Attorney: Documents verify some of Bates' training
Reserve deputy Robert Bates fatally shot a man he meant to subdue. FULL STORY | SEE RECORDS
Robert Bates on Tulsa shooting: 'I still can't believe it happened'
Robert Bates says he gets it, how you might wonder how a cop could confuse a pistol for a stun gun.
Shooting casts spotlight on volunteer police programs
It's an idea that sounds surprising if you don't know how law enforcement works: A volunteer with a badge, and possibly a gun, helping police the streets.
Ship holding hundreds capsizes
A joint rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean after a boat carrying an estimated 650 or more immigrants from Libya capsized overnight, the Armed Forces of Malta said Sunday.
Second teen guilty in 'thrill kill'
College student Christopher Lane, above, was gunned down at random in 2013. FULL STORY
2.25 tons of cocaine seized
French customs officers say they have seized a record 2.25 tons of cocaine aboard a sailboat that was falsely flying an American flag in the Caribbean.
Christie: Does Obama care about U.S.? We don't know
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie questioned Friday whether President Barack Obama cares about the United States, adding that, more than six years into Obama's presidency, "we still don't even know" who he is.
California fire threatens 300 homes
A wildfire near Corona, California, is threatening at least 300 homes as 335 firefighters work to quell it, state fire officials say.
UN weeps over Syria video
Video of what some are calling a gas attack in Syria left U.N. diplomats in tears as the state continues to deny allegations of the attacks.
CEO: No woman president
The female business owner who declared on Facebook earlier this week that women aren't fit to be President stood by her views Saturday, citing "hormones" and a "biblical background."
'Spice' sends 160 to hospitals
New York state authorities have issued a health alert following a dramatic spike in hospital visits for synthetic marijuana-related emergencies.
Scarlett O'Hara's dress sells for $137,000
A dress worn by Vivien Leigh as she played Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind" has fetched $137,000 at an auction.
Meet the FBI's most-wanted U.S. terrorists
Threats range from white supremacists to eco-terrorists to anti-government extremists. FULL STORY
Murder suspect dares cop to shoot him
An Ohio police officer showed amazing restraint when he was confronted by a charging homicide suspect. CNN affiliate WLWT has more.
Replica of Lafayette boat sets sail
Lest we Americans forget that -- in the wellsprings of our nation -- France bore the torch of liberty alongside us, our old ally has launched a reminder from across the Atlantic's waves.
George Lucas gets payback on neighbors
After George Lucas' neighbors refused to let him expand a studio on Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California, he decided to build a massive affordable housing development.
'Just Got Paid' singer dies
Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp, best known for the 1988 party anthem "Just Got Paid," died this week in Jamaica.
Vet fired for killing cat with arrow
Hey, look what I did. That small boast on social media can trigger a whirlwind that spins into real-life grief, as a Texas veterinarian found out after shooting a cat.
'Anne of Green Gables' actor dies
Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, who co-starred in the "Anne of Green Gables" TV movies, died this week at age 48.
Atomic blast guinea pig seen on ocean floor
A former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier that survived a Japanese torpedo strike and was a massive guinea pig for two atomic bomb blasts looks remarkably intact at the bottom of the Pacific, according to federal researchers who surveyed the wreck last month with an underwater drone.
The week in 40 photos
World's coolest new buildings?
Architecture website Architizer has just announced the winners of its 3rd annual A+ Awards, highlighting the best new building designs from around the world.
Gruesome treatments from medicine's past
A thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion has been shown to be effective in fighting the modern-day superbug MRSA. But what about some of the more gruesome medical practices used to treat people throughout history?
Where in the world? Your best travel photos
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You can stress eat -- if you stick to these
When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. Indeed, some foods may help stabilize blood sugar or, better yet, your emotional response. Here, 12 foods to reach for when you've just about had enough.
