Investigators say captain switched off wrong engine
Dashcam video captures crash | Photos: Plane went into river in Taiwan | Other major recent crashes
Study: Mass killings 'contagious'
Mass killings and school shootings spread "contagiously," a new study found, where one killing or shooting increases the chances that others will occur within about two weeks.
Tense capital swarms to 911 call
Photos: Navy Yard lockdown
Booze broke up escapees
Photos: How the manhunt ended | Timeline | Opinion: A manhunt that found its targets
Cops' cameras show beating
Cameras show a police officer repeatedly hitting a man. CNN affiliate KVDR reports.
Couple's bodies in friend's yard
A friend of an Arizona couple who went missing more than a week ago now faces first-degree murder charges in their deaths.
Webb: I'm running for president
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced his campaign for president Thursday.
Trump: Who is doing the raping?
Watch: What he's said about Mexico | Why his supporters like him | Macy's dumps Trump | Photos: His empire
Ex-CNNers in deadly shootout
A former CNN reporter was wounded three times Tuesday night during a deadly shootout with a man who allegedly tried to rob him and his wife in a New Mexico motel room.
'Sesame Street' actress leaving
It's the end of an era on "Sesame Street."
No. 102 player beats tennis champ
The upset bug has struck Rafael Nadal -- again -- at Wimbledon.
1st U.S. measles death in 12 years
The Washington State Department of Health reported Thursday what it said was the first confirmed measles death in the United States since 2003.
Factory robot kills worker
An automotive assembly line robot mortally injured a worker at a car factory in Germany this week, a prosecutor's office said.
Google rushes to fix racial slur
When Jacky Alcine looked at his Google Photos app recently, he was appalled by what he saw. The facial recognition software had tagged pictures of him and a friend, both of them African-Americans, with the word "Gorillas."
1/3 of China's Great Wall missing
It was originally built to defend an empire, but now parts of the Great Wall of China are crumbling so badly they need someone to leap to their defense.
Dolphin crushes woman's ankles
A dolphin jumped onto a family boat, crashing into a woman and breaking both of her ankles. CNN affiliate KCAL/KCBS has the details.
How safe is your swim?
Know your shark attack stats
When sharks attack, the news dominates headlines. But did you know there are only 70 attacks worldwide on average per year? This, and other facts, about when sharks attack.
Drought may be behind increase
Sharks have attacked 10 people off the coast of North and South Carolina this year, according to the International Shark Attack File at the University of Florida, including a man bitten Wednesday on the Outer Banks' Ocracoke Island.
Don't be 'that' person at a concert
CNN's Lisa France breaks down your guide to summer concert etiquette and how to have a good time, while not ruining everyone else's.
Watch some sizzlin' summer TV
Summer TV isn't what it used to be.
Movies you should hit (or miss)
Excited for the summer blockbuster season? CNN's Lisa France gives you the rundown on what to see -- and what to skip -- in theaters.
Visit a pizza farm (really)
There are those who could eat pizza every day.
Sanders' campaign raises $15M in quarter
Historic settlement over BP oil spill
BP has reached a historic agreement with five Gulf States to settle the claims made against the company from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, resulting in the largest environmental settlement in history.
Walker sets July 13 announcement
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to make his White House bid official Monday, July 13, in the Milwaukee suburb Waukesha.
Donald Trump offers rare praise for Obama
Bombastic GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump offered a rare spot of praise for President Barack Obama on Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Don Lemon. He also said improving race relations would be a priority for him if elected president.
Hillary Clinton vs. a fax machine
Adios, 'Sesame Street's' 'Maria'--and thanks
What David Sweat can really tell us
Is the July 4th terror threat overhyped?
Has Katy Perry met her match?
Singer, songwriter and sex symbol Katy Perry may be one of the best-selling, chart-topping, top-earning artists of all time, but the "Roar" performer may have met her match in a group of Los Angeles nuns.
'Genius Girl' a lesson on Asian students
They called Sara Kim the "Genius Girl."
He tried to start his grill but then ...
A Florida man shares the story of how he was severely burned trying to grill. CNN's WSVN reports.
Hotel workers see killer, chase him
Cellphone video is giving the world a vivid window into the horror of the resort massacre and the bravery of the Tunisians that tried to stop it.
Polygamist applies for marriage license
A polygamist family in Montana applied for a marriage license after the Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling. CNN affiliate KTVQ reports.
See Eminem sing Seger songs with Colbert
Rapper Eminem chats with Stephen Colbert as the new "Late Show" host temporarily takes over hosting duties of a public access cable show in Michigan.
Leaving town this holiday? Prepare for the worst
Experts are trying to figure out a way to reduce traffic and lower the time we spend commuting. Until that happens, we'll just have to put it in park.
