Feds: Va. teen helped would-be fighter get to Syria
The teen is an "intelligent kid," a man who hired him for a digital currency news website said, but he had to be told not to bring religion into his writing. FULL STORY
California man accused of trying to join ISIS is indicted
A California man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS was indicted Wednesday, charged with attempting to support terror and other counts.
Opinion: Why 'emotional' battle for Tikrit will defeat ISIS
There is only one likely outcome for Baghdad's current military offensive to reclaim Tikrit: defeat for ISIS. The campaign to restore central government authority over the restive Salahudin province is seen as both symbolic and strategic for Baghdad which has invested too much already for it to afford losing this battle.
U.S. ambassador slashed
U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was cut on his right cheek and hand by a man opposed to the joint South Korea-U.S. military drills that began this week, police say. FULL STORY
1 Ferguson employee fired
In a new report, federal prosecutors said that Officer Darren Wilson's "actions do not constitute prosecutable violations" of federal civil rights law. FULL STORY | READ THE REPORT
'Seinfeld' actor dies
Daniel von Bargen, the talented character actor perhaps best known for playing George Costanza's imbecilic boss Mr. Kruger during the last season of Seinfeld, has died. He was 64.
Ben Carson apologizes for 'hurtful' words
Ben Carson says homosexuality is a choice because many people "go into prison straight -- and when they come out, they're gay."
'Jihadi John': 9/11 'wrong'
An audio recording has been released believed to feature the man identified as "Jihadi John" before he joined ISIS. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Anybody-but-Hillary Dems energized
The Democratic Party's anybody-but-Hillary wing is fired up.
Paul Allen: I found a battleship
The philanthropist posted images that appeared to show the long-lost Musashi, once one of the two largest warships in the world. The discovery was made aboard his superyacht. FULL STORY
Jet airliner skids off runway
A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 224 people skidded off a runway Wednesday morning at Kathmandu's airport, forcing those on board to evacuate and effectively shutting down Nepal's lone international airport, authorities said.
Sleds vetoed on Capitol Hill
The Capitol Police killed the hopes and dreams of thousands of D.C.-area children (and at least a few dozen Hill staffers) Wednesday night when it reaffirmed a city ban on sledding on the Capitol grounds.
Paris Hilton's brother takes plea in plane assault
Conrad Hilton, the younger brother of celebrity heiress Paris Hilton, has reached a plea deal: He would admit guilt to misdemeanor assault against flight attendants in exchange for a federal felony charge being dropped, court papers says.
NTSB may take new look at Buddy Holly crash
It's the day the music died.
Dad tracks daughter's cyberbullies, gets justice
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling tracked down the people that cyberbullied his daughter on social media.
Boston bombing survivors tell jury about horrors
There were runners conquering a 26.2-mile feat nearby, but Noah's attention was elsewhere, playing with rocks and pretending to be a scientist.
More snow on the way for eastern U.S.
Southerners, don't pack your sweaters or heavy coats away just yet. You're probably going to need them for a few days.
India: Rape film incites 'violence against women'
India's Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has told all news channels not to air a controversial documentary about rape in India -- warning that the excerpts "appear to encourage and incite violence against women."
Dad: No, my son isn't ISIS' 'Jihadi John'
A man who says he's Mohammed Emwazi's father has reportedly said there is no proof that his son was the masked ISIS killer known as "Jihadi John."
320,000 animals dead in unsolved mystery
Authorities say late last month, someone broke into a farm, cut off ventilators, boosted the temperature controls and killed hundreds of thousands of chickens.
Navy's new crew: 'The Three Presidents'
Bicycle super highways coming to major cities?
Ambitious urban projects and smart technology are making cycling the future of city transport.
Teen sees dad die in paragliding accident
A California man fell to his death after he became detached from his harness while paragliding. CNN affiliate KEYT reports.
Kids left alone? Call Mom, not the cops
33 selfies of the week
Opinion: Dress isn't only allusion in Clinton portrait
Artists who take risks always risk a backlash.
10 of the world's coolest hotel plunge pools
There's one hotel amenity that never fails to delight even the most seasoned traveler: the in-room plunge pool.
Conan on Cuba: Me being an idiot is universally funny
Conan O'Brien previews his show filmed while visiting Cuba with CNN's Jake Tapper.
