Snow storm buries parts of 4 states
The massive winter storm has petered out in most areas, but not before it dumped nearly three feet of snow in parts of four states. Massachusetts got hit the hardest.
Storm pounds Northeast states
The winter storm has passed for most of the Northeast, leaving behind feet of snow, as well as these amazing photos.
Opinion: White House changed drilling discussion
The way the Obama administration made a request to protect Alaskan land is important, writes John Sutter.
Why the alleged Russian spy ring matters
The FBI exposed three men as alleged Russian spies -- and two of the men had diplomatic immunity because of their jobs for the Russian government
ISIS: Japanese hostage, Jordanian pilot will be killed
A video file posted online purports to relay a new message: Japanese ISIS hostage Kenji Goto and a captive Jordanian military pilot will be killed in the next 24 hours if Jordan doesn't release a convicted would-be suicide bomber.
ISIS: We're behind hotel attack
Gunmen shot their way into the luxurious Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli on Tuesday, and it wasn't immediately clear whether there were casualties in the attack.
WH drops college savings plan
The White House is giving up on a costly fight with Congress over the Obama administration's increasingly unpopular proposal to effectively end 529 college savings plans.
Man charged in Craigslist killings
A south Georgia man was charged Tuesday with murder in the death of a couple who went missing last week after contacting a car seller on Craigslist, police said.
Actor charged with voyeurism
An American actor living in Canada has been arrested on voyeurism charges in Toronto, police said.
Baby born during blizzard
A Massachusetts woman went into labor after a massive blizzard knocked out power to much of the town, including the hospital. Brooke Baldwin speaks to her.
99 suspects in students' deaths
Mexican authorities say they're not done. There are still suspects at large they have to detain, and detainees they must try and sentence. But Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says there is "legal certainty" that 43 college students who went missing four months ago in the Mexican state of Guerrero were murdered.
All-female 'Ghostbusters' cast chosen
The all-new, all-female Ghostsbusters are here.
Michelle Obama shakes hands with Saudi king. So?
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made a quick stop in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah, and to hold meetings with the new leader, King Salman bin Abdulaziz. But one aspect of the encounter stood out to reporters covering the receiving line at the palace: the first lady shook hands with the king.
Clinton to testify in House on Benghazi
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has agreed to testify to the House's select committee investigating Benghazi, the group's Democratic spokesman told CNN on Tuesday.
Civil rights verdicts to be tossed
A long walk for justice will end soon end for nine African-American men who pioneered the "jail, no bail" strategy during the lunch counter protests of the civil rights movement.
Emotional anchor reveals health secret
In an emotional video, WTVD news anchor Larry Stogner revealed to North Carolina viewers that he is struggling with ALS and will be stepping down.
Mormons: Let us be, and we'll back LGBT rights
In at least one big and bruising culture-war battle, the Mormon church wants to call a partial truce.
Air pollution choking the life out of Asia
At the age of 13, Tan Yi Han could not see the edge of his schoolyard. It was 1998 in Singapore, the wealthy city-state known for its tidy streets and clean, green image. But for much of that particular school year, clouds of smoke shrouded the skyline. The record-setting air pollution, which had begun in 1997 and lasted for months, caused a 30% spike in hospital visits. It would later be remembered as one of southeast Asia's worst-ever "haze episodes."
Did Russia put polonium in spy's tea?
A UK public inquiry into the 2006 death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko opened Tuesday at the Royal Courts of Justice in London, after years of wrangling over what evidence can be heard.
Asteroid flyby yields startling discovery
A treat is in store for sky watchers Monday, as a large asteroid will fly close to Earth.
Fantastic or no? 'Fantastic Four' rebooted
When you think of the "Fantastic Four," you likely don't think of grim, dark imagery.
What do you remember about the '90s?
The '90s may be over but the decade's influence is still evident.
Marshawn Lynch: 'Here so I won't get fined'
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch made it very clear during Super Bowl media day that he was only showing up to avoid a fine for not talking to reporters.
Interactive map: Nazi death camps
The names of some Nazi concentration camps live in infamy: Bergen-Belsen, where Anne Frank died.
