Vessel that went missing in storm is lost, Coast Guard says
At least 6 dead in floods
'Butt dials' strain 911 systems
The emergency dispatchers who handle calls to 911 must grapple with urgent situations, frantic callers and garbled messages.
Mom complains; textbook redone
Textbook publisher McGraw-Hill will rewrite a section in one of its books after a Houston-area mother complained that it whitewashes the role of slavery in bringing Africans to America.
Guest gets bill after skipping wedding
A bride and groom charged a couple $75.90 for the meals they did not eat when they did not show up to the wedding. CNN affiliate WCCO
Turkey intercepts Russian jet
Turkey said it intercepted a Russian jet that violated its air space over the weekend.
Clinton: I'll close gun loophole
Hillary Clinton will pledge to close background check loopholes and allow victims to sue gun manufacturers at two town halls in New Hampshire on Monday, according to an aide.
House speaker race gets nasty
Is container from missing ship?
TOTE Maritime says in a statement that a recovered container appears to be from the missing ship El Faro. CNN's Tom Sater has more details.
Life ring from El Faro found
The U.S. Coast Guard continues the search for El Faro, the missing cargo ship that was last heard from during Hurricane Joaquin on October 1, 2015. 33 people are onboard.
Tiny dog faces off against bears
In Monrovia, California, a 20-pound French bulldog scared off 3 bears that got into the family home. KCAL/KCBS reports.
Group: Hospital attack a 'war crime'
The deadly bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in the embattled Afghan city of Kunduz over the weekend has prompted outrage around the world.
Death and guns in the USA
3 share Nobel Prize for medicine
The Nobel Prize for medicine has this year been jointly awarded to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases.
Horrific attacks in Jerusalem
In the Old City of Jerusalem, increased violence between Palestinians and Israelis has escalated tensions to new heights in recent weeks. CNN's Eric McLaughlin reports.
L.A. to pay $3M over man's death
The city of Los Angeles is poised to pay nearly $3 million to the family of a 56-year-old grandfather who died in police custody after a Los Angeles Police Department jail guard placed him in a chokehold, according to court records.
North Korea releases NYU student
North Korea has released Won-moon Joo, a South Korean student at New York University whom it detained in April, the South Korean government said.
Which country has smartest kids?
It's a world-class teacher's pet -- a straight-A student that's top of the class: Singapore is officially the country with the smartest high-school kids in the world.
5 things to start your day
Record flooding slams South Carolina. Answers demanded in Afghanistan hospital bombing. And has the El Faro been found?
See Dreamliner built in 2 minutes
British Airways has just welcomed the arrival of its first 787-9 Dreamliner.
TV's most unusual show is back
Lady Gaga's hotel is officially welcoming guests.
World's best (and weirdest) photos for sale
A growing demand for high-end art among wealthy Chinese investors has resulted in a raft of new art fairs and auctions throughout the country -- but it's not only art that's benefiting from China's new found spending power.
Artist says his studio was bugged
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says he found "listening devices" hidden around in his Beijing studio.
ISIS destroys ancient arch
ISIS militants have destroyed the iconic Arch of Triumph in Palmyra, the latest cultural treasure of the ancient site that they have reduced to rubble, Syrian authorities said.
Witness: Oregon killer shot woman in wheelchair
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Serena Williams -- Booty-tubin ... With 'Arrow' Villain
Serena Williams proved her ass is buoyant ... floating it down the San Marcos River in Texas this past weekend ... with one of the bad guys from "Arrow." The tennis superstar strapped on her bathing suit and grabbed some inner tubes -- along with…
Tupac Shakur -- 'Thug Life Is Dead' Jailhouse Letter Up for Sale
Tupac Shakur's declared "Thug Life" was dead to him in an emotional letter that included a road map for his "homiez" to make it out of the hood -- and that letter is now up for sale. Tupac's 5 page correspondence to a Death Row employee was written…
Emilia Clarke & Jason Momoa -- Khaleesi and Khal Drogo Reunited!!! (PHOTO)
"Game of Thrones" stars Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa came together again in the last place you'd expect to see the Mother of Dragons and The Great Khal ... Fashion Week in Paris. Clarke shared the joyous photo, writing, "Well I guess the sun rises…
Matt Barnes -- I'm Too Grown to Lie About Rihanna (VIDEO)
Matt Barnes refuses to back down from his claims that something romantic went down between him and Rihanna -- telling TMZ Sports straight up, "I'm too grown to lie." The NBA star caught heat from RiRi herself back in August -- when he told us he…