'Unparalleled': Charles Moore's photos of the civil rights movement
'Commodity City': A shopper's paradise
Is this the best senior class prank ever?
A high school student organized a prank where the principal held a bucket as students dropped thank you notes inside. KWCH has the story.
Welcome to Japan's 'Cat Island'
Cats vastly outnumber the human population on the Japanese island of Tashirojima. CNN's Zain Asher and John Vause report.
Weir: Cannibals, a volcano and a god named John
Wonder in Vanuatu
Watch the full premiere episode
In the premiere episode of The Wonder List, Bill Weir travels to Vanuatu and discovers a world divided by those who want to open this island paradise to tourists and those who wish to be left alone as they have for hundreds of years. Go here to see a preview of future episodes.
Five things you didn't know about Jesus
Finding Jesus: Watch full premiere episode
Finding Jesus discovers fascinating new insights into the historical Jesus, utilizing the latest scientific techniques and archaeological research.
Parents arrested for not vaccinating children
Police have arrested more than 500 parents in and around the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar for not allowing their children to get the polio vaccine, an official said Tuesday.
Michelle Rodriguez on that white 'superhero thing'
Actress Michelle Rodriguez challenged racial minorities in Hollywood to "develop their own mythology" and tell their own stories instead of recasting traditionally white characters as different races.
Superbug-related scopes sold without FDA approval
CNN has learned that the manufacturer of the endoscope involved in two superbug deaths at UCLA never obtained permission to sell the device, according to an official at the Food and Drug Administration.
Lewinsky's shadow hangs over Clinton portrait
Bride-to-be stunned by generous stranger
Liz Jensen was surprised after a bridal store owner in Utah told her that an anonymous stranger paid for her wedding dress.
Putin critics who turned up dead
Slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov isn't the first critic of President Vladimir Putin to turn up dead.
Gadget tells you what's in food ... and your pot
Have you ever asked yourself, "How many calories are on my plate?" With the help of a new technology, the answer could be in the palm of your hand.
Is 50 the new 40 for motherhood?
$4M in gold stolen from truck in N.C.
An armored truck carrying several million dollars worth of gold was robbed while it was stranded on Interstate 95 in Wilson County, North Carolina.
What has Taco Bell created with Cap'n Crunch?
Report: Soccer star in underage sex probe
England footballer Adam Johnson has been suspended by his club Sunderland until a police investigation has been completed, the Press Association reported Monday.
Longest-serving female senator to retire
Photos North Korea didn't want you to see
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A list of events happening in the ATL.
Nick Gordon -- I'm Spilling Bobbi Kristina Secrets ... to Dr. Phil
Nick Gordon will finally tell his version of events that led to Bobbi Kristina face down in a bathtub near death, but he won't be telling cops ... he'll be yakking to Dr. Phil. We're told Phil will meet Nick in the next few days and they will…
Karrueche Tran -- Chris Dropped Baby Bomb On Me ... I Had No Clue
Karrueche Tran was in the dark ... blindsided by Chris Brown's baby news just moments before TMZ broke the story. We're told Tran had absolutely no idea her boyfriend was a daddy -- much less a daddy with a baby mama with whom SHE…
Skid Row Attack -- 4 Cops Take Down Homeless Man ... For Destroying TV Camera
LAPD officers surrounded a homeless man on Skid Row, and slammed him to the ground before arresting him for attacking a news camera crew ... and the gripping and violent incident was captured on video. L.A.'s FOX affiliate KTTV had a team shooting…
Kevin O'Leary -- I Won't Invest In Yao Ming's Wine ... 'Cause I'm Launching My Own!!
Yao Ming shouldn't count on any "Shark Tank" money to help fund his expanding wine business -- 'cause Kevin O'Leary tells TMZ Sports ... he's launching his own!!! We spoke with Mr. Wonderful on "TMZ Hollywood Sports" -- and asked if he would…
Sauce Twinz -- We Got Steve Francis' Chain Back!
