Progress made on nuclear cooperation
President Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi say they have moved forward on efforts to provide liability protection to U.S. firms that build civilian nuclear projects in India. | OBAMA: YEMEN UNREST WON'T HALT DRONES | OBAMA: DON'T BULLY UKRAINE
ISIS demands terrorist's release to save captive
A video posted online by a known ISIS supporter shows Japanese hostage Kenji Goto holding a photograph of what appears to be beheaded ISIS hostage Haruna Yukawa.
Failed suicide bomber sought in prisoner swap
In a televised confession in 2005 Sajida al-Rishawi recounted how she tried to take part in a string of attacks that killed at least 57 people, but her bomb failed to detonate.
What hostage crisis means for Japan
Academic Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi says that the hostage crisis may have far-reaching consequences -- a more assertive policy will expose Japan to more conflict.
Obama will pay respects to new Saudi King Salman
Obama's departure from his India trip was adjusted to allow him to stop in Riyadh on the way home, the White House says. | BERGEN: WHY OBAMA IS MAKING TRIP
What's happening in the Mideast and why it matters
The Middle East now is especially turbulent -- with waves rocking several countries, so big that their effects are being felt worldwide.
TV talk show pioneer dies
Longtime New York City radio and television personality Joe Franklin has died. He was 88.
'My mom is really pregnant and she really needs help'
Calise Manning is being called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling 911 operators in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Maher: 'American Sniper' is 'psychopath patriot'
Bill Maher criticized the movie "American Sniper" and deceased Navy Seal Chris Kyle calling him a "psychopath patriot."
F-16s escort 2 flights to Atlanta
F-16 fighter jets escorted two passenger planes into Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Saturday after a bomb threat made on Twitter was deemed credible, according to military officials.
'SNL' tackles Deflategate
"Saturday Night Lives' " 'Tom Brady' and 'Bill Belichick' offer their explanation on the controversy over deflated footballs surrounding the New England Patriots.
Belichick: 'We followed rules'
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick insisted Saturday that the Patriots organization had done nothing wrong, as controversy continues over under-inflated footballs used in Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Greeks vote in decisive election
Greek voters began voting Sunday in an election that could lead to a dramatic showdown with the debt-laden nation's lenders.
AirAsia fuselage lifted, then sinks
An earlier effort to the raise the wreckage on Saturday was also foiled when a belt connecting the fuselage to a giant balloon broke.
Perry, Christie speeches interrupted
A man was arrested Saturday at a conservative gathering widely considered the kickoff event for the 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa.
Kendrick Johnson's parents may face jail
Still seeking justice in their son's death, Kendrick Johnson's parents will face the justice system themselves Monday on misdemeanor charges related to a 2013 protest, their attorney said.
Boy's viral photo praises principal
It took about 45 minutes for an online campaign to raise $100,000 this week, the start of an initiative that has grown beyond its original goal of funding a class trip to Harvard.
Dramatic video appears to show rocket blast
Dramatic dashcam footage from Ukraine appears to show the moment a rocket nearly hit an on-coming motorist.
Ernie Banks dies at 83
"He was one of the greatest players of all time," said Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, calling him "the warmest and most sincere person I've ever known." | PEOPLE WE LOST
Mandy Moore is getting divorced
Group spots rare predator in river
The CEO for the World Wildlife Fund spotted a rare black jaguar in Brazil's Juruena National Park.
Doomsday Clock moved closer to midnight
The world is closer to doomsday.
Huge asteroid coming; grab your binoculars!
A big asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday, but NASA says don't worry -- we'll be safe.
Was oldest gospel found in mummy mask?
Media outlets have been abuzz this week with the news that the oldest fragment of a New Testament gospel -- and thus the earliest witness of Jesus' life and ministry -- had been discovered hidden inside an Egyptian mummy mask and was going to be published.
