Huge national repository houses confiscated animal items
Possible MH370 debris arrives at lab
Debris believed to be from a Boeing 777 arrived in France on Saturday, where investigators will use sophisticated technology to determine whether it's linked to the long-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Bin Laden relatives killed in crash
Members of Osama bin Laden's family were killed in a small plane crash in southern England in which three passengers and the pilot died, the Saudi Embassy in London said.
Audio: Taliban deny peace efforts
In an audio message, a speaker purported to be the Taliban's new leader denies that the Sunni Islamist group is attempting to work toward a peace process with the Afghan government.
2 airliners in drone near-misses
A drone flying near one of the nation's busiest airports came within 100 feet of a commercial flight on Friday, according to audio from the flight's radio calls.
Cops: Inmate escaped, then killed
Firefighter dies as CA blazes rage
A firefighter battling one of the large wildfires burning in California died in the line of duty this week, the U.S. Forest Service said.
Bitcoin exchange boss arrested
Japanese police have arrested the head of the Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange company over the loss of a "massive amount" of the virtual online currency.
Wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies
Roddy Piper, arguably professional wrestling's all-time top bad guy, has died at the age of 61, his agent Jay Schachter told CNN Friday.
Clintons made $141M over 8 years
Hillary Clinton released eight years of tax returns Friday and hit her potential 2016 Republican presidential opponents in the process.
2nd surfer fights off shark attack
A second Australian surfer has warded off a shark attack by punching the predator after it bit his leg, police in New South Wales said Friday.
Coast Guard ending hunt for teens
'Rose Garden' singer dies
Lynn Anderson, whose version of the song "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" was one of the biggest country hits of the 1970s, has died. She was 67.
Florida refuses to probe baby's death
The state of Florida has declined to investigate a complaint from a mother whose baby died after heart surgery at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, which CNN found had a high mortality rate for pediatric open-heart surgeries from 2011 to 2013.
D.C. will soon be beneath us
Washington, D.C., where the powers that reign over the United States reside, is sinking into the ocean.
HBO chief: Jon Snow is dead
Hot off of a record 126 Emmy nominations, HBO programming chief Michael Lombardo took the Television Critics Association summer press tour stage Thursday to a deluge of questions.
What's new on Netflix, Hulu
How is it already almost the end of summer?
Symbol of Libya's revolution now just another Colorado inmate
Searching for America's 'center'
Close your eyes and imagine the "center" of America.
Famous atheists and their beliefs
The week in 38 photos
WWE wrestler tweets airplane scare
Take a look at 22 selfies of the week from July 21 through July 28.
The young, raw Elvis Presley
Sixty-one years ago Thursday -- on July 30, 1954 -- 19-year-old Elvis Presley made his first live, professional appearance at a concert in Memphis, Tennessee. A new book from Taschen, "Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll," brings together photos from legendary photographer Alfred Wertheimer.
Clintons earned nearly $141M from '07 to '14
O'Malley unveils criminal justice reform plan
Trump campaign probing staffer's Facebook posts
Inside the big money shaping 2016
Latest Clinton emails: 'H' learns how to email
The State Department on Friday released the latest batch of emails Hillary Clinton sent and received during her time as Secretary of State.
The cowardice and ego of trophy hunting
How twisted was it to kill Cecil?
Jon Stewart's next big move?
Why China likes the Iran deal
As members of Congress debate whether to back the deal over Iran's nuclear program, one source of support seems guaranteed -- China. It's one of the biggest winners in the agreement, with the lifting of sanctions as Iran pulls back key elements of its enrichment program set to allow Beijing to deepen its historic partnership with Tehran. While China is undoubtedly eyeing the potential economic benefits, Beijing also likely sees an opportunity to challenge U.S. influence in the Middle East.
Abercrombie: An exclusive frat party
I have to admit I haven't shopped at Abercrombie & Fitch since I was a freshman in college. Even then, when I fell squarely within the brand's numerical demographic, I felt fully outside of it. I prefer not to dress like a frat party might spontaneously materialize in front of me at any moment. And I like keeping my midriff to myself.
Mom freaks out after leaving baby in hot car
A police body cam captures a mother's reaction to finding out she had left her toddler in a hot van in Oklahoma. CNN's Andrew Spencer reports.
Knife-wielding man attacks cops
Two UK police officers were able to subdue a knife-wielding man with only batons and pepper-spray while responding to a domestic incident.
Deadly cobra loose in luxury apartments
A deadly albino cobra stunned residents at a luxury apartment complex, before being captured by police officers. CNN affiliate KTRK reports.
Meet Earl, the 'Grumpy Puppy'
Dog owners in Iowa posted Facebook pictures of their pooch, who became an Internet sensation for his not-so-happy facial expression. KWQC has the story.
'Deflatecakes' are flying off the shelves
Taylor's Bakery was buzzing after owners posted a picture of their "Deflatecake" on Facebook. CNN affiliate WISH reports.
