Source says Kushner testified he did not recall any campaign contact with Wikileaks. But senators say he did receive an email about Wikileaks contact
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner told congressional Russia investigators that he did not communicate with WikiLeaks and did not recall anyone on the Trump campaign who had, a source with knowledge of his testimony told CNN.
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Mueller wants to interview publicist who set up meeting between Trump Jr. and Russian
Special counsel Robert Mueller is in talks with the attorney for the British publicist who set up the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Senate committee seeks more info on Kushner
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking member Dianne Feinstein sent a letter requesting more information on President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner related to his security clearance and questions over whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 election.
President Trump begins paying legal bills from his own pocket
President Donald Trump has begun paying his personal legal bills stemming from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign out of his own pocket, relieving the Republican Party of future payments, the White House's special counsel on the matter announced Friday.
How the middle class would fare under the Senate tax bill
Republican calls 'bullcrap' on Democrat during tax debate
The Senate finance committee advanced Republicans' plans to overhaul the tax system on Thursday night, but not without a fiery argument between senators just minutes before the vote.
Lawmakers push to end 'hush money' deduction in tax fight
Trump blasts Franken, silent on Moore
President Donald Trump, who has largely stayed mum on the allegations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore, blasted Democratic Sen. Al Franken Thursday night after a woman said he groped and kissed her without her consent.
Moore accuser: 'It was full-on assault'
Tina Johnson, who accused Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of groping her when she was a teenager, talks to CNN's Erin Burnett about her experience.
Trump biographer: He revels in getting away with it
Trump's long history of abusive treatment of women liklely explains his silence on Roy Moore, but he couldn't resist slamming Franken who he sees now as a weakling for being brought to account--unlike Trump who got elected President, writes Michael D'Antonio.
Kayla Moore: Roy Moore's staunchest defender
While Roy Moore faces accusations from several women that he pursued sexual relationships with them when they were teenagers, one person has emerged as his strongest defender -- his wife, Kayla.
Rep. Dingell says a prominent figure pawed her
In an interview with CNN's Alisyn Camerota, Rep. Debbie Dingell says a "prominent" senator was aggressive with her and others.
This protester did something about it: He just got elected
In just over the past year, Braxton Winston has gone from a prominent protester to a popular politician.
Russia vetoes extension of UN probe into Syria chemical weapons
Russia vetoed Friday night a last-gasp UN resolution to extend the mandate of the international inspections of chemical weapons use in Syria.
Here's what happened to teachers after Wisconsin gutted their unions
NFL investigates allegations against Jameis Winston
Argentina loses contact with submarine
The Argentine navy has lost contact with one of its submarines that was traveling off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service said Friday.
Pro-ISIS group threatens Vatican
A pro-ISIS group released a propaganda poster designed as a threat to the Vatican on Christmas. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
US tumbles from 1st in ranking of top nations
America's brand has taken a major hit in the age of Trump.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones apologizes for racist remark from 2013
$127M NBAer was playing 'like he was in a prison'
Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga split
Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga have split after 10 years.
Victoria's Secret is struggling
Serena Williams says 'I do'
Tennis superstar Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian were married in New Orleans.
Star Wars video game maker apologizes
This robot can do a backflip now
Boston Dynamics released a video of its humanoid robot Atlas hopping and doing backflips. It's the second time this week the company has teased an updated robot.
Is this pub really the world's best restaurant?
Rookie transforms worst NFL pass defense
Is this the world's most expensive noodle soup?
In a city where a bowl of noodles doesn't usually cost more than $6, a shop in Taipei has been charging $325, or TWD10,000, for its beef noodle soup -- and diners are happily paying for it.
Family sues after son falls off water slide
A 10-year-old boy slid off a slide and onto the concrete at a waterpark in Dublin, California, in May 2017. The boy sustained injuries to his back, legs and arm, according to the family's attorney.
QB triumphs over Tourette's
NBA stars are turning vegan
Can this plant-based patty really satisfy a burger lover?
Beyond Meat claims it makes a veggie burger that tastes — and browns — like actual meat. Cristina Alesci visited their headquarters in Los Angeles to put the burger to the test.
Want to go vegan? These products can help
Want to cut meat out of your diet, but don't want to miss it too much? There are a growing number of products to help you go vegetarian or vegan.
Rape as a weapon of war
The slash marks on Rashida Begum's neck have turned into dark, red scars.
Who are the Rohingya? Why are they fleeing?
Considered to be some of the most persecuted people in the world, the Rohingya are fleeing their homes in Myanmar. Find out why.
Accounts of rape, burning children and murder
Discarded and left for dead, Mumtaz says she found herself on top of a mound of charred, entangled bodies.
Opinion: This is genocide
The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar is now widely described as ethnic cleansing. But the situation has been evolving. And now, it seems, we can no longer avoid the conclusion we have all been dreading. This is a genocide. And we, in the international community, must recognize it as such.
The store that doesn't actually care if you buy anything
How pod planes could change travel forever
Hypersonics, electric propulsion, triple deckers -- think you've seen everything when it comes to new aircraft concepts?
