First US commercial flight in decades arrives in Cuba
When JetBlue Flight 387 touched down in Cuba, it was the first direct commercial flight between the US and the island in over a half-century.
See the historic landing
JetBlue Flight 387 touches down in Cuba, making it the first direct commercial flight between the US and Cuba in a half-century.
A bleak future for Africa's elephants
An ambitious project to count all of Africa's elephants from the air has revealed a catastrophic decline. CNN's David McKenzie has the exclusive report.
Turbulence sends 12 to the hospital
Severe turbulence rocked a Houston-to-London flight over the Atlantic, forcing its pilots to make an emergency landing in Ireland early Wednesday and sending 12 people to a hospital -- a flight one passenger called the most disturbing he'd taken in decades.
Her kids played in poison for 18 months, feds knew it
Imagine getting a letter from a federal agency saying that your yard is exposing your children to an invisible poison that is known to decrease IQ. Then, you find out the agency tested for this toxic substance more than a year and a half ago, but the results are just now being delivered to you. And you learn that your 2-year-old shows blood-lead levels 6.6 times above the upper level of concern set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That nightmare is Shantel Allen's reality.
Orlando mass shooting 911 calls released
The Orange County Sheriff's Department has released its 911 calls from the Pulse nightclub shooting in June. A lone gunman killed 49 people and wounded dozens more before police killed him in a shootout.
Trump meeting with Mexico's President
Trump is traveling to Mexico to meet with the country's president just hours before he is set to deliver a speech focused on immigration.
Former Mexican president apologizes for Trump
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox slams the planned meeting between Republican candidate Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, saying the trip is a "desperate move."
Trump's immigration speech comes at a critical time
Donald Trump faces one of the most crucial days of his campaign Wednesday as he travels to Mexico to visit that country's president and then heads to Arizona to deliver a highly anticipated speech that will seek to clarify his controversial immigration policy.
Trump immigration speech: What do you want to hear?
A conservative talk radio show in Chicago found out what Donald Trump supporters expect from his immigration policy speech. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.
Brazil's president faces judgment day
Brazil's Senate convened Wednesday for a closely watched vote that will determine whether President Dilma Rousseff gets kicked out of office.
Why does Brazil want to impeach President Rousseff?
Due to a tanking economy, high unemployment, and a corrupt political class, Brazilians are protesting. CNN's Shasta Darlington explains.
Was blogger's writing criminal threat or free speech?
Hunched over the keyboard of his computer in a mobile home park a few miles from Disneyland, Peter Ronald Wexler allegedly blogged in support of cop killers and the terror group ISIS, according to authorities.
'Swinging' general's case raises screening concerns
Experts say the Pentagon's screening policies aren't stringent enough after a high-ranking Army officer's double life went undetected for more than a decade. CNN's Elise Labott reports.
Russia: We killed the ISIS spokesman
A Russian airstrike in Syria killed official ISIS spokesman Mohammad al-Adnani, Russia's Ministry of Defense said on its official Facebook page.
Analyst: al-Adnani death 'huge blow' to ISIS
CNN Terrorism analyst Paul Cruickshank looks at the announced death of ISIS spokesman and deputy Mohammad al-Adnani.
The public crumbling of Chris Brown
In 2009, Chris Brown was arrested for viciously beating his then-girlfriend, fellow singer Rihanna.
Brown's recent police incident fits troubled history
Chris Brown's troubled past has led to public scrutiny and legal battles, and a recent incident with the police has people once again talking
Woman catches record-breaking alligator
A Mississippi woman caught a record-breaking alligator that was more than 13 feet 7 inches long and weighed almost 700 pounds.
Clinton's studying for debate, Trump may not be
Hillary Clinton is devouring briefing book after briefing book about Donald Trump's policy positions, personality and politics. She's watching highlight reels, taking notes and studying his style -- particularly when he's in attack mode.
Opinion: We're mad as hell about Clinton Foundation flap
We are mad as hell and we aren't going to take it anymore, to cite an expression from a famous scene in the movie "Network. "
Veterans defend Kaepernick's anthem protest
Opinion: I was on board with Kaepernick until....
Colin Kaepernick sparked a media firestorm on August 26 when he refused to stand for the national anthem before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers.
Washington's Syrian headache
Sometimes when a complex mess suffers an added complication, it can in fact make matters simpler -- such is the case in northern Syria now.
Oil prices send Nigeria into recession
Nigeria slumped into recession and Norway's economic growth slowed to a standstill in the second quarter.
$5,000 reward offered for 'crooks' who stole Trump signs
A man is offering a $5,000 reward for "crooks" who stole Trump signs from his yard. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the details.