The lamest workout excuses trainers ever heard
It's that time of year. You know what we're talking about. Your New Year's resolutions have lost their urgency and your plan to work out three or four times a week has fallen by the wayside. After all, reasons not to exercise can be easier to come by than arguments to actually drag yourself to the gym.
Study: Acetaminophen reduces pain and pleasure
Feeling so happy you just can't stand it? You might want to pop some acetaminophen.
Couple with rare cancers determined to 'never give up'
Ben and Shelby Offrink met in college. It wasn't the most romantic setting -- a study group for calculus-based physics -- but Ben managed to turn it into a story worth telling by cheating.
U.S. women, you won't be happy with this
Being there for single parents with cancer
Imagining Daddy: A daughter's dreams
Lacy Anderson cries at night and calls out for her mother.
Company provides free training for jobs in solar industry
Grid Alternatives provides solar energy to low income homes and provides a path to work in the solar industry.
Hours at sea, then desperation
Missing child case 'awakened America'
More than 30 years ago, 6-year-old Etan Patz vanished from a Manhattan street on his way to a school bus stop. His parents never saw him again.
U.S. women, you won't be happy with this
Imagine countries where women and girls have it worst. The U.S. probably doesn't come to mind. But there are surprising ways in which the U.S. lags behind.
What was Hernandez body language saying?
Aaron Hernandez showed little emotion as the verdict was read. Susan Candiotti breaks down his body language throughout the trial.
The quick hit history of medical marijuana
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the many uses of medical marijuana throughout history.
New 'Star Wars' trailer released
Here you go, galaxy. The Force is back.
Last rare male rhino under guard
Physicians 'dismayed' that Dr. Oz is on faculty
Talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against a group of doctors who accuse him of "manifesting an egregious lack of integrity" in his TV and promotional work, and who call his faculty position at Columbia University unacceptable.
Soccer star most abused on social media is ...
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli is most abused player in report highlighting 134K discriminatory social media posts.
Shipwreck yields $50M in silver
It took more than seven decades, but England finally got its delivery of tons of silver coins.
Kim Richards -- Arrest Puts Her on the 'RHOBH' Chopping Block
If you don't see Kim Richards on the next season of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" it'll be because of her drunken arrest earlier this week ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to production tell us producers feel Kim's substance abuse issues…
'Teen Mom' Mackenzie Mckee -- Marriage, and Ring, In The Toilet
"Teen Mom" star Mackenzie McKee may have wrecked more than her car last month when she drove it into a ditch ... because hubby Josh just 86d her ring and walked out for good. Sources close to the couple say their two year marriage has been on the…
Dead Wrestler Eddie 'Hot Stuff' Gilbert -- Dad Sues WWE ... Pay Up If You're Gonna Exploit My Son
The WWE is cashing in on Eddie "Hot Stuff" Gilbert even though he's been dead for 20 years ... at least according to his family, which is dragging the league to court to get a cut of the action. According to docs ... Eddie's dad, Tommy Gilbert,…
Celebrity Scramble -- Guess Who!
There's a famous face hidden behind this stretched celebrity smile ... are you sharp enough to peer past the goofy grin to see the star underneath?
Team Mayweather -- Disses Pacquiao ... Over Mayweather Punching Bag
Floyd Mayweather's camp has a message for Manny Pacquiao -- enjoy your "Mayweather" punching bag while you can ... 'cause it's the ONLY way you're gonna beat up on Floyd's face. The bag was a gift from boxing super fan and legendary attorney…
Michael Jai White -- Wifey Goes Tat-for-Tat ... Thank You, Black Dynamite! (PHOTOS)
Michael Jai White's wife surprised him with some fresh ink -- getting his initials tatted on her finger ... just to say thank you for an epic love letter he wrote to her. If you didn't hear about it ... the "Black Dynamite" star pulled off the…
A$AP Rocky -- Slapee Now Slap Happy? Concert Assault Case Settled
A$AP Rocky has one less "F**kin' Problem" ... because the woman he allegedly bitch slapped during one of his shows has dropped her lawsuit. TMZ broke the story ... Lisa Wade claimed the rapper smacked her in the face at a Philly concert in 2013, and…
Funny Mugs on the Mound -- Resting Pitch Face!
