Clinton won't mess with Texas
One of the clearest indications of the weakness of Donald Trump's candidacy is how far he has lagged behind past Republican nominees in red states. There is Arizona, where Hillary Clinton is currently making a real play, as well as Utah -- where Mormons have reacted with revulsion to his campaign.
The power of the Latino vote
Flor Cardona is a bold, vivacious Latina, with an infectious laugh. She bounces with energy, invigorated by the power of American democracy.
Senate candidate escorted off debate stage
The Green Party candidate for Maryland senate, who was not polling high enough to be included in the debate, decided to take matters into her own hands.
Is there anything cuter than these tiny NICU tots in costumes?
Surrounded by tubes and the constant beep of machines, the tiny babies at the St. Luke Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, will spend their first Halloween in the hospital.
Justin Timberlake addresses voting selfie
Justin Timberlake still wants you to vote.
Timberlake and Fallon belt out 'Ironic'
Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon reprised their Camp Winnipesaukee sketch, this time with Alanis Morissette's "Ironic."
Dakota Access Pipeline showdown likely
The heated protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline appear to be approaching a final showdown.
Mom overdoses in car with baby in backseat
A startling new photo shows an Indiana woman passed out behind the wheel of a car after an apparent heroin overdose with a syringe clutched in her fist.
Man with contagious disease on the run
What kind of man would shoot two officers, kill two relatives and brag about his exploits on Facebook Live?
Suspect in Oklahoma killing posts to Facebook
Michael Dale Vance Jr. seems to be relishing his notoriety as fugitive since he allegedly shot two Oklahoma police officers October 23.
Dozens come forward in UW-Madison sex assault case
She had known him for about two weeks after nearly running him over with her bicycle, she told police.
Cubs tie up World Series
As of last week, it seemed next to impossible for Kyle Schwarber even to play in the World Series.
Mom fights talent scout who rejected her son
Meagan Nash's son was turned down from a modeling agency because of his Down Syndrome.
Note 7 crisis burns Samsung's mobile profits
Wife pleads for husband's re-election in hilarious ad
A political ad unlike any other; CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the wife who begs voters to take her hubby.
Two powerful quakes hit Italy
Rescuers stood by to extricate potential victims trapped by rubble after two powerful earthquakes Wednesday struck central Italy about 50 miles north of the site of a deadly August quake that killed nearly 300 people.
Groups: Kids from migrant camp have nowhere to go
Aid groups raised serious concerns Thursday over the plight of unaccompanied children left without shelter overnight at a migrant camp in Calais that French authorities have declared closed.
The creepy 'spirit photos' of William Hope
William Hope's photos of supposed ghosts were proved to be fake -- the result of double- and triple-exposure techniques -- but he continued the practice until his death in 1933.
Two-thirds of wildlife gone by 2020?
More than two thirds of the world's wildlife could be gone by the end of the decade if action isn't taken soon, a new report from the World Wildlife Fund revealed on Thursday.
US: We're gunning for Raqqa
Top US commander says ISIS is planning attacks from its base Raqqa
NATO bolsters presence in Europe
The UK has deployed hundreds of troops to eastern Europe as NATO continues to bolster its presence in the face of perceived Russian provocation.
Melania Trump blasts husband's accusers
Donald and Melania Trump appear on "Good Morning America" to give their take on the campaign 12 days before the election.
Trump says he'll spend $100M+ by Election Day
Donald Trump told CNN Wednesday he is prepared to open up his wallet and donate considerably more to his campaign in the closing days of the race.
Murdoch speaks about Megyn Kelly contract talks
Trump pauses campaign to do this ...
Donald Trump stepped off the campaign trail Wednesday to promote his new hotel here, less than two weeks from Election Day and trailing in the polls.
Trump: That's 'a very rude question'
With less than two weeks until the 2016 presidential election, CNN's Dana Bash asked Donald Trump about where, and how, he's spending his final days as a candidate.
Kim Kardashian is back
It's unclear when E!'s cameras will once again be keeping up with the Kardashians.
This first-time voter has a secret
Devon Leasure, a born and bred conservative going to school in the battleground state of Florida, shares why she and her friends are voting for Trump.
