President spent 77 minutes at his campaign rally to deliver fact-free retellings of recent historical events
President Donald Trump went to Arizona on Tuesday night and delivered what has now become a trademark speech: Full of invective, victimhood and fact-free retellings of recent historical events.
Rewriting history: Trump pours gas on the culture wars
Donald Trump just showed why even some Republicans question whether he has the temperament and the capacity to serve as President.
'Total eclipse of the facts': Lemon reacts to speech
CNN anchor Don Lemon responded with shock to President Donald Trump's defiant speech at a rally in Phoenix Tuesday night.
Podcast: Trump's doozy of a campaign rally
Watch: Cops and protesters throw gas canisters
What began as a peaceful protest outside the Phoenix Convention Center turned chaotic as police officers used tear gas to manage the thousands protesting President Donald Trump's rally.
Next stop, Reno: Trump to speak to veterans today
President Donald Trump has another speech out West on Wednesday, coming just hours after he held a campaign rally in Phoenix, this time with a scheduled stop in Reno, Nevada.
Former national intelligence director questions Trump's fitness for office
James Clapper, former director of National Intelligence, said Wednesday morning he questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office.
Analysis: Trump could launch a nuclear bomb really fast
Following President Donald Trump's speech in Arizona on Tuesday, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on CNN voiced concerns about Trump's mental stability, particularly in relation to his access to the US nuclear arsenal. "The whole system is built to ensure rapid response if necessary," Clapper said. "So there's very little in the way of controls over exercising a nuclear option, which is pretty damn scary."
White House has paperwork ready for Joe Arpaio pardon
The White House has prepared the paperwork for President Trump to pardon former sheriff Joe Arpaio when he makes the final decision to do so, CNN has learned.
Sources: Trump and McConnell haven't spoken since angry phone call
President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have not spoken in nearly two weeks, since a phone call between the two men went awry and left the two men screaming at each other.
Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton
First lady Melania Trump thanked former first daughter Chelsea Clinton on Tuesday night for defending Barron Trump against online bullying -- at the same time President Donald Trump was delivering a raucously divisive speech to supporters in Phoenix.
Cuomo, panelist clash over Trump speech
CNN's Chris Cuomo spars with panelist Paris Dennard over President Trump's comments saying there were "good people" who marched with white supremacists in Charlottesville.
Rally Trump vs. Teleprompter Trump
And just like that, everything is back to abnormal.
Hillary Clinton: My 'skin crawled' when Trump stood behind me
In her upcoming memoir, Hillary Clinton expresses regret and explains what she wishes she could go back and do differently during her failed 2016 campaign, according to excerpts released Wednesday morning.
Former Russian envoy downplays Trump campaign contacts
Russia's former ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak downplayed his contact with members of the Trump campaign on Wednesday, calling allegations that he worked as a spymaster and tried to recruit people within President Donald Trump's orbit "nonsense" during an exclusive interview with CNN.
Kislyak: Spy claims are 'nonsense'
Former Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak speaks to CNN's Matthew Chance about the Trump-Russia scandal.
Photos reveal hidden details of North Korea's missile program
Newly released photos appear to reveal unexpected advances in North Korea's missile program, experts say, including a previously unseen type of projectile.
ESPN slammed over pulling announcer off UVA game because of his name
By trying to avoid an embarrassing ordeal, ESPN has embarrassed itself.
Mayor says Trump is dividing America
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton was not a fan of President Donald Trump's speech Tuesday in his city.
Trump voter: Charlottesville a setup
A group of Trump voters from Florida, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Alabama and Georgia give their take on who is to blame for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Catholic priest reveals KKK past
A Catholic priest is temporarily stepping away from public ministry after writing in an op-ed that he was a member of the Ku Klux Klan decades ago.
KKK leader calls reporter the N-word
In an interview, Ku Klux Klan leader Chris Barker threatens Univision reporter Ilia Calderón.
