The return of two Americans who were held captive in North Korea dominated the headlines this weekend. Here are 5 more things that made the news.
1. 8,000 Glowing Balloons Commemorate Fall of Berlin Wall
Thousands of glowing balloons took over Berlin this weekend as Germany marked 25 years since the fall of the Berlin wall.
Called "Lichtgrenze 2014" -- German for "Light Border," the piece is made up of 8,000 individual glowing balloons that snake through Germany's capital.
2. Family Donates Heart of Girl Shot in Head on Grandpa's Lap
Milwaukee police and the family of a 5-year-old girl fatally shot while sitting on her grandfather's lap pleaded for the public's help in finding the shooter, while also announcing the girl's heart had been donated to help another child.
Police Chief Edward Flynn said he would keep a photo of Laylah Petersen in his chest pocket, next to the photos of his own grandchildren, until suspects are arrested. Laylah was on the couch when one of a dozen bullets fired into her grandparents' home came through a wall and struck her in the head.
3. British Cops Bust 4 on Terror Suspicion Before Royals' Busy Weekend
Four men were arrested in and around London on suspicion of planning an act of terrorism at the start of a busy weekend for the royal family and other dignitaries.
The arrests came two days before Remembrance Sunday, when a service is held at the Cenotaph memorial in central London attended by most of the royal family -- though specific targets of the alleged plot were not made public.
The queen and the royal family also attended an event at the historic Royal Albert Hall in London, part of a weekend full of public events the royals attend to remember the nation's war dead.
Scotland Yard continued to question the men today after arresting them Friday in London and High Wycombe, outside of London.
4. Why Kelly Ripa Doesn't Care That Her Teen Daughter Doesn't Like Her
Like most mothers, Kelly Ripa sometimes has disagreements with her daughter.
The "Live with Kelly and Michael" co-host said that these days, Lola, 13, isn't her biggest fan.
"I don't think she likes me, but I don't care. I'm like, 'I'm not your friend, I'm your mom,'" Ripa told Wendy Williams. "I just feel an obligation as her mom to keep her living in the real world. I don't care who you are or what you do, if you're a mom, you're a mom."
5. Macaulay Culkin Isn't Dead, He's in Louisiana
Contrary to what you may have heard, Macaulay Culkin is not dead, he's just having a "Weekend at Bernie's" moment.
"We're on tour you silly people," he tweeted Saturday. "One of the great things you can do when you're alive is stop for lunch in Breaux Bridge, LA."