Homeless man wows with piano performance
A homeless man in Sarasota, Florida, took advantage of the public street pianos and created beautiful music. CNN's affiliate WWSB reports.
Traffic stop turns into surprise of a lifetime for mom
A soldier enlists police in Hanson, Massachusetts, to help him surprise his mom when he comes home for a visit. CNN affiliate WCVB reports.
Sad reason millionaire is selling classic car collection
Henrik Frederiksen has collected classic cars since the age of 18, he now has sixty cars, most predating WWII.
Actor thought this was cute, but fans felt differently
"Silicon Valley" actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani decided to tweet an adorable childhood picture, but fans had a different reaction. Watch more Conan videos.
Why Ted Cruz watched porn with Justice O'Connor
How GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz tells CNN's Jake Tapper how he came to be watching hardcore porn with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
9/11 first responder wins $5M lottery jackpot
Carmelo Mercado, a New York firefighter and first responder on 9/11, won a $5 million lottery jackpot.
Doctor debunks celebrities on vaccines
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci on CNN.
Life on the Marshall Islands
In the middle of the Pacific there's a place where no one has the luxury of denying climate change exists. People in the Marshall Islands are living it.
House washes away, woman wakes up floating
Where do you go when your country vanishes because of climate change? John Sutter visits the Marshall Islands to find the surprising answer.
Picturesque beaches face catastrophe
Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner gives an impassioned reading of 2 Degrees, a poem about climate change and the threat it poses to the Marshall Islands.
EPA boss: Climate change could kill thousands
Like Hawaii's coral reefs?
Why celebs can't R.I.P.
People we lost in 2015
Remembering those who died in 2015.
Joe Cocker: One of entertainment's nicest guys
Renowned character actor dies Christmas Eve
You may not know his name, but anyone who watches movies and television knows the squat, tough-faced character actor Charles Durning, who died on Christmas Eve, according to his family.
'Eight Is Enough' father dies at 86
Dick Van Patten, the seemingly ubiquitous actor perhaps best known for his starring role as the father on the 1970s series "Eight Is Enough," has died. He was 86.
At home with Frida Kahlo
Efron shows off his selfie 'swag'
The art of the abandoned sofa
You see a sofa abandoned on the side of a Los Angeles street. Andrew Ward sees art.
38 amazing sports photos
Take a look at 38 amazing sports photos from June 23 through June 29.
Smudged! The Declaration of Independence
Peas? In guacamole??
Woe to be an avocado.
See some wonders of the universe
CDC warns of swimming pool parasite
A new report suggests that outbreaks in swimming pools of the parasite cryptosporidium increase each year. CNN affiliate KSAT reports.
Girl Scouts hang with Obama
Girl Scouts evacuate the White House lawn during an overnight camp-out. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on what made the Scouts scram.
CIA: Hey, minorities, we need you!
Couple married for 75 years die together
A San Diego couple married for 75 years die in each other's arms. CNN affiliate KGTV reports.
First look at the 'Steve Jobs' movie
An extended trailer was released Wednesday for "Steve Jobs," which stars Michael Fassbender as the mercurial Apple co-founder.
9 things we know about turn-ons
Human sexuality used to be perceived as a lot less fluid (and more intuitive) than we now know it to be. The more scientists learn about what turns us on — much of desire is sparked in our brains rather than our groins; aphrodisiacs can come from the most unlikely places — the less we can definitively say about it.
$30 for a sandwich?
Forget the debate over whether it should come with or without a fried egg.
Scouts evacuate White House lawn
It started as a dream night for fifty Girl Scouts, who got to be the first scouts in history to camp out on the South Lawn of the White House
Chris Brown's Baby Mama -- Money's Not the Issue ... He's Pissed Royalty's with His Mom
Chris Brown had a $10k agreement in place with his baby mama, Nia Guzman … but when she shipped little Royalty off to hang with Chris' mom, he cut her off. Sources close to Nia tell TMZ ... Royalty's parents finally came…
Iman Shumpert -- I'M NOT GUMBY DAMMIT ... Ditches Signature Hairdo
It's the end of an era in the NBA ... 'cause Cavs star Iman Shumpert just ditched his signature Gumby-style high top cut ... for a brand new dreaded up man bun. Shumpert was out in L.A. with his pop star girlfriend…
Miley Cyrus -- New Girl/Girl Relationship ... Passion or PR Stunt?
