Ohio governor was Trump's last GOP challenger
John Kasich is dropping out of the Republican presidential race, two sources familiar with the plan confirmed to CNN.
5 questions on the new Republican reality
A once unthinkable idea is now the Republican Party's new political reality: Donald Trump is its presumptive presidential nominee.
Trump begins VP search
Donald Trump's campaign is scrambling to ramp up its planning for the general election, including scraping together a list of potential vice presidential candidates, after Trump abruptly became the presumptive Republican nominee Tuesday night.
Poll: Clinton leads Trump
As Donald Trump captures the mantle of presumptive Republican nominee, a new poll finds he begins his general election campaign well behind Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
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Sanders can't win, but he can block
It is mathematically impossible for Bernie Sanders to win enough delegates in the remaining Democratic contests to secure the nomination, but his aides see a path through a convention battle in Philadelphia that would target the party's superdelegates.
Clinton: U.S. can't take chance on 'loose cannon' Trump
Hillary Clinton said Wednesday she is certain that Americans won't take a chance with Donald Trump in November because he is a "loose cannon."
Buzz grows for Kaine on Clinton ticket
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is emerging as an early favorite to be Hillary Clinton's running mate among major Democratic donors, operatives and congressional Democrats, who argue the Spanish-speaking former governor could be a steady hand in a difficult election environment.
Warren: Trump relies on racism
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday attacked Donald Trump's rise to become the presumptive Republican nominee, tweeting that the real estate mogul "built his campaign on racism, sexism and xenophobia."
Road to 270: Electoral college map
Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, it's time to start looking at general election match-ups between him and the likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
48 Gangster Disciples indicted
Several leaders of a notorious nationwide gang were charged in sweeping federal indictments unsealed Wednesday in Atlanta and Memphis.
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Obama visits Flint, drinks the water
President Barack Obama witnessed first-hand Wednesday how residents of Flint, Michigan, have endured their city's water crisis, traveling there as reassurance the federal government isn't ignoring the community's plight.
Old Navy trolled for interracial ad
Sen. John McCain's son Jack called out social media critics of an Old Navy ad featuring an interracial couple.
80,000 flee as fire threatens city
The sky in Fort McMurray now looks like a wall of fire and smoke as a mammoth inferno swallows the Canadian city.
NFLers warned about foreign meat
Note to NFL players: Before you eat that steak on your Cancun vacation, find out where it came from.
'Catfish' star dies at 23
Ashley Sawyer, who appeared on MTV's hit reality show "Catfish" in 2013, died Saturday in Hoover, Alabama, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. She was 23.
Bowie album reveals hidden image
David Bowie fans get a new treat when a fan discovered a hidden side to the "Blackstar" vinyl album.
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Spieth so over Masters meltdown
It will rank as one of the most infamous collapses in golf, but Jordan Spieth doesn't want any sympathy.
Arrest in Navajo girl's death
A man was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday evening in connection with the kidnapping and death of an 11-year-old Navajo girl, whose body was found in the New Mexico desert.
Game can tell if you have dementia
A new mobile game, Sea Hero Quest, tracks spatial awareness among users. Doctors will use data to help diagnose dementia early.
Emma Watson's latest mission
Actress-turned-activist Emma Watson explains why sustainable fashion is a feminist issue.
Celeb apologizes for mocking teen
Rapper 50 Cent is facing backlash after posting a video where he accuses a disabled teenage airport employee of being high. He has since apologized. CNN affiliate WKRC reports.
He chose Navy on 9/11
A U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq as a result of a "coordinated and complex attack" by roughly 100 ISIS fighters nearly 30 kilometers north of Mosul, Pentagon officials confirmed Tuesday.
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Intel chief: ISIS can attack in U.S.
ISIS has the capability to stage a Paris-style attack in the U.S. using local cells to strike in multiple locations and inflict dozens of casualties, according to the Obama administration's top U.S. intelligence official.
ISIS terror attacks have killed nearly 1,400 people
Since declaring its caliphate in June 2014, the self-proclaimed Islamic State has conducted or inspired at least 90 terrorist attacks in 21 countries other than Iraq and Syria, where its carnage has taken a much deadlier toll. Those attacks have killed at least 1,390 people and injured more than 2,000 others.
