100+ injured, at least 1 dead in NJ train crash
A New Jersey Transit train has crashed into a platform in Hoboken during Thursday morning's rush-hour commute.
Dramatic video captures destruction after train crash
A New Jersey Transit train crashed into a platform in Hoboken Thursday morning, leaving multiple people injured.
Crash witness: Train was 'flying through the air'
A transit employee who witnessed a train crash into a Hoboken, New Jersey train station recounts his experience.
Photos from the scene
Lawmakers: Wells Fargo a 'criminal enterprise'
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, seeking to rebound from a disastrous appearance before the Senate, is once again attempting to quiet the outrage in Congress over his bank's creation of fake accounts.
First in the world, the Americas are free of measles
An effort spanning two decades has resulted in a global first: The Americas have eliminated measles, the World Health Organization said this week. The battle was won through mass vaccination to prevent the viral disease, which can cause severe health problems including pneumonia, blindness, brain swelling and even death.
Trump angry at allies conceding he lost debate
Donald Trump is angry that his aides and advisers have conceded to reporters -- largely without attribution -- that the Republican nominee struggled in his first presidential debate.
Trump on Miss Universe: I saved her job
Donald Trump says that he saved former Miss Universe Alicia Machado's job by criticizing her weight.
Palestinian leader to attend Shimon Peres' funeral
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is to attend the funeral of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres on Friday, Abbas' office said.
Amanpour: Will peace be buried with Peres?
Reacting to the news that her 93-year-old former boss had died, former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni raised the issue on everyone's mind: she was worried "peace would be buried with Shimon Peres."
'Raise your hand if you're not a Christian conservative'
Donald Trump, touting the support he's received from evangelicals in this battleground state, called on his supporters at a rally here to identify themselves as "Christian conservatives."
5-year-old trapped under collapsed building
A 5-year-old Syrian girl is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building after an airstrike in Aleppo. She is the only survivor of the attack. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
Emergency smartphone alerts getting an upgrade
Your smartphone's emergency alerts are getting an upgrade.
Video released shows officers shooting 6-year-old
A Louisiana judge released body cam video Wednesday showing officers firing multiple rounds into a car, unknowingly striking and killing a 6-year-old boy.
Johnson has 'Aleppo moment' again
Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson was asked by MSNBC's Chris Matthews during a town hall forum to name his "favorite foreign leader." He struggled on live TV yet again.
Obama picks envoy to Havana as Cubans await change
President Barack Obama this week nominated the first US ambassador to Cuba in more than 50 years, capping a multi-year process to open a new diplomatic relationship with Havana.
How these prosecutors are fighting against heroin
The short, scarce breaths had all but stopped by the time the paramedics arrived.
Lawsuit: Trump wanted unattractive female employees fired
Donald Trump wanted to fire female employees he considered unattractive and replace them with better-looking women at a golf resort he owned, according to court documents from a 2012 lawsuit.
Trump supporter verbally attacks CNN reporter
CNN's Randi Kaye speaks to Donald Trump supporters gathered at the airport in Melbourne, Florida.
Police: Man killed by officer pointed vaping device
He pulled a vape smoking device from his pocket and pointed it at police before one officer fatally shot him and another discharged a Taser, police said.
Opinion: Where children die, but the world does nothing
"If you think thousands of Yazidis stuck on a mountain is terrible, wait until Aleppo falls." Those words came from an Obama administration official focused on Syria policy. Back in 2014.
Why Obama won't say 'Islamic terrorism'
President Barack Obama has taken a lot of criticism from political opponents over his rhetoric when it comes to terrorism. But on Wednesday at a CNN presidential town hall, he was asked to defend why he refuses to say "Islamic" terrorism to a Gold Star mother.
The CNN presidential town hall in under 2 minutes
Highlights from President Obama's town hall in Fort Lee, Virginia moderated by Jake Tapper.
Study: Removing both ovaries speeds aging
A surgery recommended to women as a way to prevent ovarian cancer is unethical in many cases, say Mayo Clinic researchers.
US farmers 'begging for workers'
American farmers say they are facing a severe worker shortage.
Candidates hurl insults and glasses on live TV
Candidates hurl glasses at each other during live debate brawl. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the blow-by-blow.
Meet the housewife fighting ISIS
"Shut up and stay still," the woman in black fatigues and a black headscarf snapped over her shoulder at the armed men behind her as she sat down for an interview.