Dancing for Dr. Mengele
A black-and-white photo shows the 16-year-old ballerina at her prime, mere months before her world would be destroyed.
Escaping the world's 'biggest cemetery'
When a fellow prisoner asked Anita Lasker-Wallfisch what she did before Auschwitz, Anita told her she played the cello. "Fantastic," the other prisoner said. "You'll be saved." Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
The world's busiest international airport is ...
The best hotels in the U.S. are ...
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa took the top U.S. spot in U.S. News & World Report's fifth annual "Best Hotels of 2015" list.
Where in the world is that?
Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.
Backstage at a traveling circus
'Shake It Off' cop strikes again
"Shake It Off" cop dances with handcuffed women. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the sequel.
'SNL' tackles Deflategate
"Saturday Night Live's" "Tom Brady" and "Bill Belichick" offer their explanation on the controversy over deflated footballs used by the New England Patriots.
Super Bowl rings get more elaborate every year
Meet 9 mental wellness warriors
How do you know they won't kill again?
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.
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."
Opinion: Nudity doesn't shock us anymore
In Paris on Thursday, fashion designer Rick Owens gave audiences quite a show when he sent male models down the runway wearing clothes with peepholes that offered a glimpse of the guys' formerly private parts.
SAG Awards big winner is ...
"Birdman" won the big prize -- outstanding motion picture cast -- at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, but it was talk about heritage and diversity that captured the evening.
University didn't educate us, athletes say
Two former athletes who took so-called paper classes at the University of North Carolina have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, claiming they represent hundreds of thousands of college athletes across the nation who are promised an education but don't get one.
Epic season for whale watchers
As gray whales make their annual migration from Alaska to Mexico, California whale watching companies are reporting record numbers of whales being sighted.
'Doctor Who' star turns evil for Netflix series
Bears OD'd on chocolate bait
Four black bears that died in the New Hampshire woods last year overdosed on chocolate bait, wildlife officials said this week.
Classified UFO documents released
Skier learning to live again after horror crash
Saturday's downhill at Kitzbuhel is the jewel in the World Cup calendar, the winner meriting legendary status in the alpine annals.
Air Force UFO files land on Internet
It's enough to make Mulder and Scully seethe with envy.
Missing spacecraft found after 11 years
100 years of New York City from above
Lindsay Lohan -- Down to the Wire ... Community Service COMPLETED!
Lindsay Lohan will get a letter of completion from her London community service center ... but it will still be warm off the photocopy machine when her lawyer hands it to the judge.Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... Community Service…
Jimmy Fallon -- Had Him a Blast With ... Drunken 'Grease' Sing-Along
Jimmy Fallon relived his famous send-off from "SNL" -- singing a "Grease" classic -- but this time he had a barroom full of hammered backup singers ... which just made it more awesome.Fallon was at NYC's Marie's Crisis Cafe last weekend…
JaMarcus Russell -- Poppin Bottles With Rick Ross
JaMarcus Russell might've finally given up on his NFL dreams, but his dreams of living like a boss look very alive 'cause TMZ Sports has a pic of the former #1 overall pick hanging with one of the biggest stars in rap ... Rick Ross.The two hung out…
Donald Trump's Hotel Sued By Security Guard -- They Hated My Stubble
Donald Trump's hotel is being sued by an African American man who says his bosses put a razor to his neck with an ultimatum ... shave or get out of town.Bryan Lambert claims in a new lawsuit he worked as a security guard at the Trump International…
JaVale McGee & D.J. Swearinger -- NBA Star and NFL Star Unite ... To CRUSH L.A. Strip Club
What do a 7'0" center for the Denver Nuggets and a 5'10" safety for the Houston Texans have in common?A love of dat ass ...Cause JaVale McGee (the center) and D.J. Swearinger (the safety) were both at a L.A. strip club this past Monday CRUSHING it…
'Bad Girls Club' Star Judi Jackson -- Yes, My Customers Got Screwed ... But Let's Makeup
"Bad Girls Club" star Judi Jackson is getting pounded by the Better Business Bureau for allegedly leaving a ton of customers in the lerch -- so, now she's firing up the bus and throwing it in reverse.BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEPJackson tells TMZ ...…
Jonah Carver on 'Days of Our Lives': 'Memba Him?!