People make some funny faces when they're firing a baseball at 90-miles-per-hour -- and thankfully, their hilarious expressions were captured on camera for your cyber enjoyment! So, click through the gallery ... and try not to balk.
Migos -- Concertus Interruptus ... Multiple Arrests Backstage During Show
A Migos concert was cut short Saturday night in Georgia when police showed up and arrested several people connected with the rappers -- and possibly Migos themselves. The "Versace" rappers were performing at Georgia Southern University's Spring…
Jillian Barberie -- Rips Britt McHenry ... What She Did Was Horrible
Britt McHenry's getting no sympathy from fellow female sports media star Jillian Barberie -- who tells TMZ Sports what the ESPN reporter did was "horrible" ... and she needs a serious attitude adjustment, stat. Jillian…
NHL's Jarret Stoll -- Erin Andrews' BF Busted for Coke and Ecstasy
L.A. Kings superstar Jarret Stoll -- boyfriend of Erin Andrews -- was arrested in Vegas on suspicion on drug possession ... for allegedly bringing cocaine and ecstasy to a Vegas pool party. According to local reports, 32-year-old Stoll was busted…
Suge Knight -- Victim Says Rap Mogul Threatened to Kill Him (AUDIO)
Suge Knight says he was scared for his life when he ran over 2 people, killing one, but according to the victim who lived, Suge was actually out for blood. Cle Bone Sloan told police in an audio interview shortly after…
Sofia Vergara -- I'm Not Having Nick Loeb's Baby ... But I'm Not Destroying the Embryo
Sofia Vergara had to make a tricky decision ... there's a fertilized egg sitting around that could produce a baby she doesn't want, but she doesn't want to anger the "right to life" people by destroying it. As TMZ reported, Sofia and then…
Zayn Malik -- He Speaks!!! He Thanks 1D ... And He's Asian! (VIDEO)
Zayn Malik broke his silence Friday night -- come to think about it we haven't heard him speak before -- and he heaped praise on his former band, One Direction. Zayn accepted a trophy at the Asian Awards in London.…
Hookers for Hillary -- From the Whore House to the White House!
Hillary Clinton just got an endorsement from a group that hundreds of thousands of men have endorsed ... hookers. Hookers for Hillary is all fired up, and shouting her praises from Nevada's famed Bunny Ranch. You…
Khloe -- Sorry For Missing Your Birthday Kourtney ... But Business is Business
Khloe Kardashian is a good sister by all accounts, but there are limits to schlepping to every celebration when lots of loot is on the line. Kourtney turns 36 Saturday and she's having a big shindig at 1OAK in Vegas. But Khloe will be…
Selena Gomez -- I'm Making Hits, Not Hit-Boy, in Mexico
Selena Gomez's trip south of the border is strictly professional, meaning she's not banging Hit-Boy. Selena caused quite the stir in that ugly bikini earlier this week, but less prominent was the famed producer who was by her side. Stories started…
Lady Gaga Can't Charm a Cop ... She Got Wrote Up!!! (VIDEO)
Lady Gaga is popular with just about everyone ... except cops, because she got nailed in WeHo. Gaga was at Lisa Vanderpump's restaurant Pump on Santa Monica Blvd. Friday around 11 PM. It took a long time for her…
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge
Kim Richards messed up royally at the Bev Hills hotel this week, but it's definitely small potatoes compared to Aaron Hernandez. So we gotta ask ...
Britt McHenry -- Divide At ESPN ... Several Employees Want Her Fired
Not everyone at ESPN wants Britt McHenry back on the air -- with several employees (including on-air talent) telling us plain and simple -- "She should have been fired." We spoke with a whole bunch of ESPN employees ... from producers to production…