Leaky El Faro had structural issues, ex-crew members say
U.S.: Russian missiles hit Iran
A number of cruise missiles launched from a Russian ship and aimed at targets in Syria have crashed in Iran, two U.S. officials told CNN Thursday.
Ben Carson explains himself
Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson addresses the controversy over comments he made about how he would have responded during a mass shooting such as the one in Oregon.
ISIS: We rape to 'make' women Muslim
$6.5M for kin of man shot by cop
The family of the late Walter Scott and the city of North Charleston, South Carolina, have reached a $6.5 million settlement.
France train hero stabbed again
A U.S. airman who was injured while helping thwart an attack on a train in France two months ago has been stabbed in northern California, a U.S. defense official speaking on condition of anonymity said Thursday.
1st day back, NFLer isn't sorry
Before the public ever saw the damning video of former NFL player Ray Rice knocking out his future wife, there was the domestic violence case of Greg Hardy.
The signals in McCarthy's decision
The Republican establishment just lost the first primary of the 2016 election season.
Will SeaWorld get whale tank OK?
Opponents and supporters of SeaWorld's plan to double the size of its killer whale tank in San Diego packed a public hearing Thursday where the controversial project will either be approved or killed.
You can't go home again: Rebuilding lives after Fukushima
Frat shut down after sex video
The charter of an Indiana University fraternity has been revoked after a video surfaced allegedly showing members cheering on a brother involved in a sexually explicit act with a woman.
And Trump takes credit
Donald Trump suggested Thursday that he was partly responsible for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's decision to drop his bid to become speaker.
Robotic chimp could roam the moon
Could the next moon mission involve a small step for an ape, but a giant leap for all robots?
Carson says the darndest things
Ben Carson is at it again.
Take a ride with Keanu
It's just one of the over-the-top "fantasy gifts" being offered by high-end retailer Neiman Marcus in their annual Christmas Book, a holiday gift catalog for people who already have everything.
McCarthy quits speaker race...
Why man drove car into ocean
While fleeing from police, a man drove a stolen Land Cruiser into the ocean north of Perth, Australia. CNN affiliate Seven Network reports.
Book puts children to sleep?
There's a new book that's allegedly guaranteed to put our children to sleep, and maybe even adults too. "I can make anyone fall asleep," reads the cover of "The Rabbit who wants to fall asleep"
This Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner soars
The Boeing crew for the upcoming Paris Air Show shows off their skills in the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Elusive king cobra captured in odd location
A Florida woman got quite a surprise when she heard a mysterious hissing from behind her dryer. CNN affiliate WESH reports.
Sheriff: Boy killed girl over puppy
As a Tennessee community prepares to bury a girl allegedly killed by an 11-year-old boy over a puppy, more details emerged about the gun used in the shooting.
Jenners, Hemsworths, Cindy Crawford and more
Take a look at 26 selfies of the week from September 30 through October 6.
Ben Carson explains himself
Syria's war: How we got here
It began with the arrests of a handful of children in 2011. Since then it's exploded into the biggest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War.
Carson on guns and Nazis
Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks about gun control with CNN's Wolf Blitzer
Damon Dash -- Judge Sides With Ex-Wife ... You've Got A Weed Problem
Damon Dash was shut down in court Thursday during a custody hearing for his two kids, and a judge made it very clear ... Damon hurt his chances by smoking too much pot. Dash wanted an LA judge to drop the monitored visits he currently has with…
Justin Bieber -- Threatens To Sue ... Take Down The Naked Pics Or Else!!
