Governor: Colorado shootings are a tragedy beyond words
Slain officer was skating champ, church elder
Trump mocks reporter with disability
Donald Trump is under fire again, this time for mocking a New York Times reporter that suffers from a chronic condition. CNN's John Berman reports
'I went to the other side'
Tracy Morgan says his life will never be the same after a near-fatal car crash in June 2014 -- and that's not necessarily a bad thing.
NSA ends bulk phone data capture
The U.S. intelligence community on Sunday will cease its bulk collection of telephone metadata.
Human rights lawyer killed on street
Pro-Kurdish lawyer Tahir Elci, president of the Diyarbakir Bar Association in southeastern Turkey and a leading human rights defender, was killed while making a press statement Saturday.
3 dead as storm pounds region
A wintry storm was pounding parts of the central Plains and Texas with heavy rain Saturday, threatening to coat some areas with dangerous layers of ice and exacerbating a flooding situation that has left at least three people dead near Dallas.
Erdogan sad, not sorry about plane
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that his government is "really saddened" about shooting down a Russian warplane, insisting that he does not want to ramp up tensions but falling short of offering the apology Moscow has demanded.
Pope greets nation hostile to gays
Pope Francis seemed to soften the Catholic church's tone on homosexuality in 2013. Those sentiments won't be popular in Uganda when he visits on Friday.
Director: Sorry for the white cast
The makers of the forthcoming film "Gods of Egypt" apologized for showcasing a predominantly white cast amid criticism over lack of diversity in a film based on Egyptian mythology.
Xmas tree-shaped candy looks like ...
Sometimes, it's best to stick with the classics.
Pastors: We didn't say that, Trump
Several black pastors invited to meet with Donald Trump on Monday have denied reports that they had plans to endorse the presidential candidate at the event.
Trump: I'm '2nd Amendment 100%'
Donald Trump on Saturday touted his opposition to gun control, the day after a shooting rampage outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado killed three people.
Coming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu
A new way to sit in an 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.
A University of Colorado police officer was killed after a gunman opened fire inside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
New clues in hunt for Nefertiti's tomb
Egyptologists are optimistic that a second chamber may soon be found behind King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on results of scans from the Valley of the Kings that were announced Saturday.
Carson sees 'great human tragedy'
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson explained his surprise trip to visit Syrian refugees in Jordan because he said he wanted "to come to see with my own eyes this great human tragedy."
The week in photos
Take a look at 43 photos of the week from November 20 through November 26.
Upcoming CNN Short Films
CNN Films and CNN Digital Studios present original short films directed by established and rising filmmakers.
Preview short film 'Blackface'
African-American filmmaker Roger Ross Williams goes on a journey to understand why the notoriously liberal Dutch feel compelled to dress in blackface during the annual holiday tradition of Sinterklaas. How can a country that boasts of a multi-cultural society and liberal attitude be so oblivious of its own colonial past? Premieres Monday, Nov. 30, on CNN Digital.
Deaf football team captures the hearts of thousands
"All-American Family" tells the story of how a high school football team made up of deaf players has captured the hearts and minds of an entire town. Directed by Andrew Jenks.
... shootout caught on video
Tahir Elci, the President of Diyarbakir Bar Association and prominent pro-Kurdish attorney, was shot and killed in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir.
Robber shoots student, but then ...
A robber shot student Peter Gold in the stomach after he confronted a suspect. When the suspect tried to shoot Gold again, the gun jammed.
'He did not know it was Salah'
The suspected planner of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, the most-wanted man in Europe, is said to have stopped off in a cafe in Brussels the day after the killings.
