Clinton aims to reframe 2016 debate
The speech that Hillary Clinton delivered on Thursday was the one that many Democrats had been waiting for.
Trump to Anderson Cooper: 'Bad dudes' are out
In an exclusive interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Donald Trump talked about his plan to build a wall and said he will remove all of "the bad dudes" when he takes office.
Brazil charges Lochte
It looks like US swimmer Ryan Lochte will soon have to decide whether to go back to Brazil.
Uber is bleeding money
Uber may be the most valuable privately held company in the world, but that doesn't mean it's making money.
The mislabeled pill that's killing people
They might as well be playing Russian Roulette.
Scientist creates black hole in his lab
Haifa-based scientist Jeff Steinhauer has simulated a black hole in his laboratory, and it might be the breakthrough that helps celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking win the Nobel Prize. CNN's Ian lee reports.
Trump: No pathway to legal status
Donald Trump ruled out Thursday a pathway to legal status for undocumented immigrants in the United States, walking back comments he made earlier this week in which he appeared open to the idea.
An eye-popping response to Trump's attack
Watch woman react with hilarious shocked face to Trump "bigot" attack. Jeanne Moos goes behind Trump's back.
What is the alt-right movement?
Hillary Clinton is highlighting the Trump campaign's ties to a far right-wing movement called "alternative right." CNN's Brian Stelter reports.
2 charged in death of 'hero' teen
A 15-year-old jumped on top of his friends to shield them from a spray of gunfire. Zaevion William Dobson's selfless act was his last.
Tourist trapped in cabin for month
An emotional Czech tourist, who was trapped for a month in a hut after her partner died in a New Zealand national park, has thanked her "heroes" for rescuing her.
1 year since news crew killed on air
On Friday morning the Roanoke, Virginia television station WDBJ will mark the one year anniversary of Alison Parker and Adam Ward's deaths with a moment of silence on the air.
US fires warning shots at Iranian vessel
A US Navy patrol craft fired three warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boat Wednesday after US officials said it had harassed that patrol craft, CNN has learned.
Images spark debate over bathing suit ban
Activists protest France's burkini ban as French politicians defend it. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.
Aftershocks rattle Italy
A series of aftershocks rattled rescuers and residents racing to find survivors following a massive earthquake that killed 250 people in Italy.
Top exec due to testify found dead
A top executive at a South Korean company facing a corruption investigation was found dead early Friday just hours before he was due to be questioned by prosecutors.
'No excuses': Clinton explains emails, charity
Hillary Clinton sharply refuted Wednesday Donald Trump's attacks on the Clinton Foundation, which have included claims that she used public office for personal gain.
Video captures dramatic shootout at gas station
Surveillance video captured two men exchanging gunfire at a gas station in Atlanta. One woman was injured in the shootout.
Firefighter's face transplant is making medical history
Patrick Hardison's face transplant has given him a new hope for life. He can now walk in crowds without strangers staring and pointing at him.
Two Mississippi nuns found dead
Two nuns were found dead Thursday in a home in Holmes County, Mississippi, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth announced.
Photos: Destruction, death in Italian quake
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit southeast of Norcia, Italy, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Clinton: Trump and 'alt-right' taking over GOP
Hillary Clinton will try to cast Donald Trump as outside the norm of American politics Thursday, drawing a line between the Ku Klux Klan, its former leader David Duke and the Republican presidential nominee.
Clinton, Trump supporters in heated exchange over race
New York Times columnist Charles Blow and Republican political commentator Paris Dennard engaged in a fiery exchange about race in the Clinton and Trump campaigns.
Jimmy Carter: I didn't think I'd live
President Jimmy Carter wasn't too sure he would be in Memphis this year for Habitat for Humanity's 33rd Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
Britney Spears does 'Carpool Karaoke'
Britney Spears and James Corden sang "Toxic" during a "Carpool Karaoke" segment on CBS's "The Late Late Show."
Night patrol with Philippines police
It's monsoon season in the Philippines and in a ramshackle neighborhood in Quezon City, near Manila, a sudden downpour has left gray puddles in the rutted streets and fat, dirty drops of rainwater steadily dripping from corrugated metal roofs.
Photo of couple saying goodbye is breaking hearts
Wolf and Anita Gotthschalk have been married for 62 years, but they were admitted into separate nursing homes and for the last eight months, have been forced to live apart.
Secret force targets ISIS with graffiti
The graffiti artist works under cover of darkness, spraying the letter M on walls across Mosul.
Woman dies from zip line fall
A 59-year-old woman died after falling 40 feet from a zip line ride in Delaware.
