Prison escapees broke out twice
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Photos: How the manhunt ended
See photos from the manhunt for two convicted murderers who broke out of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, on June 6.
U.S. reaches World Cup final
Photos | Who are the top World Cup Twitter stars? | U.S. team: Extroverts bent on revenge
Another black church in flames
A fire broke out at the Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, on Tuesday. Up to 50 firefighters fought to extinguish the blaze, a fire official said.
135 dead in military plane crash
The death toll from the military plane crash in Medan, Indonesia, has risen to at least 135, an Indonesian Red Cross official said Wednesday.
Poll: Bush, Trump rise nationally
With nearly all of the expected 2016 presidential candidates formally in the race, a new CNN/ORC national poll finds two recent entrants to the GOP field on the rise, while Hillary Clinton maintains her position atop the Democratic field, though holding a slightly slimmer lead.
The smudge on the Declaration of Independence
It's one of the nation's most important founding documents but the Declaration of Independence -- the document that paved the way for the creation of the United States -- hasn't always been treated with the care you might expect.
Tunisian killer chased in video
Video filmed during the attack on the Hotel Riu Imperial Marhaba shows what authorities say is gunman running on the beach immediately after shooting tourists.
Hillary Clinton vs. a fax machine
The most recent batch of Hillary Clinton's private emails made public by the State Department per court order revealed no smoking guns on controversies surrounding Benghazi or her relationship with Sidney Blumenthal. But it did show some curious details of life at the State Department, including how hard it can be to work a fax machine or stay in the loop about Cabinet meetings.
Affleck and Garner to divorce
One day after their 10-year anniversary, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner confirmed they are filing for divorce.
Why celebs can't R.I.P.
Wonders of the universe
Black ballerina leaps to top spot
American dancer Misty Copeland, a cultural phenomenon outside the dance world, has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.
5 things to start your day
David Sweat spills prison break details. The United States boosts holiday weekend security. And the U.S. women's soccer team is in the World Cup finals.
Drew Peterson: 4 wives and a death
Bristol, Kim -- who else is pregnant?
7 movies from '70s to binge watch
Been digging CNN's "The Seventies?" While the series takes a week off for Independence Day, why not spend part of your holiday weekend binge-watching some of that decade's best films? We've made it easy with a list of seven essential '70s films available you can stream on Netflix to tide you over until "The Seventies" returns on July 9.
CDC warns of pool parasite
A new report suggests that outbreaks in swimming pools of the parasite cryptosporidium increase each year. CNN affiliate KSAT reports.
Letter from the editor: Why style matters
What is style?
Daniel Libeskind: How buildings make us feel
Many people don't see architecture as important, even very smart people. They leave it to somebody else.
Efron shows off his selfie 'swag'
What's streaming on Hulu, Netflix, more in July
We're feeling hot, hot, hot.
Swimmers move like mermaids
Will Paris Hilton sue prankster who did this?
Paris Hilton may sue over plane crash prank. Unless she was in on it. CNN's Jeanne Moos says "NOT FUNNY."
Quirky things about life at State
Conservatives help liberals win at SCOTUS
Cruz: I'm not part of the 'Washington cartel'
Sen. Ted Cruz rejected the idea that he was once part of the "Washington cartel" he now castigates, saying Tuesday he has always considered himself a conservative even if not a "firebrand."
U.S. boosts security ahead of July 4th
U.S. law enforcement officials are boosting security measures ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, authorities said Tuesday.
Military options open as Iran talks near end
Why Joe Biden should run
Amy Schumer is no Donald Trump
The PC police are at it again, in hot pursuit of yet another comedian. This time they're chasing Amy Schumer, the wildly popular comedian and host of Comedy Central's hit show, "Inside Amy Schumer." She stars in a new Judd Apatow comedy movie, opening in a few weeks, titled "Trainwreck."
How a week changed Obama's legacy
Robert Redford: I agree with the Pope
On Monday, I'll have the honor of addressing U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and representatives from 193 countries gathered at U.N. headquarters in New York to call for immediate action on global climate change.
Is Donald Trump the new Palin?
Millionaire selling beautiful car collection
Henrik Fredricksen has collected classic cars since the age of 18, he now has sixty cars, most predating WWII.
A brief history of high fashion sneakers
From Chuck Taylor's to Yeezy 750 Boosts, CNN Style looks back at some of the sneakers that turned sportswear into high fashion.
Couple married for 75 years die together
A San Diego couple married for 75 years die in each other's arms. CNN affiliate KGTV reports.
Traffic stop turns into surprise of a lifetime for mom
A soldier enlists police in Hanson, Massachusetts, to help him surprise his mom when he comes home for a visit. CNN affiliate WCVB reports.
