Tom Hanks and more stars share their favorite Christmas movies

Editor’s Note: “Tis the Season: The Holidays on Screen” celebrates the most beloved holiday films and television specials. The special airs Sunday, November 27 at 8 pm ET/PT on CNN. CNN — It’s that time of year to cozy up on the couch, grab a hot chocolate and watch one of the most cherished genres: … Read more

The secrets behind these Christmas movie classics

Editor’s Note: The CNN special “Tis the Season: The Holidays on Screen” celebrates the beloved genre of holiday films and television specials. It premieres this Sunday at 8 pm ET/PT. Watching Christmas movies is a whole tradition unto itself. Every family has their mainstays, whether it’s an animated classic from yesterday or a more modern … Read more

Walmart mass shooting: The motive behind the attack in Chesapeake, Virginia, is unclear

CNN — After an ordinary workday turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, survivors and investigators are spending the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on coworkers, killing six before fatally turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for an overnight shift when a manager opened fire with … Read more

Chesapeake Walmart shooting: At least 6 people were killed, officials say. The shooter is also dead

CNN — At least six people were shot dead Tuesday night inside a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, in an attack that unfolded within an hour of the store’s scheduled closing time, city officials said early Wednesday. The shooter is dead, city ​​officials said. Investigators were sweeping the store overnight into Wednesday to search for victims … Read more

Candace Cameron Bure working on putting Christ back in Christmas movies

CNN — Candace Cameron Bure has moved on from being Hallmark Channel’s queen of holiday movies. In a recently published interview with the Wall Street Journal, the actress talked about leaving that cable channel to work with another, the faith based Great American Family. “My heart wants to tell stories that have more meaning and … Read more

Lindsay Lohan’s ‘Falling for Christmas’ isn’t what you hoped it’d be — it’s so much more

CNN — Imagine, for a moment, a lush, snowy mountainscape. As you gaze upon it, dreamy music plays (from who knows where – but it doesn’t matter) and you feel like you’re descending into a magical land, one where actress Lindsay Lohan is actively working again just as “The Parent Trap ” Gods intended, the … Read more

Kansas City shooting: 1 teen killed and 6 others injured in shooting at a Halloween party, police say

CNN — An uninvited group opened fire on a Halloween house party after being asked to leave Monday night in Kansas City, Kansas, killing a 17-year-old and injuring six other teens, police said. One person is in custody, though police are not calling the person a suspect, and police have recovered a vehicle that investigators … Read more

Seoul Halloween crush: South Korean authorities say they had no guidelines for Halloween crowds

Seoul, South Korea CNN — South Korean authorities said Monday they had no guidelines to handle the huge crowds that gathered for Halloween festivities in Seoul, as families in the country and around the world mourn the 155 victims of Saturday night’s crowd crush. The crush took place in the narrow neon-lit alleyways of the … Read more

Halloween movies to get you into the spooky spirit

CNN — Halloween entertainment is serving major nostalgia this year, with some of our favorite spooky classics being remade, or better yet, getting a sequel. Check out these holiday classics that will certainly leave you a little frightened. The Sanderson Sisters are back! “Hocus Pocus 2” brings back Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy … Read more

Waukesha Christmas parade trial: Man accused of driving into dozens of people represents himself

CNN — The man accused of intentionally driving his SUV through a crowd of Christmas parade attendees in Waukesha, Wisconsin, last year, killing six people and wounding dozens more, represented himself as court proceedings began at his homicide trial Thursday amid concerns about his mental health. Darrell E. Brooks, 40, was identified as the driver … Read more