Corpse-filled boats hit shore
An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan's shores.
Threat shuts college; arrest made
The University of Chicago has shut down its campus after learning of an anonymous online threat of gun violence said to be planned for Monday.
Paris suspect escaped to Syria?
French intelligence services are operating under the theory that Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has escaped to Syria, according to one source close to the investigation as well as a counter-terrorism source.
Trump: 'I saw love in that room'
Donald Trump enthusiastically emerged from a meeting with black pastors in New York on Monday amid controversy over whether they plan to endorse the billionaire businessman's presidential bid.
The extraordinary sets of TV's 'Gotham'
"Gotham" has its midseason finale Monday after getting off to a different start.
What Santa did with this baby
When Donnie and Kelly Walters took their son Zeke to take his first picture with Santa, they didn't expect it would be a snooze fest.
Saudi skyscraper to be 1 km tall
Dubai, long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive, will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia.
Sanders has elective surgery
Bernie Sanders is having elective hernia surgery at George Washington University on Monday and will be out of work until Tuesday, according to his Senate office.
Obama names new ISIS adviser
The White House announced Monday new steps in its counter terror campaign, including measures that will tighten the security in the visa waiver program and the naming of a new senior adviser to the President, who will focus solely on the anti-ISIS fight.
Planned Parenthood shooting suspect appears in court
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Embassy: Attack is imminent
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has received credible reports of an imminent attack in the Afghan capital, the Embassy said Monday.
U.S., Russia differ on shootdown
The available information indicates that the Russian warplane shot down last week was in Turkish airspace at the time, supporting Turkey's position on the matter, State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said at a Monday press briefing.
Men rescue eagle, win Internet
Two brothers saved a trapped bald eagle, and at the same time, took a memorable selfie.
Cruz: Maybe shooter's a leftist
Ted Cruz is condemning the deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic, but is refusing to blame the attack on the anti-abortion rhetoric that has consumed stretches of the Republican primary campaign.
Herman Cain zings Jeb Bush
Herman Cain is annoyed.
Trump 'not going to take it back'
Donald Trump is insisting he was right that thousands of Muslim-Americans in New Jersey celebrated 9/11, despite being confronted with lack of evidence he's correct.
Opinion: Lawsuit is 'kids saying you're not doing your job'
Extreme weather kills 10 in U.S.
It's not even winter yet, but the deadly weather in parts of the U.S. suggests otherwise.
Holiday tradition or racism?
Trial opens in Freddie Gray death
The first of six city police officers went on trial Monday in a closely watched case involving a 25-year-old black prisoner who died after being shackled and placed without a seat belt in a Baltimore City police van.
Sneak peek inside 'CNN Heroes'
New Jersey's Maggie Doyne -- who helps women and children in Nepal -- was named CNN's 2015 Hero of the Year on November 17 at "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute" in New York. Watch the awards ceremony on Sunday, December 6, at 8 p.m. ET on CNN.
Pentagon wants more of these ...
... and the Navy is getting these
The U.S. Navy released footage of its newest warship, the USS Milwaukee, being tested at high speeds.
Merkel: 'Billions of people pinning their hopes on what we do'
'A Charlie Brown Christmas': Did you know?
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" has become almost as iconic now as the holiday it celebrates.
Cuba Gooding Jr. -- Show Me the Dance Moves! (VIDEO)
Cuba Gooding Jr. got his Rod Tidwell on in a crowded bar ... stealing the spotlight as he put on a dance clinic. Cuba hit up the very British pub Ye Olde King's Head in Santa Monica, and got loose to Kanye West's "Gold Digger." You…
Chris Duhon DUI Arrest -- Passed Out In Driver's Seat ... Engine Running
Ex-Duke basketball star Chris Duhon was arrested for extreme DUI on Monday morning after cops found him passed out in his car with the engine running ... TMZ Sports has learned. Cops responded to a call of a "man down" around 4 AM in Eleanor, West…
Rick Fox -- Retire BOTH Of Kobe's Numbers ... He Deserves It (VIDEO)
#8 or #24 ... that's the issue the Lakers will face when it comes time to retire Kobe Bryant's jersey -- but Rick Fox says he has a better solution ... RETIRE 'EM BOTH!!! The issue is that Bryant dominated in both numbers ... winning 3 NBA…
James Deen -- I'm Not a Rapist ... I'm Only Aggressive On Camera
