China angers Miss World
Is China afraid of a beauty queen?
Ben Carson to meet Syrian refugees
Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson is traveling to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees Friday, according to a media report.
2 journalists charged with spying
Two prominent Turkish journalists have been arrested on charges of espionage and aiding an armed terrorist organization, according to a news report.
Who will you blame when Obama's gone?
Dear Santa: Find my shooter
Manchester boy writes to Santa, asking him to catch attackers who shot him in the leg.
U.S. rocket debris found in UK
A large chunk of debris from a SpaceX rocket has been found floating off a remote British island, more than 4,000 miles (6,500 kilometers) from where it exploded after takeoff.
Mouse spotted on Mars?
An amateur astronomer spots what appears to be a mouse in a photo recently captured by NASA's Curiosity Rover.
2 suspects arrested in hotel attack
Malian forces arrested two men linked to a cell phone found at the scene of a deadly hotel attack by militants last week, authorities said Friday.
Turkey tries to ease tensions
Turkish President requests meeting with Putin after downed plane.
Arrest in gang killing of 9-year-old
A person has been arrested in this month's shooting death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, Chicago police Officer Ron Gaines told CNN on Friday.
Airbus patent detaches the cabin from the airplane
Squeezing out a net profit is tough in the airline business. And while straining to do so, plane manufacturers have come up with some interesting ideas.
Thirst for change: Rebel microbreweries
The droning buzz saw of a motorized longtail boat cruising up Chao Phraya River drowns our conversation, so Wichit Saiklao stops mid-sentence, smiles, and raises a glass of his homebrewed weizen, a crisp, golden-hued ale that goes down easy on balmy afternoons like this one.
Great gadget gifts for $100 or less
From smartphones to TVs to gaming consoles, most consumer electronics cost hundreds and even thousands of dollars.
Top photos from past 100 years
Pope lashes out at Kenya's elite
Pope Francis waded into the heart of a Kenyan shantytown, spreading a message of love and lashing out at the elite in a neighborhood that feels largely disenfranchised.
What's streaming next month
Is there anything better than hunkering down during the holidays and watching some of the best streaming options that are being offered? No, there isn't.
Hollande's tender words for victims
All over France, blue-white-red national flags flew from buildings on Friday. President Francois Hollande asked the people to hoist the tricolor in patriotic solidarity with the 130 people terrorists massacred two weeks ago in Paris.
Germany arrests 2 in alleged plot
A German special forces unit arrested two men in a Berlin raid Thursday who are accused of plotting "a significant criminal act against state security," according to Berlin authorities.
Implosion goes very wrong
One man was buried under bricks in his excavator after a smokestack collapsed during an implosion. CNN affiliate WIAT reports.
The week in 43 photos
Look at me! 23 selfies of the week
Take a look at 23 selfies of the week from November 18 through November 24.
Jared Fogle's wife divorces him
Jared Fogle's wife, Kathleen, has divorced him, according to court documents filed on November 19.
Should this building be knocked down?
They may be ugly, but London's Brutalist buildings are an important part of British heritage.
Casey Kasem's kids sue his widow
Three children of radio host Casey Kasem filed a wrongful death suit against his widow, accusing her of elder abuse and emotional neglect.
Chicago protest target: Black Friday
Chicago will continue its steady boil on Friday when protesters will march on its luxury corridor during a major shopping holiday and press their outrage over an officer's killing of teenager Laquan McDonald.