Fourth breakdown in US Navy ship
Less than two days after the US Navy revealed a third mechanical breakdown in a year of one of its $360 million littoral combat ships, the service has announced a fourth.
Mel Brooks mourns Gene Wilder: 'I'm still reeling'
Mel Brooks knew his friend Gene Wilder was ill and not doing well, but the actor's death still left him "reeling."
'Stranger Things' renewed for second season
Things are about to get even stranger.
Zuckerberg admits he misses his coding days
While the 32-year-old billionaire tech CEO was visiting Nigeria this week, he spoke publicly about how he applied his engineering mindset to help build Facebook (FB, Tech30), a company that's now worth north of $360 billion. But he also admitted giving up coding to manage his company was "a little sad".
Selena Gomez taking time off for health
Selena Gomez is taking time off to deal with issues stemming from her Lupus.
N. Korea executes top educator
North Korea has executed its top education official, Kim Yong Jin, the South Korean Unification Ministry said Wednesday.
Lightning kills over 300 reindeer in Norway
How exactly did a lightning strike kill 323 reindeer in central Norway? Becky Anderson and Chad Myers discuss what happened.
He tried to kill Reagan, now he wants a job
At the modest white-brick church on the edge of Colonial Williamsburg -- where a Black Lives Matter sign and a gay pride flag welcome parishioners and visitors -- the congregation of 250 has opened its arms to a pariah whose shocking crime nearly changed the course of American history.
Race dominates 2016 conversation
Racial issues aren't just sparking the occasional flashpoint this campaign cycle -- they are a constant and troubling feature of the contest.
Boeing's 'Father of the 747' has died
Joe Sutter, who led the engineering team that developed the world's original jumbo jet in the 1960s, died Tuesday at the age of 95, Boeing said.
The next Bachelor is...
Drumroll please ...
Nearly 10,000 workers sue Chipotle
Current and former Chipotle (CMG) employees claim that the company made them work extra hours "off the clock" without paying them. It's a practice known as wage theft, and Chipotle is allegedly doing it all over the United States.
Actor returns to 'Criminal Minds'
Paget Brewster's brief return to "Criminal Minds" will become an extended stay.
Once upon a time, as a tourist in Cuba ...
As the Cubana flight touched down in Havana, the passengers around me broke into raucous applause. It was not polite "nice landing" or "glad we finally arrived" clapping, but the kind of full-throated cheering usually reserved for a last-minute goal at the World Cup.
What's behind Iran's actions in Persian Gulf
The senior US military commander in the Middle East said Tuesday that he is "very focused" on Iran's activities in the Persian Gulf after a series of tense encounters between US and Iranian military vessels.
McCain and Rubio win primaries
Both Republican and Democratic incumbents face challenges from their respective party's insurgent wing in Tuesday primaries, as GOP Sen. John McCain and Democrat Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz battle to retain their spots in Congress.
Progressives wary of Clinton outreach to GOP
Hillary Clinton is looking to take advantage of Donald Trump's lagging support among Republicans, courting them to her fold in the presidential race.
Patrolling the world's deadliest migration route
Over 3,770 migrants died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in 2015. The Migrant Offshore Aid Station sails the seas, looking for survivors.
ISIS vows revenge for leader's death
ISIS spokesman Mohammad al-Adnani has been killed, the terror group's Amaq news agency and a statement from the group said.
Hackers step up attacks on banks
The global banking system is (still) under attack.
Is this how to stop kids from getting fat?
What would you do to avoid paying more taxes? Legally, that is.
Serena starts 'superhero' US Open bid
Serena Williams sailed through her first-round match at the US Open, showing no signs of the shoulder injury that derailed her quest for Olympic gold in Rio -- but she revealed her ailment played some part in her eye-catching new outfit.
Is this the end for Hope Solo?
After a tumultuous few weeks, Hope Solo says she needs some time on her own.
Look at me! 15 must-see selfies from August
Take a look at some selfies taken by celebrities during the month of August.
New 'Dancing With the Stars' cast is...
Two Olympians, a former governor and a rapper-turned-contractor will try to dance their way into America's hearts.
Flowers in space? How did this happen?
From flowers locked in ice to space-age pine trees, Japanese artist Makoto Azuma has built a career from a "new genre of art" that blends plants with artificial mediums to strikingly beautiful effect.
'Blankets' designed for space keep refugees warm
They appear after shark attacks, marathons, earthquakes and even terrorist attacks like the one in Paris last year. And they have appeared en masse most recently in images of migrants and refugees attempting deadly crossings of the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.
Europe hits Apple with $14.6B tax bill
Ireland must recover up to 13 billion euros ($14.6 billion) in unpaid taxes from Apple, Europe's top regulator ruled on Tuesday.