Miley Cyrus' make out session with Victoria's Secret model Stella Maxwell was intense, but there's some evidence this might have been brilliant guerrilla marketing. The kissing pics were snapped Tuesday night during a break from the set of a music…
NHL's Slava Voynov -- 90 Days in Jail ... In Domestic Violence Case
L.A. Kings star Slava Voynov has been sentenced to 90 days in jail in his domestic violence case. Voynov was initially charged with felony corporal injury to a spouse stemming from an October 2014 incident at…
Eddie George -- Stop Nipple Discrimination ... I Got Chrissy Teigen's Back (And Front)
NFL legend Eddie George is all about nipple equality ... telling TMZ Sports he completely supports Chrissy Teigen's war on boob censorship ... because, well, "She's on the right track." Teigen's tatas have been all over…
Miss USA -- Donald Trump Won't Make a Penny From Reelz
The CEO of Reelz, which has agreed to run the Miss USA pageant, tells TMZ, Donald Trump will lose money because the fee the network is paying is way less than the cost of production. Stan Hubbard tells us, he made the decision to air the pageant…
UFC's Miesha Tate -- My Ass Kicks Ass
Squats do a body good. Here's UFC star Miesha Tate ... showing off her dangerous derriere ... in a recent pic from Brazil. BTW, she's dating fellow UFC stud Bryan Caraway ... who's currently training for a big fight at UFC on FOX later this…
Britney Spears' Son -- Flashes Of LeBron ... Lockdown Defense In Hoops Game
Britney's kid can ball!! Check out this footage of 9-year-old Sean Preston Federline with the nasty steal in a recent youth league game. His dad K-Fed was so proud, he posted the video to social media ... and…
Shaq -- Sinks Golf Ball Free Throw ... Goes Insane!
Who says Shaquille O'Neal can't shoot?! The Big Fella brought his hoop skills to the golf course this week -- grabbing a ball and sinking a 10-footer at the Greenbrier Classic Pro-Am. The crowd went insane ... so did…
Ben Affleck -- Even Jennifer Garner Doesn't Believe He Messed with JLo
Jennifer Garner has issues with Ben Affleck for sure, but they have nothing to do with Ben's former fiancee, Jennifer Lopez. Sources directly connected with the couple tell us, neither Ben nor Jen have even raised JLo's name in their decision to…
Stephen Colbert to Eminem -- I Ain't Afraid of You, Punk! (VIDEO)
Stephen Colbert got in Eminem's face during a heated mano a mano showdown over retirement plans -- and things got weird ... mostly because this all went down on public access TV. Colbert played anchorman on…
Chris Martin -- Pops Indian Concert Cherry (VIDEO)
1.25 BILLION people want a piece of Chris Martin, and he finally gave in last night -- with a surprise performance in India. Martin was out to dinner with Frida Pinto and folk musician Raghu Dixit in New…
Joey Chestnut -- I'll Gain 22 Pounds In Hot Dog Contest ... Post-Dump Will Be 'Epic'
Joey Chestnut -- the greatest competitive eater OF ALL TIME -- says he expects to gain more than 20 pounds during the hot dog competition on 4th of July ... but the real show comes after the contest! "Jaws" says…
Ryan Seacrest -- Junk-Grabbing, Wine-Guzzling Fun! (PHOTO)
Thisssss ... is Ryan Seacrest acting like a raging frat boy on Spring Break -- with his buddy, Thor -- and it's kinda awesome. It's a side of Seacrest we never get to see -- but while partying with Chris Hemsworth on a yacht off the coast…
Jahlil Okafor -- You're Gonna Get Hazed, Bro ... Says 76ers Teammate
Hope Jahlil Okafor enjoys public humiliation ... because according to one of his new 76ers teammates, the #3 pick in the draft has some serious hazing coming his way. We spoke with Philadelphia's Hollis Thompson…
Paris Hilton -- FAKED Horror in 'Plane Crash' Stunt ... In on the Prank
Paris Hilton is a better actress than we thought ... we've learned she was totally in on the "near plane crash" stunt. TMZ has obtained a document prepared by the Egyptian production company behind the…
Matt Damon -- Meet My Little Pony (PHOTO)
Here's the normally clean cut Matt Damon looking all Spicoli in China -- shoulder length locks pulled back into a freakin' ponytail. How do ya like them apples?
Chrissy Teigen -- A Nipple Is a Nipple Is a Nipple (VIDEO)
Chrissy Teigen thinks nipples are like the Mona Lisa ... completely overrated. Teigen ran into our photog in Bev Hills Wednesday, telling us why she "f**ked" with Instagram this week with her bare…
Kevin Hart & The Rock -- Smoke on Movie Set Sparks 'Beef' with Fire Chief (VIDEO)
Kevin Hart and The Rock engaged in some on-set hijinks when shooting for their new movie was interrupted by a minor fire emergency -- which accidentally led to K-Hart kinda pissing off a fire chief. The Somerville…
Phil Jackson -- Porzingis Is a Good Investment
NY Knicks honcho Phil Jackson seems to be VERY AMUSED by all the criticism surrounding Kristaps Porzingis -- but says when push comes to shove, the Latvian is a good investment. Jackson was having dinner with…