Mystery of missing 9/11 flag solved
For eight years, Brian Browne preserved an American flag in a storage trunk and the freezer of his Everett, Washington, home -- unaware it was a piece of history.
Air rage on the rise
The next time you're battling over an armrest or silently enduring that toddler kicking the back of your seat, remember that it could be worse. Much worse.
'Modern Family' hires transgender child actor
"Modern Family" has cast 8-year-old Jackson Millarker, who is transgender, as Lily's friend Tom on the show. The actor made his debut on an episode titled, "A Stereotypical Day."
Kate and William snubbed in Canada
Canada may have rolled out the red carpet for Prince William and Kate Middleton's visit, but that didn't stop the royal couple from being snubbed by some.
Typhoon causes 35-foot waves
Typhoon Megi made landfall in Taiwan with massive waves, extreme winds and remarkable rainfall totals.
Drink up, it's National Coffee Day
Go ahead, have another cup of coffee. This week's mug runneth over with days devoted to the beverage that wakes up nations and keeps industries humming.
'SNL's' new Donald Trump is ...
Michelle Obama slams Donald Trump at rally
At a campaign event in Philadelphia the first lady had some words for Donald Trump on her husband's birth place, Trump's Tweets & even his tax returns.
Police: Teen allegedly called grandparents before opening fire
A minute before a teen allegedly opened fire at an elementary school playground in South Carolina, he called his grandparents' cellphone, sobbing and mumbling unintelligibly, authorities say.
SC shootings: The heroes who helped save lives
When a teen allegedly opened fire at an elementary school playground in South Carolina, wounding three people, quick action by teachers and emergency responders helped save lives, authorities say.
Opinion: Critical issue the first debate missed
As America decides on its next president, two critical domestic issues are at stake -- the economy and health care. In their first debate, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spoke at length on one: the economy. But how much time was devoted to the other? Absolutely none. Unless you consider Donald Trump's possible symptoms -- sniffling, fatigue, dehydration -- which suggest that his own health may have been partially compromised.
Why is China buying up the global supply of donkeys?
Gelatin produced from donkey hide is a key ingredient of one of China's favorite traditional remedies, known as ejiao, which is used to treat a range of ailments from colds to insomnia.
Muslim woman to appear in Playboy wearing hijab
Noor Tagouri is a 22-year-old journalist who will be featured in Playboy magazine's October issue. Her choice of dress for her photo shoot is causing quite a stir on social media.
Female CEOs hit record high
America hit a milestone in 2016: The most female CEOs ever. There are now 27 women at the helm of S&P 500 companies.
'Empire' praised for taking on police brutality
"Empire" waded into #BlackLivesMatter Wednesday night and the hit Fox series is being hailed for it.
Deer tries to settle the score with driver who hit it
Guess deer don't believe in letting bygones be bygones.
Video shows injured deer attack driver
Dashcam video shows a deer attacking a driver in New Jersey after being struck by her car.
Study: Racial bias might start as early as preschool
Implicit bias is an uncomfortable subject for many people, especially those who believe they don't have any racial bias. But we all have it. We're just not always aware of it and how deeply rooted it can be.
Preschool teacher by day, MMA fighter by night
I came into this world a fighter.
'Luke Cage' is music to Cheo Coker's ears
When "Luke Cage" showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker was a student at Stanford University in the early 1990s, he and some friends would DJ parties.
Sandra Oh returning to TV
Two years after she hung up her scrubs on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," Sandra Oh is headed back to the network for a new role on "American Crime."
Why OPEC's deal won't mean a spike in gas prices
A surprise deal by major oil producers to cut output is unlikely to make a big difference to the crazy low gas prices consumers have been enjoying at the pump.
Pakistani, Indian troops clash, 2 die
Two Pakistani soldiers were killed after an exchange of fire with Indian troops across the de-facto border between the two countries in the disputed region of Kashmir, Pakistan's military said.
Who is China hacking now?
It's the nagging glitch in the US-China relationship that was inevitably mentioned during the first US presidential debate this week between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton -- cyber warfare.
Amnesty: Sudan used chemical weapons in Darfur
The Sudanese government has been accused of using chemical weapons against the people of Darfur, according to a report released by Amnesty International on Thursday.
Obama comes face to face with his troops at town hall
President Barack Obama came face to face with the human cost borne by the military's 9/11 generation on Wednesday during a CNN presidential town hall moderated by Jake Tapper.