Justin Bieber and his team are sending a strong message -- the nude photos of him published this week invaded his privacy, and anyone who posted them should take them down immediately. TMZ has confirmed Bieber's legal team has sent multiple cease…
Ronda Rousey -- I Could Forgive Bieber ... But There's a Catch (VIDEO)
Call her Ronda the Merciful -- 'cause the UFC superstar says she's down to let Justin Bieber off the hook for dissing her sister at Cannes ... as long as she gets permission from one key person. Rousey arrived back in L.A. to get back to…
Raft Fighting Sisters – We Might Get Fired Over Viral Video (VIDEO)
The sisters whose river rafting brawl video went viral are blaming their violent, yet hysterical fight on booze and bitchiness -- and say it could end up costing them their jobs. Sisters/sparring partners Jessica and Jasmine Boling tell TMZ…
Drake & Serena -- We're Not Engaged
There was no "I do" ... there was no bended knee ... there was no proposal -- because Drake and Serena Williams are NOT engaged to be married ... this according to a rep for the rapper. The Internet was buzzing this morning with rumors that Drake…
Ben Carson -- Dumb Reporters Make Me Chuckle ... Not School Shootings (VIDEO)
Dr. Ben Carson says his puzzling laughter after saying he would have bum rushed the Oregon community college shooter ... had nothing to do with nerves or him being insensitive to victims. Carson was in NYC outside the FOX News building -- where it…
Vin Scully -- Out for the Playoffs ... After Medical Procedure
Well this sucks ... the Dodgers just announced legendary broadcaster Vin Scully will miss working the playoffs after undergoing a medical procedure Thursday morning. The Dodgers wouldn't say what the procedure was -- but insist the 87-year-old…
Khloe Kardashian's BFF Malika Haqq Arrested For DUI
Malika Haqq, Khloe Kardashian's best friend who also appears on "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," was arrested for DUI after crashing her car on an L.A. freeway ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us, Malika crashed on the 101 at…
Derek Fisher -- Surfaces In D.C. ... Do I Look Beat Up? (Video)
TMZ Sports just shot the first video of Derek Fisher out in public since his big fight with Matt Barnes over the weekend -- but take a close look ... he doesn't appear to look any worse for wear.
Matt Barnes -- No Criminal Charges for Fisher Incident ... Cops Say
Matt Barnes will NOT be charged with a crime for allegedly attacking Derek Fisher over the weekend ... the Redondo Beach Police Department tells TMZ Sports.
Spencer Stone -- Video Of Stabbing ... Train Hero Was Fighting 3 Guys
Crazy footage has surfaced showing the wild street brawl that resulted in the stabbing of French terror train hero Spencer Stone ... in which you can see he was fighting at least 3 other men. The fight was caught on video by a surveillance…
Jalen Rose -- Stephen A. Smith Can't Win Against Durant ... Let It Go, Bro
Jalen Rose thinks Stephen A. Smith made a HUGE mistake calling out Kevin Durant ... 'cause in a battle between media dude and former league MVP dude ... media dude will always lose. Rose sat down with Charlamagne Tha God on "The Breakfast…
Jim Carrey -- Headed To Ireland For Girlfriend's Funeral
Jim Carrey will be making an appearance at the funeral of his late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White, who committed suicide days after he called things off with her. TMZ has confirmed Carrey is headed to Ireland, where White will be laid to rest next to…
Famous Chef Paul Prudhomme -- Turducken, Blackened Redfish Pioneer ... Dead at 75
Paul Prudhomme, the famous New Orleans chef who made redfish so popular it almost became extinct, has died. Prudhomme's Big Easy restaurant, K-Paul's, has become a national landmark. He rolled out blackened redfish which became an obsession around…
Matt Barnes Punched Derek Fisher In the Mouth ... Witness Says
Matt Barnes punched Derek Fisher in the mouth with a closed fist during their melee in L.A. this past weekend -- and only stopped fighting when one of Matt's kids begged them to stop ... a witness tells TMZ Sports.
Mark Wahlberg and Justin Bieber -- Now That's a Package Deal! (VIDEO)
It's like the Obi-Wan and Luke Skywalker of men's undies coming together -- Mark Wahlberg and Justin Bieber ... chilling in Bev Hills ... fully clothed. Sorry. Bieber -- fresh off the jet from Bora Bora -- was strolling with Hailey…
Boxer Victor Ortiz -- Pleads Not Guilty In Country Music Beatdown
Boxer Victor Ortiz is adamant he did NOT assault a country music fan at a Jason Aldean/Kenny Chesney concert back in July ... and pled not guilty in court moments ago. We broke the story ... Ortiz -- a former "Dancing with the Stars"…
President Obama -- Come Party with Jamie Foxx and Me ... For $10,000/Ticket!
President Obama could be blaming it on the a-a-a-a-alcohol this weekend -- 'cause he's gonna be partying with Jamie Foxx at a ritzy celebrity event ... TMZ has learned. The DNC is throwing one of those big ticket fundraisers on Saturday in Pacific…
Tito Ortiz -- Ronda Rousey Would Kill Tank Abbott
There would be no sandwiches for Tank Abbott if he stepped into the Octagon with Ronda Rousey ... because she would "kill his face" ... so says Tito Ortiz. As we previously reported, Abbott -- a UFC legend -- launched an attack on female…
French Terror Train Hero Spencer Stone Stabbed
Spencer Stone, one of the 3 American heroes who thwarted the terrorist attack in France, was stabbed multiple times ... and is now hospitalized. The attack reportedly happened early Thursday morning in Sacramento while Stone was protecting a friend.…