Clinton and Trump trade jabs and jokes at charity dinner
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump wouldn't even shake hands on the debate stage Wednesday night.
Facebook Live stream could be the birth of Trump TV
On Wednesday night the Trump campaign worked with a conservative live-streaming site to produce pre-game and post-game shows for the debate.
Best moments from Al Smith dinner in 2 minutes
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took turns roasting each other at the 2016 Al Smith dinner.
ISIS attacks Iraqi city of Kirkuk
The Iraqi city of Kirkuk has been hit by multiple attacks by ISIS fighters, sources said Friday. Images broadcast on local television showed what appeared to be dead or injured fighters on the street. The attack comes as Iraqi and Kurdish forces battle ISIS militants in Iraq's second-largest city of Mosul. Oil-rich Kirkuk has been the site of previous attacks by ISIS militants. Kirkuk is 235 miles north of Baghdad.
6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Japan
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Japan on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey.
Philippines, US split? Not so fast
Philippines officials have gone into damage control mode after controversial President Rodrigo Duterte said the country's long-term alliance with the United States was over.
'El Chapo' is one step closer to extradition
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is one step closer to facing drug and conspiracy charges in the United States.
ISIS takes female slaves out of Mosul
Dozens of Yazidi women captured and enslaved by ISIS in 2014 have been moved from the Iraqi city of Mosul to Syria, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Exploring ISIS tunnels near Mosul
Troops are discovering tunnels dug by ISIS throughout the region as the battle for Mosul continues. CNN's Arwa Damon takes a walks through one of these tunnels.
Did Clinton reveal classified intel?
The Twitterverse was aflame in the hours after Wednesday night's debate with questions about whether or not Hillary Clinton divulged classified information about the country's nuclear arsenal.
Obama emails in WikiLeaks dump
Correspondences with Barack Obama's over his personal account before he was president are among John Podesta's emails in the latest document dump hack published by WikiLeaks on Thursday.
US nuclear reactor goes live, the first in 20 years
The Tennessee Valley Authority is celebrating an event 43 years in the making: the completion of the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant.
Cop in fatal shooting charged with sex assault
The Milwaukee police officer involved in a fatal shooting that sparked days of protests in the city in August has been arrested on sexual assault and prostitution charges, police said Thursday.
New calls for Chicago mayor to quit over 2014 killing
Two years have passed since a Chicago police officer shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, leading to reforms and fueling national conversation about police use of deadly force.
3-year-old has seizure, cop jumps into action
Officer Chase Miller revived a young boy who stopped breathing.
Officer nearly crushed by her own patrol car
A Wisconsin police officer looked up just in time to see a pickup truck plowing toward her empty police cruiser.
Thousands of gay men to be pardoned
Tens of thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of now-abolished sexual offenses in Britain will be posthumously pardoned, the government announced Thursday.
Trump's interruptions light up the Internet
Donald Trump's debate interruptions spawn nasty women and puppet parodies. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Trump: 'I will totally accept' election results... 'if I win'
Trump's caveat threatens to undermine the sanctity of the most fundamental democratic exercise.
The soul-crushing 2016 campaign
Not long ago, there was a degree of grace and civility to politics. In this toxic presidential campaign those elements have vanished. And it was plain for all to see in the third and final debate Wednesday night.
Trump digs at Clinton during Al Smith dinner
At the Al Smith dinner, Donald Trump jabbed at Hillary Clinton, joking that she asked him to pardon her if he is elected.
Poll: Trump and Clinton neck-and-neck in Ohio
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are in a virtual tie in the battleground state of Ohio, according to a Suffolk University poll released Thursday.
Clinton jabs at Trump's campaign manager
At the Al Smith dinner, Hillary Clinton took a hit at Donald Trump saying he probably won't pay his campaign manager since she is a contractor.
Election 2016: Supreme Court may face 'Doomsday scenario'
Legal experts call it the worst-case scenario: The day after the election arrives and the outcome turns on a dispute in one state.
Could Trump legally challenge the election?
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested Wednesday night that he might not accept the results of the November 8 presidential election -- and that he would "look at it at the time."
US service member killed in action
A US service member has been killed in northern Iraq, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
Mars lander lost during descent
The European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed the Schiaparelli spacecraft, which was expected to land on Mars on Wednesday, has been lost.
Russian linked to theft of 117M passwords
A Russian citizen arrested in Prague was wanted in connection to the theft of 117 million LinkedIn passwords and login credentials, the social networking firm confirmed.