Lisa Vanderpump -- Chinese Need to End Barbaric Torture, Killing of Dogs (VIDEO)
Lisa Vanderpump rallied hundreds of people Sunday to protest a barbaric Chinese festival that involves the torture and brutal killing of dogs. Lisa, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Gretchen Rossi and other celebs were there on Sunday in L.A.'s…
Nomar Garciaparra -- MLB Hazing's No Big Deal ... We All Did It
RELAX ... forcing MLB rookies to wear dresses is no big deal -- despite criticism that it sends a bad message to kids -- so says ex-MLB star Nomar Garciaparra. As we previously reported, the head of a powerful LGBT group is upset that several…
Lil Wayne -- Birdman Screwed Over Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga Too
Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga say they got screwed by Birdman just like Lil Wayne did ... as least that's what Lil Wayne claims in new legal docs. Lil Wayne now claims in his bitter lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money, he has letters from Drake and…
Maddie Ziegler -- Diamonds Are A Girl's BFF On Her 13th Bday
Maddie Ziegler just turned 13 and if you're wondering what a kid who's starred in 3 Sia music videos and a reality show gets when they reach teen-hood ... ice, as in a pair of diamond stud earrings. Ziegler's family surprised the…
Shane Mosley -- I've Got Millions in the Bank ... But I'm No Mayweather
Boxing was very, VERY good to Shane Mosley -- 'cause the guy has roughly $10 MILLION in the bank, which is awesome ... but nowhere NEAR the kind of money Floyd Mayweather rakes in. Mosley had to declare his income and expenses to the court as…
'Batman' Comic Artist -- BAM!!! POW!!! Near-Blind Artist Creates AWESOME Illustrations
The guy responsible for creating dozens of Batman comics with elaborate illustrations is blind as a Batman. Tommy Castillo is big in the comic world, known for penciling a bunch of Batman spinoffs. Tommy's especially impressive because…
'Baywatch' Star Jeremy Jackson -- Brought a Knife to Our Car Fight ... Woman Claims
"Baywatch" star Jeremy Jackson is in big legal trouble yet again -- accused of stabbing a woman, his 2nd such arrest this year. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Jackson got into an argument in August ... with a woman near her L.A home,…
Guess Who This Precious Puppeteer Turned Into!
Before this hilarious Hollywood star was cracking us up on screen, she was was just another adorable kid playing with puppets in Boston, Massachusetts. Can you guess who she is?
Jim Carrey -- Left Door Open for Future with Girlfriend Cathriona White
Jim Carrey didn't want to completely sever his relationship with Cathriona White, but never got to explain himself to her before she committed suicide ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the couple tell TMZ Carrey only intended to take…
Morena Baccarin -- 'Gotham' Star Shows Baby Bump
Morena Baccarin took a stroll in Venice over the weekend ... showing clear signs Gotham's newest resident should arrive in the not too distant future. As TMZ previously reported ... Morena -- who is pregnant with co-star Ben McKenzie's baby -- plans…
Justin Bieber -- Karaoke with Floyd Mayweather in Bora Bora (VIDEO)
Justin Bieber made a French Polynesian paradise that much better for a group of well-to-do vacationers ... by giving an impromptu performance during karaoke night. Biebs has been vacationing in Bora Bora with Floyd Mayweather -- while Money…
Amber Rose Sobs Over Kanye, Wiz ... I Forgive Them (VIDEO)
Amber Rose broke down in front of a huge crowd Saturday, apparently still tormented by 2 of her famous former boyfriends ... Kanye and Wiz. Amber was hosting her Slut Walk in downtown L.A. when she lost it, telling the crowd how hurtful it was when…
Lil Wayne - I Wanted Chanel West Coast ... But Birdman Screwed It Up
Lil Wayne says he's trying to sign and develop young talent in an effort to keep his music label at the top of the game ... but Birdman is blocking his decisions. In the long standing legal battle with Birdman ... Weezy claims in legal docs he…
Kaley Cuoco -- Save a Horse ... Ride a Jedi
Kaley Cuoco just drained the asthma inhalers of science fiction geeks across the galaxy ... by dressing up as a sexy Luke Skywalker. The "Big Bang Theory" star was at the Longines Masters of Los Angeles -- a horse jumping event -- where she brought…
50 Cent -- Takes a Vodka Shot ... At Diddy (VIDEO)
50 Cent shamed Puffy Saturday with a show of extreme vodka support ... at least that's what 50 says. The empresario posted video of huge lines outside a liquor store in Temple Hills, Maryland with people itching to score a bottle of Effen Vodka,…
Hillary Clinton on SNL -- I Do a Mean, Mean Trump Impression (VIDEO)
Hillary Clinton did what all modern-day presidential candidates do to stand out ... appear on "Saturday Night Live" ... but we gotta say, this one really is a stand out. Hillary was playing a bartender named Val, who serves up booze to Kate…