'I lost argument' among US leaders, Kerry tells Syrians
Secretary of State John Kerry's frustration with the failure of American diplomacy was on display as he defended US efforts to help end the five-year civil war in Syria during a meeting last week with a group of Syrian civilians, according to an audio recording obtained by CNN.
Trump: 'I can be nastier than' Clinton
Trump is turning up the heat on his attacks against Clinton about her husband's past infidelities after a rocky week for his campaign.
Ex-reporter: Donald Trump called me the C-word
A reporter recalls Donald Trump's 1988 reaction to a story she wrote about him. She says he called and cursed at her, then called her the C-word to her boss. The Trump campaign responded to her claims, saying "there is absolutely no truth to this whatsoever."
Netflix goes down. Twitter blows up
Netflix experience an outage on Saturday afternoon, and its customers quickly took to Twitter to air their complaints.
Man says cops smashed his face on windshield
Pele Smith is suing the Lorain Police Department in Ohio, alleging use of excessive force after an encounter with an officer in 2014 ended with his face getting smashed into a cruiser windshield so hard the glass broke.
Hurricane Matthew churns toward Jamaica
The most powerful hurricane in the Atlantic in nearly a decade churned across the Caribbean -- threatening Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas.
Obama shouts to Bill Clinton at Air Force One: 'Let's go!'
On the tarmac prior to leaving Israel on Friday, President Obama repeatedly yelled for former President Bill Clinton to board Air Force One.
Tapper: 4 whoppers in Trump stump speech
In one stump speech last month in Fort Myers, Florida, Donald Trump offered up at least four big whoppers.
Libertarian team's latest misstep
Libertarian vice presidential hopeful Bill Weld said Friday that he's "not sure anybody is more qualified than Hillary Clinton to be president of the United States," the latest misstep in what's been a painful week for the third-party ticket.
Trump has cameo in Playboy video
Hillary Clinton's campaign Friday night is seizing on a report surfacing Donald Trump's cameo in a Playboy video 16 years ago.
New Trump deposition video released
In video from a June 2016 deposition, Donald Trump says his business was harmed by the manner in which a celebrity chef backed out of a planned restaurant at his new Washington hotel. CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.
Find out if there's a bogus bank account in your name
Many Wells Fargo customers are wondering what the fake account scandal means for them, but other banking customers should also be paying attention.
'I'm going to live until she's elected'
At age 103, Ruline Steininger feels that she has little time to waste.
A day she waited 103 years for
She was born before women had the right to cast a ballot so when early voting opened in Iowa, 103-year-old Ruline Steininger was one of the first in line.
Doolittle Raider remembers secret revenge attack
The last surviving Doolittle raider tells the story of one of America's most daring secret military missions.
Rescuer sobs over baby girl
The White Helmets rescued a baby from under the rubble of a 4-story building in Idlib.
The week in 35 photos
Take a look at 35 photos of the week from September 22 through September 29.
Bees placed on endangered species list
The United States is on a mission to save some of its busiest workers: bees.
New to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu this month
Fall into your couch, bed or wherever you like to chill, because things are cooling off.
Aleppo hospital hit again as crisis worsens
One of the main hospitals in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo was reportedly struck Saturday for the second time in four days as regime forces backed by Russia bombard rebel-held areas.
Trump promises he won't say it, then he does
Cicero, Swift ... and Donald Trump?
Baby food recalled over bacteria fears
Sammy's Milk baby food is being recalled over concerns it may contain potentially deadly bacteria and inadequate levels of iron.
Opinion: Is it OK to fat-shame Donald Trump?
If you're new to the body-positive conversation, fat-shaming might feel like a buzz word -- but it's a real thing, and it has very real consequences. Fat people experience systemic prejudice that is on par with racism and sexism -- and by that I mean that statistical data documents that fat people are confronted with oppressive bias in economic, educational, medical, and social spaces.
Spokesman tries to clarify leader's Hitler remarks
The spokesman for Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte sought to clarify the leader's controversial comparison of his war against suspected drug offenders to Adolf Hitler's extermination of Jews during World War II.
'SNL' gets ready to mock
'SNL's' new Donald Trump is ...
Alec Baldwin becomes Donald Trump. CNN's Jeanne Moos previews the return of "SNL" with a new Donald.
