Trump promises 'major speech' on immigration amid questions
Donald Trump wants a US-Mexico border wall, "extreme vetting" of new immigrants and deportations of those who commit crimes.
Latin American music icon Juan Gabriel has died
Los Angeles County Coroner spokeswoman Selena Barros told CNN Juan Gabriel died from natural causes at 11:30 a.m. Sunday in Santa Monica, California.
'Musical giant' sold more than 100 million records
Latin American music icon Juan Gabriel has died, according to sources close to the family and to Mexico's news agency Notimex. Juan Gabriel sold more than 100 million records during his career.
Bus crash kills 2; Driver in US illegally
Two people were killed when a charter bus crashed west of New Orleans, Louisiana. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield reports
LAPD: Reports of shooter at LAX unfounded
Police are searching Los Angeles International Airport following unconfirmed reports of a shooting at the facility. "All precautions being taken to ensure safety of public. Remain calm. Thank you for your cooperation," a tweet from Los Angeles Airport Police Department reads. The Upper/Departures and Lower/Arrivals levels of Central Terminal Area (CTA) are closed, according to Los Angeles Airport.
Teen allegedly killed friend and burned body
On "The Hunt with John Walsh," police say Jennifer Puente is on the run after fatally stabbing her 15 year-old friend and burning the body. Sun. at 9 p.m.
'Heavenly birthday' memorial planned after vicious killing
Mourners planned a "heavenly birthday" memorial Sunday for Victoria Martens, the 10-year-old New Mexico girl who Albuquerque police say was raped by her mother's boyfriend and then killed while her mother watched.
Trump dredges up Clinton's use of 'super predators'
Speaking at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, Donald Trump dredged up Clinton's use of the term "super predators" from the 1990s to argue that he, not Clinton, offered African-Americans the best choice for president.
Stars hit the red carpet at VMAs
Celebrities attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in n New York on Sunday, August 28.
Cops pepper-spray 84-year-old woman
Footage shows the moment police officers pepper-sprayed an 84-year-old woman while searching for her son.
Official: US to reach target of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees
Obama administration expects to reach target of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees within this fiscal year -- October 1 -- as early as Monday, according to a senior US official.
Police officers shoot at teen during chase
Newly released surveillance video shows a teen running from police in December 2013. The teen's family has filed a federal lawsuit against the officer citing excessive force.
2 arrested, charged in killing of Dwyane Wade's cousin
Chicago police have arrested two men in connection with the death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin Nykea Aldridge.
Astronauts released from year in isolation
A crew of intrepid astronauts have emerged after a year on Mars... kind of.
Is this the world's finest meal?
Japan travelers researching a trip to Kyoto will inevitably come across the word "kaiseki" -- usually hyped as a must-try culinary experience.
$3 million seized at border
Border Patrol agents in California hit a jackpot this week in terms of cash seizures: $3 million.
General's 'swinger lifestyle' revealed
Army Major General David Haight was removed from his key post after allegations of sexual impropriety. Experts say his alleged actions could have put US national security at risk. CNN's Elise Labott reports.
Pence deflects on use of 'deportation force'
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence insisted Sunday that Donald Trump has been "absolutely consistent" on how he'd treat undocumented immigrants as president and his recent comments on the topic have been that of "a CEO at work."
Pence defends Trump's response to Chicago shooting
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defends Republican nominee Donald Trump's decision to respond to the shooting death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin with a tweet that many have found distasteful.
Engine explodes during flight
A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the engines failed, the airline said.
AP chief defends Clinton story
Associated Press Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll is defending her organization's controversial investigation into meetings Hillary Clinton took while Secretary of State -- but she admits a tweet the AP sent out about its story was "sloppy."
Couple brave aftershocks to say 'I do'
They had been planning the perfect wedding for more than a year. The dress, the suit and the venue were all reserved.
Quake survivor: 'We've lost everything'
Residents and rescue workers in Amatrice, Italy react to the devastation of earthquakes that killed over 250 people and reduced much of the town to rubble.
16 killed by bombs dropped on wake for children
Two barrel bombs struck as mourners attended a wake for children killed in a separate bombing in Aleppo, a Syrian monitoring group said.
Alt right websites: a 'rebranding of white supremacy?'
MTV's Jamil Smith says Breitbart News is part of a "white supremacist machine." Scottie Nell Hughes and J.D. Vance join the conversation about media coverage of race.
2 missing after plane crashes into lake
Two people are missing after a small plane crashed in Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans, authorities said.
Tourist trapped in cabin for month
An emotional Czech tourist, who was trapped for a month in a hut after her partner died in a New Zealand national park, has thanked her "heroes" for rescuing her.