Great news for Steve Francis ... his chain has been recovered -- this according to the Sauce Twinz, who tell TMZ Sports they're planning on giving it back to the NBA star in the next few hours. We broke the story ... Francis was at a Sauce…
Nick Cannon -- Buying Dem Babies 3 MIL Worth Of Crawl Space
Nick Cannon is becoming a bridge and tunnel kind of guy ... moving to New Jersey where the twins will have 2 lush acres in which to roam. We're told Nick strategically picked Saddle River -- 1 hour out of NYC -- to keep the 3-year-olds out of…
Lil Boosie -- Fan Learns the Hard Way ... Don't Try to Jump on the Stage! (VIDEO)
This public service message about trying to jump up onstage at a Lil Boosie concert is brought to you by his security team and the letters G, T, F and O. An excited fan hell-bent on getting onstage with rapper Lil Boosie finally got his wish, but it…
Steelers William Gay -- 1-Man Shirtless Dance Party (video)
Steelers cornerback William Gay is taking that whole "dance like no one is watching" thing to new levels ... doing a shirtless dance revue on Instagram ... and we got to say ... dude's got the moves. Gay -- for reasons we're not sure of -- posted…
Scott Eastwood -- No Shirt, No Shoes ... No Problem AT ALL (PHOTOS)
There is only one possible reason Scott Eastwood was working out in Santa Monica without a shirt or shoes, but WITH jeans and a giant belt buckle -- and you're looking at it. When you've been blessed with looks and a body like that ... you…
Hillary Clinton -- Finally, We Can Talk Emails! And Generation Gaps
Nothing like a second chance -- Hillary Clinton ran into our intrepid D.C. photog on Wednesday ... giving him a shot at redemption on that whole email mess. If you missed it ... Colin shot Hillary on Tuesday, and chose to tackle a topic other than…
Prince -- Basketball Career Plagued by Height and Turnovers
A lack of height and an abundance of turnovers ... that's what ultimately led to Prince becoming a musician and not an NBA player ... so says his junior high school coach. Prince is a well-known lover of hoops, but his playing days are once…
Chris Brown -- Baby Mama Partied with Karrueche Tran
Chris Brown had his cake and banged it too -- because months before he knocked up his baby mama ... he was partying with her AND Karrueche Tran at the same time. Karrueche, who was Chris' gf at the time, actually had her arm around Nia in a photo…
Steve Francis -- 'The Chain Is In Our Possession'
Steve Francis is adamant that his gold chain is NOT missing in action -- with his rep telling TMZ Sports, "It's in our possession in Houston." We broke the story ... some thief tried to rip the chain off the NBA star's neck during a rap show in…
Scott Disick Facing Lawsuit For Mailing In U.K. Appearance
Scott Disick could not have been less interested in chatting up his fans during an appearance in the U.K. ... that according to the company that hired him, and is now reportedly suing him. Disick showed up late to the event in Manchester and…
Ronda Rousey -- Bikini Fight Workout ... During S.I. Swimsuit Shoot (Video)
Ronda Rousey spent more time throwing punches on the set of her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition modeling shoot ... than she did during UFC 184 ... and now there's video of the scantily clad workout. SI just released the video ... in which…
Karrueche Tran -- Peace Out, Chris Brown ... I'm Not Raising Your Baby
Karrueche Tran slept on it, and she's decided -- Chris Brown and his baby are not going to be part of her life because she can't take any more drama. Chris' now ex-GF just reacted to the story TMZ broke -- that Chris has a 9-month-old…
Bobby Brown -- Planning Birthday Vigil for Bobbi Kristina ... And HIS Family's Invited (PHOTO)
Bobby Brown looked understandably drained as he left the Atlanta hospital where Bobbi Kristina remains in a coma -- and we've learned he's been busy planning a vigil for her birthday. Bobbi Kristina turns 22 today ... and sources tell us her…
Anderson Silva -- I'm Not a Cheater (Video)
Anderson Silva tells TMZ Sports ... he did NOT use performance enhancing drugs to give him an edge in the octagon ... saying he's genuinely SHOCKED he failed his drug tests. The UFC legend was out in L.A. when we asked straight up -- how…
Hot Brazilian Model -- Beach Football ... In a Thong (Video)
Here's hot Brazilian model Natalia Borges playing some beach football in Miami Beach ... with her NYC nightclub honcho fiance Michael Satsky. Love the uniform.
Peyton Manning -- T-Shirts in the Pool ... Ain't Just for Fat Guys!
Peyton Manning has not officially decided if he's coming back to play in the NFL next season, but one thing is for sure ... the Denver Broncos QB needs to retire that t-shirt! The future Hall of Famer and his family were spotted poolside in Miami…