India moves 10,000 from Kashmir
India relocated more than 10,000 people from around the disputed border area of Kashmir as tensions with Pakistan continue to escalate.
India and Pakistan's Kashmir dispute: What to know
It's a stunning region of snow-capped peaks nestled in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges favored by Bollywood directors.
Opinion: Do nuclear weapons prevent all-out war?
It's safe to say that India-Pakistan relations are nearly on a war footing.
Photos: What US forces did last month
More than 1.3 million people serve in the five branches of the U.S. armed forces. Add in civilian employees from the U.S. Department of Defense, and you get the world's largest employer: 3.2 million employees, according to the World Economic Forum.
Boxer, 25, dies after bout
A 25-year-old Scottish boxer has died in Glasgow, having been stretchered out of the ring after the fight was halted in the fifth round.
Rubio pulls over to help at car crash
Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Joe Heck, two Republicans in two key Senate races, pulled over Thursday night traveling back from an event to help with the aftermath of a multi-car crash.
Park invaded by large lizards
Huge reptilian intruders have taken over Lumpini Park in Bangkok.
'Tragic': Sexual harassment in STEM
Female astronomers speak out about a culture of pervasive sexual harassment in academia, especially in the sciences and other STEM fields.
10 things you didn't know about the 'Notorious RBG'
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- the 83-year-old liberal legal icon -- drops a hint in a book set for release this week: she may not be planning to go anywhere, anytime soon.
Opinion: How hackers steal our data
It's not surprising that some Yahoo users have decided to sue the company for negligence over a 2014 breach that was only recently discovered and announced. But before we blame Yahoo for this, we need to understand how hackers accomplish such breaches -- and what all of us should be doing better to prevent such breaches.
What a real 'Fault in our Stars' couple taught us
They became known as "the real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple" and soon became nearly as famous as the couple in the novel and movie.
Furious Elon Musk: NEVER discount a Tesla
Prison sentences in CA if rape victim is drunk
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that mandates prison sentences for people who sexually assault unconscious or intoxicated victims, according to his office.
Trump's tweet assault began at 3 a.m.
What does the Republican nominee for president do when he can't sleep?
Howard Stern speaks out about Trump
Speaking on his radio show, Howard Stern confirmed Wednesday that Donald Trump expressed support for the invasion of Iraq in 2002.
Opinion: Would 'Hooters defense' have worked for Trump?
As criticism mounts of Donald Trump for his disparaging remarks about women, an old lawsuit reinforcing the candidate's troubling record on female employees has emerged. The 2012 lawsuit alleged that Trump wanted to get rid of female hostesses he considered unattractive at one of his golf resorts and replace them with better-looking women.
Video of man shot while pointing vaping device released
The man "rapidly drew an object" and placed both hands on it "like you would be holding a firearm," police Chief Jeff Davis said.
El Cajon police release video of fatal shooting
On September 27th Alfred Olango, 38, was fatally shot by police in El Cajon, California. The El Cajon Police Department released cell phone and surveillance video.
Preschool teacher by day, MMA fighter by night
I came into this world a fighter.
Bourdain on Nashville: We left 'damaged but happy'
We've done a few music-centric episodes, but this one is epic.
Tulsa officer pleads not guilty
Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby, charged with felony manslaughter in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed man, pleads not guilty in court.
Halloween attraction closed over mental illness issue
A Knott's Berry Farm amusement park in California has closed a popular Halloween attraction after hearing concerns from mental illness advocates.
Debate commission says Trump did have audio issues
The Commission on Presidential Debates revealed in a one-sentence statement Friday that Donald Trump's audio was impacted earlier in the week.
Trump deposition video released
Video of Donald Trump acknowledging that his now-famous comments calling Mexicans "rapists" harmed his business interests is set to be released Friday afternoon.
Biden mocks Trump on 'Tonight Show'
Vice President Joe Biden appeared on 'The Tonight Show' to talk about Trump's performance in the first presidential debate.
Iconic '80s toy bear Teddy Ruxpin is back
Wells Fargo made me work overtime without extra pay
Wells Fargo's notorious pressure-cooker culture led the bank to force some hourly employees to work late without overtime pay, former workers say.