Thyme Lewis is best known for playing the dreamy Jonah Carver for three seasons in the early '90s on the long-running NBC daytime drama "Days of Our Lives." Guess what he looks like now!
GoDaddy -- Pulls Super Bowl Spot ... Over Puppy Cruelty Backlash
Danica Patrick loses again ... this time, GoDaddy.com is PULLING their Super Bowl ad featuring the NASCAR driver over OUTRAGE from animal lovers. The commercial -- called "Lost Dog" -- shows a puppy that falls out of a truck ... and then…
Slash -- Tattoo Seals the Divorce Deal (TMZ TV)
Slash is definitely NOT going back to his wife -- because even though he's less than a month away from filing divorce papers ... he and his new girlfriend already have very elaborate matching tattoos.Oh, and they're living together too. Soooo ...…
Mayweather & Pacquiao -- COURTSIDE STAREDOWN ... At Miami Heat Game
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are both at the Miami Heat game RIGHT NOW -- sitting across the court from each other. Sooooo ... STOP THE BASKETBALL GAME ... FIND SOME GLOVES AND LET'S DO THIS RIGHT NOW!!!#WishfulThinking
Sly Stone Wins Millions in Family Stone Royalties
Sly Stone just scored $5 million thanks to a L.A. jury, which ruled the psychedelic funk singer was done wrong by a former manager who pilfered his fortune.When Sly was on the skids, his former manager allegedly convinced him to sign over all his…
James Caan Divorce -- Not Without My Kid and Some Cash ... Wife Responds
James Caan's estranged wife is firing back in divorce papers, and her message is clear -- our son's coming with me, Sonny!Linda Caan filed her response to "The Godfather" star's divorce petition and she is demanding physical custody of their…
Enrique Iglesias Sued for Robo de Musica Over 'Bailando'
Enrique Iglesias is getting credit and A LOT of money for his smash hit, "Bailando," but according to 2 songwriters he stole it right out from under them.Cristian Escuti and German Schulz claim they cut a track called "Quiero Bailar Contigo" back in…
Grammy's Sue -- You Can't Sell Our Tickets to Joe Blow!
The only riff raff the Grammy's want at its ceremony a week from Sunday is the singer, and maybe not even him ... and that's the basis of a new lawsuit.The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences claims VIP Concierge has somehow gotten…
Josh Gordon -- Welcomed Back to Sling Cars ... Again
They say when God closes a door, he opens a window -- and for Josh Gordon, that door is being an NFL star receiver ... but the window is selling Fords in Randolph, Ohio. Gordon is facing a possible one-year suspension for allegedly failing…
TMZpp -- Hilarious Parallel Parking Videos
Today's parallel parking challenge is JetBlue adjacent ... our photog Charlie went to LAX and tested 3 drivers under extreme stress. And as long as we were there, we wanted to find out why they felt a sense of obligation to schlep their…
Taylor Swift -- Hackers Threaten to Release Nudes
11:20 AM PT -- Swift just addressed the hack, tweeting, "PS any hackers saying they have 'nudes'? Psssh you'd love that wouldn't you! Have fun photoshopping cause you got NOTHING."Taylor Swift's social media was taken over by hardcore hackers who…
O.T. Genasis -- In Love With the ... Making It Rain Gun!!
O.T. Genasis can't be bothered with all the energy it takes to manually throw dollar bills at strippers ... so he went and got himself a dollar bill gun ... to fire George Washingtons at 'em! O.T. hit up the new Los Angeles strip club Ace of…
Marshawn Lynch to Media -- 'I'm Here So I Won't Get Fined'
Marshawn Lynch is being hammered with questions at Super Bowl media day. His answer to all of them? "I'm just here so I won't get fined."Marshawn sat in front of the microphones sporting his sunglasses and a backpack -- and repeated over and…
Rae Sremmurd -- No Skate Zone at LAX Baggage Claim
The guys of Rae Sremmurd are 19 and 21 years old, but they act like they're 12 ... as evidenced by the hijinks they got into while waiting for their bags at LAX ... which even got them into trouble with airport security.The "No Flex Zone"…