Why there were 88 heroin ODs in 1 city in 5 days
The American heroin epidemic has become more dangerous, as reports of heroin laced with carfentanil are being reported throughout the country.
NY heroin seizure a 'substantial' dent in epidemic
Ensconced in the axle of a painted-over tractor trailer, the more than 65 pounds of heroin were smuggled across the Mexican border with Texas and transported across the country to a house nestled in the woods 30 miles north of New York City.
Opinion: Trump doesn't understand Sharia
It's clear that Donald Trump has no idea what Sharia is. Earlier this month, Trump proposed what he described as "extreme vetting" to ban immigrants who "believed Sharia law should supplant American law." But while this irrational fear-mongering might play well to some of his supporters, it is detached from reality.
Can anti-mosquito insecticide cause birth defects?
Miami officials have begun spraying an anti-mosquito insecticide to combat the growing Zika virus threat, but whether the chemical is safe for humans remains hotly debated. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
Earth-like planet discovered orbiting sun's neighbor
A planet named Proxima b has been discovered orbiting the closest star to our sun. It may be the closest possible home for life outside of the solar system.
Obama won this state twice. Clinton struggles there
Donald Trump continues to trail in key swing states, but that has not been the case in Nevada, a state that helped him clinch the Republican nomination.
iPhone vulnerability used to target journalists, aid workers
Security researchers on Thursday announced they had discovered a new piece of iPhone malware that allowed attackers t
Video shows Starbucks flattened by tornado
A man recorded a Starbucks blowing over during a tornado in Kokomo, Indiana.
Opinion: Is life likely on this planet?
Space. The final frontier.
Court sets deadline for Clinton FBI emails
A federal judge has ordered the State Department to begin delivering emails uncovered by the FBI in its investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server by September 13.
Son gives part of liver to save his dad
Parents give of themselves so their children can live. Michigan resident John Barnes' son returned the favor.
Kareem: Men have to get over their issues with equal pay
Abdul-Jabbar sat down with CNN's Poppy Harlow to discuss his race, politics and unequal pay -- topics that he addresses in his new book "Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White."
Every time I go viral I ask: What next?
Andy Warhol famously said, "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."
Rujouleh: With burkini ban, France acts like Iran
Editor's Note: Ruwan Rujouleh is a Middle East analyst at the Centre on Religion and Geopolitics, an initiative of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. The views expressed in this piece are solely those of the author.
Opinion: France wrong on burkini
Sometimes a bathing suit is just a bathing suit. But not today. Europeans -- Muslims, Christians, atheists and others -- are fiercely debating the question of what women should be allowed to wear at the beach. It seems like a trivial matter, but it isn't.
The success that made North Korea's Kim happy
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un considers Wednesday's test firing of a submarine-based ballistic missile the "greatest success and victory," the country's state-run news agency reported.
Opinion: EpiPen price hike is a warning
How much profit should drug companies make? The question might seem a little abstract, something that belongs in a business journal. But it's one that is increasingly affecting all of us. That was abundantly clear in the wake of the latest price hike controversy to hit the headlines.
EpiPen cost to go down for some, drug firm says
Mylan announced a series of steps Thursday it says will make its EpiPen more affordable for some patients.
How to pay less for your prescription drugs, legally
Even a not-so-pricey drug can add up to a nightmare expense when it needs to be refilled every month.
Time capsule: National park visitors since 1980
This year marks 100 years since the National Park Service was created. American photographer Roger Minick has been photographing tourists at national parks across the nation since 1980. Take a look at images from his "tourist time capsule."
Navy surprises ailing WWII veteran
Standing tall on his front porch and saluting, Ernest Thompson beamed with pride.
'If we don't talk about us, nobody will care about us'
Serkan Yonuk, a transgender man in Turkey, was finally able to trade his pink ID card for a blue one last year.
Hope Solo banned for 'cowards' comment
'Queen of knitwear' who designed for stars dies
French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel, who was known as the queen of knitwear in fashion circles, died Thursday at the age of 86 due to complications from Parkinson's disease, her daughter and French President François Hollande announced.
'She's alive': Girl rescued from Italy quake rubble
Rescuers are still combing through the rubble in several small towns and villages in central Italy Thursday, a day after a strong earthquake shook the region and left more than 200 people dead.
13 killed at American Univ. of Afghanistan
People are trapped at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul after reports of gunfire and blasts.
About that Britney Spears, Justin Bieber rumor...
Don't look for a song from Britney Spears and Justin Bieber anytime soon.
