Ancient glue offers new insight into what may be Jesus’ tomb

JERUSALEM — New archaeological tests have confirmed that the site many Christians believe to be the tomb of Jesus Christ dates back 1,700 years to A.D. 325, the same era when the Romans first identified the place as holy. With invasions, fires and even earthquakes occurring at Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre over the … Read more

Is traveling at light speed possible?

Sign up for the MACH newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.You will be up to date with all our MACH updates, including special offersA daily newsletter charting the future: From technology to the scientific breakthroughs changing our lives.MachThe algorithm that will keep you buying on Cyber MondayConsider the wishbone: From dinosaur holdover to … Read more

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa offers amnesty for funds stashed abroad

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa offers amnesty for funds stashed abroad Getty Images Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to crack down on corruption during his inauguration last week Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for individuals and companies to surrender public funds illegally stashed abroad.In a statement, he said the government will prosecute those who fail … Read more

Pamplona ‘wolf pack’ gang rape trial angers Spain

Europe Europe Pamplona ‘wolf pack’ gang rape trial angers Spain By James Badcock Madrid From the section Europe Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share … Read more

Berlin police find radioactive iodine on playing cards

Europe Europe Berlin police find radioactive iodine on playing cards From the section Europe Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook … Read more

Democratic leaders cancel meeting with Trump after Twitter attack

US & Canada US & Canada Democratic leaders cancel meeting with Trump after Twitter attack From the section US & Canada Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new … Read more

North Korean defectors returned home despite father’s plea

North Korean defectors returned home despite father’s plea Media captionLee, a North Korean defector, told the BBC his life was “hell” now his family had been returnedChina has sent back a group of North Korean defectors, including a child, despite a desperate plea by one of their relatives, the BBC understands.The group of 10 was … Read more

Indiana nurse loses job after saying sons of white women 'should be sacrificed'

A nurse at an Indiana hospital was let go after an offensive tweet suggesting that the sons of white women “be sacrificed to the wolves” was traced back to her Twitter account.According to officials at the Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Taiyesha Baker lost her job over the weekend after being linked to troubling posts online, the Indianapolis Star reported.One … Read more

Trump labels himself 'your favorite President' while raging against media

Fresh off Thanksgiving weekend, President Trump referred to himself as “your favorite President” while returning to one of his favorite pastimes — upbraiding the news media.On Monday morning, the president called for an undefined “contest” to determine which TV network covers him most unfairly. He tweeted that the winner of this hypothetical contest could be … Read more

Nancy Pelosi Believes A John Conyers Accuser One Day After Being Wishy-Washy

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Monday that she believes one of the women who has accused Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) of harassment and that she has “not had the opportunity” to talk with the other women accusing the longtime congressman of sexual misconduct.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Monday that she believes … Read more