Papal portrait made of condoms sparks debate
An artwork made from nearly 17,000 condoms, creating a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI, is sparking controversy. CNN affiliate WITI reports.
Trailer for Chris Farley film is a tearjerker
Buzzfeed has released a trailer for a new documentary that chronicles the life of the late comedian Chris Farley.
Shock as water stunt goes horribly wrong
Escape artist Spencer Horsman nearly drowned while rehearsing a stunt for a new show with Criss Angel. WJZ reports.
House cat faces off with mountain lion
Tom Mabe captured the moment when his cat had a stand off with a mountain lion in Colorado.
She never expected this on a Florida vacation
A family visiting a resort in Florida says bed bugs brought their vacation to a sudden halt. WESH's Amanda Ober reports.
Escapee's mother speaks out after son's capture
CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to David Sweat's mother, Pamela Sweat, about her son's escape from Clinton Correctional Facility and his capture 23 days later.
Exonerated death row inmate dies a year after release
Exonerated death row inmate Glenn Ford who spent nearly 30 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, has died. CNN's Brooke Baldwin has more.
This 'half a dog' is world's ugliest canine
World's Ugliest Dog to get makeover. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports Quasi Modo is dogged by fans as she takes Manhattan.
A narrow escape from Everest
Diving deep into a spiritual journey
Jonathan Sunnex is part of a small group of elite free divers who plunge hundreds of feet underwater, all on a single breath of air.
She talks to the elephants
It turns out elephants stomp the ground for a reason. Behavioral ecologist Caitlin O'Connell discovered a way elephants speak, using underground vibrations.
He catches creatures of the deep
90% of the ocean is 600 feet or deeper. Meet Edd Brooks, a man on a mission to discover what creatures call the deep ocean home.
Life on the Marshall Islands
In the middle of the Pacific there's a place where no one has the luxury of denying climate change exists. People in the Marshall Islands are living it.
House washes away, woman wakes up floating
Where do you go when your country vanishes because of climate change? John Sutter visits the Marshall Islands to find the surprising answer.
Picturesque beaches face catastrophe
Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner gives an impassioned reading of 2 Degrees, a poem about climate change and the threat it poses to the Marshall Islands.
EPA boss: Climate change could kill thousands
Like Hawaii's coral reefs?
The art of the abandoned sofa
A transient way of life
The week in 43 photos
Take a look at 43 photos of the week from June 19 through June 25.
Before he was the 'Terminator'
Before he was the "Terminator" or the 38th governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was an obsessive teen bodybuilder from Austria who saw pumping iron as a ticket to fame and fortune.
Take the toughest film quiz ever
CIA: We really need minorities
Suspect in student murder found
For a grieving father, the long quest for justice is one step closer to being over.
'Family Feud' answer turns heads
Actor Anthony Anderson's mother had a very interesting answer to a very strange question on ABC's "Celebrity Family Feud."
Pope Francis to visit 9/11 memorial
Pope Francis will lead an ecumenical meeting for peace at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York during his first trip to the United States in September, according to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Singer opens up about battle with disease
Pop star Avril Lavigne talks about her fight against Lyme disease
Rick Astley gets 'Uptown' funky
Oh, hey, Rick Astley!
$30 for a sandwich?
Forget the debate over whether it should come with or without a fried egg.
Best U.S. seaside escapes
Drowsy port towns aren't trying to make it big.
Tourist attraction may collapse into sea
It looks as if someone has made a cut in a wedding cake, but no one is celebrating.
Meet the world's ugliest dogs
Jennifer Garner -- 'Fed Up' with Ben's Gambling, Drinking
Jennifer Garner reached her breaking point with Ben Affleck's drinking and gambling, and that's why she pulled the plug on their marriage ... sources connected with the couple tell TMZ. Our sources not surprisingly have 2 views of what happened ...…
Sherri Shepherd -- Settles Divorce ... Rolls Over on Child Support, Sorta
Sherri Shepherd's nasty divorce and custody battle is finally over ... and stunningly, she has agreed to pay child support for the kid she disavowed from birth ... but with a catch. Our sources say, Sherri and estranged hubby Lamar Sally have…
Carlos Slim -- Mexican Billionaire Says 'No Gracias' To 'Apprentice'
Mexican mogul Carlos Slim sits on a telecommunications empire worth billions, making him the perfect replacement for Trump on "The Apprentice," but it’s not gonna happen, TMZ has learned. Slim’s rep tells TMZ, "No creo que le interese.…
Lil Wayne -- My 15 Minutes of Fame Will Cost Clubs a Fortune
Lil Wayne will perform at your club for $110,000 … for a 15 minute/5 song set. We got a hold of Weezy’s contract and rider for his upcoming club gigs. In addition to the loot, he demands an artist section big enough for Wayne's…
Caitlyn Jenner -- Check Me Out on Broadway!!! (PHOTO + VIDEO)
Caitlyn Jenner made a very sexy splash on Broadway Tuesday night ... and she's giving Kim a run for her money. Caitlyn went with transgender actress Candis Cayne to the Broadway show, "An American in Paris." It's the first time Caitlyn -- who…
Too Short -- I Got Just What the Pot Lady Needs ... A New Wheelchair
Too Short has come to the rescue of a handicapped marijuana dispensary worker humiliated by cops. The rapper and some of his fellow tokers bought 54-year-old Marla James a new wheelchair ... she's legally…
B2K Singer Lil' Fizz: 'Memba Him?!