Why Turkey sending tanks into Syria is significant
More than 80 ISIS targets were attacked in the first hours of "Operation Euphrates Shield" early Wednesday, officials say, as Turkish armor and warplanes targeted a key ISIS-held town across its border with Syria.
Lochte on 'Dancing with the Stars'?
Olympian Ryan Lochte is "in talks" to join season 23 of "Dancing With The Stars," a source familiar with the situation confirmed to CNN.
The deal with the Clinton Foundation
The Clinton Foundation is under intensifying scrutiny as Republicans accuse it of being a corrupt and opaque institution.
Sexton: Was Hillary Clinton's time for sale?
There's the appearance of impropriety, and then there's the outright selling of government favors. Hillary Clinton's ties to the Clinton Foundation while secretary of state have always appeared dubious and unethical. Now, with the revelations by The Associated Press that suggest donors to the Clinton Foundation received special access, Clinton's defenders will have to address allegations that Madame Secretary was, in effect, selling her official time to the highest bidders.
Opinion: Putin should try hand at Middle East peace
Aaron David Miller says reports that Putin might try to broker peace shouldn't disturb the U.S; he says the Russian leader would only court failure
Twister roars through Kokomo
Three tornadoes touched down Wednesday afternoon in Indiana, causing damage in at least one city, according to the National Weather Service.
Marathon running dog reunited with owner
Remember Gobi, the marathon-running dog who disappeared in China almost two weeks ago? CNN's Robyn Curnow has an update on the search for the missing stray.
El Faro data recorder details crew's final moments
Almost 26 hours of audio recordings have been recovered from the doomed El Faro cargo ship's data recorder, shedding light on the ship's final moments.
Donald Trump: 'I want to do this my way'
Donald Trump offered a frank assessment of his campaign's strategy for the general election, saying in an interview that "I'm finding that I do better with voters, do better in the polls, when I'm on message."
Trump aide: Immigration change? What change?
Donald Trump's campaign tried to downplay the Republican nominee's stance on immigration, insisting Thursday that "nothing has changed as far as the policies."
Sanders to discuss next moves for 'Revolution'
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to fill in his supporters on his next moves Wednesday night during a livestream address to his supporters.
Miami Beach mayor: We need a Zika bill
With the number of Zika cases in the United States growing, the mayor of Miami Beach, Florida, says he's frustrated that Congress still hasn't passed a bill to help combat the virus.
'Narcos' blasts into second season more addictive than ever
When Netflix's "Narcos" debuted, it seemed to come with a built-in expiration date. Its central figure is drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, who lived a brutal life and died a relatively early death -- at some point he would die and that would be that. But that only makes the second season of this Netflix series more riveting, a morality tale that resonates far beyond its time, place and characters.
General in Bergdahl case rejects claims he can't be fair
The Army general who oversaw the filing of charges against Bowe Bergdahl rejected on Wednesday defense claims that he can't be fair and called being impartial a "duty."
Texas Rangers Pitcher Jeremy Jeffress -- Arrested In Dallas
Texas Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested in Dallas early Friday morning -- and according to local reports, he was popped for DWI. According to police records, 28-year-old Jeffress was taken into custody at 5:13 AM and booked at…
Britney Spears -- I'm Giving Up on Men ... But I Want More Kids (VIDEO)
Britney Spears seemed innocent enough when she jumped in an SUV with James Corden for a Carpool Karaoke sesh, but then she said something pretty stunning ... she's given up on marriage -- doesn't believe in it -- she's giving up on men too,…
Jerry Jones -- Ezekiel's Pot Shop Visit ... 'Not Good'
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he ain't happy with his running back Ezekiel Elliott -- saying his decision to visit a Seattle weed store before the Seahawks game is "not good." TMZ Sports broke the story ... the 21-year-old rookie visited the…
Demi Lovato -- Dating UFC's Luke Rockhold ... We're Cool for the Summer (PHOTOS)
Secret's out ... Demi Lovato is dating UFC superstar Luke Rockhold -- and TMZ Sports has learned it's a romance that's been blooming for a couple months. Our sources tell us ... the 24-year-old singer hit it off with the…
Jennifer Lopez & Casper Smart -- Talking Again ... So, You're Telling Me There's a Chance (PHOTOS)
Casper Smart and Jennifer Lopez are talking again and on friendly terms ... the only difference is J Lo broke up with him and he's in denial. Casper flew to NYC to be with Lopez, who's there for 4 months shooting her TV show, "Shades…
John McCain -- Britney Spears is My Jam (VIDEO)
Senator John McCain literally melts when he talks about his favorite female celeb ... one Britney Spears. Our photog got the 79-year-old Republican from Arizona at LAX Thursday, and he makes it clear ... he's not just paying lip service -- he's…
Kanye West -- Delivers on Promise ... Free Yeezys for Paps! (PHOTO)
Kanye West is a man of his word ... at least when it comes to free Yeezys. We got 'Ye back in November when he promised he'd hand out the shoes for all the paps' hard work. Seemed like big talk at the time, but earlier this week he delivered…
'Bachelor in Paradise' Exes -- You're Now Free to Kiss & Make Up Around the Cabin (PHOTO + VIDEO)
"Bachelor in Paradise" stars Izzy Goodkind and Vinny Ventiera are making the quantum leap from epic TV breakup to real-life PDA ... at 30,000 feet. We got a pic of Izzy and Vinny getting cozy Wednesday during their L.A.…
Jason Momoa -- Somethin' Brewin' with 'GoT' Creators (PHOTOS)
Jason Momoa hyped up "Game of Thrones" fans by hanging with the show's creators in Northern Ireland -- where they're about to roll on season 7 -- but it's not what you think. Momoa captioned the pic with David Benioff and D.B. Weiss "ALOHA…
Teck Holmes on 'Real World: Hawaii': 'Memba Him?!