Baby locked inside daycare, parents break in
Parents break through a window of a Houston, Texas daycare after they find their infant son locked inside and alone.
One tree grows 40 different types of fruit
Artist Sam Van Aken has created a series of trees that grow dozens of different types of stone fruits. He tells a TEDxManhattan conference that these trees are a research project, an art exhibit and a conservation mission.
Dad's 'Taken' note to kids goes viral
A dad found inspiration from the Liam Neeson movie "Taken" to get his kids to keep the kitchen clean. CNN affiliate WISH reports.
Facebook founder posts news about his private life
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg reveals in a personal post that he and his wife have experienced three miscarriages, but they are expecting a baby.
WWII Marines finally returned home
Earlier this week the remains of dozens of Marines who battled the Japanese during World War II were finally returned to the U.S. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.
Chris Christie: 'Premature' to dismiss Donald Trump
CNN's Jake Tapper interviews GOP presidential candidate Gov. Chris Christie, who weighs in on polls and current frontrunner Donald Trump.
Is 'Jihadi John' still alive?
The U.S. government has "very recent indications" that "Jihadi John" -- the notorious hooded ISIS executioner seen in violent hostage beheading videos -- is alive. CNN's Barbara Starr has more.
Weird red streaks spotted on Saturn moon
Did you see the rare blue moon?
New planet found in nearby solar system
Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside of our solar system.
Rosetta finds primordial soup of compounds on comet
Could life on Earth have been kick-started by a comet strike? A startling discovery by the Rosetta comet-chasing mission has added fresh evidence to suggest that it is possible.
'The Hunt': Anti-vaccine mom charged with kidnapping
John Walsh: Police need to take this seriously
Megan Everett fled with her daughter, leaving behind a note. The child's father is searching. "The Hunt with John Walsh," Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.
'The Hunt': Charged with indecency with a child, suspect disappears
John Napier was arrested in Texas but after making bond, he ran off. "The Hunt with John Walsh," Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.
'Death Row Stories': Rebuilding a life after death row exoneration
Seth Penalver dropped to the floor and wept into his chair when a Florida jury declared him not guilty in the shooting deaths of three people during a 1994 home invasion.
California has been battling wildfires as its historic drought reaches a fourth year.
CNN's best photo galleries this week
Take a look at CNN's best feature photography from July 25 through July 31.
Photos from a city under siege
Every 10 minutes, a randomly targeted shell explodes, rattling the windows and doors in Aden's city center. Once a bustling port in Yemen, Aden has been reduced to rubble, ravaged by the incessant shelling of the Houthi militia that has the city surrounded.
The 'most ubiquitous consumer item'
In 2010, the Guinness Book of World Records named the plastic bag the "most ubiquitous consumer item" in the world, with trillions made every year.
Conversations with my missing wife
Meet Grumpy Cat's competition
This 1914 classic car is still racing today
Nick Pellett talks to CNN Style about racing the oldest car at the Silverstone Classic his 1914 Sunbeam. Driving the car is a challenge in itself.
Libyan rape victim in U.S. jail
On a February evening last year, a Libyan woman confronted two patrons at the Bohemian Biergarten in downtown Boulder, Colorado. She poured her beer on one of the customers and later threw a glass at the other, leaving a bloody gash serious enough for sutures.
911 dispatcher hangs up, friend dies
A 911 dispatcher hung up on a caller who was reporting that her friend was shot -- an action that the Albuquerque fire chief called "unforgivable." The shooting victim eventually died. CNN affiliate KOAT reports.
The search for Jimmy Hoffa, 40 years on
Only 4 of these left on Earth
And then there were four.
Will this destroy Paris' romance?
Man regrets stretched earlobes, gets surgery
A Canadian man is about to undergo surgery to patch up the holes in his earlobes; this procedure is growing in popularity. CNN affiliate CBC News reports.
Venice Beach Lifeguard -- Attacked in CRAZY Video
A Venice Beach lifeguard found himself under attack on Thursday when some unruly beach-goers allegedly threw a lit cigarette into his stand. Check out the video ... the lifeguard can certainly fend for himself and other patrons became involved…
Jared Fogle -- FBI Reportedly Have Texts Bragging About Sex With 16-Year-Old
Jared Fogle reportedly paid $100 to have sex with a 16-year-old girl ... an encounter he called "amazing." The FBI has subpoenaed text messages between Jared and a Subway employee with whom he was having a sexual relationship, according to Business…
Bobbi Kristina Funeral -- Brown Family Suspicious Houstons Will Sneak Pic of Body
Bobbi Kristina’s funeral will be yet another family face-off -- the Browns are on high alert and worried the Houstons will sneak a photo of her dead body ... and sell it. Sources close to the Browns tell TMZ ... they fear a repeat of what…
Meek Mill -- WWE Pissed Off Over Undertaker Entrance Song on Diss Track
Meek Mill can't get a break this week ... after getting trashed for his tepid Drake diss song, he's now in the crosshairs of of The Undertaker over the wrestler's famous ring entrance song. Meek sampled The Taker's signature bells in the diss track,…
Chelsea Clinton - U2 Will Get Searched Before Concert (PHOTO)
Chelsea Clinton got wanded just like everyone else at the U2 concert in NYC. The daughter of presidential candidate Hilary Clinton and hubby Marc Mezvinsky showed up Friday night at Madison Square Garden, and she flashed a faint smile as guards…
Charlize Theron -- I've Adopted Another Baby!