'Sniper' widow speechless after rifle raffle
For another weekend, moviegoers will be glued to their seats, watching the grit and turmoil of Chris Kyle, the real-life character portrayed in "American Sniper."
'Frozen': Why kids can't 'Let It Go'
You can't escape Disney's phenomenon "Frozen."
Dancing for Dr. Mengele
A black-and-white photo shows the 16-year-old ballerina at her prime, mere months before her world would be destroyed.
Blitzer: You can smell the death
CNN's Wolf Blitzer describes his visit to Auschwitz and the moment he realized his grandparents' fate. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
Liberation of Auschwitz
Stunning Miss Universe costumes
The week in 32 photos
World's top 25 hotels
It doesn't get much better than an overwater bungalow in the Maldives.
Shadow photos of dogs reveal 'primal nature'
Ukraine's divide: Two sides of a river
Super Bowl rings get more elaborate every year
SkyMall's weirdest products
Fake baby steals the scene in 'American Sniper'
Can you spot the fake baby? Jeanne Moos takes aim at "American Sniper" for using a doll rather than a real baby.
App lets you rent your restroom to strangers
A new app shows you where there's a nearby toilet at someone's home or even office. WABC has the story.
Meet 9 mental wellness warriors
How do you know they won't kill again?
When Bill Stokes visits a cafe near the state Capitol, he admires one man behind the counter. To him, Chuck Petrucelly represents a life saved.
100 years of New York City from above
Look who's turning 50 in 2015
Who's been cast as Supergirl?
Badass women of sci-fi.
New (kinda creepy) advances in robot technology
Astronaut to spend one year in space
Air Force UFO files land on Internet
It's enough to make Mulder and Scully seethe with envy.
Missing spacecraft found after 11 years
68 years in 68 seconds
The 11 best social media moments
And they say people are disengaged from politics.
What Obama didn't say in his address
President Barack Obama used Tuesday night's State of the Union address to demand action on progressive priorities — but his silence on a number of key issues spoke just as loudly as his words.
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Chris Brown -- I'm the Victim of Identity Theft!
Chris Brown is now at the center of a new criminal investigation ... but this time he's the victim.Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... when Chris was jailed for leaving rehab back in April and taken across the country to Washington D.C. for his…
Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo -- Drops $85k ... To Pimp Out $84k Porsche
Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo only came over from Cuba a few months ago, but he's already BALLIN' OUT like an American ... dropping $85,000 to trick out his $84,000 Porsche!!!Castillo took his 2014 Avorza Porsche 911 Turbo to Alex…
Mama June -- I Don't Want Money From Sugar Bear, But I Do Need ...
Mama June knows Sugar Bear is broke as a joke ... so she's willing to cut him a break on child support -- but she tells TMZ she's demanding something more important from him. Mama June says she and Suge aren't squabbling over money…
'The Interview' -- Kim Jong-Un Actor ... Not a KJU Fan
The guy who played Kim Jong-Un in the "The Interview" won't be watching basketball games with Dennis Rodman in the DPRK anytime soon."Fresh Off the Boat" star Randall Park was leaving Chateau Saturday night when he talked to our photog about Kim…
Puppy Bowl XI -- We're Prepared ... For a MAJOR Crapshoot
Only one team of dogs will win the sixth annual Puppy Bowl ... but they'll all have to poop at some point -- and Animal Planet has their cute butts covered.This year's event will feature 85 pups, 21 kittens and 5 Nigerian Dwarf goats (the…
Alicia Keys: Good Genes or Good Docs?!