Zelizer: Could Trump turn tide post-Labor Day?
After Labor Day, the presidential campaign will move into high gear. The candidates will be racing against the electoral clock and the campaigns will need laser-eyed focus on what their respective path forward is to victory in November.
Scientist simulates black hole in lab
Haifa-based scientist Jeff Steinhauer has simulated a black hole in his laboratory, and it might be the breakthrough that helps celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking win the Nobel Prize. CNN's Ian lee reports.
Student fatally stabbed on Cornell campus
One Ithaca College student was killed and another was injured after being stabbed during a "large fight" on the nearby Cornell University campus early Sunday in Ithaca, New York, officials from both schools said.
US officially opening America's skies to drones
Interested drone pilots must pass an aeronautical exam before they are allowed to fly. The first exam will be available at 8 a.m. Monday morning, which 3,351 people have signed up to take.
Drug kingpin's nephew gunned down
Gunmen killed the nephew of a Sinaloa cartel leader in the latest attack against relatives of people linked to the drug organization.
CBS newsman Charles Osgood retiring
Legendary newsman Charles Osgood is stepping down from "CBS Sunday Morning," the weekly magazine program he has helmed for the past 22 years. His final day as host will be September 25.
Rhymefest's angry tweet draws Chicago police apology
Grammy- and Oscar-winning artist Rhymefest took to Twitter on Saturday to denounce what he described as "disgusting" treatment by the Chicago Police Department when he tried to report an armed robbery.
Britney Spears is everywhere ...
You might be thinking you're suddenly seeing Britney Spears all over the place lately -- and you're right. The 34-year-old pop star is making a comeback in a major way. The latest, a new album, "Glory," dropped late Thursday night.
... including 'Carpool Karaoke'
Britney Spears and James Corden sang "Toxic" during a "Carpool Karaoke" segment on CBS's "The Late Late Show."
The laptop's godfather dies at age 75
In 1982, British engineer John Ellenby made waves when his company, Grid Systems, released the Compass, a clamshell-like computer. Ellenby died August 17 at the age of 75, according to his son Thomas, who spoke with CNNMoney. The New York Times first reported Ellenby's passing.
NFL star sits during national anthem
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat in protest during the national anthem for a pre-season game, saying he would not honor a song nor "show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."
Holy Hell: Inside a Hollywood cult
The mysterious Buddhafield religious sect has attracted more than 100 followers since it began in the 1980s. That includes filmmaker Will Allen, who took these portraits of leader Michel before leaving the group amid allegations of abuse. Allen's film "Holy Hell" debuts on CNN on Sept. 1.
'Making a Murderer:' Steven Avery's lawyer wants new DNA tests
A lawyer for Steven Avery, the subject of the controversial 10-part docuseries "Making a Murderer, " filed a motion Friday in a Wisconsin court, asking to get key evidence in the case so it can be tested with new methods.
Awkward setting for Kerry, and more of the week in politics
Take a look at the week in politics from August 21 through August 27.
Trump challenges Clinton to release detailed medical records
Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton Sunday to release "detailed medical records" and said he would have "no problem" releasing his own.
Former Obama aide: Trump is a 'psychopath'
Donald Trump is a "psychopath," a Democratic operative who managed President Barack Obama's first campaign and now supports Hillary Clinton, claimed Sunday.
Trump will directly address black voters, top aide says
Donald Trump's campaign manager said Sunday he will soon be courting black voters more directly, scheduling events in front of predominantly African-American audiences.
An eye-popping response to Trump's attack
Watch woman react with hilarious shocked face to Trump "bigot" attack. Jeanne Moos goes behind Trump's back.
Trump links death of Dwyane Wade's cousin to black vote
Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that tragedies like the death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin are one of the reasons African-Americans will vote for the Republican nominee.
Does 'social anxiety' motivate Trump supporters?
"Hillbilly Elegy" author J.D. Vance says "social anxiety," including a complex mix of issues, fuels support for Donald Trump. He calls for more "nuance" in campaign coverage.
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered
Welcome to the dark side of the universe. In a direct contrast with the beautifully bright Milky Way galaxy, a "dark twin" called Dragonfly 44 has been discovered 300 million light-years away in the Coma constellation, according to a new study.
Mosquito repellent now a theme park necessity
It probably was only a matter of time, but mosquito repellent has joined hand sanitizer as a must-have health accessory at Florida theme parks.
Fallon, Streisand parody Trump
Barbra Streisand appeared on Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" to promote her new album. She did a duet with Alec Baldwin, who actually sings on the album, and sang with Fallon's "Donald Trump."