Aleppo teeters but no sign of US action
As Aleppo teeters on the brink of falling to Syrian regime forces, there is no consensus in the Obama administration on what, if any, action to take to help the beleaguered opposition with which the US is allied, several American officials have told CNN.
Why do police shoot to kill?
From Ferguson and North Charleston to Tulsa and Charlotte, fatal police shootings seem to be happening with alarming regularity.
Pesticide chemical detected in dolphins, birds and fish
A chemical formerly used in pesticides and most recently in carpet-cleaning products has been ingested by wildlife throughout North America, according to a study appearing today in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.
Medieval castle made of trash
Just 30 minutes outside Buenos Aires is a medieval village made with recycled materials that sits atop what was once a landfill.
Bourdain on Nashville: We left 'damaged but happy'
We've done a few music-centric episodes, but this one is epic.
To improve health, cities are changing their streetlights
In response to recent guidance by the American Medical Association against the use of powerful LED lights, cities such as Phoenix; Lake Worth, Florida; and 25 towns in Connecticut are now opting for street lamps with lower color temperatures, meaning less blue light emission.
Deadliest US commuter train crashes in last 20 years
At least one person was killed and more than 100 others injured when a New Jersey Transit train crashed into a platform in Hoboken on Thursday.
Obama defends Kaepernick's anthem protest
President Barack Obama said at a CNN presidential town hall Wednesday that he respected Colin Kaepernick's decision not to stand during the national anthem.
Opinion: Trump doubles down on fat shaming
Donald Trump has a message for the American people: No fat chicks.
Tom Hanks crashes a wedding photo shoot
Tom Hanks came across a couple taking wedding photos in New York's Central Park and took a selfie with the newlyweds.
Get money back for medical billing errors
A bill for a pregnancy test when the patient's a man. Or a bill for a penile implant when the patient is a woman.
Obama: We are working to decrease veteran suicides
With tears in her eyes and holding her microphone with a shaky hand, Amanda Souza told President Barack Obama about her husband who committed suicide after not treating PTSD caused by his deployment.
How McConnell won the Supreme Court fight
September was not a good month for Merrick Garland.
Creator of 'All My Children' dies at 93
Agnes Nixon, a woman who brought years of drama to daytime TV as the creator of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," has died. She was 93.
Little kidney stone? Ride a roller coaster, says study
When you're trying to pass a kidney stone, you're probably not thinking, in your cloud of agony, "Darn it! I should have ridden a roller coaster."
World's oldest library gets a face lift
The al-Qarawiyyin Library has long been a source of fascination for residents in Fez, Morocco, as few of them have ever passed through its doors. Opened in 859, it is thought to be the world's oldest library, and the maze of rooms were closed off to all but a few scholars and students of the university where it was housed.
Onlookers stop filming cop to help make arrest
Onlookers who thought they were filming police brutality in Plano, Texas, ended up running to a struggling detective's aid to help him make an arrest.
President Obama -- Crackin' Jokes with US Olympians ... I Don't Want 'Phelps Face' (VIDEO)
More jokes from President Obama ... this time, POTUS was busting out the zingers with the Team USA Olympians ... crackin' on everything from his gymnastics skills to "Phelps face." It all went down at the White House ... where Obama and gold medal…
TMZ Live: Taylor Swift & Calvin Harris: Friends Again!
