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Duterte says killing of corrupt Philippines journalists justified

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Philippines' controversial president-elect has picked a new fight.<p>Speaking at a press conference to unveil his new cabinet Tuesday, Rodrigo Duterte said journalists killed on the job in the Philippines were often corrupt.<p>"Just because you're a journalist you are not exempted from …

Philippines

A symbol of the migrant crisis you can't ignore

<b>(CNN) —</b> The baby's lifeless body is cradled in the arms of a German rescue volunteer.<p>Little is known about the child pulled from the sea in a diaper: not its age, its gender or its parents.<p>All that's known is how the child died, according to the humanitarian organization that captured the image: …

European News

When Trump hits back, he hits back hard

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Donald Trump's world, an "eye for an eye" doesn't quite cut it. His calculus is much more severe -- even a modest political jab or unflattering piece of reporting is likely to be met with unrelenting force.<p>Trump met criticism from his Republican opponents with mocking nicknames and …

Donald Trump

E. coli outbreak prompts massive General Mills flour recall

<b>(CNN) —</b> Federal and state health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O121 that has caused 38 cases of illness across 20 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Ten of those individuals have been hospitalized.<p>Out of an abundance of caution, General Mills …

General Mills

State Department warns Americans about European travel

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The State Department is warning Americans about the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe as law enforcement waits on heightened alert for possible ISIS-inspired attacks.<p>The department on Tuesday issued a travel alert for the continent. There isn't a new, specific …

Middle East Travel

Gorilla drags 3-year-old boy in shocking video

Things turned dangerous quickly when a 3-year-old boy fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Cincinnati Zoo

Simona Halep, Agnieszka Radwanska criticize organizers at rainy French Open

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> French Open organizers haven't had it easy this year.<p>The pre-tournament withdrawals of Roger Federer and Gael Monfils were followed last week by Rafael Nadal's pull-out due to a wrist injury. Then Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's leg problem forced the normally ebullient Frenchman to retire from …

Simona Halep

Dozens shot over Memorial Day weekend in Chicago

<b>(CNN) —</b> A violent Memorial Day weekend marred the start to summer fun in Chicago.<p>There was some discrepancy in the statistics, with Chicago police telling CNN that six people were shot and killed, and 42 were injured in gunfire from Friday evening through midnight Monday,<p>However, an analysis by the …

Memorial Day Weekend

Texas man pays $212 traffic ticket in pennies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Brett Sanders fought the law and the law won. Namely two buckets full of pennies.<p>More than 22,000 of them.<p>The Friso, Texas, man was incredulous the city police cited him for going nine miles over the speed limit. And he was livid that a jury decided he deserved the ticket.<p>So, when the city …

Traffic

Car runs over motorcyle in road rage incident

A confrontation near Tampa, Florida, ended with a motorist driving his car over another driver's motorcycle. The incident was caught on camera by a nearby driver.

Road Rage

WHO revises sex guidelines for Zika prevention

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've traveled to any country with a current outbreak of Zika, you should wait a full eight weeks to have unprotected sex or attempt to conceive a baby, even if you have no symptoms of the disease, the World Health Organization said today. Previous guidance suggested taking precautions …

Mosquitoes

North Korean state media op-ed calls Trump 'wise,' Clinton 'dull'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A North Korean state media website on Tuesday published an op-ed praising Donald Trump, who said two weeks ago he would be willing to speak directly to Pyongyang's young leader, Kim Jong Un.<p>Writing in DPRK Today, a self-described Chinese North Korean scholar named Han Yong Mook called the …

Asia

Gorilla fallout: Who's to blame for Harambe's death?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 10-minute encounter between a 450-pound gorilla and a 3-year-old boy at the Cincinnati Zoo has spawned days of heated debate about parenting and the gorilla's death.<p>So, what was Harambe the gorilla doing, who's really at fault, and what should have been done? Depends on who you ask.<p>Was …

Cincinnati Zoo

Glenn Beck suspended by SiriusXM

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Glenn Beck's syndicated radio show will be off SiriusXM for the rest of the week after a guest was accused of hinting that Donald Trump, if elected president, could be assassinated.<p>SiriusXM announced Tuesday that "The Glenn Beck Program" will be suspended from the Patriot Channel …

