Clinton blasts Trump's attacks on foundation
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.
Trump: I would let some undocumented immigrants stay
Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that he would allow exceptions to let some undocumented immigrants to stay in the US, vowing he wouldn't grant them citizenship but telling Fox News, "there's no amnesty, but we work with them."
Villagers dig by hand after Italy quake kills 159
The 6.2-magnitude earthquake badly damaged villages in a mountainous rural area of central Italy, a popular vacation spot.
Iranian vessels intercept US destroyer
A US Navy official told CNN four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels conducted a "high-speed intercept" of the USS Nitze in waters near the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday, deeming the incident "unsafe and unprofessional."
North Korea missile test earns Kim Jong Un's praise
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.
Trump slams Clinton's celebrity supporters
At a rally in Tampa, Florida, Donald Trump criticized celebrity supporters of Hillary Clinton calling them "celebrities that aren't very hot anymore."
Polls: Tight in NC while Trump tops in Arizona
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in North Carolina, a state solidifying its position as a perennial presidential election battleground, while Trump holds a 5-point lead in the traditionally GOP-tilting state of Arizona, according to new CNN/ORC battleground state polls.
Blasts, gunfire at American University in Kabul
People are trapped at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul after reports of gunfire and blasts.
5 taken to hospital after university attack
A blast and gunshots have been heard at the American University of Afghanistan complex in Kabul, according to eyewitnesses. Fires are burning on the campus, said Tarek Mahjari, a reporter for Tolo News who reported the details in a phone interview with his employer. Ambulances, security forces and search and rescue teams are en route to the university. The blast occurred at 7:50 p.m. local, when students were gathering and eating together. Officials tell CNN that it is too early to comment.
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.
Opinion: New planet -- how likely is life?
Don Lincoln says the finding of a relatively close by exoplanet is exciting, but the chances that life exist there are somewhat slim.
Witnesses recount horrors of Italy's deadly quake
A 6.2-magnitude quake hit central Italy killing at least 37 people. Witnesses describe the devastation.
Photos: Quake aftermath
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit southeast of Norcia, Italy, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer hits the streets
The American heroin epidemic has become more dangerous, as reports of heroin laced with carfentanil are being reported throughout the country.
FARC-Colombia peace deal finalized
Negotiators seeking to end the five decades old bloody insurgency in Colombia, one of the world's longest-running conflicts, said Wednesday in Havana that they had reached a final peace deal.
Ukrainian President: Putin wants all of my country
On the day of his country's 25th anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is warning that Russian President Vladimir Putin wants "the whole Ukraine" to be part of the "Russian Empire."
Congress' fight over EpiPens gets personal
The incredible increase in the cost of EpiPens, auto-injectors that can stop life-threatening emergencies caused by allergic reactions, has hit home on Capitol Hill, where one Democratic senator whose daughter has allergies has called for action and another Democratic senator's daughter is CEO of the company responsible for the price hike.
Keilar to Trump supporter: I'm telling you how it is
During an interview, Donald Trump supporter and Wisconsin Rep. Sean Duffy had a heated exchange with CNN's Brianna Keilar.
Building collapses during Facebook Live
CNN correspondent Barbie Nadeau was nearing the end of a Facebook Live Wednesday afternoon in Saletto, Italy, answering a viewer's question about the condition of the city's roads, when a building collapsed directly behind her.
The deal with the Clinton Foundation
The Clinton Foundation is under intensifying scrutiny as Republicans accuse it of being a corrupt and opaque institution.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Obama on floods: This is not a photo-op issue
President Obama speaks in Baton Rouge about the devastating flooding that hit Louisiana, killing 13 people and damaging more than 60,000 homes.
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.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu hospitalized
Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital on Wednesday "for treatment to a recurring infection," according to a statement from his family.
Hope Solo banned for 'cowards' comment
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."
Dr. Gupta looks at Trump's health records
As Donald Trump and his allies attempt to raise dubious questions over Hillary Clinton's health, the Republican nominee has invited new scrutiny into his own medical history.
How healthy is Donald Trump?
As Donald Trump's campaign attempts to raise doubt about Hillary Clinton's health, the Republican nominee faces scrutiny about his own physical fitness. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
See Hillary Clinton laugh off health questions
Hillary Clinton told Jimmy Kimmel, "Take my pulse ... Make sure I am alive," as she laughed off health questions. CNN's Jeanne Moos dissects oddball claims.
