U.S. 'targeting' force going to Iraq
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Tuesday that the U.S. military will send "a specialized expeditionary targeting force" aimed at conducting more raids in Iraq.
Remembering Rosa Parks, 60 years after protest
Today marks the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks taking a stand.
Giuliani: Trump 'exaggerating' 9/11 claim
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday that while there was some celebrating by American Muslims in New York on Sept. 11, 2001, Donald Trump is "exaggerating" when he said thousands of Muslims were cheering the attacks.
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Ghitis: How ISIS helps climate talks
Timing of ISIS Paris attack likely boosted chance of climate conference success, as nations feel solidarity to save the world
Marine gets 12 years in killing of transgender woman
A U.S. Marine was found guilty of killing of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room in October last year.
'Most excellent' airlines for 2016
Its star-studded safety videos show the airline making happy customers of everyone from hulking sports stars to pocket-sized hobbits.
Planned Parenthood long an attack target
Between 1973, when the Supreme Court decided abortion should be legal throughout the United States, and 2003, abortion providers have been the targets of more than 300 acts of extreme violence, including arson, bombings, murders and butyric acid attacks.
City chokes on thick pollution
Do-gooder holiday gift guide
It's that giving time of year, when chain stores and downtown districts hang up their Christmas ornaments to convince us to buy an endless list of presents for our loved ones.
Doctors: Stop using crib bumpers
Worried about a significant uptick in infant deaths, doctors want parents to stop using crib bumpers.
AirAsia crew lost control after malfunction;162 died
U.S. retailers missing out on billions
A section of Africa's population has been steadily climbing the affluence stakes, but many U.S. retailers don't ship their wares to the continent.
Obama warns Putin on Syria
President Barack Obama warned his Russian counterpart Tuesday against intervening in Syria's civil war, suggesting that Vladimir Putin is aware of the dangers his country faces by entering the bloody conflict.
Giuliani: Trump 'exaggerating' 9/11 claims
Rudy Giuliani says there were reports of small groups of people celebrating during the 9/11 attacks but no reports of thousands of people celebrating.
Last of line for giant Boeing airlifter
That's it. There ain't no more. After 24 years of flight, Boeing stopped making one of the biggest airplanes in the world on Sunday.
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Trump jokes taxes gave Sanders a hernia
Donald Trump joked Monday that Bernie Sanders needed hernia surgery because of the heft of the tax hikes his campaign proposals would carry.
A tale of two Donald Trumps, man and alligator
Donald Trump has made a reputation for himself as a ruthless negotiator in business and as a no-holds-barred candidate on the presidential campaign trail.
Obama: Climate talks should include 'legally binding' mechanism
A successful outcome for the Paris climate talks will include a "legally binding" mechanism to ensure countries adhere to their carbon reduction commitments, President Barack Obama said Tuesday.
Robbers in panda onesies hit store
Police are hunting for two men who carried out an armed robbery on a convenience store -- while wearing panda onesies.
Christie Brinkley wows in bikini
We're still in love with an "Uptown Girl."
Corpse-filled boats hit shore
Over the past two months, at least eight wooden boats have been found in the Sea of Japan on or near the coast, carrying a chilling cargo -- the decaying bodies of 20 people, Japan's coast guard told CNN.
Mayor dies weeks after taking office
The mayor of Alaska's capital was found dead just weeks after he took office.
Defiant Japan to kill 300 whales
With a mission to kill 333 minke whales, Japan has sent its first whaling fleet to the Antarctic Ocean in more than one year.
Prince Harry -- Royal Jewels Need Support Too (PHOTO)
Prince Harry wasn't only missing his shoes when he stepped on a rugby field in South Africa ... seems the royal jockstrap was M.I.A. Is it just us, or does Harry seem like a fun hang?
Courteney Cox -- Engagement Is Off
Courteney Cox and her fiance rocker Johnny McDaid have broken up, and called off their wedding -- but we've found out they fought like hell to make it work. Sources close to the former couple tell us the Snow Patrol guitarist packed up and moved out…
Prince Amukamara -- We Have Dance Battles ... In Giants Locker Room
The NY Giants locker room is like the set of "You Got Served" and "8 Mile" wrapped into one -- with players challenging each other to dance and rap battles ... so says cornerback Prince Amukamara. He's not joking ... Prince says it gets…
Kobe Bryant -- Lakers Mulling Jersey Issue ... Which Number to Retire?
