French priest killed in ISIS-inspired attack
A deadly hostage-taking at a Catholic church in Normandy, in which a priest was killed and another person seriously wounded, was a terror attack committed in the name of ISIS, French President Francois Hollande has said.
Deadly standoff at French church
According to French media, a hostage has been killed in a standoff in a church in the town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in France's Normandy region. CNN's Jim Bittermann has more.
Two more men arrested in Nice attack
Two men have been arrested in connection with the Bastille Day attack in Nice in southern France, a spokeswoman for Paris' Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor's office told CNN.
Mapping ISIS attacks around the world
Since declaring its caliphate in June 2014, the self-proclaimed Islamic State has conducted or inspired more than 140 terrorist attacks in 29 countries other than Iraq and Syria, where its carnage has taken a much deadlier toll. Those attacks have killed at least 2,043 people and injured thousands more.
Source: Sanders may nominate Clinton
Representatives for Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are in discussions for the Vermont senator to formally nominate Clinton onto the Democratic Party ticket in an effort to showcase party unity after the convention roll call vote Tuesday, a senior Democratic Party source told CNN.
Sanders: Clinton must become president
Bernie Sanders empathized with the disappointment of his die-hard supporters Monday, but told them they had no choice but to vote for Hillary Clinton.
Silverman: 'Bernie or bust' people being ridiculous
Actress and comedian Sarah Silverman tells staunch Bernie Sanders supporters that they are being ridiculous for withholding support from Hillary Clinton.
The power of Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama cast the presidential race as one between a positive role model for children and a damaging one.
Watch the first lady's full speech
During her speech at the Democratic National Convention, First Lady Michelle Obama talked about raising her daughters under the spotlight of the White House and why America should vote for Hillary Clinton.
Girl, 14, dies after second rape
A 14-year-old girl died Sunday in another case of a lower-caste woman allegedly being raped by the same man twice in India.
Inside the 'Democracy Spring' protests at the DNC
The revolution will not be improvised.
Opinion: DNC protests -- spotlight on hypocrisy
The real stars of the first night of the Democratic convention were the delegates, not the speakers. Be it the girl who stood with tape across her mouth that read "silenced by the DNC" or the people who drowned out Elijah Cummings with cries of "Stop TPP!," they deserve credit for puncturing the moral hypocrisy of this event.
A 'human' that can survive car crashes?
Artist Patricia Piccinini worked with a trauma surgeon and a collision investigation expert to create Graham, a sculpture of what humans might look like if we had evolved to survive car wrecks.
Who wins if Putin meddles in U.S. election?
No one knows for sure whether Russian President Vladimir Putin is playing in the U.S. election.
Violent crime on the rise in U.S.
Violent crime is on the rise so far this year in major cities across the US compared to the number of homicides, rapes, robberies, assaults and shootings that occurred in the same cities by this point in 2015, a new report has found.
Michael Jordan: I can't stay silent
"I can no longer stay silent."
Cory Booker to Trump: I love you
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker responds to a critical tweet Donald Trump sent out after his speech at the Democratic National Convention.
Opinion: Trump will never be presidential
If you're waiting for Donald Trump to pivot to become "presidential" -- a candidate who will stay on message and, objectively speaking, not hurt his own campaign -- then I have one word for you. Stop. Really. Because it just isn't going to happen.
Children stripped, assaulted, tear-gassed
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for a national investigation into allegations of abuse and torture at a juvenile detention center.
Israel aims to send robot to the moon
Israel is just one of two teams left in a competition sponsored by Google to put a robot on the moon. CNN's Oren Liebermann has more.
What a shot! 25 amazing sports photos
Take a look at 25 amazing sports photos from July 19 through July 25.
Why Marissa Mayer couldn't save Yahoo
At the beginning of this year, Marissa Mayer gathered with Yahoo's top execs for an off-site meeting. Weeks earlier, an activist shareholder had called for Mayer to be fired. There were reports that Yahoo was up for sale. Verizon had even publicly expressed interest in buying Yahoo.
For sale: Biggest flying water bomber in the world
For the biggest flying water bomber in the world, this is the end.
Solar Impulse completes epic round-the-world flight
After more than 500 days, the fuel-free plane has arrived at its final destination in Abu Dhabi. CNN's Jon Jensen reports.
Plane flies around world on zero fuel
The first aircraft powered solely by the sun made a historic landing in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, completing the 25,000 mile, round-the-world journey that began in March 2015.
Olympic village 'uninhabitable'
Blocked toilets, leaky pipes and exposed wires ... just a few of the reasons Australia's Olympic delegation says it has refused to move into the athletes village, now open to arriving Olympians.