Trump plans minority voter outreach
Donald Trump's campaign is planning a concerted effort to reach out to minority voters and shed the perception by some that he is racist, part of a reset for his campaign sparked by bringing in new leadership.
Cher blasts Donald Trump
Cher nukes Trump. Trump supporters bombard Cher. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the take down.
Obama names newest national park site
On the eve of the National Park Service's centennial, President Barack Obama named Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on Wednesday as the newest national park site.
Homeless woman wins $100,000 fight with Social Security
An 80-year-old homeless woman will receive $100,000 from Social Security after they stopped sending her checks years ago.
World's largest aircraft crash lands
The 300-feet long Airlander 10 nosedived on its return to an airfield north of London after spending more than an hour and half in the air.
Police force woman to remove part of clothing
Armed police officers forced a woman at a Nice beach to remove some of her clothing as part of the French city's controversial ban on the burkini.
Firefighter describes life after historic face transplant
Patrick Hardison can now drive his children to school in the morning. He can swim in a pool, run his fingers through his hair and blink his eyes.
Maternal deaths fall across globe, rise in US
The good news is that maternal mortality rates are declining worldwide. The bad news? The situation for women in the United States is a glaring exception. And in Texas, where clinics serving women have shuttered and their health interests have been battled all the way up to the US Supreme Court, the rate of pregnancy-related deaths more than doubled over the course of two years.
Meteorologist on climate: I shifted
Although climate change is thought of as simply a political football, it has been a heated topic among meteorologists for years. I, for one, have changed my conclusion over time on whether humans are responsible for the increased heat content of the Earth.
Brain-eating amoeba victim survives
A 16-year-old Florida teen has survived a rare brain-eating amoeba, according to Florida Hospital for Children.
Teen allegedly killed friend and burned her body
If only Joe Alvarado had intervened when 15-year-old Moriah Gonzales was killed just a few feet away from him.
Opinion: Italy's earthquake is sadly no surprise
The news of another strong and deadly earthquake in Italy on Wednesday morning sadly comes as no surprise to seismologists.
How to help Italy earthquake victims
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Italy early Wednesday. Rescuers are still searching for victims, and relief groups are mobilizing.
On cue, hurricane season heats up
Tropical activity in the Atlantic peaks between mid-August and mid-October. Right on cue, we've seen two named storms develop in the past 10 days.
No. 1 killer: Cancer is catching up to heart disease
More Americans die from heart disease, but cancer is rapidly gaining ground as the No. 1 killer.
First look at sunken WWII-era aircraft carrier
Scientists were able to use remotely operated vehicles to explore the USS Independence for the first time in 65 years.
Clock running out on challenges to voting rights cases
Battles over voting rights are heating up in states that could play a critical role in the November election.
Army pulls training slide naming Clinton a 'threat'
The US Army said Wednesday it was a mistake for a local unit to identify Hillary Clinton as a potential threat during a training presentation and has halted the practice.
Trump: I may soften on immigration
Donald Trump says there could be a "softening" in his hardline immigration proposals -- though he did not provide detail and his campaign so far has yet to offer a coordinated message on whether there's been a shift in policy.
McCain tries to hold on in the Year of Trump
Sen. John McCain is instantly recognizable to everyone in the foyer of the Swift Transportation office in Phoenix.
Miranda Lambert cries over concert sign
During a concert in Hartford, Connecticut, the audience carried on singing for Miranda Lambert after a soldier's sign made her emotional.
US swimmer apologizes for 'serious distraction'
James Feigen has become the third US swimmer to apologize for his actions and give a detailed account of what transpired in the Rio gas station incident.
Wozniak to Apple: Keep headphone jack
Apple's co-founder has a warning for the company: Keep the headphone jack.
'Law & Order' actor dies
Steven Hill, best known for playing District Attorney Adam Schiff on NBC's "Law & Order," has died, his son Rabbi Yehoshua Leib Hill confirmed to CNN. He was 94.