Opinion: Apple's loss is the world's gain
The tax battle between Apple and the European Commission can seem abstract, especially if you've actually read the EC competition arm's explanation of why it is demanding Apple pay $14.5 billion of back taxes.
New ship built to 'outrun' Japanese whalers
Anti-whaling activist group Sea Shepherd announced its 11th whale defense campaign Tuesday with the launch of a custom-built vessel, which it claims will have the requisite muscle to take on Japanese whaling fleets.
Chicago moves to fire officers in McDonald shooting
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has filed administrative charges seeking to fire six officers involved in the fatal shooting of Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, Chicago police said Tuesday.
US general: ISIS forces defied orders to fight to the death
A top US general said Tuesday that ISIS fighters defied their leader's orders to fight to the death in a recent battle, instead retreating to the north.
What's driving the shootings in 'Chi-raq'?
CNN's Amara Walker discusses gun violence and issues plaguing Chicago with Liz Dozier, Managing Director of Chicago Beyond.
What aliens wouldn't get about humans
Could we have finally made contact with a far-away alien civilization? Probably not, but astronomers engaged in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) have picked up a "strong" signal about 64 light years away. Best-case sci-fi scenario, the signal is from an advanced extraterrestrial race. Worst case, it's just an anomaly.
Why this nation's going crazy for KitKats
A freshly made white chocolate and raspberry mix is carefully poured into a piping bag by chef Yasumasa Takagi, one of Japan's foremost patissiers.
Mother Teresa: 'The saint who was my mother'
It's impossible for me to forget Mother Teresa -- soon to be Saint Teresa of Kolkata. She gave me a chance to escape poverty and live a different destiny in England.
Big tropical storms threatening Southeast US, Hawaii
As we approach the statistical peak of hurricane season in early September, multiple tropical storm systems are threatening the southeastern US and the Hawaiian Islands.
How to prepare for a hurricane
If a storm is headed your way, it may be too late. Jennifer Gray explains some of the important things your family should do to prepare for a hurricane.
5 days old and lost at sea
A five-day-old newborn peers out from a pink blanket. His dark, almond-shaped eyes stare directly at the camera, his tiny hand tucked underneath his chin.
Two numbers that tell the story of the migrant crisis
A record 6,958 refugees and migrants were plucked from flimsy inflatable dinghies and wooden fishing boats on the central Mediterranean Sea during a 30-hour period starting Monday.
China's 'Jack the Ripper' caught
Police in China say they have captured a man that raped and killed 11 women since the late 1980's.
What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu in September
Sure the weather is still nice, but with summer time winding down and kids heading back to school, it's time to catch up on your streaming entertainment.
Kaine asks if Trump would stand up to Russian cyberattack
Sen. Tim Kaine leaned further into the role of vice presidential attack dog Tuesday, suggesting Donald Trump wouldn't stand up to a potential Russian hack of the American election.
NJ Gov. Christie vetoes $15 minimum wage
Governor Chris Christie on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have gradually raised the state's current minimum wage of $8.38 to $15 by 2021.
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A list of events happening in the ATL.
Skip Bayless -- Tim Tebow WILL PLAY Pro Baseball ... I'm Sure Of It (VIDEO)
Skip Bayless is ALL IN on Tim Tebow's baseball career ... saying what he saw at Timmy's private workout on Tuesday has him convinced the ex-QB's chances of playing pro ball are about 100%. You might've heard (how could you not) Tim showed his stuff…
Rihanna -- All Over Drake's Face in Miami PDA (VIDEO)
Rihanna and Drake moved their lovin' south to Miami and made it blatantly obvious nothing's under wraps anymore. They spent Tuesday night getting very cozy at E11EVEN nightclub ... where RiRi rubbed his face in a way "friends" just don't touch each…
Ryan Lochte -- I'm Misunderstood ... 'DWTS' Will Show I'm 'Loving & Caring' (VIDEO)
Ryan Lochte's a "loving" and "caring" person ... people just don't realize it, YET. TMZ Sports talked to Lochte at LAX Tuesday ... when we asked if his upcoming appearance on "Dancing With the Stars" would help repair his image. (In case ya missed…
Chris Brown -- Tested for Drugs in Jail
Chris Brown was tested for drugs after his arrest, and authorities may have found something, because our sources say there were drugs at the house before he allegedly pulled a gun on a guest. Law enforcement sources say Chris gave up a blood sample…