Russian fleet sails past UK coast
A fleet of Russian warships and fighter jets, including the flagship aircraft carrier the Admiral Kuznetsov, has reached the North Sea and is headed for the English Channel, the UK's Ministry of Defence told CNN in a statement.
Kanye West heated about Tidal vs. Apple
The rapper is once again venting about streaming music services that have apparently put him "Through the Wire."
STD rates reach record high in United States
There were more reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases last year than ever before in the United States, according to the latest STD surveillance report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CNN anchor, Conway spar over rejecting election results
Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway and CNN's Chris Cuomo get into a heated debate over Donald Trump's recent comments regarding accepting the outcome of the 2016 election.
Opinion: Trump wants to be America's czar
Donald Trump is not so much a Republican running for president as a demagogue seeking to build a movement based on fear, writes Michael D'Antonio.
Sutter: Debate moderators failed millennials
In 2016, likely the hottest year on record, there's one question US presidential debate moderators had a moral obligation to ask Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton: How do you plan to address climate change and rid the economy of fossil fuels?
Clinton & Trump drop one-liners at the final debate
In the third and final debate Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump came prepared with one-liners up their sleeves.
McCain to Trump: Concession is the American way
John McCain, the failed 2008 Republican nominee, has some advice for Donald Trump.
Opinion: The trouble with Trump's word choices
It's not as if Donald Trump erupted with any actual slurs in the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday night. Not exactly. But the Republican presidential nominee did manage to produce a trifecta of pitilessly dismissive ways of referring to no fewer than three groups of people.
What Trump said vs. what Trump said he said
4 of Donald Trump's statements from the debate stage in Las Vegas didn't seem to match up with existing video.
The manufacturing boom that Trump ignores
"Made in the U.S.A." is not dead. The nation's manufacturing sector is actually booming, even if many people don't realize it.
Clinton super PAC has best fundraising month of campaign
Hillary Clinton's top-dollar super PAC enjoyed its best month of the campaign in September, a spokesman said Thursday.
In a hole, Trump keeps digging
Donald Trump used the third and final presidential debate to dig himself into a deeper hole that only increases the threat to his presidential prospects.
Who won the debate?
CNN commentators and guest analysts offer their take on Wednesday night's final presidential debate.
Reality Check: Who told the truth and who didn't
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met Wednesday for their final debate, and CNN's Reality Check Team spent the night analyzing their claims.
The final presidential debate in 90 seconds
With the election weeks away, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump got into it one last time in their final presidential debate.
Bill de Blasio on Trump: 'This is what fascists do'
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim the presidential election is rigged is reminiscent of a fascist.
What life is like in Mosul under ISIS
"I can't talk to you," the woman in the black headscarf insisted. "They'll kill my relatives." Adamant, she refused our entreaties for an interview.
Protests over rape, killing of girl, 16
Thousands of people wearing black clothes braved the torrential rain in Buenos Aires to protest the rape and killing of a 16-year-old girl in Argentina.
This baby was 'born' twice
Margaret Boemer went for a routine ultrasound while pregnant with her third child. During the scan, doctors saw a tumor growing from her baby's tailbone.
Teen loses leg after teacher's 'body slam,' attorney says
A 13-year-old boy had to have his right leg amputated after a contractor at a Columbus, Georgia, school "body slammed" him repeatedly, an attorney for the boy's family said.
Bizarre Tinder death trial comes to an end
In 2014, Warriena Wright fell to her death from her Tinder date's 14th-floor apartment balcony on Australia's Gold Coast. Her date, Gable Tostee, was charged with murder and manslaughter.
Most feared Wall Street prosecutor's warning to bankers
CNN / ORC poll says the debate winner is ...
Hillary Clinton won the final presidential debate, topping Donald Trump by a 13-point margin according to a CNN/ORC poll of debate watchers, giving Clinton a clean sweep across all three of this year's presidential debates.
Clinton on border wall: Trump choked
During the third presidential debate, Hillary Clinton said Donald Trump choked during his meeting with Mexico because he never brought up the border wall that has been the center of his immigration policy.
Trump's campaign manager walks away mid-interview
Donald Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, abruptly ended an interview with CNN's Dana Bash on Wednesday night just as the correspondent sought to further question Trump's remark during the final presidential debate that he would "keep you in suspense" on whether he would concede if he lost the election.
Was the moderator the real debate winner?