Analysis: Big clue in Prince's death
Pills containing deadly opioid Fentanyl, which killed Prince, were mislabeled, according to a newspaper report; whoever provided them to the performer could face a long prison sentence, says Danny Cevallos
Community rallies behind gay neighbors
When a Natick, Massachusetts, couple returned from vacation last week, something personal was missing from their house.
Town fights plans for mosque
Islamophobia in the US has surged in the form of campaign rhetoric and confrontations. It's also happening through the quiet use of another tactic: zoning laws.
Iraqi soldiers sense weakening ISIS
The Iraqi Army Humvees barreled across the Nineveh province moonscape toward the town of al-Qayyara, the next front line in the military quest to dislodge ISIS from the sprawling city of Mosul.
Turkey launches anti-ISIS offensive in Syria
Turkey has launched a military operation against ISIS in the north of Syria, Turkish state media has reported.
Clinton to receive intel briefing Saturday
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is expected to receive her intelligence briefing Saturday morning near her home in New York at the FBI offices in White Plains, according to a US official.
EpiPen cost soars, but it's not the only one
On a hot and sticky summer day in Manhattan, Nicole Levin was leaving a dentist appointment when it happened.
Flight delayed over bizarre crew member tiff
A disagreement between two crew members baffled a plane full of easyJet passengers and caused the entire flight to be delayed for more than an hour. You may now unfasten your seatbelts, the level of petty has reached 30,000 feet.
Submarines' secrets revealed in leak
The Indian government is investigating the leak of more than 22,000 pages of documents that reveal secret data about its new high-tech fleet of submarines.
51 amazing photos from the Olympics
Take a look at 51 amazing Olympic photos from August 15 through August 21.
Go ahead, make Idris Elba James Bond
Seriously Hollywood, what more do you need to prove that Idris Elba is James Bond?
Sweet chronicle of when Barack met Michelle
Barack and Michelle Obama's daylong first date is a slim premise for a movie. But the new "Southside With You" tries it anyway -- and while it does find that premise stiff and confining, that's offset, partially, by an inherent sweetness that makes it easy to like, if not quite love.
Lun Lun the giant panda is expecting
Panda-monium: It's twins, again!
Thousands of fish die in Yellowstone River
An unprecedented fish kill has closed nearly 100 river miles of the Yellowstone River in Montana, as officials try to contain a parasite that is killing thousands of whitefish.
Hope Solo -- Hit with 6 Month Suspension ... For Trashing Sweden
Hope Solo has just been benched by Team USA soccer for SIX MONTHS -- for trashing Team Sweden as a "bunch of cowards" after they beat the U.S. in an Olympic match earlier this month.
Gabby Douglas -- Shoots Her Shot ... I'm 'In Love' With Hot British Actor (VIDEO)
Attention, hot British actor Alex Roe -- GABBY DOUGLAS WANTS A PIECE!!! For those unfamiliar, Roe's the super handsome 26-year-old star of that movie, "The 5th Wave" ... and Gabby likey. In fact, when we saw the U.S. Olympic legend in…
Prince -- Tour Paisley Park, Courtesy of Elvis Presley
Prince's home is now the domain of the King -- as in Elvis Presley's people running tours at Paisley Park. The bank that manages Prince's estate -- Bremer Trust -- just announced the deal that puts the people who run Graceland in charge of public…
Slash Cuts Bev Hills Pad by $1.5 Mil (PHOTO GALLERY)
Slash is hoping a fresh coat of paint and a substantially lower asking price will finally attract a buyer for his Beverly Hills mansion. The GNR guitarist just relisted his Mulholland Estates home for $9.5 million ... about $1.5 million off…
NFL's Justin Blackmon -- Sentenced in DUI Case ... Avoids Jail
Embattled NFL star Justin Blackmon will NOT go to jail for his 2nd DUI in the past 3 years ... TMZ Sports has learned. The ex-Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver was busted for drunk driving on December 19th after bombing a field sobriety test.…
Kim Richards -- Dodges Jail Bullet
Kim Richards narrowly avoided jail after blowing off her community service and AA meetings in her shoplifting case. Kim's lawyers were in court Wednesday for a probation violation hearing ... this after she missed the deadline for completing 30…
Nick Diaz -- Jumped in Las Vegas ... Huge Brawl Breaks Out
Nick Diaz ended up in the middle of a huge brawl while partying at Hyde nightclub in Vegas early Wednesday morning ... TMZ Sports has learned. A rep for the club tells us the UFC fighter went to a bathroom outside the club around 2:30 AM, and…
Kobe Bryant -- 'Kobe Day Is a Huge Honor' ... Speaks At City Hall (VIDEO)
Kobe Bryant says it's a "huge blessing and a huge honor" to have 8/24 deemed "Kobe Bryant Day" in Los Angeles ... and gave a heartfelt speech to his friends, family and fans at L.A. City Hall. "I never ever thought that this day would ever be…
Kerri Walsh Jennings -- BACK OFF RYAN LOCHTE ... 'He's Not a Terrible Person' (VIDEO)
Ryan Lochte has a strong ally -- Olympic legend Kerri Walsh Jennings who says people need to STOP treating the swimmer like a super-villain ... adding, "He's not a terrible person."
