf ... and failing miserably. But when the guy starts to juggle a golf ball with his feet -- THAT'S IMPRESSIVE.
Lil Wayne -- Yo Birdman ... Check Out Diss Hat (PHOTO)
Lil Wayne's wardrobe is now doing his trash-talking for him. Weezy's favorite Birdman slam is emblazoned on a white hat he's rocking in L.A. It's a strong hint that Mr. Carter and the Cash Money honcho have made ZERO progress on settlement…
'Pokemon' Theme Singer -- I'm Down for a 'Pokemon Go' Remix, But Only If ... (VIDEOS)
The guy who's had kids and many adults singing along to "Pokemon" for years says there absolutely should be a new tune for "Pokemon Go" ... as long as he doesn't get screwed in the deal. Jason Paige was outside the Rockwell in L.A. Thursday…
Brandon Marshall -- I Spoke with AB About Car Bet ... Deal In Works
The Brandon Marshall vs. Antonio Brown car bet is ONE STEP CLOSER TO HAPPENING ... because the two stars spoke on Thursday to hash out the terms ... TMZ Sports has learned. After Marshall made the initial bet, Brown told the NY Jets WR to…
Paul Pogba -- Clubbing In Hollywood ... While Massive Man U Deal Underway (VIDEO)
He's currently in the middle of one of the richest contract negotiations in pro sports ... but Thursday night soccer superstar Paul Pogba decided to HIT THE CLUB!! TMZ Sports has footage of the 23-year-old Juventus player leaving 1 OAK…
Montel Williams -- Detained For Pot In Germany
Montel Williams just got a lesson in German law -- you can't fly with weed, unless you've got a serious medical condition ... which is how he avoided getting arrested. Montel's rep tells us he was traveling through the Frankfurt airport with his…
Soulja Boy -- Shooting Incident Busts Up Birthday Party (PHOTO + VIDEO)
Soulja Boy's 26th birthday bash in a recording studio came to an abrupt end when one of his guests got shot early Friday morning. Soulja was hanging with friends, including Sean Kingston, celebrating his bday. Law enforcement sources tell us ... one…
Justin Bieber -- Sorry, GOP ... I'm Not for Sale
Justin Bieber got a $5 million offer to perform at a Republican event during the GOP Convention, but turned it down after his manager considered quitting and LeBron James urged him to reject it ... sources tell TMZ. Sources connected with CAA -- the…
Adrien Broner -- No Early Jail Release ... After Drunk Court Appearance
Adrien Broner got a big fact rejection from an Ohio judge -- who denied the boxer's request for an early release from jail ... after showing up to court drunk earlier this month. As we previously reported, Broner was sentenced to 30 days in jail…
Soccer Superstar Loic Remy -- I'm Team Hillary ... 'Be Nice to Have Woman President' (VIDEO)
Here's Team France national soccer star Loic Remy explaining why he's all about Hillary Clinton for president ... and then showing off his insane abs. Remy was out at a Hublot event in L.A. with his Chelsea teammates when he explained why he…
Gigi Hadid -- Rides It for America (PHOTO GALLERY)
Gigi Hadid's patriotic outfit is a smoking reminder that EVERY day should be the 4th of July. Gigi modeled the hell out of a red and white striped swimsuit Thursday in L.A. for a Tommy Hilfiger photo shoot. Check out the pics ... we guarantee…