Teck Holmes is best known for being the wild skinny-dipping roommate on the classic MTV reality show "Real World: Hawaii" back in 1999. Guess what he looks like now!
Ezekiel Elliott -- Marijuana Tourist ... During Seattle Road Trip (VIDEO + PHOTO)
When in Seattle ... check out the LEGAL recreational weed shops -- that's what Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott did before preparing to play the Seahawks. The 21-year-old rookie hit up the "Herban Legends" weed shop in Belltown --…
Gisele -- Retirement Not All It's Cracked Up To Be (PHOTO GALLERY)
Gisele might have the greatest gig as a supermodel, but the guy in charge of prepping her ass for the camera has gotta be a close second. Gisele squeezed in a very wet photo shoot in Rio on the heels of the Olympics. She's officially retired…
Ryan Lochte -- Hit with Criminal Charge in Rio ... Could Face Jail Time
Ryan Lochte has just been formally charged in Brazil with filing a false police report stemming from the August 14th gas station incident ... and faces jail time if convicted. Brazilian officials have already summoned the swimmer to Rio for a…
Oscars Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs -- 'Birth of a Nation' Too Important to Judge by Director's Past (VIDEO)
"The Birth of a Nation" is a movie every American absolutely needs to see -- regardless of star and director Nate Parker's old rape trial ... at least that's how the Oscars honcho sees it. Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Prez of the Motion Picture…
Olympic Wrestler Helen Maroulis -- I'm Open to MMA Career ... 'There's a Possibility' (VIDEO)
There could be a HUGE new star in the world of women's MMA -- because the U.S. Olympian who just won the gold medal in wrestling says she's open to the idea of getting in the cage. We spoke with Helen Maroulis -- the 24-year-old phenom…
Larry, Shawn King -- Cheating Rumors ... Just Rumors (VIDEO)
Larry and Shawn King just shot a segment for Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family" and they sat side by side -- at times even touching -- and scoffed at reports she cheated on him. Larry and Shawn sat down with Mark Steines and Debbie Matenopoulos…
Josh Norman -- 'Humbled' By Jay Z ... Thanks for the Lyrical Shout-Out! (VIDEO)
What's it like to have Jay Z drop your name on a track???? Josh Norman would know ... he got a shout-out from Jigga on DJ Khaled's "I Got the Keys" -- and he tells TMZ Sports he's humbled by it. The Washington Redskins superstar was…
Ryan Lochte -- Comeback Begins ... Locks Down 1st New Sponsor
Ryan Lochte's endorsement comeback is underway ... he just signed a brand new deal with a throat drop company ... TMZ Sports has learned. Lochte will team up with the Pine Brothers throat lozenge company, a rep confirms -- to be the face of a…
Rebecca Black -- I'm All Grow'd Up, All Over ... 260 Fridays Later (PHOTOS)
Rebecca Black should have NO trouble finding someone to get down with her on Fridays -- or any other day -- once everyone sees how she's uh ... matured. The singer was out in Hollywood this week looking nothing like the 14-year-old who dropped…
Katy Perry -- Shows Pity for 'Catfish' Victim ... Shames Flyover States (AUDIO)
Katy Perry feels bad for the sap who got duped into thinking he was dating her for 6 years -- but the way she reached out to him might rub a lot of people the wrong way. Katy was on SiriusXM's "The Morning Mash Up" and the hosts asked…