Top Democrats pull out of White House meeting after hostile Trump tweet

Top congressional Democrats canceled a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday after the president attacked them in a tweet, saying they “want illegal immigrants flooding into our Country unchecked, are weak on Crime and want to substantially RAISE Taxes” and said he didn’t see a deal happening with them. “Given … Read more

Report: Another woman accuses Conyers of sexual harassment

Another former staffer of Rep. John Conyers has accused the Michigan Democrat of unwanted sexual advances, according to a report Tuesday. Deanna Maher, who worked as Conyers’ deputy chief of staff from 1997 to 2005, told The Detroit News that her former boss touched her inappropriately and made other unwelcome advances on three occasions. Conyers’ … Read more

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle will wed in May at his grandmother’s castle

LONDON — Prince Harry will marry American actress Meghan Markle in May at a chapel on the grounds of one of his grandmother’s castles, royal officials announced Tuesday. St. George’s Chapel dates to the 15th century and is at Windsor Castle, where Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II lives for part of the year. Harry’s great-grandparents King … Read more

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

‘SNL’ Pulls ‘Safelite’ Parody Commercial Sketch From YouTube and Reruns

NBC “Saturday Night Live’s” Safelite sketch is no longer be available to watch — anywhere. The NBC show has pulled the parody commercial mocking the autoglass company from YouTube and reruns, Vulture reported on Monday. The sketch featuring Beck Bennett as Safelite Autoglass windshield repairman, Ken, was notably missing from Saturday’s rerun of the Oct. 7 episode, … Read more

‘Jersey Shore’ Revival Set to Air on MTV

MTV It’s time to return to the shore as MTV on Monday announced the upcoming revival of its most infamous reality show. “Jersey Shore Family Vacation” is set to air on the network in 2018, reuniting original stars Deena Nicole Cortese, Paul “Pauly D” Delvecchio,” Jenni “JWOWW” Farley, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and … Read more

IFP Gotham Awards 2017: Complete Winners List

Getty Images Actor-filmmaker John Cameron Mitchell is hosting the annual IFP Gotham Awards on Monday, an early entrant in the awards derby recognizing the year’s best independent cinema — and some television too. Previously announced tributes will go to director Sofia Coppola, actors Dustin Hoffman and Nicole Kidman, producer Jason Blum, cinematographer Ed Lachman and … Read more

Trump Called Out by Native American Group Over Pocahontas ‘Slur’

President Donald Trump was taken to task by a Native American group on Monday, after referring to Sen. Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” while honoring a group of Native American veterans in the Oval Office on Monday. In a statement published to the National Congress of American Indians’ website, the organization’s president, Jefferson Keel, said that … Read more

Julio Oscar Mechoso, ‘Jurassic Park III’ and ‘Legend of Zorro’ Actor, Dies at 62

Getty Images Veteran character actor Julio Oscar Mechoso died of a heart attack on Saturday, according to the Miami Herald. He was 62. With more than 120 acting credits to his name, Mechoso’s long career spanned both movies and television, as well as comedy and drama. He appeared in films such as “Little Miss Sunshine,” “The Legend … Read more