Chris Brown Accuser -- Stripped of Beauty Queen Crown Over Nude Photos
The woman who got Chris Brown arrested Tuesday got stripped of her beauty pageant crown in part because of nude photos that surfaced, and pageant officials say she lied and said it wasn't her. Baylee Curran, the woman claiming Chris pulled a gun on…
Richard Dreyfuss -- Showbiz Ain't For Everyone ... But I Can Play Any Good Role (VIDEO)
Richard Dreyfuss has such strong acting chops that even he thinks he can play just about anyone on film ... even the GOP's presidential candidate. We got Richard out in Bev Hills where he talks about some of his iconic roles, when our photog asks…
Chris Brown Accuser -- Grand Larceny Suspect in Plaza Hotel Theft
The woman claiming Chris Brown pulled a gun on her is wanted in NYC for questioning in connection with criminal theft ... for allegedly stealing a fancy designer purse at a swanky hotel. The incident could be significant in the Chris Brown…
Tyga -- Ferrari Repo'd ... While Bentley Shopping! (PHOTO)
Tyga reunited with his old pal the repo man, who made off with the rapper's Ferrari at perhaps the most embarrassing time possible ... right in front of Kylie Jenner. We're told Tyga hopped in his fancy red sports car Tuesday with…
Halle Berry -- The Abs Have It ... Yes, STILL! (PHOTOS)
Halle Berry might be 50, but that body's screaming 20-something. It's hard to tell the difference between Halle the Bond girl in 2002, and the Halle who's still flaunting bikinis today. Makes ya pissed wonder about our own genetics, right?…
Simone Biles -- Goes Tumbling Down At VMAs (VIDEO)
Simone Biles is the greatest gymnast in the world ... but even she couldn't avoid taking a spill because of those damn high heels.
Kanye West -- Why So Mad Ray J? ... We're All In The Same Bed!! (VIDEO)
Kanye West still has a lot on his mind after his famous VMAs speech ... like why the hell is Ray J so pissed?! We got Yeezy leaving The Mercer Hotel in NYC, and he says he can't understand why people are getting mad about him shouting out to Ray J.…
Dak Prescott's H.S. Coach -- No Romo? No Problem! ... He's Always Game Ready
Chill out, Cowboys fans ... 'cause rookie backup QB Dak Prescott will have NO PROBLEM filling in for injured star Tony Romo, despite his inexperience ... his old H.S. coach says. TMZ Sports spoke with Rodney Guin -- Prescott's…
'DWTS' Champ Nyle DiMarco -- Teaching Chippendales Guys New Moves ... Sign Language!!! (VIDEO)
"Dancing With the Stars" champ Nyle DiMarco is the newest member of the Las Vegas Chippendales squad, but he's already got the veteran dancers learning new moves ... with their hands. DiMarco's got a 3 and a half week gig with the bare-chested…
Tom Sizemore -- Facing 3 Years in GF Beating Case
Tom Sizemore just got hit with 3 charges for allegedly beating up his girlfriend, and it could mean a nice stretch in jail for him. We've learned the L.A. City Attorney charged Sizemore with domestic violence, battery and terrorist threats.…
Guess Who This Pint-Sized Skier Turned into!
Before this baby ski bunny was a world-renowned skier and all-around hottie, she was just another young powder enthusiast posing for a photo in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Can you guess who she is?
Chris Brown -- Arrested for Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon (PHOTO UPDATE)
UPDATE: Brown has been booked and released after posting bail. ------------------------- Chris Brown has been arrested for assault with a deadly weapon ... a felony. TMZ broke the story ... Brown allegedly pulled a gun on a guest at his home…
Kim, Kanye & North -- Drop Two Bills on Sweet & Sour (PHOTO)
Kim, Kanye and North felt the need ... for sweets, and lots of 'em based on how much they forked out during a candy shopping spree. The fam hit up the Dylan's Candy Bar flagship store Monday, and sources tell us they whipped out 2…
NFL Pro Bowlers -- Harrison Is Lying ... He Knew Kaepernick Was Mixed
Rodney Harrison is FULL OF CRAP when he says he didn't know Colin Kaepernick was mixed race ... so say NFL Pro Bowlers Brendon Ayanbadejo & Robert Smith ... who ain't buying Harrison's excuse. Robert and Brendon came on the "TMZ Sports" TV show…
Chris Brown -- Alleged Victim ... He Pulled Gun After Argument Over Jewelry (VIDEO)
The woman who called the cops on Chris Brown says the singer pulled a gun on her because she was admiring a piece of jewelry ... and afterwards his people demanded she signed a non-disclosure agreement. Baylee Curran appeared on "TMZ Live"…
Chris Brown -- Weapons, Drugs Retrieved, But No Arrest
3:00 PM PT -- Chris went back inside the house. His lawyer is still there, and police have NOT arrested Chris yet. 2:30 PM PT -- Chris just walked out of the house in a red cap. He is NOT in handcuffs, and police are standing watch ... but Chris…