Ronda Rousey -- Out of Hiding ... With a Fresh Face
Ronda Rousey is back, and appears fully-healed from the beating she took at the hands of Holly Holm. Rousey went walking with a little girl on Thanksgiving day ... and she didn't look the worse for wear. She went out again Friday in L.A.…
Ice-T & Coco -- Say Hello To Baby Chanel
Ice-T and Coco Austin are the proud new parents of a beautiful baby girl. Chanel Nicole was born early Saturday morning in New Jersey. According to Ice and Coco's posts, she weighed 5.7 lbs and was 18 inches long. Coco was 37 weeks into her…
Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick -- All Signs Point to Reconciliation
The handwriting is on the wall ... looks like Kourtney Kardashian is giving Scott Disick another chance. Kourtney and Scott went furniture shopping with Mason in Bev Hills Friday, and at one point Scott had his arm around his baby mama. They also…
Justin Bieber -- I Support Chainsmokers
Justin Bieber is curiously making surprise appearances at the same time he's canceling others. The Biebs jumped on stage Friday night at the Shrine Auditorium in downtown L.A. and sang 3 songs with The Chainsmokers. You gotta think Stephen Colbert…
Lamar Odom -- Prosecution for Coke Possession Unlikely
Lamar Odom is in desperate shape medically, but legally we're told he may get cut a break. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, the Nye County D.A. in Nevada is backing off the statements made by the Sheriff, who said there was a strong chance Lamar…
Gwen Stefani -- Blake Makes Me Happy ... at the Happiest Place on Earth
Gwen Stefani just can't get herself enough of Blake Shelton ... she had to get her fix while strolling the grounds of Disneyland. Gwen and her 3 kids hit up the theme park Friday, and Gwen multi-tasked with her iPhone as they walked from…
'Twin Peaks' Reboot Reveals Agent Cooper's Fate! Spoiler Alert ... Maybe
Showtime's "Twin Peaks" revival will tackle one HUGE unanswered question -- whether Kyle MacLachlan's character, Dale Cooper, is still possessed and doing evil. Ok, here's your spoiler alert ... because our sources on the set have…
Ex-NFL Player Derek Hagan -- My Wife Sucks ... Took Cash, Cars, Ring
Ex-NFL wide receiver Derek Hagan is at war with his estranged wife -- claiming she's still spending money and BALLIN' at nightclubs like an "NFL wife" ... even though he's out of the league. Hagan -- who played 8 seasons in the NFL for the…
David Foster -- Celine Dion's Voice is Magical BECAUSE ....
Celine Dion's voice is top of the game for a reason ... and it's all about silence. Legendary music producer/songwriter David Foster gave us the lowdown on what Celine does to protect her voice before recording ... and it goes WAY beyond Mariah…
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge
Justin Bieber's meltdown is mysterious ... ditto Chris Rock's "adoption." So we gotta ask ...
Tony Rock -- Chris Wanted African Girl to Have a Better Life
Chris Rock's brother Tony says Chris wanted the 7-year-old African girl -- at the center of an international controversy -- to become part of his family to give her a better life. Tony was leaving LAX Friday when he told our photog he considers…
Jahlil Okafor Victim -- I Didn't Heckle Him ... He Got Rejected By Chicks
The man who got socked in the face by NBA star Jahlil Okafor says Jahlil is lying about being heckled ... and got violent because he was mad he got rejected by two chicks on the streets of Boston. The Boston PD says the victim filed a police report…
Disney & Marvel -- You Steal Elsa & Spider-Man, We'll Sue You for MILLIONS!
Mickey Mouse, Elsa and some superheroes are in a Venezuelan standoff (like a Mexican one, but further south) with a company accused of putting on a bootleg live Disney show. Disney says it fired off a cease and desist letter last year to the…
'RHOC' Star Gretchen Rossi -- This Laser Is Like an Eraser to My Face (VIDEO)
They say no beauty without pain, but Gretchen Rossi barely broke a sweat going under the laser. It's crazy to watch ... you can see the before and after instantly as she undergoes a procedure called coolaser. It looks like it's gotta hurt -- as the…
TMZ Staff Picks -- What's Your Favorite Dog?!
After 170 different breeds of pups were paraded across the 2015 National Dog Show and judged by experts we asked the TMZ staff to share their pick for best furry friends -- so we whipped up a gallery of the office's top dogs for your enjoyment! Ruff…
Celebrity Scramble -- Guess Who!
It would be highly illogical to guess who this stretched and smushed Star Trek face is at first glance ... are you out of this world enough to guess who this A-list actor is?
Yasiel Puig -- Insane Bar Brawl ... After MLB Star Pushes Sister
Yasiel Puig was involved in a massive brawl at a Miami bar after the Dodgers star got physical with his sister and struck several staffers ... TMZ Sports has learned. We spoke with employees at Blue Martini in Miami, who tell us Puig was drinking…
Joe Jonas -- I'm Not a Homeowner No More
Joe Jonas pocketed more than enough money to throw a Thanksgiving feast in his new rental, because we've learned he just sold his Hollywood Hills home. Joe was living at the base of the Hills in WeHo, but after a year of home ownership he decided to…
Black Friday Fights -- Don't Fall in Love with a Steamer!!!
Maybe the best fight of the year broke out in a Walmart over steamers ... and you will watch this at least 3 times. The big shopping day was either marred or graced -- you choose -- by another altercation at the St. Matthews Mall in Louisville…
Jared Leto -- Makes Nice with Angry Neighbors ... Offers Peace Pie
Jared Leto used the tried and true way to win over the neighbors who had an ax to grind with him .... he sent them all pumpkin pies. TMZ broke the story, Jared had a crazy Halloween party shortly after moving in to his Laurel Canyon neighborhood in…