Opinion: This bill could turn your city into the Wild West
New York's turnaround on violent crime has improved the lives of all New Yorkers. In 1990, there were more than 2,000 murders in our city. Last year, there were 335. Our safe streets have subsequently enabled an economic resurgence that has proven especially beneficial to real estate developers like President Donald J. Trump.
Some people may be 'white supremacists by default'
Blame President Trump for his tepid moral response. Call the neo-Nazis and white nationalists thugs. Fill your Facebook and Twitter accounts with moral outrage.
Potential hurricane threatens Texas
Harvey is making a comeback.
Mel B walks off 'America's Got Talent'
When it comes to being a comedian, Melanie "Mel B" Brown thinks Simon Cowell is all wet.
Biggest NFL names who could be cut
What NBA stars had to say about Kyrie trade
SpaceX just teased a chic new spacesuit
17-year-old QB's death: What everyone missed
Mnuchin's wife apologizes for post
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wife Louise Linton is facing a backlash for an Instagram post -- later deleted -- that touted the couple's wealth.
Target of her Instagram rant responds
Jennifer Miller called out Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wife, Louise Linton, over her Instagram post touting the couple's wealth. Miller offers her thoughts on the backlash Linton is receiving.
Singer calls out assault at concert
Sam Carter, the singer for the British band Architects, stopped a show in the Netherlands to call out what he says is sexual assault after a female fan was allegedly groped in the audience.
Shailene Woodley may run for office
Add actress Shailene Woodley to the list of celebs who are considering tossing their hats into the political ring.
The Rock, Tom Hanks reveal 2020 campaign
While hosting "Saturday Night Live" for the fifth time, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson announced a 2020 presidential campaign bid with Tom Hanks as his running mate.
PAC on Kid Rock: We'd be actually very interested
The president of a Republican PAC said he's interested in Kid Rock running for Senate.
Oprah for president?
President Donald Trump's 2016 victory may have been Oprah Winfrey's aha moment, as the talk show icon is now signaling she may be open to a presidential bid.
The place where it rains diamonds
Can you imagine how beautiful it might be to witness snow falling on the rust-colored surface of Mars or a steady rain of glittering diamonds on blue Neptune?
What a shot! 24 amazing sports photos
Take a look at 24 amazing sports photos from August 15 through August 21.
Best photos from the eclipse
Prince Harry: They took photos as Diana was dying
Prince Harry and Prince William talk openly about Princess Diana's death in a new BBC documentary marking the 20th anniversary of her death.
Investors cash in by keeping former convicts out of jail
You're at crossroads with your finances aFunding a program to keep former convicts out of jail has paid off for one group of investors.
How to bank, save and invest responsibly
Where are monuments to Confederate general who favored unity after war
So where are Longstreet's statues?
Jared Kushner won't find his job in Israel easy
Linton's clueless post has a dark side
It's tough out there for a socialite. Especially when money can't buy you good sense.
Udall: It's time to outlaw lunch shaming
Governor was right to stop condemned man's execution
Marcellus Williams was convicted 16 years ago for the 1998 murder of Felicia Gayle, a former reporter in St. Louis, Missouri. She had been stabbed dozens of times and left to die with the murder weapon, a knife, still embedded in her.
3 steps we can take to prevent car attacks
"Just as water retains no constant shape, so in warfare there are no constant conditions," Chinese military strategist and philosopher Sun Tzu is alleged to have said in the fifth century. His words still resonate some 16 centuries later, as our leaders struggle to adapt to the newest terrorist tactics.
Refinance rates take a sharp decline
5 ways to prevent psoriasis flare-ups
2 cards charging 0% interest until 2019
Meghan McCain slams man at Trump rally calling for her father's death
The difference a night makes in Trump speeches
President Trump's speech on Afghanistan strategy was very different in tone from his rally in Phoenix just one night later.
Trump's Charlottesville defense omits two key words
US President Donald Trump tried to rewrite history Tuesday, defending his comments over the clashes in Charlottesville while leaving out the very words that ignited anger in the first place.