How do full moons get their names?
CNN's Jennifer Gray explains how full moons received their names, and tells us about another fascinating lunar event.
A close-knit congregation full of life
Ben Helton didn't know what was behind the dark green doors. He was on a lunch break with his family when he heard muffled, repetitive music coming through the walls.
Alabama Chief Justice suspended
Alabama's chief justice Roy Moore was suspended without pay Friday for the rest of his term for directing probate judges to enforce the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
DNA clears convict of murder
Mark Maxson of Chicago, serving life for the killing of 6-year-old Lindsey Murdock, is freed after DNA clears him. Osborne Wade, a convicted murderer, is now charged in the boy's killing.
CDC changes Zika sex guidelines
The updated advice follows numerous case reports showing Zika may hide in semen for up to six months after symptoms begin.
Comet-chasing probe makes final touchdown
The Rosetta space probe has crash-landed on the surface of a distant comet, ending a remarkable 12-year mission that made a series of breakthrough discoveries.
US sisters found dead at resort
Two American sisters were found dead without any signs of injuries while vacationing in the island nation of Seychelles this month, local police said.
Peres funeral: The handshake was a footnote to this
Nic Robertson is CNN's international diplomatic editor.
Opinion: Can Peres' vision survive his death?
There's something different about the way the world is mourning the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres.
Ryder Cup fan taunts pros, gets challenged
During a practice round at the 2016 Ryder Cup, a heckling fan was challenged by the European team to attempt a putt in front of the crowd for $100.
14 year later, stolen Van Goghs found
Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh stolen in a 2002 heist in the Netherlands have been found, 14 years on, after a "massive" investigation by Italian authorities.
Men with a past plot Trump's future
Men with a past plot the future for the Republican nominee.
Hillary Clinton: Trump 'unsettled' by Mark Cuban
At a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, Hillary Clinton tells supporters that Mark Cuban's presence at the first presidential debate "unsettled" Donald Trump.
Why is Gary Johnson still running for president?
Gary Johnson is the new punching bag of the 2016 campaign.
Dramatic video captures destruction after train crash
A New Jersey Transit train crashed into a platform in Hoboken Thursday morning, leaving multiple people injured.
US: Wells Fargo illegally repossessed service members' cars
The Justice Department said the illegal repossessions took place from 2008 to 2015. The first complaint came from an Army National Guardsman in North Carolina who said the bank seized his car while he was preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.
How a former tattoo parlor is helping fight ISIS
In a historic building where Teddy Roosevelt and Winston Churchill once laid their heads and where, more recently, tattoo artists plied their trade, US Special Operations Command has now set up shop, hoping to find the next big thing in battlefield gadgetry.
DeSean Jackson -- Protesting Police Killings ... With Custom Cleats
DeSean Jackson plans to make a huge statement on the field on Sunday -- but not just with his play ... with his cleats. Jackson commissioned artist Marcus Rivera -- a.k.a. SolesBySir -- to put a yellow caution tape design on his cleats to protest…
Amber Rose -- My Slut Walk's Bigger And Badder Than Ever (PHOTO GALLERY)
Amber Rose's annual Slut Walk is underway ... and thousands of men and women are downtown in Los Angeles to share their message loud and proud. Rose's event this year features stripper poles, a giant stage, celeb guests, a "wall of no shame", and…
Angelina Jolie -- I Don't Want Brad Prosecuted
Angelina Jolie will not cooperate with law enforcement if there's a move to file child abuse charges against Brad Pitt ... TMZ has learned. Our Angelina sources say she's adamant ... Brad should not face criminal charges for getting physical…
Backstreet Boys -- Our Newest Member Pulls A Lotta Chicks (VIDEO)
The Backstreet Boys held an open audition for one lucky dude Friday night ... and he's got a ladies already trying to win his love. Nick Viall, who is on the upcoming season of "The Bachelor" as the main prize had a group date at the BSB show in…
Shawty Lo -- Final Resting Place Has Tons of T & A (VIDEO)
Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo's funeral ended just the way he would have liked ... with a pit stop at the local strip joint. Friends and family remembered Lo Friday with a memorial service followed by a procession straight to The Blue Flame Lounge ...…
Hugh Hefner -- Dead Schmed!!! (PHOTO)
Hugh Hefner wants to make it clear ... the only thing in the can over at the bunny palace is film he whips out on movie night. Hef posted this pic with wife Crystal Friday night, shooting down rumors like the cowboy on the screen. TMZ…
Robin Williams -- Disease Like a 'Terrorist' in His Brain
Robin Williams widow describes in horrific detail the ravages of the disease that left the actor so distraught ... he committed suicide. Susan Schneider Williams wrote an article for a medical journal called "Neurology" which she titled "The…
Grumpy Cat -- Alive-ish and Kickin' On Broadway (PHOTO)
Grumpy Cat was a thing 3 years ago, but most people thought by now the cat with "issues" was probably in the great litter box in the sky ... no so, she's on Broadway. Grumpy was held front and center Friday night at the Neil Simon Theater during a…
'Jackass' Star -- Hacking Victim After Death ... Mom Wants Justice (PHOTO)
Ryan Dunn from "Jackass" is tweeting bizarre messages -- which is weird due to him being dead -- and his family's on a mission to stop the "disgusting" hackers, stat. The tweets started posting a few days ago and were written as if it…
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge
Taylor and Calvin are friends again! And who really knows what's going on with Rob and Blac Chyna? So we gotta ask ...