Parents hope for surgery for boy with 31 fingers and toes
Meet Hong Hong. He's almost 4 months old, lives in China and has 31 fingers and toes.
Obnoxious but is it a crime?
A routine visit to Target turned into a viral video that has led dozens of women to come forward with troubling stories about the same man.
New human species found after Facebook callout
Hidden deep within the black innards of a South African cave lay human evolution's equivalent of Tutankhamun's tomb. Here lay a treasure trove of 15 skeletons -- eight children, five adults and two adolescents -- all members of a previously unknown species of human ancestor.
Obama hilariously mocks own retirement in skit
President Obama starred in a video skit taking a look at different options for his future retirement life.
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Racing swamp buggies at the 'Mile O' Mud'
Selfies: Patrick Stewart, is that you?
Take a look at some of the best selfies taken in the month of April.
Barbra Streisand's first TV special
Paraplegic ex-Olympian 'humiliated'
Former Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen said Monday she was humiliated when subjected to a full-body pat-down by a Transportation Security Administration officer at Denver International Airport.
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Air rage triggered by 1st-class seats?
What is it about air travel that brings out the worst in us? We squabble for space in the overhead compartment and on the armrest. Some passengers have even been caught kicking each other and screaming at the flight crew, as YouTube videos bear witness.
Famed ship's wreckage found
Researchers believe they have found the wreckage of the HMS Endeavour, vessel of legendary British explorer, James Cook.
Luxury cruise experience at 30,000 feet
Rat (yes, a rat) totaled this family SUV
A Georgia mother says a rat destroyed her family SUV and threatened her children's safety. CNN affilaite WSB reports.
3,000-ton Noah's ark replica set to sail Atlantic
A 3,000-ton full scale replica of Noah's ark is slated to travel all the way from the Netherlands to Brazil this summer.
Prince -- DEA Investigating Death ... Drugs Front and Center
The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration is now involved in the death investigation of Prince, and our law enforcement sources say drugs are the focal point of the criminal probe. Our sources say the DEA and the Minnesota Attorney General are…
Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan -- Hospitalized In Florida ... After Falling At Home
Wrestling legend Bobby "The Brain" Heenan has been hospitalized after falling at his home in Florida ... and his wife says he'll be there for a couple of days. The 71-year-old was admitted to the hospital Wednesday morning due to injuries from…
Giancarlo Stanton -- Musclebound Chewbacca ... The Force Is Strong With This One (VIDEO)
Ever wonder what Chewbacca looked like under all that fur?? Here's Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton doing his best Wookie impression during a gym sesh earlier Wednesday -- a tribute to 'Star Wars' day (May the 4th Be With You). Fun…
Alec Baldwin -- Ballistic in Bev Hills ... SHUT UP!!!! (VIDEO)
Alec Baldwin exploded in anger Tuesday, getting in a photographer's face and berating him for shooting Baldwin's wife. Baldwin and Hilaria were in Bev Hills when he unleashed on the photog with ear-shattering volume, ordering him to "shut up." It's…
Oscar De La Hoya -- TRUMP'S A GOLF CHEATER ... I Saw It Myself
Donald Trump "outright cheated" during a golf outing with Oscar De La Hoya ... so says the boxer himself who claims Trump resorted to dirty tricks just to beat him on the links. Oscar was on "The Score" radio show in Vegas when he recanted…
Janet Jackson -- It's the Pregnant Principle ... 50 and Expecting!