The aggressive James Deen you see in porn is just an act ... according to his friends, but he believes that on camera image is what led to him being accused of rape. Deen -- one of the most famous male porn stars -- has been accused of sexual…
Khloe Kardashian -- Back to Torque After Staph Infection (VIDEO)
Khloe Kardashian's made a full recovery from a staph infection because she was back to her regular workout regimen. Khloe hit SoulCycle Sunday in Bev Hills to burn some calories. She seemed to enjoy the workout, but remained quiet when our…
USC's Clay Helton -- Players Go Crazy for Coach ... During Official Announcement
The USC football team was FIRED UP when they were officially told Clay Helton will be the permanent head coach ... swarming the guy during an epic team celebration. USC athletic director Pat Haden broke the news to the players during a team…
Kate Major Arrest -- Terrorized Passengers and Flight Attendants ... Cops Say
A judge ordered Kate Major go straight to rehab after she was busted for threatening to slash someone's throat during a flight -- and it's pretty clear she was wasted before getting on the plane. According to the criminal complaint, Michael…
Shaq -- Congratulates Kobe ... 'Love U Lil Bro'
What feud? Shaquille O'Neal says he loves Kobe Bryant like a brother ... despite their rocky "Tell Me How My Ass Tastes" past ... and to prove it, he offered Mamba some advice on his upcoming retirement. "Its time for u to take it all…
'Shallow Hal' Star Joshua Shintani Dies from Pneumonia
Joshua Shintani -- best known from his cameo in "Shallow Hal" has died at the age of 32 ... TMZ has learned. Joshua's mother says she took him to an emergency room early last week on Kauai, and doctors discovered he was battling an advanced case of…
Joe Jonas -- Post-Gigi Bachelor Pad ... Room For At Least 6 New Chicks (PHOTOS)
Joe Jonas should have no problems rebounding from Gigi Hadid ... thanks to his new bachelor pad. As we previously reported, the middle Jonas brother sold his WeHo home and has been doing the Airbnb thing in the Hollywood Hills. The place is a total…
Otis Nixon Arrest -- Cops Found Weed In Rental Car (MUG SHOT)
Another bizarre twist in the Otis Nixon arrest ... with cops saying they found marijuana in the ex-MLB star's rental car ... TMZ Sports has learned. We broke the story ... Nixon was arrested in Georgia last week after cops found a…
Marc Anthony -- I'M THE NEW JAY Z ... Starts Sports Agency
Jay Z's got some competition in the sports management world ... all thanks to Marc Anthony -- who just started his own company and ALREADY signed a pretty huge client. Anthony just announced the creation of Magnus Media ... Marc's version of…
Sinead O'Connor Ranting Against Her Family Again ... 'You're Dead to Me'
Sinead O'Connor is alive and (physically) well and back at it again ... blasting her family and calling them "child stealing murderers." O'Connor once again took to Facebook to trash her children, a few baby daddies and her sister ... saying,…
Erykah Badu -- I Know Rappers and You're No Rapper, Iggy Azalea! (VIDEO)
Just when Iggy Azalea thought it was safe to leave home ... Erykah Badu hit her with a ton of shade while hosting the Soul Train Awards. Erykah opened the show by taking a slight shot at herself -- pointing out that hip-hop fans give her crap for…
Jimmy Jam -- Adele Has Numbers, But Janet Jackson's Still Got Her On ...
Adele is crushing Janet Jackson's comeback album -- and everyone else's for that matter -- on the charts, but Janet's longtime collaborator says don't hand Adele the crown just yet. We got legendary producer Jimmy Jam outside Staples Center,…
Michael B. Jordan -- Time for a Kobe Bryant Movie ... But I Can't Play Him
It's curtains on his career ... but the timing couldn't be better for a Kobe Bryant MOVIE -- so says Michael B. Jordan.
Prince Harry -- Down Goes the Prince! (PHOTO)
Prince Harry's charity polo match in South Africa over the weekend didn't quite go as planned ... unless he was trying to get thrown off his horse. The prince was tossed head first off his steed, but bounced right back up and appeared unscathed.…
Joe Jonas -- Hitting Delete On Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik
Joe Jonas just did the bro version of drowning your sorrows over an ex in a tub of ice cream -- he gave Gigi Hadid and her new man Zayn Malik the dreaded social media cold shoulder. Guess Joe's seen enough, since he tapped the…
Alessandra Ambrosio -- Working Out ... Like It's 1999 (PHOTO)
Alessandra Ambrosio reached deep into her closet over the weekend and dusted off her rollerblades to exercise at the beach in Santa Monica. If anyone can make rollerblading a thing again, it would be her. Or more accurately ... her ass.
Yasiel Puig -- Bar Fight Captured On Video ... Dodgers Investigating
Yasiel Puig's Thanksgiving Eve bar fight was captured on surveillance video, sources tell TMZ Sports ... and cops say they have seen the tape. Sources tell us ... the entire incident was recorded from multiple angles -- including the physical…