Glenn Beck

Hitler's coding machine sold on eBay -- for $14

<b>London (CNN) —</b> A type of rare coding machine Hitler used to communicate with his generals has been sold on eBay -- for $14.<p>Volunteers at the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park in the U.K. found a part of an extremely rare Lorenz coding machine on eBay. The military-issue Lorenz …

Adolf Hitler

Cincinnati gorilla incident: Police investigating boy's family

<b>(CNN) —</b> The family of a boy who entered a Cincinnati Zoo gorilla's enclosure last weekend -- spurring zoo officials to shoot and kill the animal -- will be the focus of an investigation into the incident, Cincinnati police said Tuesday.<p>The 3-year-old boy was dragged across a moat by the 450-pound …

Policing

South African firefighters dance for Canadian community

294 firefighters came from South Africa to help the Alberta community tackle the devastating Fort McMurray fire. They took the airport by storm with this dance.

Firefighting

What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos

Texas A&M

Trump launches all-out attack on the press

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump on Tuesday went on a sustained frontal assault against the media during a contentious news conference.<p>The billionaire had called the news conference to announce an accounting of his at least $5.6 million in fundraising for veterans groups, but spent most of the 40 …

Donald Trump

Japanese boy left in woods as punishment still missing

<b>(CNN) —</b> Heavy rain and a lack of clues hampered Japanese rescuers as they spent a fourth day searching for a 7-year-old boy left by his parents on a mountain road as punishment.<p>Thunderstorms terminated the 10-hour search Tuesday for missing Yamato Tanooka on Japan's main northern island of …

Punishment

California governor Brown endorses Clinton

<b>(CNN) —</b> California Governor Jerry Brown lent his support to Hillary Clinton Tuesday, saying it was the only way to "stop the dangerous candidacy of Donald Trump."<p>Next week's California primary is the final battleground for Clinton as she prepares to clinch the nomination. But it has become an …

American West

The Migaloo Private Submersible Yacht: Luxury 20,000 leagues under the sea

Luxury Yachts

Eight is Enough? Supreme Court adjusts to the new normal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day.<p>It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion or affirmative action -- this case dealt …

Law

Amber Heard denies she's blackmailing Johnny Depp

<b>(CNN) —</b> Amber Heard is fighting back against claims that her allegations of abuse by Johnny Depp were made to gain an upper hand in their pending divorce.<p>On Sunday, The Wrap published a guest column from comedian and Depp friend Doug Stanhope in which he alleged that Depp told him and Stanhope's …

Amber Heard

Inside the Trump University 'playbooks'

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Nearly 400 pages of Trump University "playbooks" were publicly released Tuesday, detailing aggressive sales techniques and investing strategies taught at the real estate seminar business founded by Donald Trump.<p>The documents are evidence in a California class action suit -- <i>Art</i> …

Donald Trump

First on CNN: Clinton campaign's plans to subvert Trump's veterans press conference

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's campaign on Tuesday will launch a multi-pronged communications effort to trash Donald Trump's record on veterans' issues and undermine the billionaire's news conference touting the money he's raised for veterans' causes in recent months.<p>The campaign will host a …

Democrats

Gary Johnson blows Donald Trump a kiss

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson explains why he thinks Donald Trumps' views on Mexican immigrants are racist and blows the presumptive GOP nominee a kiss.

Gary Johnson

The last flight and first steps: 'Historic' surge of Cubans crossing into U.S.

<b>El Paso, Texas (CNN) —</b> Rubén Lorenzo Peláez circles the chair like a ninja, silently shifting from one foot to the other.<p>For a moment, the <i>snip-snip-snip</i> of his shears is the only sound in the room.<p>The scissors won't close all the way. His vision is blurry. And he's nearly 2,000 miles away from the …

Travel

What makes a muse? Mickalene Thomas on the power of the model

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mickalene Thomas' first book comes as a bit of a surprise.<p>While the New York-based artist is known for her striking large-scale paintings -- embellished with rhinestones, sequins and glitter -- her monograph is dedicated to her photography.<p>The book's subject matter, however, is true to …

Artists

Stephen Hawking: Trump 'is a demagogue'

<b>London (CNN) —</b> As one of the world's most renowned scientists, Stephen Hawking is regularly called on to help explain the universe's more mysterious phenomena.<p>But asked to account for Donald Trump's political rise Tuesday, the British theoretical physicist was stumped.<p>"I can't," Hawking told CNN …

Stephen Hawking