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Manny Pacquiao -- 'I Tried All Kinds of Drugs' ... Before I Became a Champ
Manny Pacquiao says he's no stranger to drug use -- admitting that he tried "all kinds of drugs" before he became a boxing champion. Pacquiao was talking about Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and his plan to crack down on drug…
Ron Jeremy -- Hits Pedestrian, Cops Investigate (PHOTO)
Porn legend Ron Jeremy busted a left turn while driving through Bev Hills, but failed to see a guy crossing the street and hit him -- now cops are on the case ... TMZ has learned. It all went down Wednesday night and Jeremy says he never saw…
Boxer Victor Ortiz -- The DUI Mug Shot (PHOTO)
TMZ Sports has obtained the mug shot for ex-boxing champ Victor Ortiz -- taken right after he was arrested for DUI on Saturday. We broke the story ... the 29-year-old former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant was pulled over in California for…
Tom Brady & Gisele -- Sun's Out, Buns Out ... Ass Tanning In Italy (PHOTOS)
Dude, you SURE you wanna come back to work??? Tom Brady and Gisele made time for an Italian tanning session while hanging out in Positano -- a session that was sure to take the QB's mind off his 4 game Deflategate suspension. Of course, Tom is…
Kim Kardashian's Bodyguard -- I Pulled Punches on Ass Kisser For Fear of Getting Arrested (VIDEO)
Kim Kardashian's bodyguard says cops could've busted him if he roughed up the guy who kissed Kim's butt ... and he thinks that's BS. Pascal Duvier -- who heads Kim's security detail -- addressed the assault, saying under the law he could have faced…
Cristiano Ronaldo's Private Jet Crash-Lands -- Soccer Star NOT On Board (PHOTOS)
A Gulfstream jet owned by Cristiano Ronaldo crash-landed in Barcelona on Monday evening -- but the soccer superstar was NOT on board at the time ... this according to multiple reports. According to witnesses, the G200 -- which Ronaldo reportedly…
Taylor Swift & Calvin Harris -- Impossible Happens ... Bitter Exes Are Friends Again
Satan's gonna need a winter coat -- Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris are no longer at war after one of Hollywood's nastiest breakups, and are firmly in the friend zone. Sources close to the former couple tell TMZ ... shortly after Taylor and Tom…
Seattle Mariners -- Rookie Gets Chris Farley Treatment ... Chippendales Lives! (PHOTO + VIDEO)
HOLY SCHNIKES!!!! The Mariners went waaaayyyy back to haze one their rookies Wednesday -- making 1st baseman Dan Vogelbach dress like Chris Farley from his legendary Chippendales sketch ... and it was awesome!! Seriously, the resemblance is…
Justin Bieber -- Get to Miami for Grilling Or Else ... Cops Will Come Get You
Justin Bieber has been ordered to get back to Miami for a deposition, and the judge doesn't care if it means interrupting his current world tour schedule. We're told Bieber's lawyers were in a packed courtroom Wednesday for the case where…
Johnny Manziel -- Props to Tebow ... While Clubbin' in Hollywood (VIDEO)
Johnny Manziel was clearly impressed with Tim Tebow's instructional league home run -- and he told us all about it ... outside of a Hollywood nightclub. The ex-NFL quarterback hit up Warwick on Sunset Blvd just after midnight and partied for…
Fifth Harmony's Ally Brooke -- Fan Attacks in Mexico (VIDEO)
Fifth Harmony's Ally Brooke felt a different kinda girl power when a crazed fan almost brought her to the ground Wednesday as the group arrived in Monterrey, Mexico. It's pretty scary ... the person in the yellow shirt appears to go in for a…
Cristiano Ronaldo -- Flexing Insane Leg Muscles (PHOTO)
Here's Cristiano Ronaldo showing off his hamstrings. Don't skip leg day.
Rob Kardashian -- Blac Chyna Wants a Rapper ... Not Me, Supersized
Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna have been fighting for months, partially because he's convinced she's going to leave him for a rapper. Sources close to the parents-to-be say Rob's never been comfortable with aspects of Chyna's past. For…
Jose Fernandez -- Pregnant Girlfriend Attends Funeral Procession (PHOTO GALLERY)
It wasn't just fans and teammates who came out to mourn Jose Fernandez on Wednesday -- the pregnant girlfriend he left behind also attended the funeral procession.
Tinder CEO -- Let's Go Back To My Place ... It's On the Market (PHOTO GALLERY)
Tinder's CEO is looking to find a match with someone in the market for a new home ... who can swipe it right off his hands for a cool $9 mil. Sean Rad just listed his 3 bed, 5 bath L.A. penthouse for $8.995 million, and if he gets his price, he…
Doc Gooden -- I Love Tim Tebow ... But I Would've Eaten Him Alive! (VIDEO)
Doc Gooden says he's a huge Tim Tebow fan -- but the kid wouldn't have a chance in hell if the two ever faced off on the baseball field ... says the NY Mets legend himself. We spoke with Dr. K at Miami Mike's Sports Zone in Jersey Wednesday…
Cedric the Entertainer -- This is Democracy at Work ... We Need Change Now! (VIDEO)
Cedric the Entertainer's had it up to here with the killing of unarmed citizens, so he was front and center to march in protest. The comedian led a large group of protesters Wednesday night in Hollywood during a rally ... which he says was born out…
Jim Carrey -- V-Day Pics Prove Late GF's Marriage Was Bogus (PHOTO GALLERY)
Jim Carrey posed for intimate Valentine's Day photos with his then-girlfriend -- and the timing of the shots prove her marriage was a total sham and a "green card marriage"... according to Carrey's attorney. TMZ obtained the shots of Jim and…