He'll work to put someone else in White House
"I've decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee," the 2012 GOP nominee tells supporters.
ISIS hits oil-rich Kirkuk; Kurdish commander killed
Militants took over area southwest of the city after heavy clashes with Kurdish Peshmerga troops, whose highest-ranking operational commander was killed.
Watch: Former NFL player accused of murder
The player's sensational trial, coming nearly three years after he helped lead the Patriots to the Super Bowl, resumed today with the dead man's girlfriend on the witness list.
Hambycast: The first annual Iowa Freedom Summit
Reporters dubbed the summit the starting gun of the 2016 Republican presidential race.
Officer pulls baby from hospital rubble
A gas explosion leveled part of a maternity hospital in Mexico City, killing a nurse and two babies in the blast. Dozens were injured.
Captives' fates unknown as deadline passes
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Juror questionnaires make clear how Boston feels
The jury selection process is revealing, and a look through the voluminous court file shows just where the prosecution's case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is headed.
Ex-Gitmo detainee may be talking with militants
One of the five detainees released from Guantanamo Bay in return for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has attempted to return to militant activity, several U.S. officials tell CNN's Barbara Starr.
Cops: Suge Knight killed man
Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a Thursday hit-and-run that killed a man in Compton, California, authorities said Friday.
'Dragon' dinosaur unearthed
Paleontologists have discovered a 50-ft "dragon" dinosaur species in China that may have roamed the earth 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period.
Docs' fiery vaccine debate
Physicians Jack Wolfson and Armand Dorian have a heated debate over whether or not children should be vaccinated.
Adventurer climbs Niagara Falls
Most visitors to Niagara Falls consider it a place for romance. Ice climber Will Gadd thinks of the famous falls as a spot for adventure.
'Thorn Birds' author dies
The Australian author of the bestselling novel "The Thorn Birds" has died.
More snowfall for Northeast
The clipper system is to hit between early Friday and late Saturday. Clipper systems swoop down from western Canada to the east.
Romney jabs back at Obama
John King, Margaret Talev and Chris Moody on Obama and Romney trading jabs at each other and why it's important for 2016.
RAF fighters intercept Russian bombers
Two UK Royal Air Force jets intercepted a pair of Russian bombers flying over the English Channel near British airspace this week, the British defense ministry said Thursday.
'Fresh Off The Boat' tweet causes backlash
ABC's "Fresh Off The Boat," the first sitcom to feature an Asian American family in two decades, has run into renewed controversy a week before its debut.
Eddie Murphy returns to 'SNL' after 30 years
Anti-Islam rant disrupts Muslim day in Texas
The "Texas Muslim Capitol Day," an event organized by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, was interrupted by protesters.
Porn filmed in Oregon State University library
Oregon State University's main library just went viral, and not because of its state-of-the-art computer lab.
Disney introduces Elena, its first Latina princess
Disney announced Thursday that its newest princess will be Elena of Avalor, a 16-year-old character inspired by "diverse Latin cultures and folklore."
Andy Murray's fiancee unleashes volley of abuse
It turns out that it isn't just the players who let the tension of the Australian Open get to them. Kim Sears, the fiancee of finalist Andy Murray, was caught on camera mouthing off -- apparently about his semifinal opponent, Czech player Tomas Berdych.
Ridiculist: Driver pulled over for eating burger
A driver in Georgia was ticketed for distracted driving after an officer observed him indulging in excessive deliciousness.
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McCain: Protesters are 'scum'
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain had harsh words for protesters who shouted criticism at Henry Kissinger at a hearing.
Police: Shoplifting suspect calls 911 as he flees store
Police say a shoplifting suspect was fleeing from a Georgia store when he called 911 to report that he was being chased. CNN affiliate WSB reports.
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Civil War ship to be pulled from Georgia river
The deepening of the shipping channel in Savannah, Georgia, won't be dredging up just mud and sand.
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'Zombie cat' found alive five days after burial
It's like a plot line ripped from the scripts of "The Walking Dead" -- if the show's cast were made up of cats and took place in Florida.
Dad builds backyard luge track
A Saskatoon dad has built a luge track in his backyard, and the neighborhood kids are understandably flocking to the site. CBC News has more.
'Shake It Off' cop strikes again
"Shake It Off" cop dances with handcuffed women. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the sequel.
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When Bill Stokes visits a cafe near the state Capitol, he admires one man behind the counter. To him, Chuck Petrucelly represents a life saved.
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AirAsia plane wobbled, stalled, crashed
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Miss Universe loss overshadows winner
Actor charged with voyeurism
An American actor living in Canada has been arrested on voyeurism charges in Toronto, police said.
'We Are the World' at 30: Where are they now?
Thirty years ago Wednesday, more than three dozen stars -- many fresh from the American Music Awards -- checked their egos at the door and piled into a recording studio to record "We Are the World."
See handcuffed woman flee at 100 mph
A handcuffed woman led officers on a chase after she stole a police car. CNN affiliate WPXI has more.
'Millipede town' moves to avoid being swallowed
A huge hole has opened up in the earth. Thousands of people will soon be packing their belongings and moving on. In some cases, whole buildings will be dismantled brick by brick and carted off to a safer location.
Sam Smith will pay Tom Petty for hit song
Tom Petty has been given a songwriting credit for Sam Smith's hit song "Stay With Me."
Brace yourselves -- we're landing sideways
Planes attempt to land in dangerous cross-winds at Birmingham International Airport, UK.
