Day 4 fact check: Wait, was that true?

The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Thursday for the fourth night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.

Trump says he'd like to 'hit' DNC speakers 'so hard'

Donald Trump, after hearing speeches at the Democratic convention this week, said Thursday he wanted to "hit a number of those speakers so hard, their heads would spin."

Girl killed by zoo elephant

A seven-year-old Moroccan girl has died after a zoo elephant threw a rock at her.

Charges dropped in Chandra Levy murder

A judge on Thursday dismissed murder charges against a man accused in the death of Chandra Levy, a Washington, D.C., intern whose 2001 disappearance created national headlines.

Lava from Hawaiian volcano reaches ocean

The Big Island of Hawaii is getting a little bigger as lava from the Kilauea Volcano flows into the Pacific Ocean.

Autistic man reunites with caretaker shot by police

The North Miami behavioral therapist shot by police last week as he tried to calm a man with autism in his care was back in a Florida hospital on Thursday.

Terror group cuts ties with al Qaeda

Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al Nusra has announced it is severing ties with al Qaeda and changing its name to Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham, according to a video statement from leader Abu Mohammad al-Golani.

Trump, Clinton to get intel briefings despite outcry

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will receive their government intelligence briefing within days, even as each party argues the other's nominee is not worthy of receiving sensitive information, a US intelligence official familiar with the process confirmed to CNN Thursday.

Google's 'moonshot' projects lost $859M

Google's most extreme bets are starting to generate more sales -- but at a great cost.

Big GOP super PAC goes quiet

A super PAC that intended to spend millions on behalf of the Republican nominee has quietly gone dormant now that Donald Trump is leading the GO,P another sign that the Republican ticket is being deprived of the cash that it needs to compete.