Chris Wallace delivers sterling performance as debate moderator
Donald Trump: The master of 'disaster'
Like he does in the campaign trail, 'disaster' was one of Donald Trump's favorite words at Wednesday's debate to describe some of the issues discussed.
Most intense day of fighting since Mosul offensive began
An Iraqi-led coalition of forces launched the operation to free Mosul on Monday with more than 100,000 people closing in on the strategic city, seen as the cultural capital of ISIS's envisaged caliphate, or so-called Islamic State.
Report: ISIS developing drones for chemical attacks
Terrorist groups like ISIS are looking for new ways to employ drone technology that could one day deliver chemical weapons or unleash similar catastrophes, according to a new report.
Judge gives dad who raped daughter a 60-day sentence
A judge who imposed a 60-day jail sentence plus probation on a Montana man who repeatedly raped his 12-year-old daughter has become the latest jurist to face the wrath of the public for his actions on the bench.
This is how Silicon Valley throws a fashion show
Silicon Valley has it all -- money, tech, drones, risk-takers. Throw fashion into the mix and you get a show highlighting the ingenuity and idiosyncrasies of the startup world.
North Korea missile launch fails, US says
A failed North Korea missile launch was detected on Thursday morning, according to U.S. Strategic Command.
Piles of mail dumped in woods
The United States Postal Service has launched an investigation after residents in Georgia reported seeing a worker dumping several bins of mail in the woods.
Postal worker caught on camera
Waiting for the mailman to bring you something? Well, you might be waiting awhile for it if you live in one Atlanta suburb.
Is Nintendo Switch the future of gaming?
Nintendo has revealed new gaming console called Switch -- a part mobile, part home console unlike anything we've quite seen before.
Cleveland Indians advance to World Series
The Cleveland Indians advance to the World Series, shutting out the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 Wednesday to win the American League Championship Series.
One day she learns CPR. Next day she saves a life.
Good thing Danette Purvis paid attention in that CPR class she took. She ended up putting those new skills to work to save a man's life the very next day.
39 years after band's tragic plane crash
On this day 39 years ago, a plane crash claimed the lives of three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd. See some classic photos of the legendary Southern rock band.
How your mouth is linked to your migraines
Your vision starts to blur. You see flashing lights. You feel that familiar throbbing pain in your head grow stronger and stronger.
Tiger Woods casts doubt on major record chase
He has always insisted he would break Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major titles, but it seems Tiger Woods is now not so sure.
Rafael Nadal ends season due to injury
Rafael Nadal has prematurely ended his 2016 season in a bid to fully recover from a wrist injury that has hindered him this year.
Brad Pitt -- I'm Not Answering Angelina's Divorce ... For the Sake of Our Kids
Brad Pitt will not file a legal response to Angelina Jolie's divorce petition because it would set the stage for a nasty legal battle ... and he fears it would cause great psychological damage to their kids. Brad's legal answer was supposed to be…
Kim Kardashian -- Apologize, Or I'll Sue You for Calling My Robbery Fake (PHOTO)
Kim Kardashian's preparing to drop the legal hammer on a writer who published a story claiming the Paris robbery was a total sham ... purley cooked up for publicity. The letter demands Sharika Soal -- a contributor to The Huffington Post -- publish…
Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton -- Thanks for the Debate Dough! 'Random Student' Cashes In (VIDEO + PHOTO)
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton helped a savvy college student rake in more than a grand on the heels of their heated final debate in Las Vegas. Alexander Lin, a biology major at UNLV, knew having the debate on campus would mean prime time…
Ray Lewis -- The Rock and I Smelled Greatness ... As College Teammates (VIDEO)
Ray Lewis says he and The Rock were like jacked up Nostradamuses back in college -- predicting they would one day be WORLD FAMOUS MEGASTARS back when they were football teammates in Miami.
James Franco Lawsuit -- I Caught You Head-Butting Me on Camera! (PHOTO GALLERY)
The photog suing James Franco says he has hard proof the actor gave him the ole cabeza to the gut ... and we got the pics. Aria Miran of RMD Law firm says these shots show James charging head-first at his client, David…
Gucci Mane & 2 Chainz -- Throwing Stacks All Over ATL Strip Club (VIDEO)
Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz and Young Dolph shook off a near-shooting incident to fire off Benjis upon Benjis inside V Live Atlanta. Our sources say the rappers dropped $60k combined on the evening's entertainment ... and all stayed until closing…
Brenda Carter in 'The Hills Have Eyes': 'Memba Her?!