Defense won't seek cash back from service members
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Wednesday he is suspending "all efforts to collect reimbursement" from improperly awarded enlistment bonuses given to some member of the California National Guard, following outrage from veterans and their families over attempts to recover the money 10 years after it was disbursed.
Take a look at some selfies taken by celebrities during the month of October.
'93 yearbook prediction goes viral
A Chicago Cubs fan predicted in his 1993 yearbook that the team would win the 2016 World Series.
Migrants torch shelters ahead of camp closing
French officials have said they will officially close the migrant camp known as "The Jungle" by nightfall Wednesday and will begin bulldozing the settlement.
Meet the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2016
They lead cancer patients on unforgettable adventures, help women escape Nashville's seedy underbelly and bring healthcare to rural Kenya.
Russia unveils 'Satan 2' missile
A Russian missile design company has unveiled the first image of a new weapon in Russia's arsenal: the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, nicknamed "Satan 2."
Inside Russia's internet 'troll factory'
CNN's Matthew Chance tracked down a woman who says she worked as a Russian sponsored internet troll to spread false information online.
Why are Kenya's churches and mosques turning yellow?
These women escaped ISIS but lost everything
Choose that ideology or face the wrath of ISIS: Those were the only options.
Justice Clarence Thomas: Washington is 'broken in some ways'
Justice Clarence Thomas, celebrating 25 years on the bench at an event at the conservative Heritage Foundation, opened up Wednesday night about the current "broken" culture in Washington, took a slight shot at Obamacare and told a story about that time he and his wife fled the city in their RV and ran into a curious trucker at a gas station.
Pilot accused of operating aircraft while intoxicated
A 38-year-old SkyWest Airlines pilot was arrested in South Dakota Wednesday for allegedly operating an aircraft while intoxicated, police said.
Coach speaks out on noose incident at high school
The black Mississippi high school football player who had a noose placed around his neck by a former teammate is handling the situation well, his coach said Wednesday.
Opinion: Donald Trump is back to being a punchline
Finally, Donald Trump is getting back to something he does really well: being a punchline.
Police find man locked up in dark basement
Police in Brazil discovered a man that may have been locked in his family's basement for 15 years.
He was allegedly held captive by family for 15 years
Police in the Brazilian city of Guarulhos say they have discovered a man who may have been kept captive by his family for at least 15 years.
The 2016 Top 10 CNN Heroes
Meet 10 everyday people doing extraordinary things to help their communities. Our CNN Heroes.
Microsoft unveils sleek computer, Windows 10 updates
Microsoft fans longing for a Surface desktop computer may not have to wait much longer.
Here's how much college will cost you this year
College tuition keeps going up, rising faster than inflation and family income.
Trump's Hollywood star vandalized
Los Angeles police are looking for the man who destroyed Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star with a sledgehammer and a pick ax.
See images of the damage
Los Angeles police are looking for the man who destroyed Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star with a sledgehammer and a pickaxe.
EpiPen alternative returning soon
Pharmaceutical company Kaleo said Wednesday that it will reintroduce its compact epinephrine autoinjector to the US market in the first half of 2017. Auvi-Q can be used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, by delivering epinephrine to help relax muscles, open airways and reduce swelling triggered when the body has an allergic reaction.
Timberlake not in trouble for voting selfie
It turns out the selfie Justin Timberlake took is "Not a Bad Thing."
World's scariest walk to school
The world's most terrifying school run is about to get a little less hair raising.
Singer and NFLer expecting baby
Ciara and Russell Wilson wasted no time starting a family.
'We lived off rats and birds'
Somali pirates have released 26 hostages held for nearly five years in terrible conditions. Three died during the ordeal. One of the survivors tells CNN of his desperate struggle.
Lady Gaga does 'Carpool Karaoke'
Lady Gaga sang and drove during a "Carpool Karaoke" segment on CBS's "The Late Late Show with James Corden."
Hillary Clinton lets loose on the campaign trail
With a lead in the polls and a birthday to celebrate, Hillary Clinton has been letting loose.
Newly released interview audio shows new side of Trump
Newly released audio from an interview with Author Michael D'Antonio shows a new side of Donald Trump. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
Racism in medicine is an 'open secret'
What happened on a hot summer day two years ago still shakes Dr. Emily Whitgob to the core.