Alicia Keys' beauty is on fire!Here's a 20-year-old version of the "Fallin'" singer at a Grammys party in Los Angeles back in 2001 (left) and almost 14 years later ... the mother of two -- who is celebrating her 34th birthday today -- at a…
Richard Simmons -- Cops Visit Home After Elder Abuse Claim ... And He's Fine
Richard Simmons had visitors Friday night ... cops who were doing a welfare check because he's been MIA for more than year ... and guess what? He's fine. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... 2 LAPD officers showed up to Simmons' Hollywood Hills…
Teen Poets -- LAPD Investigates Death Threat Over Rape Poem
Two up-and-coming poets who once opened for John Legend are the targets of death and rape threats ... and the LAPD is on the hunt for the bad guys.Belissa Escobedo and Rhiannon McGavin, 16 and 17, performed their poem, "Rape Joke," at the Brave…
TMZpp -- Hilarious Parallel Parking Videos
Our photog Charlie hit the streets of Venice for today's parallel parking challenge, but this time Charlie's given drivers a ticket ... a TMZ ticket that appropriately describes their parking acumen.
Lindsay Lohan -- I'm Servicing the Community ... By Showing Off My Body
Lindsay Lohan's mosquito virus seems to be chikun-GONE-ya ... now she just needs to focus more on finishing her community service, and less on her ass -- or it could land her in jail.Lilo posted a half naked pic Saturday afternoon on Instagram ...…
NBA's Mark Jackson -- RIPS ROGER GOODELL ... He's a Terrible Commish
Deflate-gate -- or anything like Deflate-gate -- would NEVER happen in the NBA ... because Adam Silver doesn't SUCK like Roger Goodell ... so says ex-NBA coach Mark Jackson. The former Golden State Warriors head coach strongly believes the issues in…
John Wayne's Son -- Cops Called 'Cause He Lacks Class!
John Wayne's son had a visit by the law Friday night ... after a fight over a horse Mercedes.Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Patrick Wayne's wife, Misha Anderson called the cops at around 9 PM, after they got into a heated argument over…
X Games Aspen -- Skier Henrik Harlaut KO'ed ... After SCARY Wipeout!! (VIDEO)
Pro skier Henrik Harlaut was knocked out cold Saturday during an X Games Aspen event ... and the footage is frightening.It all went down during the Men's Slopestyle finals ... when Harlaut landed a trick the wrong way and took a gnarly tumble --…
Papa John -- PIZZA TRAITOR!!!
Papa John is like Benedict Arnold slathered in marinara sauce!We got PJ -- aka John Schnatter -- chowing down on the competition at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. A far cry from the chain, the pie was served up at the…
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge
Lindsay Lohan's in trouble ... again. And did the Patriots score a crooked win? So we gotta ask ...
Roc Nation Boxer -- 'Jay Knows What He's Doing' ... We're Blowin' Up
Roc Nation Sports boxer Dusty Harrison-Hernandez tells TMZ Sports ... being a part of Jay's company is AWESOME ... not just because it's blowin' up his career, but he also met Rihanna. 20-year-old DHH is 25-0 and recently headlined the Roc's…
Kobe Bryant -- Injury Hurts Local Restaurants ... Expecting Fans to Bail
It's not just the Lakers who will take a hit with Kobe Bryant out the rest of the season -- local L.A. restaurants are also concerned ... telling TMZ Sports business is significantly slower when the Mamba isn't on the court. FYI -- Staples…
Birdman vs. Lil Wayne -- War is On ... NO SETTLEMENT
Birdman and Lil Wayne have officially declared war ... settlement talks have broken down and Wayne will now sue his mentor, claiming among other things Birdman owes him $8 million.As TMZ reported ... the 2 titans tried coming to terms this week but…
'Boy Next Door' Star Ryan Guzman -- JLo's Lip Service is Beyond
If Jennifer Lopez is looking for a new man, it sounds like she could set her sites on the dude she gets hot and heavy with in "Boy Next Door" -- cause he's a big fan.Ryan Guzman was leaving the Palm Friday night when he told us JLo is by…
'Total Divas' Star Paige -- I'm a Better Wrestler ... When I'm Menstruating!
"Total Divas" star Paige says her menstrual cycle is good for business ... period.The WWE wrestler was on her way out of Newark airport Friday when she told us the worst part about being a woman is that bummer time of the month.But Paige says unlike…