Ex-staffer's lawyers: Benghazi chairman breached confidentiality
The attorneys for a former investigator with the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Monday issued a cease-and-desist letter alleging that Republican Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy violated confidentiality terms of a mediation between the parties.
2 firefighters die in apartment blaze
Two Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters have died after part of an apartment building collapsed on them and two of their colleagues during a fire.
Iran lawmakers OK nuclear deal
The Iranian parliament has given its approval to the deal Tehran reached with world powers over its nuclear program, state media reported.
No charges for Cecil the Lion's killer
Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the Lion while on a July hunting expedition, won't face charges in the beloved big cat's death, a Zimbabwean minister said Monday.
Cops: Woman live streams herself driving drunk
She is lost, exasperated, and -- by her own admission -- driving very drunk.
Football movies that score every time
Now that the weather is growing crisp and football season is in full swing, it's a good time to curl up on the sofa and revisit our favorite gridiron-themed flicks.
Former KKK site gets MLK tribute
This city has 226 Michelin-starred restaurants
When it comes to global culinary centers of excellence, one city stands head and shoulders above the rest -- Tokyo.
She taunts him over his remarks about immigrants, women
U.S. delivers 50 tons of ammo to rebels
U.S. military cargo planes gave 50 tons of ammunition to rebel groups overnight in northern Syria, using an air drop of 112 pallets as the first step in the Obama Administration's urgent effort to find new ways to support those groups.
Russia, U.S. wade deeper into Syria
After four years and 250,000 deaths, the Syrian civil war is getting even more complicated. And now the U.S. and Russia are stepping up their roles in the country -- though on opposing sides.
Half-million-acre ranch for sale
The $1 billion city that nobody calls home
In the arid plains of the southern New Mexico desert, between the site of the first atomic bomb test and the U.S.-Mexico border, a new city is rising from the sand.
How Sanders turned himself into a serious contender
Did F1 star spray Putin with champagne?
If Vladimir Putin has ever doubted sport's value in raising a country's global profile, then Sunday's Russian Grand Prix should have laid that idea to rest.
Hold the phone: How we'd look empty-handed
It's a common digital age moment.
Sexting, murder charges kept in trial
Justin Ross Harris, who faces murder charges in his 1-year-old son's June 2014 hot car death, will not see a separate trial on allegations that he sexted with minors, a Cobb County, Georgia, judge ruled Monday.
Iraq: 9 ISIS officials killed in strike
Iraq's military claims its air force struck a convoy in western Anbar province that included ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
She raps to avoid sale as a bride
Fusion to change everything?
Supermodel, singer: We're pregnant
Supermodel Chrissy Teigen and singer John Legend are expecting a baby.
Cops use Taser on city official
A city councilman in Texas was shocked with a stun gun and arrested after interfering with an investigation, police say. CNN affiliate KTRK reports.
Aerosmith to Trump: Stop using song
Steven Tyler is the latest rocker to take issue with Donald Trump.
Underwater injury leads to frightening health find
An injury sustained from a possible shark attack left Eugene Finney with a deep gash, but led to the discovery of something much more severe. CNN affiliate WBZ has the details.
Investigators DNA test families
Tracy Morgan -- First Time Onstage ... Since Accident
Tracy Morgan just came back to live comedy with a vengeance ... returning to not just one stage, but two. Morgan hasn't performed in front of an audience in over 16 months, as he recovered from the devastating Walmart crash ... but Monday night he…
Michael Irvin -- Terrell Owens Can't Help The Cowboys ... 'Cause He's Ancient
Michael Irvin says T.O.'s initials have a brand new meaning ... Too Old ... 'cause he thinks the former NFL great is a little too long in the tooth to help the injury ravaged Dallas Cowboys. Of course, 41-year-old Terrell has been ADAMANT he can…
Carly Fiorina -- First Class Bank Account ... Still Flying Coach (PHOTO)
Carly Fiorina's running her presidential campaign on peanuts -- at least in the air, where the $59 million woman is flying low-cost airlines. We got this shot of Fiorina sitting at LAX -- not in a first class lounge, but just hanging with the…
Britney Spears -- $7 MILLION Steal for New Mansion (PHOTOS)
If you want to know where Britney Spears' massive Las Vegas paychecks are going -- feast your eyes on the huge estate she just snatched up outside Los Angeles! Brit closed on the 13,264 sq. ft. palace on Friday, according to our real estate…
Roger Goodell -- Hey Commish ... Can I Get a Selfie?!