Police spray tear gas at protesters following Trump rally
What began as a peaceful protest outside the Phoenix Convention Center turned chaotic Tuesday evening as police officers used tear gas to manage the thousands protesting President Donald Trump's rally there.
Boy with heart transplant dies on first day of school
Don't plan anything important for 2 p.m.
Energy drinks are a $2.8 billion-a-year business in the United States alone, built on the promise of helping you push past that "2:30 feeling."
Most moms aren't putting babies to sleep safely
Despite a 23-year campaign urging that babies be put to bed on their backs, only 43.7% of US mothers report that they both intend to use this method and actually do so all the time, according to a new study.
Mariah Carey has 'always had low self-esteem'
Even divas have their moments of insecurity.
Netflix's 'Death Note' delivers ho-hum horror
"Death Note" has spawned a cottage industry in Japan, with the graphic novels (or manga) adapted into animation, movies and TV. Netflix's film based on the property, however, seriously loses something in translation, yielding a thriller that practically suffocates on its own convoluted plot.
Taylor Swift and snakes: The backstory
With her blonde good looks, trademark red lipstick and hordes of devoted fans, what could Taylor Swift ever have in common with a slithery reptile?
Billy Joel dons Jewish star against Neo-Nazis
Billy Joel may wear his heart on his sleeve in his songs, but Monday night he wore the Star of David to make a statement.
Saying 'I do" during the eclipse
A guide to New York's Central Park
Manhattan might be best known for its towering skyscrapers and bustling pavement, but there are few New York City locales more loved than the 843 acres of green that is Central Park.
Sensational saunas with red-hot views
20 stunning cliffside beaches
When Russia bugged the US State Department
FBI goes undercover to crush white supremacists
ESPN Host Ryen Russillo Arrested In Wyoming, 'Criminal Entry'
ESPN host Ryen Russillo -- who's appeared on ESPN radio and TV since 2009 -- was arrested in Wyoming for criminal entry ... TMZ Sports has learned. We know 42-year-old Russillo was taken into custody on Wednesday and is still locked up as of…
Chiefs Legend Neil Smith Rescues Pregnant Woman from Flood
Chiefs legend Neil Smith just became even more legendary in Kansas City ... rescuing a woman he says was "about 9 months pregnant" trapped in a K.C.-area flood on Tuesday. It all went down in Lee Summit, Missouri ... where Smith drove by a woman…
Dallas McCarver 911: 'There's Something In His Throat'
TMZ Sports has obtained the Dallas McCarver 911 call -- made by a friend who found the 26-year-old bodybuilder passed out in his apartment ... after apparently choking on food. The friend tried like hell to help McCarver -- performing CPR and…
Anti-Trump Protester Gets Rubber Bullet to the Crotch!!!
Protesting Donald Trump comes at a price sometimes ... just ask the guy whose family jewels got blasted during a clash with Phoenix cops. First off, we should say it was reportedly a rubber bullet that smashed the guy square in his crotch -- but…
Usain Bolt & Dwyane Wade Go Full DMX In Greek Nightclub
They stopped. They dropped. They shut 'em down AND opened up shop. Usain Bolt and Dwyane Wade went all the way back to '98 at a nightclub in Greece Tuesday night -- grabbing the mic and busting out DMX's legendary "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" ...…
WWE's Dana Brooke: Dallas McCarver Was My Life, Swolemate
WWE superstar Dana Brooke is devastated over the death of her boyfriend, Dallas McCarver -- but says she knows the bodybuilder will be her guardian angel for the rest of her life. The 26-year-old bodybuilding phenom passed away early Tuesday…
UFC's Mark Hunt: Jon Jones Is a 'Cheating Ass Loser'
UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is throwing MAJOR shade at Jon Jones -- calling the guy a "cheating ass loser" after failing his UFC 214 drug test. Hunt has gone through steroid scandals in the past -- his UFC 200 opponent tested positive for a…
Jon Jones' Teammate: He's No Cheater, He's Being Set Up!