Indians fan gives up seat and saves Kenny Lofton's day
Former Cleveland Indians star Kenny Lofton experienced one of the biggest benefits of sports fandom.
Clinton's New Hampshire lead shrinks
Hillary Clinton's edge over Donald Trump is dwindling in New Hampshire, a new Monmouth University poll shows.
Trump leads Clinton in new Florida poll
Donald Trump has a 2 percentage point edge over Hillary Clinton in Florida, according to a new poll released Wednesday, as both presidential campaigns blanket the critical swing state in a full sprint to Election Day.
Giuliani: 'Obamacare is Obama fraud'
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani called the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature health care law, "Obama fraud" and an example of a "Democratic program" championed by Hillary Clinton.
Indiana: A perfect storm for voter fraud debate
In the final weeks of the campaign as Donald Trump fuels questions concerning voting irregularities, a case in Indiana -- the home turf of the GOP running mate Mike Pence -- perfectly frames the current debate on voter fraud.
Photos show part of Saturn going gold
A hexagon jet stream in Saturn that used to be blue has been photograpphed by NASA in gold.
Dog waits for evicted owners to come home
A dog left behind after his family moved out of their Detroit home gets a new chance at life.
Kim Kardashian is back
Filming on "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" has resumed, three weeks after an armed robbery of Kim Kardashian that put the show on hold.
What's happened since the Cubs won a World Series?
It's been a long time since the Chicago Cubs won a World Series. It was 1908, and the president was Theodore Roosevelt, an advocate of speaking softly and carrying a big stick.
ISIS suicide squads head to Mosul
Fighters have been seen rigging bridges with explosives
Mediterranean migrant deaths reach record level
This year has become the deadliest yet for migrants crossing the Mediterranean bound for Europe, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday.
Miss Iceland quits after being told to lose weight
Miss Iceland has quit an international beauty pageant after she was allegedly told to lose weight.
Can your body kill cancer?
There was another big win in the advancement of immunotherapy treatments for cancer this week.
Sia -- 'Naked and Afraid' Star Horsing Around for 'Cheap Thrills' (VIDEO)
Sia and Halloween make grown men and mini horses do weird things. "Naked and Afraid XL" star Jake Nodar recreated Sia's "Cheap Thrills" video with his 6-year-old stallion, Tyrion, after seeing her in concert inspired him to dress…
Philadelphia 76ers -- Players Upset ... Over Denied National Anthem Singer
The decision to block singer Sevyn Streeter from performing the National Anthem at the 76ers game Wednesday has angered several players on the team ... TMZ Sports has learned. By now you know ... Streeter says 76ers officials stopped her from…
Donald Trump's Star -- Vandal Arrested
The guy who destroyed Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star got busted by cops Thursday morning. LAPD tracked down James Otis in West Hollywood as he was leaving a home, and took him into custody. We're told he was cooperative as officers arrested him…
L.A. Lakers -- No Kobe? No Problem ... We Still Draw Huge Stars!! (PHOTO GALLERY)
Life without Kobe Bryant began for the Lakers Wednesday night -- but the stars still showed up in force to support the Purple and Gold. Kendall Jenner sat courtside -- probably to support her rumored Lakers boyfriend Jordan Clarkson. …
Kim Kardashian -- Concierge in Robbery ... Something's Hinky (VIDEO)
Kim Kardashian's concierge has told a story fundamentally different from the one Kim told cops ... raising the question, what really happened when the Paris robbery went down? The concierge -- who was taken to Kim's apartment during the robbery --…
Mariah Carey, James Packer -- Done for Now ... Maybe for Good
Mariah Carey and James Packer have called it quits, but from what we're hearing the door is not completely shut ... yet. Sources connected with Mariah's reality show tell TMZ, the show has been chronicling the relationship, which has been plagued…
Nick Young -- Hits Hospital After Lakers Game ... Baby's On the Way! (VIDEO)
Nick Young had a helluva night ... it started with beating the Houston Rockets -- and ended with BABY WATCH at an L.A. hospital. Young's ex-girlfriend, Keonna Green -- who already has a 4-year-old with Young -- went into labor late Wednesday…
Kayla Harrison -- U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist ... I'M FIGHTING MMA!!!