See, people still like Roger Goodell ... especially in New York, where the NFL commissioner snapped selfies with fans at the big Giants vs. 49ers game. We spoke with Torrey O'Brien -- who was sitting near Goodell's box last night when he…
Dallas Cowboys -- Highway Patrol Trooper In Trouble ... For Photo with RB
The Texas Highway Patrol trooper who pulled over a Dallas Cowboys running back -- and then took a picture with him -- will face disciplinary actions for the incident ... TMZ Sports has learned. The photo has been all over the Internet -- a trooper…
Jason Biggs -- My Wife Is Nuts for Snapping Junk-Revealing Selfie
2:25 PM PT -- Jenny deleted the post from her Instagram. Guess it wasn't intentional, after all.Jason Biggs and his wife got photobombed ... by deez. Deez who, you say? Deez nuts!! Yes, Jason's family jewels were exposed when Jenny…
Steve Sarkisian -- FIRED BY USC (Update: Players Notified By Text)
2:09 PM PT -- USC players tell us they were notified that Sarkisian was fired via text message from the coaching staff. Steve Sarkisian is out as the head football coach at USC. Here's the official statement from Athletic Director Pat…
'Celebrity Wife Swap' -- Cancelled
"Celebrity Wife Swap" will no longer reveal important life lessons like ... do NOT be Coolio's live-in girlfriend -- ABC is pulling the plug on the reality show. TMZ has learned the spin-off from "Wife Swap" has been cancelled after 4 seasons.…
Simon Cowell -- I Party Like a 'Beverly Hills Housewife!'
Simon Cowell celebrated his 56th birthday with Ryan Seacrest, his GF ... and a 'Real Housewife.' We're told Cowell's baby mama Lauren Silverman set up everything for the celebration dinner at Sur Lounge in West Hollywood ... where celeb…
Pete Carroll On Steve Sarkisian -- 'It Breaks My Heart' ... But He'll Beat It
Pete Carroll says the the situation surrounding his coaching protege Steve Sarkisian "breaks his heart" but he remains ultra-confident that his former assistant will get things back on track. Carroll opened up about Sark on his weekly ESPN radio…
UFC's Travis Browne -- Yes, I'm Dating Ronda Rousey
The rumors are true ... Ronda Rousey is in a relationship with UFC fighter Travis Browne -- the same guy who was accused of beating up his wife -- and then CLEARED after a UFC investigation. Browne just went on "The MMA Hour Live" and said he…
Boxer Jermall Charlo -- Undisputed Champ Of Booty ... Drops $25K At Houston Strip Club
IBF light middleweight champ Jermall Charlo just added another title to his resume ... ruler of the shake joint ... 'cause he went HAM in a strip club over the weekend ... tossing $25k into the atmosphere. Charlo and his crew took over VLive in…
Train Hero Alek Skarlatos -- Busts His Nose in 'DWTS' Rehearsal
The bad luck streak continues ... Alek Skarlatos -- one of the French terror train heroes -- just suffered a broken nose, courtesy of his "Dancing with the Stars" partner. Our 'DWTS' sources tell us Skarlatos and his partner Emma Slater were…
'Modern Family' Star Ariel Winter -- Kylie Who? (PHOTO)
Ariel Winter took her boyfriend out to a wedding this weekend, and her fashion sense was on full display. 17-year-old Ariel sported a very low cut lavender bandage dress, while her adult BF (he's 18) went simple suit and tie. The "Modern Family"…
Gordon Ramsay Goes Through Ironman Hell ... Bows Out After Barfing (PHOTOS)
Gordon Ramsay had the guts to enter the grueling Ironman World Championship in Hawaii, but he ended up losing those guts ... on the side of a road. Chef Ramsay had to drop out of the legendary race, but not before completing the 2.4 mile ocean…
Kourtney Kardashian -- Toddler Down!! Car Door Hits Penelope (PHOTOS)
Kourtney Kardashian had a serious mom moment -- she looked away for a split second, and one of her kids took a car door to the face! Kourt was actually holding 3-year-old Penelope's hand as they walked past a parked car in Malibu on Sunday -- and at…
Matt Leinart -- Sarkisian Is My Friend and Needs Help ... Please Support Him
Matt Leinart is speaking out on Steve Sarkisian -- his QB coach during his days at USC -- asking people to support his friend because "he needs help." Leinart went to Twitter and wrote, "Sark is a friend and he needs help. I ask everyone instead of…
Kris Jenner -- I DO Weddings ... for My Famous Friends
Kris Jenner threw a wedding for her longtime pal and 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' star Faye Resnick, and even officiated the ceremony. It went down Sunday at Jenner's Calabasas pad. 'RHOBH' star Kyle Richards was one of the bridesmaids and her…
Tim Tebow to Russell Wilson -- 'Best of Luck' ... In No Sex Before Marriage Thing
Russell Wilson and Ciara have Tim Tebow's support in their vow to abstain from sex until marriage. Of course, Tim has also famously sworn off sex until he ties the knot ... and Sunday at LAX, he told us he wishes the Seattle Seahawks QB and…