Patti LaBelle -- Invites Pie Guy to Thanksgiving ... With Strings Attached
PattiLabelle showed her gratitude to the guy who helped make her sweet potato pies a sensation ... but apparently the invitation came with a condition. The video is hilarious ... Patti and James are together at Patti's home in Philly, and they're…
Kardashian/Jenner Family -- Good 'Blend' for Thanksgiving
Kylie Jenner posted a beautiful Thanksgiving family pic with the caption, "Thankful for my blended family." It's interesting she refers to the fam as "blended," since the Kardashians and Jenner girls have been living as one since Kylie…
'Shahs of Sunset' Star Mike Shouhed -- 'Heartbroken' Over Jessica Divorce
"Shahs of Sunset" star Mike Shouhed either seems heartbroken or is acting heartbroken over his split with Jessica Parido ... it's hard to know which. We got Mike out at the VA Medical Center in L.A. Thursday talking about his divorce ... a divorce…
Kylie Jenner and Tyga -- Fallout from Near Breakup ... He's Moving Out
Tyga and Kylie are slowing things way down after their near split last week, and he's already moved out of her pad. A source connected to the couple says they've decided things would be better if they increase their personal space by living under…
Mercedes-Benz -- The Best (Food) or Nothing
Mercedes-Benz is so classy ... even their commercial shoots have 5-star catering for lunch. Check out the menu on a recent set in Pasadena for the brand new GLE 350 SUV ... it's pretty far from a cold-cut platter. -- Spicy shrimp over white grits…
Gywneth Paltrow, Chris Martin -- They Do Thanksgiving Right (PHOTO)
Gywneth Paltrow and Chris Martin feasted on a kale-festooned Thanksgiving meal with the whole family in tact. Gwyneth, Chris, Apple and Moses joined friends and relatives at her home NYC home for what looks like a relatively healthy and…
'Real World' Star Jamie Chung -- Death Threats From Obsessive Fan
'Hangover' actress and former 'Real World' cast member Jamie Chung got flooded with some seriously threatening emails -- and it got so bad, the LAPD had to track down the sender. According to law enforcement Chung received 100…
Deion Sanders -- Scores Ex-Wife's Cash in Huge Legal Victory
Deion Sanders might wanna dust off one of his famous TD dances -- he just won more than a million dollars in his defamation case against ex-wife, Pilar Sanders.
NBA's Jahlil Okafor -- STREET FIGHT ... KO's Man In Boston (Video)
NBA superstar Jahlil Okafor -- the #3 pick in the 2015 draft -- punched a guy in the face HARD outside of a Boston bar last night ... and TMZ Sports has the insane footage. It all went down after Okafor and the 76ers lost to the Boston Celtics --…
NFL's Rashad Jennings -- Hey 'Dancing with the Stars' ... PICK ME!!! (VIDEO)
NY Giants RB Rashad Jennings says he wants to be the next Michael Sam ... 'cause he is itching for the opportunity to strut his stuff in front of the world on "Dancing with the Stars." Jennings was out in NYC when we talked about his television…
Brock in 'Dutch': 'Memba Her?!
Ari Meyers is best known for playing hitchhiking prostitute Brock -- opposite Ed O'Neill -- in the 1991 John Hughes comedy, "Dutch." Guess what she looks like now!
Kate Major -- Arrested and Behind Bars After Airline Meltdown
Kate Major will spend Thanksgiving behind bars and has a date tomorrow with a federal judge, who will ask her how she wants to plead in a case involving out-of-control behavior on a plane. TMZ broke the story ... Kate was flying from Ft. Lauderdale…
Prince Harry -- Reunites with Orphan ... Lasting Friendship
Prince Harry paid an emotional visit to a 15-year-old orphan he befriended years ago, and the 2 have been close friends ever since. Harry met Mutsu Postane in 2004, when he was just 4. Mutsu's parents had both died of AIDS, in an African…
TMZ Gives Thanks
These celebs show us how to give back on Thanksgiving!
Guess Who This Feathered Youngster Turned Into!
Before this awesome actress was screamin’ her way to the top she was just another little lady rockin’ her festive Thanksgiving throws in Los Angeles, California. Can you guess who she is?
Drake -- Second Career Locked Down ... Basketball Announcer
Drake sounded like a pro Friday night in Toronto as he introduced the Raptors starting lineup. It was Drake night at the stadium and he soaked it in with his mom, who was sat by his side, proudly sporting his OVO line. Toronto beat Cleveland and…
National Dog Show -- 7 New Sanctioned Pooches
20 million people are about to see 7 brand new breeds of sanctioned pooches. The National Dog Show, sanctioned by the American Kennel Club, will air after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and viewers will get to see a special Italian hunting dog…
Brielle Zolciak-Biermann -- My Lips are Sealed
This is the new normal folks ... Brielle Biermann -- daughter of ex "RHOA" star Kim Zolciak -- getting lip injections, because being 18 just isn't good enough. It looks like this may have been a 2-for-1 deal, because Brielle and Kim…
Marilyn Manson -- Would You Like to Have Sex with Me?
Marilyn Manson conducted a random Thanksgiving poll to determine how many random women would have sex with him. Marilyn was hanging outside The Nice Guy in WeHo Wednesday when he grabbed our camera and asked the question. The chick didn't know it…
Chris Rock -- Mystery Girl's Dad Says She Was NOT Adopted ... Mum on Money
The biological father of the 7-year-old girl who lived with Chris Rock and his estranged wife for 7 years tells TMZ the Rock family never adopted the little girl, but he refuses to say if any money changed hands. Crispen Khanyile says his…