The Kobe Bryant jersey debate has now reached the Lakers front office -- with a team rep telling us they plan on having official meetings to decide which number to retire ... #8 or #24??? A spokesperson for the team tells TMZ Sports, "We have…
Kylie Jenner -- Now Serving in Assless Chaps!! (PHOTOS)
Kylie Jenner is taking full advantage of the whole "I'm 18 now" thing by flaunting her whole ass ... professionally, of course. Kylie did a racy latex-laden spread for Interview Magazine's December-January issue. Things we've immediately gleaned…
Rick Ross to Adrien Broner -- Don't Sweat Mayweather ... I Got Your Back
Rick Ross seems to be taking sides in the Floyd Mayweather vs. Adrien Broner beef -- partying with Broner in Miami this weekend ... and TMZ Sports has the footage. It's interesting ... considering Ross had MAJOR beef with Floyd in the past --…
Yasiel Puig -- Denies Striking Sister ... 'Big Misunderstanding'
L.A. Dodgers star Yasiel Puig is adamant he never laid a hand on his sister at a Miami bar last week ... claiming they did get into an argument, but things NEVER got physical. Puig's good friend Alex Vega tells TMZ Sports he was with…
DeAndre Jordan On Mark Cuban -- If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say ...
Turns out, the hatchet ain't buried after all ... It's been 5 months since that whole DeAndre Jordan vs. Mark Cuban contract thing went down back in July -- so, Monday night we asked DeAndre if things were finally cool between the two. …
Amanda Bynes -- Fashion Does Her Body Real Good (PHOTO)
Amanda Bynes has clearly picked up a thing or two during her fashion design classes ... 'cause she stepped out in a dangerously hot dress in West Hollywood. Amanda looked as good as we've seen her in years as she left Craig's Monday night. She…
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West -- Baby Crisis ... We Need a Name!!
Time's running out for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- less than a month from the birth of their 2nd child ... and they have no idea what to name the kid. Sources tell us the couple's discussed dozens of names, but they're just not in love with…
Future Sued for Bailing On Concert ... Rapper Claims Commas Were Messed Up
Future is being sued by a promoter who claims he lost more than $150k when the rapper pulled out of a concert, but sources close to Future claim he walked because the deal was shady. In his lawsuit, Robert Caillier says he gave Future's camp a $15k…
Howie Long -- 'I've Had Head Trauma ... But Nothing Significant' (VIDEO)
They're 3 scary letters ... but Howie Long says when it comes to CTE, the NFL is doing "as good a job as you can" in preventing players from suffering brain injuries on the field.
Kris Jenner -- Here's My Vote for Kimye Baby #2 Name (VIDEO)
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian can stop racking their brains ... Kris Jenner revealed the name for their soon-to-be-born son, or at least what she thinks it will be. Kris and bf Corey Gamble were wrapping up their weekly dinner at Craig's when she…
The Game -- Scores Puppy Bro to Fetty Wap's Bitch
The Game and Fetty Wap are related ... through their dogs. Game just dropped $5k on a male American Bully puppy from Different Breed Kennels, the same Cali breeder where Fetty Wap picked up his little girl pooch, Trap Queen. Owner Tyrone…
2 Chainz -- Victorious in 'THOT' Lawsuit
The great 2 Chainz "THOT" war of 2015 is officially over -- and the judge's decision might mean it's open season on THOTs everywhere. A federal judge in North Carolina tossed out Christine Chisholm's lawsuit. As we've reported,…
Guess Who This Bobbed Hair Beauty Turned Into
Before this bob cut little kid was letting her hair down as an international supermodel she was a perfectly poised preteen in Walnut Creek, California. Can you guess who this grinning gal is?
Master P -- Battle Over Kids Getting Abusive ... Estranged Wife Claims
The war between Master P and his estranged wife Sonya Miller has reached a new level -- she's accusing him of verbal and physical abuse ... while plotting to turn their kids against her. Miller was granted a temporary restraining order against P…
Kylie Jenner -- Skinny Greyhounds Are Okay ... Dog Org. Sign Off
All the haters calling out Kylie Jenner for animal cruelty are barking up the wrong tree ... this according to no less an authority than the Italian Greyhound Club of America. Experts with the club tell us the video Kylie posted of one of her…
Minnie Driver -- My Neighbor Pulled a Driveway Ambush
Minnie Driver's got serious beef with her nextdoor neighbor, and she says their confrontations have gotten so heated ... she had to go to court to force him to stay away. Driver got a restraining order against Daniel Perelmutter in Los Angeles…
Kardashian Family Photo -- Mystery Guy Identified ... I'm with Kanye!
Everyone chill ... the Kardashian/Jenner Thanksgiving family portrait was NOT photobombed -- turns out the random dude in camo is super tight with Kanye West. Our Kardashian sources tell us the guy's name is Sakiya Sandifer and he's practically…