See 'breathing Earth' timelapse over the past 20 years
NASA has released a time-lapse video representing life on Earth over the past 20 years. It was created using data compiled from satellites.
This week's eye-popping photos
Take a look at 31 photos of the week from November 10 through November 16.
Millennials are shaking up these 7 industries
Beauty line has cult following thanks to this
Emily Weiss was writing reviews of beauty products. Then she realized she could create her own.
These founders think shaving is too expensive
The Manafort money laundering charges: What's in store?
Retreat isn't in Steve Bannon's DNA
Why conservatives lost faith in mainstream media
Move over, Indiana Jones: Meet the physicists
Indiana Jones is forever imprinted in our collective consciousness as a quintessential tomb raider. With a jaunty fedora and a leather whip, he careens across the Egyptian desert, discovering long-lost ancient secrets. Everybody knows how it works.
More regulation for Facebook?
At the beginning of November, the general counsels of Facebook, Google and Twitter appeared on Capitol Hill to answer questions about a destabilizing campaign of Russian meddling. Members of Congress grilled them on exactly how each of the platforms might have allowed malicious publishing from foreign actors aimed at influencing the US election.
Liberals, don't defend Franken
Add liberal Democratic Sen. Al Franken to the long and growing list of prominent men (yes, it's all men) who turn out to have abused their power by engaging in sleazy, self-indulgent misconduct. A credible, infuriating account by radio news anchor Leeann Tweeden describes Franken allegedly forcibly kissing Tweeden against her will in 2006 while rehearsing for a USO overseas tour to entertain troops in the Middle East.
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Senate's $1.5T tax reform bill advances out of committee
Alabama Senate poll: Jones leads Moore
Democrat Doug Jones has opened up an eight-point lead in the US Senate race in Alabama amid multiple sexual abuse allegations against Republican Roy Moore, according to a new Fox News poll released Thursday.
Rep. Dingell says she was groped by 'prominent historical person' in the '80s
Rep. Debbie Dingell recounted on Friday decades-old instances when a "prominent historical person" groped her and that a former senator acted inappropriately toward her.
Senators get into shouting match over tax plan
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) got into a shouting match over the GOP tax bill during a committee meeting.
DHS' head of community outreach resigns over past remarks on black community, Islam
Rev. Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday as the head of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security after a CNN KFile report revealed inflammatory past comments he made about the black community and Islam.
Giving birth is perilous enough without the hurricane
Three questions for more mindful parenting
Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" is one of literature's greatest hits. It also contains more than half a million words. I'll get to it eventually, possibly not before I retire.
The last abortion clinic in Kentucky
Dona Wells vividly remembers when abortions were illegal. When some took their chances on dangerous abortions performed by amateurs or even themselves. That could become reality again in her home state of Kentucky.
Will Hollywood's sexual-misconduct reckoning result in lasting change?
Since the Harvey Weinstein allegations surfaced, Hollywood has been buffeted by waves of new sexual-misconduct allegations against people both in front of and behind the camera. The question now is whether and how the entertainment industry can transform that outpouring of outrage and disgust into action.
Rapper Lil Peep dead at 21
Rapper Lil Peep, an emerging voice on the hip-hop scene and a YouTube star, has died at the age of 21, police and a business associate confirmed to CNN.
Jeff Ross uses comedy to tackle immigration
There's a moment in Jeff Ross's new comedy special where the comedian couldn't possibly look any more out of place.
Denzel Washington's 'Roman J. Israel'
Denzel Washington, the producer, has developed a knack for finding great roles for Denzel Washington, the actor -- last year in "Fences" (which he also directed), this year in "Roman J. Israel, Esq." Washington's quirky performance shines brightly, but in a movie that otherwise doesn't present an especially strong case for rushing out to see it.
'Mudbound' lifts Netflix with look at race divides
Elevating Netflix's theatrical game, "Mudbound" is a powerful and absorbing film, one that does a splendid job of preserving its literary voice while painting a densely layered portrait of two families -- one white, one black -- in World War II-era Mississippi.
A look at one of the Maldives' priciest resorts
P!nk Hangs Off L.A. Skyscraper to Rehearse for American Music Awards
P!nk wasn't kidding when she said her next performance would be the craziest and most insane ... because hanging off a 34-floor hotel is MADNESS!!! She's known for her awesome acrobatics, but stepped up her game during a Friday rehearsal for…
Simone Biles Blasts Gabby Douglas: Don't Victim Shame Aly Raisman!
5:00 PM PT -- Gabby has pulled a near 180, saying she didn't word her reply correctly and "regardless of what you wear, abuse under any circumstance is never acceptable." She's also apologized and says she stands by her teammates.Simone Biles is…
Tyrese Wins in Court, Judge Grants 50/50 Custody of Daughter
Tyrese just scored a big victory in court after a judge denied his ex's request for a permanent restraining order which would have severely restricted the actor's access to his daughter, Shayla. The judge ruled Tyrese and Norma Gibson…
David Otunga Asks Judge to Throw Out Jennifer Hudson's Restraining Order
Jennifer Hudson played super dirty by sneaking into court to get an order of protection against baby daddy David Otunga to get a leg up in their custody dispute ... so claims Otunga's lawyer. Attorney Tracy Rizzo just filed legal docs asking…
Usher Herpes Lawsuit Dismissed
The lawsuit filed against Usher -- claiming he gave a Georgia woman herpes -- has been dismissed, but there's an asterisk. Laura Helm filed a $20 million lawsuit against the singer, claiming he had unprotected sex with her and transmitted the…
Tyron Woodley to Nate Diaz: I'll Smash You With a Jacked Up Shoulder!