Doctor: I wrote Trump's bill of health in 5 minutes
The doctor who has produced the only public medical record about Donald Trump during his presidential campaign reportedly said he spent only five minutes writing it.
Yellowstone worker falls to death
A worker at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is dead after falling off a cliff, park rangers said.
Man arrested in nuns' deaths
A man has been arrested in the stabbing deaths of two nuns whose bodies were found this week in their home in rural Mississippi, authorities said.
Surgeon general launches anti-opioid fight
Investigators are tracking down the cause of heroin overdoses in the Midwest. U.S. Surgeon Gen. Vivek Murthy joins CNN to discuss the epidemic.
Cafe terror attack planner killed, police say
Bangladeshi police killed one of the "suspected masterminds" of the July terror attack in Dhaka after an hourlong battle, authorities said.
Writing 'SOS' in sand saves stranded mariners
Two stranded mariners were rescued after a US Navy aircraft crew spotted three vital letters etched into the sand while flying over a deserted beach in Micronesia: "SOS."
Video shows Starbucks flattened by tornado
A man recorded a Starbucks blowing over during a tornado in Kokomo, Indiana.
Turkey helps rebels take Syrian town
Turkey flexed its military muscle across the border in war-torn Syria this week by helping rebels retake the border town of Jarablus from ISIS, marking a decisive win for the Free Syrian Army.
Big campaign rallies equal big win -- right?
It's the most deceptive sign in politics.
Mom: My daughter is a heroin addict
The American heroin epidemic has become more dangerous, as reports of heroin laced with carfentanil are being reported throughout the country. CNN's Rachel Crane speaks to a drug addict about the outbreak.
Badges save officers struck by bullets
Officers take an oath to protect and serve, but sometimes they are the ones that need protecting.
Weapons tester rips F-35
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is drawing sharp criticism from the Pentagon's top weapons tester, who warns the aircraft is "on a path of failing to deliver" its full combat capability.
Thermal scan shows F-35 fighter jet in flight
Lockheed Martin's F-35B Lightning II made its the international airshow debut at the Farnborough airshow. It was all captured on a thermal camera.
Clinton is a bigot? Art of the reverse attack
When Trump is attacked, he tries to turn the table and use that charge against his opponent, says Cody Cain
Clinton, Trump supporters in heated exchange over race
New York Times columnist Charles Blow and Republican political commentator Paris Dennard engaged in a fiery exchange about race in the Clinton and Trump campaigns.
Miners kill minister rather than talk, Bolivia says
Bolivian miners kidnapped and fatally beat a government minister who was seeking talks with them following weeks of protests, authorities say.
Firefighter's face transplant is making medical history
Patrick Hardison's face transplant has given him a new hope for life. He can now walk in crowds without strangers staring and pointing at him.
Busker for the homeless gets karmic thumbs-up
On a rainy August afternoon, Chris Leamy sat on a pavement and waited for passersby to drop a dollar or two. But the 29-year-old isn't homeless. With a guitar in hand, he sits by homeless people in New York City and tries to help them boost their gains by playing a few tunes.
400 pages show how far Ailes went to trash enemies
The memo is dated January 5, 2012. "To: Interested Parties." "Re: Gabriel Sherman." It has all the markings of "opposition research" about a political enemy — which is precisely how Ailes viewed Sherman.
War-weary nation asks: Is this really peace?
Many Colombians have known nothing but a time of conflict between the government and the guerrillas of FARC.