Lil' Fizz (real name Dreux Frederic) is best known for being the youngest singer in the R&B boy band B2K with their 2002 chart topping song "Bump Bump Bump." Guess what he looks like now!
Draya Michele -- Jerry Jones Will Get Wedding Invite, If ...
If Jerry Jones wants to go to Orlando Scandrick's wedding, there might be a catch ... so says Orlando's brand new fiancee Draya Michele. As we previously reported, the Dallas Cowboys defensive back popped the…
UFC's Paige VanZant -- Basically Confirms She's Dating UFC Star
Paige VanZant doesn't seem to be afraid of anything ... except when it comes to confirming that she's OFFICIALLY dating a fellow UFC fighter -- though it's pretty obvious it's on and crackin'. VanZant was…
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner -- No Prenup, No Money Problems
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner did not build a financial wall between them before getting married, because we've learned there is no prenup ... and get this, he's not that much richer than her. Multiple informed sources tell TMZ, Ben and Jen's…
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner Getting Divorced
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are ending their 10 year marriage ... TMZ has learned. We're told the couple, whose anniversary was yesterday, will file for divorce. Although they will file for divorce, it won't be done immediately. They are working…
NHL's Mike Richards -- NHL Notified About Oxycodone Drama ... At Canadian Border
NHL officials have been notified that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigation into ex-L.A. Kings player Mike Richards involves the prescription drug oxycodone ... multiple sources tell TMZ Sports. Our sources say Richards was stopped…
Donald Trump -- SUES UNIVISION for $500 MILLION ... Blames Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump just sued Univision for $500 million for pulling the plug on the Miss USA pageant. TMZ broke the story ... Trump promised he'd go after the network, claiming he has an iron-clad, 5 year deal in which it promised to run the beauty…
'Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening Sued By Hispanic Nanny Claims Discrimination
"The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening has been sued by his former nanny, who claims he has it out for Hispanics, even though Matt's wife is Hispanic. Tania Cardona claims in a new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Matt and his wife treated employees "like…
UFC's Dana White -- Jon Jones Is 'Getting His Head Straight' ... C.M. Punk Looks Phenomenal
Good news for the UFC ... its biggest star is finally "getting his head straight" ... and a former WWE superstar is looking like an "absolute stud" during his transition into MMA ... so says Dana White. First, Jon…
A-Rod Ball Catcher -- Getting 'Scary' Threats ... 'Cause I Won't Return Ball
Zack Hample ... the guy who caught A-Rod's 3,000th hit ... tells TMZ Sports that since snagging the lucky ball he's been dogged by people making "scary" threats for him to return the ball to the Yankees stud. Hample ... a notorious ball hawk who…
Miss USA We're Beggin' NBC ... Save The Sash!!!
Miss USA organizers are trying to entice NBC to reverse their decision to ax the pageant, with the help of 51 beautiful women. Sources who run the pageant tell us, they're now scrambling to find a TV home just 2 weeks before the contest. They…
Blac Chyna -- I'm Still Not Banging Boxer BF ... 'He's A Muslim'
Blac Chyna's still not banging her boxer/boyfriend J'Leon Love ... and this time the reason for the sexual time-out is down right holy. Chyna was leaving Ace Of Diamonds strip club in L.A. Monday night when we…
NeNe Leakes -- Don't Count Me Out of 'RHOA' Just Yet
NeNe Leakes isn't done with "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" ... TMZ has learned producers want her to come back in a reduced role, and she's game. Our sources say, although NeNe made it seem she was gone for good, the show's producers are still…
‘Young & The Restless’ Star Victoria Rowell -- Soap Opera Is Racist But I Still Want Back On
Former ‘Young & The Restless’ star Victoria Rowell is trying to get back on the soap opera even though she says the show's honchos and co-stars are racist. Rowell, who played Drucilla Winters for 14 seasons on the CBS soap…