Jon Jones was devastated when he got the call about a positive steroids test -- so says JJ's teammate, who claims there's NO WAY Jones cheated and blames the whole thing on a "setup." Frank Lester -- who trains with Jon at Jackson Wink in New Mexico…
Donald Trump Rally, Guy with 'Blacks for Trump 2020' Sign Claims Hillary and ISIS Out to Kill Black and White Women
It was an absolutely bizarre scene ... the guy Donald Trump's people strategically placed behind the President at Tuesday's Arizona rally with a sign that read "Blacks for Trump 2020" is the president of the group, and he believes "ISIS &…
John Legend Says Donald Trump is Too Old for a Second Chance
John Legend says the ship has sailed for him when it comes to Donald Trump because, well, you know what they say about leopards. John arrived at LAX Tuesday night and our photog wanted to know if Trump's statements about bigotry and racism…
David Beckham Is a Doting Dad on Brooklyn's First Day of College
David Beckham's still that dad snapping pics of his kid's first day of school as he sends his eldest, Brooklyn, off to college. Brooklyn won't be far from his namesake borough -- he's studying photography at NYC's prestigious Parsons School of…
Bob Harper Goes Vegetarian After Near-Fatal Heart Attack
PETA has a friend in Bob Harper, who says he's cut meat completely out of his diet after almost dropping dead from a massive heart attack back in February. We got the 'Biggest Loser' trainer and host in Bev Hills Tuesday and he looked healthy as a…
'Cash Me Outside' Girl Danielle Bregoli Drops Rap Single, Calls Out 'These Heaux'
14-year-old "Cash Me Outside" girl Danielle Bregoli is a rapper now -- and she's calling out broke bitches, fake bitches and jealous bitches. Basically, she hates all the bitches. TMZ obtained a snippet of her upcoming single, "These…
Michelle Rodriguez In a Self-Imposed News Blackout, and Lovin' It!!!
Michelle Rodriguez hasn't read or seen the news in 2 months, and she couldn't be more stoked. We got Michelle Tuesday in Bev Hills and she told us she can't handle all the depressing stories about politics, racism, terrorism, and on and on, so she…
Mayweather vs. McGregor: Hollywood's Getting Lots of Free Tickets, But Don't Ask Floyd for Any
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's fight was already gonna be a who's who of Hollywood -- the question now ... who's in good enough with a top agent to go for free? Sources close to the boxing match this Saturday tell TMZ Sports ... talent agency…
Kesha, I Doubted I Could Come Back With 'Rainbow'
Kesha chasing her own 'Rainbow' paid off ... her album of the same name debuted at number one on the charts this week and no one is more surprised than her. We got her at LAX Tuesday where she says she was riddled with doubt she could ever top the…
Mel B Storms Off 'AGT' After Simon Cowell's Insult
Mel B hurled a cup of water at fellow 'AGT' judge Simon Cowell and then stormed off the set in the middle of a live show, after he made a reference to a very sensitive subject ... her marriage. Simon was critiquing a contestant when he began…
The Village People Add a Hot Asian Construction Worker to Revamped Lineup
The Village People's OG lineup of costumed characters was gettin' a little long in the tooth ... so they added a young man to the lineup ... and he's Asian. VP is unveiling its latest addition to the "YMCA" crew -- a new construction worker…
'Straight Outta Compton' Star R. Marcos Taylor Charged with Assault
R. Marcos Taylor may have taken his Suge Knight role a little too seriously -- he's been charged with multiple counts of assault for punching 2 people ... but he says THEY came at him. The incident went down back on August 9 when…
'American Idol' Haley Reinhart Arrest, Beaten-Up Friend Sues Bar and Bouncer for Choke Hold
"American Idol" alum Haley Reinhart's pal -- who was choked out by bouncers at a bar in Illinois -- is now putting the squeeze on them ... legally speaking. Alan Chislof just filed a lawsuit against the Lamplighter Inn Tavern & Grille and one of…