How Susan Sarandon became a DNC GIF
Susan Sarandon really did have the worst time Monday night.
Actress: Yeah, that article about me was weird
Actress Margot Robbie is speaking out about that controversial Vanity Fair piece.
World's fastest man gets his own emoji for Rio
What do Kim Kardashian, Steph Curry, Justin Bieber and Usain Bolt have in common?
Opinion: Michelle Obama, classy and strong
Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention on Monday night was akin to Whitney Houston at Super Bowl XXV in 1991 singing the national anthem. Houston's performance was a balm during a very real, yet far off war. Michelle Obama, for her part, calmed the tension in a brewing rhetorical war in Philadelphia.
Lies and half-truths told on the DNC's first night
The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Monday for the first night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.
Sheryl Crow and Usher team up to slam politicians
During HBO's "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver teamed up with musicians to create a new song that tells politicians to stop using their music without permission.
Wildfire evacuee: 'It was raining fire from the sky'
Fanned by scorching heat, windy conditions and a five-year drought, a pair of California wildfires has burned tens of thousands of acres in Southern and Central parts of the state.
Sister of MH370 pilot: My brother is a scapegoat
Nearly two-and-a-half-years after the disappearance of flight MH370, the sister of the chief pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah still "thinks of him the first thing in the morning and cries for him the last thing at night."
19 killed in Japan knife attack
A knife-wielding man has gone on a rampage at a facility for disabled people in the city of Sagamihara, west of Tokyo, according to a report from Japanese state broadcaster NHK.
30 years after "Aliens," Sigourney Weaver still in charge
Everywhere you looked at San Diego Comic-Con, there was a powerful female character making her mark.
Beyoncé, Adele lead MTV video awards nominations
Okay, VMAs, let's get in formation.
Apple probably just sold its billionth iPhone
"Billions served" might apply to Apple's signature product as well.
How human heights have changed in 100 years
On average, we're taller than our predecessors thanks to better nutrition and health, according to new research released Tuesday .
Southern liberals have a fondness for Clinton
Nearly 44 years after Hillary Clinton visited this state as a law student, the cruel injustices of its past still lingering, she walked onto the campus of historically black Miles College and delivered a message: I haven't forgotten.
Poll: Clinton's image at lowest level in 24 years
Hillary Clinton's image is now at its lowest point in her 24-year career on the national political scene, a new poll shows.
Kimmel, Damon back in couples therapy
Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel are back in couples counseling.
Meet the original singer of the 'Pokemon' song
When Jason Paige walked into the studio 18 years ago to record the Pokemon theme song, he had no idea his voice would become the soundtrack to a cultural phenomenon.
Obama's new directive on cyberattacks
President Barack Obama on Tuesday instituted a new directive on cyberattack coordination that aims to make clear how the federal government handles cyber incidents and better informs the public on what to do once they have been hacked.
Brazilian's journey from poverty to tennis champ
With the colossal Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro, there will almost be a sense of the miraculous when Teliana Pereira steps out on the brand new courts at the Olympic Games.
One month on: Is the Brexit honeymoon over?
On a sweltering summer's day, children with ice-cream dribbling down their arms dart between the various stalls at Romford Market.
Brexit messes with massive beer deal
Anheuser-Busch InBev has sweetened its offer for rival SABMiller, increasing its promised cash payment by £1 per share after a sharp decline in the pound stoked investor unrest over the deal.
London housing crisis extends to the water
When it comes to the unwanted title of world's most expensive city for housing, London vies with Monaco and Hong Kong.
A 3D movie without those goofy glasses?
3D movie goers won't always have to wear those goofy-looking glasses, if MIT gets its way.
You can totally use beer, coffee and hemp for 3D printing
Sure, 3D printing is cool, but a startup in Fargo, North Dakota, is taking it to the next level.
How CNN war correspondents stay cool in deadly heat
You're drenched in sweat, couldn't sleep last night and regret ever setting foot outside. Don't worry, you're not alone.
Woman mauled to death by tiger
A woman was mauled to death by a Siberian tiger and her female companion was injured while on a safari-style tour in China, state-run media reported Monday.
'Mothers of the Movement' to make case for Clinton
The "Mothers of the Movement" -- mothers whose unarmed African-American children have been killed by law enforcement or due to gun violence -- will speak about why Hillary Clinton is the best candidate to lead the country, at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night.
Why billionaire could lose knighthood
A British retail magnate could be stripped of his knighthood following the release of a blistering parliamentary report on the collapse of department store BHS.