Suze Lanier is best known for playing the distressed blonde Brenda -- opposite Michael Berryman as Pluto -- in the 1977 creepy cannibal film "The Hills Have Eyes." Guess what she looks like now!
Jennifer Meyer -- All Smiles After Split From Tobey Maguire (VIDEO)
Two days after Tobey Maguire and his wife announced their separation ... Jennifer Meyer is way past the ole sitting at home crying into a glass of red wine stage. We got Jennifer leaving La Scala in Bev Hills Thursday…
Meek Mill & Rick Ross -- Gunshots Fired During Music Video Shoot (VIDEO)
Gunfire erupted dangerously close to Meek Mill, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and Gucci Mane while they were on the set of their new music video ... TMZ has learned. The 4 rap heavy hitters were up on a rooftop in Atlanta shooting their vid for "Buy…
Chael Sonnen -- Tito Ortiz Is Broke ... (Tito Denies, Flips Bird) (VIDEO + PHOTO)
Chael Sonnen says Tito Ortiz is so poor, he can't make his Rolls-Royce payments and had the car repossessed last week. There's just one problem ... Tito just sent us a photo next to the car, giving Chael the bird ... and insisting Chael's full of…
Ray Rice -- Hits 22 MPH on Treadmill ... I Still Got NFL Speed!! (VIDEO)
Here's Ray Rice ... continuing to train for a possible NFL comeback -- and busting his ass on the treadmill at 22 MILES PER HOUR!!!! Yeah, that's fast. It all went down at BlueStreak Sports Training in Stamford, CT -- where Ray and his wife,…
Teresa Giudice -- 'Prostitution Whore' Is My Friend Again ... Namaste (PHOTO)
Teresa Giudice and the woman she called a "prostitution whore" on 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' are back in the friend zone ... and they brought their yoga mats with them. Sources close to Teresa and Danielle Staub tell us ... the…
Josh Brown -- Giants Pull Kicker From London Trip ... We're 'Revisiting' His Case
The NY Giants officials have pulled Josh Brown from this weekend's game in London in light of disturbing new facts from his domestic violence case. The team issued a statement saying they will "review this newly disclosed information" and "revisit…
Donald Trump Accuser -- I Never Plotted with Hillary ... I'm Republican!!!
One of Donald Trump's accusers has news for him -- she'd never team up with Hillary Clinton, and has ZERO interest in Hillary being prez ... because she plays for the wrong team. Temple McDowell -- who repped Utah in the '97 Miss USA pageant --…
Josh Brown -- Seeking Treatment for Dom. Violence Issues ... Says BFF Steve Weatherford (VIDEO)
Josh Brown is seeking help for his domestic violence issues and wants to be a better person ... so says his best friend and former teammate, Steve Weatherford. Weatherford and Brown played 2 seasons together on the NY Giants -- and have…
Jared Fogle -- Child Porn Victim Drops Lawsuit
One of Jared Fogle's child porn victims just agreed to drop her lawsuit against him, and it has all the ear markings of a settlement. Jane Doe filed docs Thursday saying she and her family agree to dismiss the civil suit against Fogle. You'll…
Johnny Manziel -- Crappy Details In $350,000 Lawsuit ... Animal Poop & Debauchery
New disgusting allegations against Johnny Manziel -- who's being sued for more than $350,000 for allegedly treating a $50 MILLION mansion like a giant litter box ... according to a new lawsuit. As we previously reported, Manziel's at war with…
Donald Trump -- Mexican Menus Now Serving 'Bad Hombre' Specials (PHOTO GALLERY)
Mexican restaurants across America are cashing in "bigly" on Donald Trump's "bad hombres" comment from the third and final presidential debate. We spoke to Mexican restaurants in 3 different states -- Tennessee, Maine and Pennsylvania, who clapped…
RZA -- Russell Spit At Azealia ... But She Was Out of Her Mind (VIDEO)
RZA has broken his silence ... condemning Azealia Banks for the confrontation with Russell Crowe ... claiming Russell was simply trying to prevent her from intentionally cutting another guest with a glass. RZA came on "TMZ Live" and told us…
Josh Brown -- Officially Off the Hook in Domestic Violence Case
Despite all of the new information that's come to light, prosecutors in King County, Washington have officially decided to NOT move forward with charges against NY Giants kicker Josh Brown. TMZ Sports obtained official documents in which…