She destroyed everyone at the Olympics -- in 2012 AND 2016 -- and now 2-time judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison has announced she's making the jump to MMA. The 26-year-old just signed a deal with World Series of Fighting (WSOF) to not only fight ...…
Donald Trump -- Get Real, Haters ... Hilllary Went MIA for Adele (VIDEO)
Donald Trump came on strong Thursday calling George Stephanopoulos a hater who is so blinded by his former bosses he doesn't see his own hypocrisy. The 'GMA' host asked Trump about taking time off the campaign trail Wednesday to open his new…
Dennis Rodman -- Backing the Cubs ... And Scottie Pippen (VIDEO)
Shocker ... ex-Bulls star Dennis Rodman is pulling for the Chicago Cubs to win the World Series. And with his ex-teammate, Scottie Pippen, going through a pretty nasty divorce, we asked if he had any advice for his fellow NBA…
Boston Celtics Player -- BRAIDS HAIR INTO CLOVER ... For Season Opener (PHOTO)
Boston Celtics player Gerald Green was so stoked about kicking off the NBA season Wednesday night -- he braided a CLOVER into his hair ... and it was awesome. By the way, it worked -- the Celtics beat the Nets and Green dropped 9 points! Guys,…
2016 Election -- California Celebs ... Snap a Pic at the Polls, Go to Prison, Maybe
Justin Timberlake may have skated by taking an illegal selfie of his ballot at the Tennessee polls, but if celebs in Hollywood snap their ballots they could be in peril ... as in FELONY peril. Most people don't know it, but there's a dusty old…
Judge Mathis -- I Go Light on Crime When It's Against Trump (VIDEO)
Judge Mathis isn't exactly condemning the dude who took a pickax to Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame ... in fact, he wants to give the guy a medal. Hizzoner was leaving Catch in WeHo Wednesday night when our photog asked…
Jennifer Meyer -- Diamonds Save Relationships ... Just Not Mine (VIDEO + PHOTO)
Jennifer Meyer doesn't have a lot to say about make up gifts, which is ... interesting. Jen, who just announced her separation from hubby Tobey Maguire, hit the town Wednesday night for some grub at Bouchon in Bev Hills, and she was all…
Drake -- Introduced Taylor Swift to His Mom, But ...
Drake gave Taylor Swift the VIP treatment at his 30th birthday bash, including some QT with his mom -- normally an early sign of dating -- but that's not the case ... this time. Sources connected to Drake tell us he introduced Swift to his mom and…
Martha Stewart -- Sexting Is Totally Wholesome!!! (VIDEO)
Martha Stewart says sexting for her is totally on brand. We got Martha at LAX and asked about her recent reveal on 'Ellen' that she's sexted. She didn't elaborate then, but she did with us. She even seems to think hackers could easily…
Manny Pacquiao -- Filipino Prez Should 'Cool Down' ... We Want U.S. Relations (VIDEO)
Manny Pacquiao is calling for the Philippines President to "cool down" when it comes to slamming the United States -- reminding him that most Filipino people WANT a relationship with the U.S. FYI, President Rodrigo Duterte has been on an anti-U.S.…
Donald Trump -- Rally Doctor's Patriotic Cry ... Love It Or Leave It (VIDEO)
The guy decked out in doctor regalia who proudly stood behind Donald Trump at his Sanford, Florida rally Tuesday is the real deal, who's sick of people disrespecting America. Dr. Gary Goodman specializes in emergency medicine at the Central Florida…
Amber Rose -- New Guy Spinning Her New Wheels ... Can't Work the Doors (VIDEO)
Amber Rose has 2 new things in her life ... a $371k Rolls-Royce Wraith and a guy to drive it. Amber was spotted leaving the new WeHo hotspot Delilah with Val Chmerkovskiy -- younger brother to her "Dancing with the Stars"…
Robin Williams -- Fave Bicycles Are Gold ... Haul in Over $600k for Charity! (PHOTO GALLERY)
Robin Williams' wheels attracted some high rollin' cycling fans -- including one who paid more than $40,000 for just one of Robin's favorite bikes! Robin's kids donated 87 of his high-end bicycles -- some custom-made -- for an online auction that…