Kanye West -- Takes the VMA Stage ... to Talk it Out
Kanye West did the most Kanye thing he could do with his block of time at the live MTV VMAs ... take even more. Never a man of few words ... Yeezy took the stage to vent about everything from the true meaning behind his 'Famous' video ... to his…
Juan Gabriel -- Dead at 66
Latin sensation Juan Gabriel has died at the age of 66 from a suspected heart attack ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us cops were called to a residence in Santa Monica Sunday morning where the singer was pronounced dead. We're told…
Britney Spears -- Hot and Steamy for VMA Redemption
Britney Spears just slayed the stage at the MTV VMAs. Britney performed live at the awards show for the first time since her 2007 debacle ... and nailed it. So much for that whole 'done with men stuff' too ... because the chemistry between her and…
Tim Commerford -- Colin Kaepernick is 'Rage' Worthy
Colin Kaepernick is getting some big time support over his national anthem controversy ... because Tim Commerford thinks the QB is a straight "badass." The bassist for "Rage Against the Machine" was leaving the London in NYC Sunday when he…
Kanye West -- No Rehearsal ... Hours Before VMA Performance
Kanye West's MTV VMA performance is shrouded in so much secrecy, he hasn't even taken the stage for a 'run through' ... just hours before the live awards show kicks off. Our sources backstage at the VMA's tell us, unlike other artists, Yeezy…
Colin Kaepernick -- Jersey Burned in Effigy Over National Anthem Protest (VIDEO)
Colin Kaepernick has enraged fans who have now taken over social media to skewer the San Fran QB for refusing to stand for the national anthem. The 49ers quarterback said after Friday night's game against Green Bay, "I am not going to stand up to…
WWE's Mr. Fuji -- Dead at 82
WWE legend, Mr. Fuji, died Sunday morning ... the WWE announced. Mr. Fuji -- real name Harry Fujiwara -- became a superstar not only as a wrestler, but also as a manager for stars like, George "The Animal" Steele and Yokozuna. Best known for…
Joe Jonas -- Celebrates DNCE Anniversary ... Before Big VMA Night
Joe Jonas hasn't yet won the 2016 MTV VMA 'Best New Artist' award ... but he and his band partied like they did. Jonas, JinJoo Lee, and Cole Whittle performed at Up & Down for DNCE's 1st anniversary. Big Sean also stopped by to show his support…
Jennifer Lopez -- Something Old, Something New? (VIDEO)
Jennifer Lopez is a smart, savvy celeb who knows exactly what she's doing ... so there's gotta be something to the fact that she made a surprise appearance during her ex-husband's concert just days after 86ing her BF. Jennifer stunned the Radio…
Playboy Mansion -- Big Bash All a Dream to Hef (PHOTO GALLERY)
Hugh Hefner made a rare appearance at the Midsummer Night's Dream party at the soon-to-be-sold Playboy Mansion. Truth be told ... the event was celeb light -- only a handful showed up. Kris Humphries, Too Short, Alan Thicke and a few others…
Lady Gaga -- That's How She Rolls (PHOTO)
Lady Gaga was tooling around Malibu in the SUV OJ SImpson made famous ... and there's a hand-rolled cig at 10 o'clock. Gaga and her dad tooled around the coast Saturday in a pretty awesome Ford Bronco. Rollin' in the Bu.
Charlie Sheen -- Brooke and Denise Accept Radical Reduction in Child Support
Charlie Sheen is in such financial trouble ... his ex-wives have agreed to slice their child support payments in half, for fear if he goes to court the payments would be reduced to next to nothing ... TMZ has learned. Sources familiar with the…
Libertarian Nom Gary Johnson -- No Yeezy's for Me
Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson is a sneakers kind of guy, and in a showing of support for Nike and pop culture, he made it clear ... he's not down with Yeezy's. We got Johnson near Capitol Hill Sunday and our photog asked if he'd…
Ryan Lochte -- I'm a Professional Thief Magnet
Rio's the least of Ryan Lochte's legal issues because he says he's also fallen victim to a bunch of crooks right here in the U.S.A. -- chronically, in fact, and it's cost him more than $100k. TMZ has learned Lochte told cops his car was broken…
Gay Bachelor -- Cast Member Reveals He's HIV Positive
One of the 13 suitors trying to hook up with TV's first gay bachelor is HIV positive, and even though producers were aware, they kept the cast in the dark ... TMZ has learned. We're told Robert Sepulveda Jr. -- the "Finding Prince Charming"…
'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' -- Slay Some BBQ, Catch Some ZZZs (PHOTO GALLERY)
The gas station where Leatherface did his handiwork is about to reopen for biz, but this time it's gonna be a motel and BBQ joint ... yummy! The key location where "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" was filmed is now an establishment simply called The…
Kobe Bryant: Good Genes or Good Docs?
Kobe Bryant’s good looks are clearly not retiring! Here’s a 19-year-old baby Black Mamba on the court back in 1997 (left) and 19 years later ... the recently retired Lakers legend -- who turned 38 earlier this week -- at an awards show…
Pregnancy Guru's Child -- What To Expect When ... You're Getting Divorced
The woman who wrote THE quintessential guide to pregnancy apparently couldn't pass on the same wisdom for marriage -- 'cause her kid just filed for divorce. Emma Bing -- daughter of Heidi Murkoff, who authored "What To Expect When You're Expecting"…
Celebrity Scramble -- Guess Who!
It's time to put your star spotting skills to the test and see if you can figure out the smokin’ hot model hiding in this pear-shaped pic.
WWE Star Enzo -- I Body Slammed Victor Cruz ... In HS Football Game (VIDEO)
What happens when a future NFL star meets a future WWE star on a high school football field? According to WWE star Enzo, an NFL player took a ring-style body slam ... and he claims he delivered one of those to none other than NY Giants WR Victor…