Opinion: Don't belittle Sanders supporters
On Monday night, Bernie Sanders fell on his sword for Hillary Clinton, endorsing her candidacy for president and bowing under the pressure of the Democratic establishment. But Bernie's conciliatory endorsement does not negate the very real contentions of the protesters passionately shouting their grievances outside and within the convention hall.
Sexton: A rocky start for the Democrats
The DNC had an inauspicious start in Philadelphia. With WikiLeaks' release of Democratic National Convention officials' emails timed for maximum impact, an inescapable narrative emerged: The Democrat primary really was rigged against Bernie Sanders.
Opinion: Why Wasserman Schultz had to go
Errol Louis writes that before the leaked DNC emails, the party leader's clout was diminishing because of the party's poor performance in the 2014 midterm election.
'Left Behind' co-author Tim LaHaye dies
Timothy LaHaye, the evangelical minister and co-author of the "Left Behind" book series, died Monday in San Diego following a massive stroke.
These decaying flowers won't die
Death is a part of life: an uncomfortable aphorism if ever there was one.
Kid's dream to be garbage man comes true
All kids have wishes.
Do video games lead to violence?
The 18-year old gunman who killed nine people in Munich, Germany, on Friday was a fan of first-person shooter video games, according to reports. This detail in the unspooling story of the rampage led many to worry that violent video games may be negatively affecting their own children. What is the truth?
U.S. Navy's new $13B aircraft carrier can't fight
The $13-billion USS Gerald R. Ford is already two years behind schedule, and the U.S. Navy's newest aircraft carrier is facing more delays after the Pentagon's top weapons tester concluded the ship is still not ready for combat despite expectations it would be delivered to the fleet this September.
Plus-size model body shamed for weight loss
Ashley Graham is used to being body shamed, but not for being too small.
NFL clears Peyton Manning in HGH investigation
Five months after winning Super Bowl 50 in his final game, Peyton Manning scored another victory this week.
Flour recall expanded after E. coli illnesses
General Mills on Monday announced another expansion of its flour recall. The move was prompted by an announcement from the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that four more individuals from two different states (Minnesota and Wisconsin) have developed E. coli illness linked to the flour.
2 killed outside teen party at club
Two people are dead and at least 13 others injured during a shooting at a Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub, according to Captain Jim Mulligan with the Fort Myers Police.
Wasserman Schultz booed by Florida delegates
A meeting of Florida Democratic delegates descended into chaos when outgoing Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz took the stage Monday, with critics holding up signs with the word "Emails" and Bernie Sanders supporters booing the congresswoman loudly, even after she began speaking.
7 Russian swimmers banned from Rio Olympics
The governing body of world aquatics has banned seven Russian swimmers from the Rio Olympics because of doping violations, the group said Monday.
Donald Trump to host Reddit AMA
Redditors will get a chance to ask Donald Trump anything they want on Wednesday evening.
Tiger drags woman away from wildlife tour
A woman was dragged away and mauled by a tiger after she exited a vehicle during a wildlife tour.
Ezekiel Elliott -- All Smiles Again ... After Domestic Violence Allegations (PHOTO)
Ezekiel Elliott doesn't look like he's too worried about last week's domestic violence allegations -- posting a photo to social media with a big ol' smile on his face. TMZ Sports broke the story ... Elliott's ex-GF claimed the Dallas Cowboys…
Lindsay Lohan -- It's War with Egor Over My Topless Art (PHOTOS)
Lindsay Lohan's fiance, Egor Tarabasov, moved out of their apartment Tuesday and she claims he tried to make off with some of her stuff. As we previously reported ... Lilo skipped town Monday after their blowout, but we're told she had staff at…
Tennis Legend Chris Evert -- Menopause Ruined My Marriage (AUDIO)
Tennis great Chris Evert says menopause is at least partly to blame for the demise of her marriage to Olympian Andy Mill ... insinuating the hormonal change had a major impact on the relationship. 61-year-old Evert opened up about the…
NFL's Randy Gregory -- Checks Into Rehab ... Reportedly Fails 5th Drug Test
More drama for the Dallas Cowboys ... Defensive end Randy Gregory has checked into a treatment facility after reportedly failing another drug test ... according to ESPN. Gregory -- who was dropped in the 2015 NFL Draft after testing…
O'Shea Jackson Jr. -- My Face Looks Busted Up ... But I'm Just Fine (VIDEO)