Jennifer Lopez & Casper Smart -- It's Over
Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart are donzo ... TMZ has confirmed. We're told J Lo pulled the plug on the relationship. Sources close to Casper are saying the breakup didn't happen, but our Lopez sources are clear ... the relationship is over. J Lo,…
Paige VanZant -- I'm Reading Ronda Rousey's Book ... And I Respect Her More (VIDEO)
UFC superstar Paige VanZant says she's on such good terms with Ronda Rousey after their heated encounter earlier this year ... she's decided to read her book ... and LIKES IT. As we previously reported, Rousey confronted Paige at an event in…
Blac Chyna -- I'm Kool with Kylie
Blac Chyna and Kylie Jenner have buried the hatchet and there's no animosity over Kylie playing stepmom to Chyna and Tyga's son King ... so claims Rob's fiancee. Sources close to Blac Chyna tell us she actually enjoyed the pics…
Kevin Durant & DeAndre Jordan -- Bikinis, Bottles & Zero Shirts ... Victory Turn Up In Greece (PHOTO GALLERY + VIDEO)
Here are Kevin Durant & DeAndre Jordan enjoying the spoils of their Olympic victory ... with a world champion day party turn up sesh in Mykonos. After absolutely pummeling Serbia in the gold medal game, the guys headed over to…
Justin Bieber & Sofia Richie -- She's Legal, Baby! (PHOTOS)
Justin Bieber isn't dating a kid anymore -- his new girl, Sofia Richie, is now the BIG 1-8. Justin and Sofia got their juice on Tuesday in North Hollywood, the day before she officially became a woman ... in age, anyway. They hadn't been…
Faith Evans -- Judge OKs Bad Boy Reunion ... Single Mamas Gotta Eat!!!
Faith Evans just scored one for single moms everywhere -- a judge shot down a promoter's request to block her from performing at the Bad Boy Family Reunion concert in Atlanta. The judge ultimately sided with Faith cause she's a single mom of 3…
Boxer James Kirkland -- Arrested In Texas ... In Child Support Case (MUG SHOT)
Boxer James Kirkland -- a former WBO super welterweight champ -- was arrested in Austin, TX earlier this month in connection to a child support case ... TMZ Sports has learned. We've confirmed ... Kirkland was taken into custody by the Travis…
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Sued -- Your Concert Cracked My Spine
Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa are being sued by 17 concertgoers who were injured when a front row railing collapsed at their New Jersey concert earlier this month. You'll recall ... at least 40 people were hurt -- several had to be hospitalized -- when…
Diddy -- Cheers for Drake ... Beef Dead & Buried (PHOTOS + VIDEO)
Diddy showed up on Drake's turf ... sitting in the crowd at one of his concerts, and proving the two have truly waved the white flag in their feud. Diddy had one of the best seats in the house at Drake and Future's Summer 16 stop in Greensboro,…
SNL's Leslie Jones -- Hacked in the Worst Way ... Nude Photos Released
Leslie Jones has been horribly violated by a hacker who got into her website and posted all of her identification, including driver's license and passport ... and naked photos. Jones has been dogged by haters since "Ghostbusters" was released and…
Doc Gooden -- Church and Medication ... Helped Me Beat 'Massive Depression'
Doc Gooden says he fell into a "massive depression" after his mother died back in July -- but says he's now feeling great thanks to church and the right medication. The ex-Mets pitcher sat down with Brandon Steiner in the wake of Darryl…