Janet Jackson's finally confirmed what's been pretty clear since she pulled out of her world tour -- she's knocked up. Janet and her husband, Wissam Al Mana, are expecting their first child, according to ET. Janet, who will turn 50 on…
Donnell Rawlings -- Larry Wilmore Doesn't Have 'Hood Pass to Drop N Word on Prez Obama (VIDEO)
Donnell Rawlings is laying down the law on who gets to drop "my n****" -- on the President or anyone else -- and says Larry Wilmore is in clear violation. We caught up with the comedian outside Fred Segal, and he schooled us on why he…
50 Cent -- Family Wants $10k For Autism Bullying
The family of the autistic teen 50 Cent bullied still wants the rapper to open up his wallet, but this time it's for a good cause and far less cash ... the family's attorney tells TMZ. Attorney Matthew J. Hammer says Andrew Farrell and his…
MMA Fighter Jordan Parsons -- Dies After Hit and Run Incident
MMA fighter Jordan Parsons has died ... days after he was struck by a Range Rover in a hit and run incident in Florida. He was 25. "It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the Bellator family, Jordan…
Yasiel Puig -- Chopper Plans Grounded ... Dodgers Heli-Disapproved
Yasiel Puig's dream of getting a helicopter to help him beat L.A. traffic isn't getting off the ground after all ... and it's all because the Dodgers didn't think it was a good idea. Puig's close friend and personal car customizer, Alex Vega,…
Eminem's Ex-Wife Kim Mathers -- Drunken Wreck Was Suicide Attempt (AUDIO)
Eminem's ex-wife, Kim Mathers, was trying to kill herself when she rolled her car into a ditch last October in an alleged drunk driving accident. Kim called into the Detroit radio show "Mojo in the Morning" on channel 95.5 to come clean on…
Prince -- Addiction Specialist Had Pills in Backpack
The addiction specialist who was at Prince's house the day he died brought a backpack containing a synthetic opiate ... and his criminal defense lawyer now insists he should not be prosecuted. Prince's people called Dr. Howard Kornfeld the day…
Sean Penn -- Gets Apology from Lee Daniels ... Defamation Lawsuit Settled
Sean Penn just scored a victory over Lee Daniels in his defamation lawsuit ... which they settled, but what's extraordinary is the apology letter Daniels had to write. The "Empire" co-creator wrote, "I am so sorry that I have hurt you Sean, and I…
UCLA Football Star -- Punished In Uber Driver Attack
UCLA football star Ishmael Adams is finally facing the music for an alleged attack on an Uber driver last year -- but he won't do any jail time ... TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported ... Adams was arrested for battery back in…
'Maze Runner' Star Dylan O'Brien -- Ravishing As Ever ... Broken Face And All (VIDEO)
Dylan O'Brien -- the star of the 'Maze Runner' movies -- is still a beautiful specimen to be worshiped despite a broken face ... so says his co-star Dexter Darden. We caught up with Darden, who gave us the lowdown on EXACTLY what happened during…
Diamond Dallas Page -- I Can Save Kobe ... Just Like I Saved Chris Jericho
Kobe Bryant might wanna think twice about the whole retirement thing ... 'cause Diamond Dallas Page says his yoga plan might be able to extend his career -- just like he did for WWE legend Chris Jericho! Page just got off a plane from Australia…
U.S. Treasurer Rosa Rios -- Goes Hollywood ... Silent On Future Obama Currency (VIDEO)
President Obama handpicked Rosa "Rosie" Rios to be the 43rd Treasurer of the United States ... so you'd think she'd have a quick answer when asked if BO's got a shot at being on U.S. currency. We got the treasurer out at Craig's where she was…
Prince -- Scheduled to Meet with Addiction Dr. Day After Death
Prince was supposed to meet with a doctor specializing in addiction treatment the day after he died ... to deal with a "grave medical condition." Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a national authority on opioid addiction, could not clear his schedule on April…
Wes Craven -- Scream of an Offer Nabs Hollywood Hills Pad (PHOTOS)
"A Nightmare on Elm Street" director Wes Craven is still raking in the dough after his death -- his Hollywood Hills home just sold for almost $250k above asking price. The 3 bedroom, 3 bath pad was listed for $3.295 mil in April and was…
Adrien Broner -- I'm Voting for Trump ... Mexicans Hate Me Anyway! (VIDEO)
Just in time for Cinco de Mayo ... Boxing superstar Adrien Broner says he's throwing his support behind Donald Trump -- and he doesn't care about pissing off Mexican boxing fans because they ALREADY hate him!!!! Makes sense, Broner's been…