O'Shea Jackson Jr. showed fans exactly what it looks like to be beaten to a pulp ... only thing is, the actor didn't feel any pain. Jackson Jr. posted the video of his mug covered in bruises Monday night, leaving many to believe he'd gotten…
Rep. Elijah Cummings -- Praises Michael Jordan ... 'But He Should Do Even More!' (VIDEO)
Michael Jordan just got some huge praise from a major civil rights champion -- Rep. Elijah Cummings -- who says he's thrilled about MJ's $2 million donation ... but wants the NBA legend to do even more! The congressman from Maryland is at the…
Miss Cleo -- Dead at 53
There won't be any more calls to Miss Cleo ... the iconic TV psychic is dead after battling cancer ... TMZ has learned. A rep for Miss Cleo -- whose real name was Youree Harris -- tells us she died Tuesday morning in Palm Beach…
Amber Heard to Johnny Depp -- Stop Stonewalling the Divorce
Johnny Depp's making it damn near impossible to get the divorce settlement rolling because he's put up a bunch of roadblocks in the case ... according to Amber Heard. In Amber's legal docs, obtained by TMZ, she accuses Johnny of refusing to hand…
Rick Ross -- It's a Bird, It's a Plane ... Nope, It's Just Me (VIDEO)
Rick Ross is going all out when it comes to big boss escapades, and parasailing is now officially off the checklist. Yung Renzel got airborne Monday off a beach in southern France and even got video of his tandem flight. It…
Rio 2016 -- Blowin' It Out ... Cops Seize Olympic-Themed Cocaine!! (PHOTO)
Even the drug dealers in Brazil are catching the Olympic spirit -- so say cops, who just seized a bunch of cocaine packaged in baggies with the Rio 2016 logo! According to local reports, cops seized 93 baggies of yayo during an operation Monday…
Sheila E. -- I'm Rockin' the DNC ... and Bringing My Family
Sheila E.'s signed on to perform at the DNC on Thursday, but her set won't have anything to do with her dear friend, Prince -- instead, she'll be focusing on helping Hillary Clinton get Latino votes. Sources tell us Sheila's set…
Gigi Hadid -- Boxing In Heels ... And Hot Leather Pants? (VIDEO)
Here's supermodel Gigi Hadid ... proving she's one hell of an athlete -- by hitting a heavy bag -- IN HEELS!!! Hadid hit up Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn -- and despite the fact she was wearing (what appeared to be) leather leggings and chunky heels…
F1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone -- Mother-In-Law Kidnapped in Brazil ... Cops Confirm
The mother-in-law of billionaire Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone was abducted in Brazil and is being held for a $36 MILLION ransom ... TMZ Sports has confirmed with police. We spoke with Policia Civil do Estado de Sao Paulo ... and a…
Kimbo Slice -- Son Making MMA Debut ... 3 Months After Dad's Death
Kimbo Slice's son will follow in his father's fighting footsteps -- and has inked a deal to make his MMA debut at Bellator 160 next month. 24-year-old Kevin Ferguson Jr. confirmed the deal to the AP -- saying he will fight on the…
T.I. -- When Was America EVER Great for Black People?!! (VIDEO)
T.I. is worried Donald Trump's version of making America great again will be a throwback to a time that wasn't the least bit great ... for the African-American community. It's no secret T.I. won't be voting Trump, but he spelled out exactly why…
Lindsay Lohan -- Daddy Wants a Piece of Egor ... After Weekend Fight (TEXT MESSAGES)
Lindsay Lohan's father fired off a series of angry, threatening text messages to her fiance on the heels of the couple's huge argument that had police rushing to their apartment. TMZ obtained the texts Michael Lohan sent Egor…
NBA's Jeff Withey -- Engaged to Playmate GF ... Who Busted Him for Cheating (PHOTOS)
Talk about turning things around ... the NBA player who was called out by his hot Playmate girlfriend on Instagram for allegedly cheating on her ... is now engaged! You know the story ... 2014 Playboy Playmate of the Year, Kennedy Summers,…
Keshia Knight Pulliam -- Husband Files for Divorce ... She's Pregnant and Pissed
Keshia Knight Pulliam's pregnancy just got complicated -- her ex-NFL husband, Ed Hartwell, is divorcing her ... one week after she announced she's expecting. Hartwell filed for the split Monday in Atlanta, and according to the docs Keshia is…
NFL's Kroy Biermann -- I'd Try MMA ... If My Famous Wife Let Me (VIDEO)
NFL linebacker Kroy Biermann says he'd be all the way down to try his hand in a real-life MMA fight ... if his famous wife, Kim Zolciak, would let him. So, we asked her! Kroy was co-hosting the "TMZ Sports" show on FS1 Monday night when…
Michelle Obama -- I Live in a House Built By Slaves, But America's Already Great (VIDEO)
Michelle Obama delivered a powerful speech at the DNC about gender, race and the American Dream ... and threw in more than a few digs at Donald Trump. FLOTUS hit the stage Monday night in Philly to publicly endorse Hillary Clinton -- but…