Nate Diaz ain't gonna like this ... Tyron Woodley says he's so confident he'll beat Nate's ass if they clash at UFC 219 next month ... he's willing to fight him with a busted shoulder!!! "If there's any fighter that I think that I can fight…
Chad Johnson Wipes Out HARD at the Skatepark
Chad Johnson totally tore it up at the skatepark on Friday!!! JK. He ate it. HARD. For reasons unknown to TMZ Sports, Ocho thought it'd be a good idea to hop on a board with no gear ... and pull up on a ramp WHILE SMOKING A DAMN CIGAR. As the…
Marcia Clark Says O.J. Simpson 'Doesn't Seem to Be in Control'
Marcia Clark's studied O.J. Simpson as closely as anyone on the planet ... so, it means something when she says his post-prison behavior seems totally out of control. We got the famed O.J. prosecutor at LAX Friday and asked her…
Meghan Trainor Named Final Judge on FOX's 'The Four'
Meghan Trainor will fill the remaining seat on FOX's new singing competition "The Four" ... TMZ has learned. Production sources say FOX execs were noodling on 3 female candidates for the final spot -- Trainor, Fergie and BeBe Rexha. She'll be…
Tyrese Gibson Not Optimistic On Way into Court
Tyrese Gibson will finally find out today if the restraining order that's keeping him from his daughter will be lifted -- but on his way into court Friday he didn't sound horribly optimistic. The operative words he used as he arrived at court…
Ric Flair's Manager Lashes Back, You're a 'Despicable' Liar
Ric Flair's management company says the wrestling legend is lying through his teeth in his lawsuit -- claiming allegations they stole his "30 for 30" money are "blatant lies." TMZ Sports broke the story ... Flair sued Legacy Talent claiming they hid…
David Otunga Says Jennifer Hudson is Lying About Abuse and Parenting
Jennifer Hudson is dreaming when she says she's the primary caregiver of 8-year-old David Jr., and she's lying when she says her baby daddy was physically abusive ... so says baby daddy David Otunga. Otunga's lawyer sent a statement to TMZ, in which…
Ben Affleck Looked Flustered After Getting Grilled by Stephen Colbert
This is the face Ben Affleck had after getting GRILLED by Stephen Colbert. Ben was leaving the 'Late Show' studio Thursday night where he was promoting his new flick, "Justice League." Everything seemed fine and dandy ... until Colbert…
Jameis Winston: Uber Driver Is Confused, I Wasn't Sitting Next to Her
Jameis Winston says reports he sexually assaulted a female Uber driver are FALSE -- and claims he was NOT the only person in the car that night as the driver has claimed. Winston just tweeted about the BuzzFeed report in which Uber driver Kate…
Serena Williams' Wedding Video, Venus Shakes to 'Back That Ass Up'
Here it is ... the first footage from INSIDE Serena Williams' awesome New Orleans wedding -- with incredible dresses, the Cupid Shuffle ... and Venus Williams gettin' down to "Back That Ass Up!" The party looked like a blast -- guests drinking and…
Rev. Jesse Jackson Reveals He's Battling Parkinson's Disease
Rev. Jesse Jackson has revealed he has Parkinson's disease ... but plans to dedicate himself to treatment in hopes of fighting the disease's progression for as long as possible. The 76-year-old civil rights icon says he and his family began to…
David Otunga Pulls Out of WWE 'Survivor Series' In Wake of Jennifer Hudson Split
David Otunga will no longer be a part of WWE's coverage of 'Survivor Series' on Sunday ... TMZ Sports has learned. Otunga is a regular as a host/commentator for WWE events and he was scheduled to work the pay-per-view event Sunday ... one of…
Jennifer Hudson Confronted by David Otunga Over Cheating Allegations with Mali Music
Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga broke up after he confronted her, claiming she was secretly dating music producer Mali Music ... TMZ has learned. Hudson denies having any relationship with the producer, but Otunga believes Hudson and Mali…
Bill Hader and Wife Split Up After 11 Years of Marriage
'SNL' alum Bill Hader and his wife, Maggie Carey, are separated and getting ready to file divorce docs after 11 years of marriage ... TMZ has confirmed. The couple's been separated since July, and although they haven't made it official…
Jennifer Hudson Claims David Otunga Got Physical with Her ... He Denies It (UPDATE)
9:25 AM PT -- Cops tell us they have opened a domestic battery investigation and it's classified as a misdemeanor.Jennifer Hudson claims she's in fear of baby daddy David Otunga -- afraid he will physically harm her -- something Otunga…