UFC's Dana White -- I Welcome Celeb Owner Input ... Especially Tom Brady's!!! (VIDEO)
With a TON of huge celebs becoming partial owners of the UFC -- from Sly Stallone to Ben Affleck -- Dana White says he welcomes their input ... especially if Tom Brady wants to weigh in!
What's The Big Frigin' Difference?
Go wilde over Olivia’s street style and then see if you can find the overall differences between these two crosswalk candids. **HINT -- There are THREE differences in the above photographs!**
Brandi Glanville -- I Got Glammed with Jessica Simpson's Dad (PHOTO GALLERY)
Brandi Glanville is set to appear on a new reality show -- perfect timing for a new photo shoot with a celeb photographer. Brandi got together with Jessica Simpson's dad, Joe Simpson, to snap promo shots for "My Kitchen Rules" ... which…
TMZ's Oktober-Chest Photo Gallery ... Made By YOU!
Cheers to all the Bavarian babes who sent in their raging photos. Start your October off right by drinking in all the beer and babe pics that poured into the TMZ newsroom for our Oktober-Chest Photo Gallery. Prost!
Playmate Ashley Mattingly -- Arrested For Drunken Golf Cart Joyride (MUG SHOT + PHOTO)
Former Playmate Ashley Mattingly was arrested for suspicion of DUI after allegedly plowing her golf cart into 4 parked cars, but she's not willing to accept blame. According to a witness, Mattingly wrecked last weekend while tooling around…
Model Jessenia Vice -- Get Sandy, Rinse ... Repeat!! (PHOTO GALLERY)
Jessenia Vice got so sandy at the beach, she had to take a dip in the ocean ... and hit the showers. The voluptuous model's got curves for days, so it takes double the effort to get clean. That's what she gets for doing yoga in the sand, though.…
Jay Glazer -- Demi Lovato Can Save Josh Gordon (VIDEO)
Jay Glazer says he genuinely cares for troubled NFL star Josh Gordon -- and says if there's anyone who can help him deal with his addiction issues, it's his good friend Demi Lovato.
Kandi Burruss -- Booted Off Flight ... Airline Admits Screwup
Kandi Burruss is getting a half-hearted apology from Hawaiian Airlines for a computer glitch that led to her whole crew getting temporarily grounded. Kandi blasted the airline on social media, saying she, hubby Todd Tucker and 2 friends…
Hugh Hefner -- Alive Despite Death Scare
Law enforcement rushed to the Playboy Mansion Friday ... when rumors swirled Hugh Hefner may have died. Several news agencies, including TMZ, got a tip the Playboy king had passed away. We called law enforcement to confirm or shoot down the…
Master P -- I Didn't Dupe Ricky Williams ... He WANTED That Contract (VIDEO)
Master P says Ricky Williams called the shots when it came to putting together his infamous 1999 NFL rookie contract and all he did was help the Heisman winner get the deal HE wanted. Master P joined the guys on the "TMZ Sports" TV show (airs…