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LeBron James -- Coulda Been Insane NFL WR ... Says Ex-NFL Star
Did you know ... LeBron James was offered a FOOTBALL scholarship to Notre Dame in 2000 by then-wide receivers coach Urban Meyer? Of course, he turned it down ... and then skipped college altogether to pursue that other sport ... but he could…
Suge Knight -- Arrested for Murder in Hit and Run (UPDATE)
4:15 AM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... after interviewing Suge Knight, cops have formally arrested him on murder charges, and his bail has been set at $2 million. We're told one of the critical factors is that witnesses claim Suge…
Devon Still -- Crucial Day For Leah ... Starts New Treatment This A.M.
Big day for Leah Still -- because her father told us the 4-year-old starts a new round of chemotherapy this morning that will hopefully crush her disease so badly, she can finally begin stem cell therapy. Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman…
T.I. -- Iggy Azalea Needs to Shut Up ... and Be More Like Tom Brady
T.I.'s grand scheme for Iggy Azalea? Stop tweeting and stick to what she does best ... making music for his record label.We caught up with Iggy's mentor outside Crustacean in Bev Hills ... and asked how she should handle all of her social media…
Suge Knight -- Why He Was Arrested for Murder
Law enforcement does NOT believe Suge Knight intended to run over and kill his friend Thursday, but they DO believe he tried to run over another guy and that's enough to charge him with murder.Law enforcement sources tell us ... they have…
NFL Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden -- It's Time to forgive Ray Rice
Ray Rice is a "good man" -- and has proven that he deserves a second chance in the NFL ... so says NFL Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden, who played with Rice on the Ravens. Ogden is out in Phoenix for the Super Bowl -- and laid out the case for the…
Super Bowl XLIX -- Horny Fans Burning Up Tinder
There will be tons of scoring OFF the football field in Arizona this weekend ... cause TMZ Sports has learned that the dating app Tinder is BLOWING UP with randy pigskin fans looking for some tight ends. We spoke to our Tinder sources (we have…
Danny McBride -- I'll Do an 'Eastbound and Down' Movie IF ...
Danny McBride says we haven't seen the last of Kenny Powers ... but don't hold your breath.McBride was on his way out of LAX when we asked about rumors of an "Eastbound and Down" movie ... he left the door open with a sad scenario. As for what…
Suge Knight -- Lawyer Says He Feared for His Life
Suge Knight's lawyer tells TMZ he's confident murder charges will not be filed because his client has a solid defense ... mortal fear. James Blatt was leaving the West Hollywood Sheriff's substation early Friday -- and leaving his client behind…
Mick Foley -- EJECTED FROM WING CONTEST ... You Cheated!!
WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley DISGRACED HIMSELF at the biggest chicken wing competition in Philly Thursday night ... when he was caught cheating RED-HANDED and got booted from the contest. Foley -- aka Mankind -- was competing against some of…
George Zimmerman -- Off the Hook in Ex-Girlfriend Assault Case
George Zimmerman will not be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend ... now that she's totally changed her story and refusing to cooperate with authorities. As we previously reported ... Zimmerman was arrested in Florida earlier…
Floyd Mayweather -- Drops $370k On Rare Supercar
Floyd Mayweather's gonna need some more garage space -- 'cause the boxer just dropped nearly $400k on an ultra-rare McLaren that was HAND-BUILT in England. The car is insane -- it's a 2015 McLaren 650S Spider with a retractable hardtop. Top…
Stolen Beverly Hills Dog -- Hilary Duff & Celeb Posse Scour City
Hollywood's all about who you know ... even for dogs, because Hilary Duff, Lance Bass, George Lopez and others are tearing up the town to find a Beverly Hills icon -- who happens to have 4 legs. Owner Julia Cohen says her pooch --…
Scooter Braun -- Droppin' Epic Bachelor Pad Before Fatherhood
Scooter Braun kissed bachelorhood goodbye last year ... and now he's ready to cash out on his ultimate bachelor pad to the tune of nearly $12 million. Braun's 5,300 sq. ft. former man palace is cavernous ... no doubt Justin Bieber…
'Harry Potter' Star Robbie Coltrane -- Hagrid Hospitalized After Flight
"Harry Potter" star Robbie Coltrane got off a plane Thursday and was immediately hospitalized after suffering severe flu-like symptoms during the flight ... TMZ has learned.A rep for Coltrane -- who played Rubeus Hagrid -- tells us the actor…
Ty Dolla $ign & YG -- They 86'd Me with a Kick to the Head ... Fan Claims
Ty Dolla $ign and YG allegedly beat down a guy for cramping their VIP style inside an Australian nightclub Sunday night.The rappers performed at Eve Nightclub in Melbourne ... where police say a clubgoer is accusing them of punching…
'Ooh Aah ... Just a Little Bit' Singer Gina G: 'Memba Her?!
Gina G gained international fame after her song "Ooh Aah ... Just a Little Bit" on her Fresh! album went to the top of the charts back in 1997. Guess what she looks like now!
Chris Pratt -- Killer Choice for the Next Indy (TMZ TV)
Fresh off a hunting trip, Chris Pratt got hammered at LAX about the hottest casting topic in Hollywood: Is he getting fitted for one of those Indiana Jones fedoras???He addressed the rumors, and let's just say ... there's a good chance he's got a…
Stephen A. Smith -- Fires Back at Josh Gordon ... 'Your Letter's Pathetic'
Stephen A. Smith just UNLOADED on Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon -- saying the letter he directed at Stephen, Charles Barkley and Cris Carter is "pathetic," "small minded" and "ignorant."As we previously reported, Gordon ripped the media…
Broncos' DeMarcus Ware -- We Get Free Pizza at Practice ... Courtesy of Peyton Manning
Another perk of having Peyton Manning as a teammate -- FREE PIZZA!!!According to Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware, Peyton ain't stingy when it comes to his Papa John's hookup ... and often sends pies to the workplace. As you…