Charlize Theron's family has grown by one ... TMZ has learned she's adopted a second child. We're told Theron worked with an adoption agency for 6 months to seal the deal. The child, an African-American girl, was born in the United States.…
Kendall Jenner -- Flips Out in Bev Hills Over Gigi Hadid (VIDEO)
Kendall Jenner lost in Friday when she was walking with her pal Gigi Hadid and saw a bigger-than-life version of Gigi in a store window. Kendall and Gigi were leaving Ebaldi restaurant in Bev Hills Friday and strolled…
Bobbi Kristina -- Casket Arrives for Funeral (PHOTOS)
Bobbi Kristina's casket arrived at the church where her funeral will be held ... and the mood is tense. The casket was taken inside St. James United Methodist Church in Atlanta for today's funeral, where the Brown and Houston families will no doubt…
Scott Disick -- Remorse Over Breakup
Scott Disick got a harsh dose of reality Friday when he went solo to the wedding of a friend, and seemed to express regret over his breakup with Kourtney Kardashian. Scott attended the wedding of J.J. Corsini in Santa Monica, and posted a pic of his…
Rowdy Roddy Piper -- Comedian Don Barris Chokes Up in Tribute (VIDEO)
Comedian Don Barris, who worked with Rowdy Roddy Piiper in comedy and appeared on his podcast, "Piper's Pit", gave us a touching, emotional tribute. Barris was at The Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip Friday night, where…
NY Jets Players -- Slam Sheldon Richardson ... 'Fire His Ass!!'
Several members of the NY Jets tell TMZ Sports ... they want Sheldon Richardson OFF THE TEAM -- claiming his speeding arrest with a 12-year-old in the car is simply "disgusting." We spoke with multiple starters from the Jets who tell us they're well…
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge
It's hard to argue Drake didn't win his rap war with Meek Mill. And Cecil is changing hearts and minds around the world. So we gotta ask ...
MLB Star Hector Olivera -- Drops $300k ... For Nightclub On Wheels
With Hector Olivera being traded from the Dodgers to the Braves ... he's got a one helluva ride to make the long distance trip -- a SWAGGED OUT $300k pimp van ... TMZ Sports has learned. Olivera -- who signed a $62.5 MILLION contract with the…
Melba Moore -- I Love Bill Cosby ... 'Nobody's Perfect' (VIDEO)
Singer Melba Moore has nothing but love for Bill Cosby, saying he's a kind human being and adding, "nobody's perfect." Moore was leaving the Gramercy Park Theatre in NYC Friday night and told our photog Cosby has done…
'Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor -- Blabs About Hawaiian Sunglasses Arrest (VIDEO)
Jax Taylor from "Vanderpump Rules" should exercise his right to remain silent, because he's a little too loose lipped for his own good following his arrest in Hawaii. Our photog spotted the reality star with co-star…
Celebrity Scramble -- Guess Who!
Hidden beneath this mushroom-inspired face is an action-packed movie star. Cruise through these scrambles and see if you can figure them out!
Fetty Wap -- Olive Garden Is Lucky I Paid Anything
Fetty Wap was like, "Hey, what's up? Hello," at an Olive Garden Thursday night ... and then he bolted without paying the bill. Fetty was dining with a group of friends at the famous franchise in Wayne, NJ when he stormed out of the restaurant.…
Elizabeth Berkley: Good Genes or Good Docs?!
Elizabeth Berkley has been saved by time.Here's a 17-year-old version of the "Saved by the Bell" star in a promo for season 1 of "Saved by the Bell" (left) and 26 years later... the "Showgirls" actress -- who celebrated her 43rd birthday a few…
Kim Kardashian -- I'm a Soccer Mom Now!
Hope Solo may have some competition ... in about 18 years ... 'cause Kim Kardashian's daughter is a SOCCER PLAYER now ... and she's already got her sights set on the goalie job. Kim K posted a pic of 2-year-old North West out on the soccer…
'Rowdy' Roddy Piper -- Dies at 61 from Cardiac Arrest
Wrestling legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61 ... TMZ Sports has learned. Piper -- born Roderick George Toombs -- died from cardiac arrest in his sleep at his home in Hollywood on Thursday night. He was discovered on…