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

The dispute over Trump’s consumer appointment could hinge on one word

The Dodd-Frank Act created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as an independent federal agency, to be led by a single director. The bureau’s first director, Richard Cordray, resigned last week and Leandra English, the deputy director, became the agency’s acting director by law, according to a lawsuit filed by English on Sunday. Hours after Cordray’s … Read more

Roy Moore is being outspent 10-1 on Alabama’s airwaves

WASHINGTON — Democrat Doug Jones is outspending embattled Republican Roy Moore by nearly 10 to one in Alabama’s closely watched Senate race, but his message on the airwaves over the past three weeks hasn’t completely focused on the sexual misconduct scandal that has enveloped Moore. According to the ad-tracking group Advertising Analytics LLC, Jones’ campaign … Read more

Ivanka who? India rolls out red carpet for Trump but many locals are stumped

HYDERABAD, India — Ivanka Trump’s solo outing to a business conference in India was met by a bit of a collective yawn on the streets of the technological hub city of Hyderabad. The senior White House adviser on Tuesday will headline the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which aims to support female entrepreneurs and promote global economic … Read more

A culture clash as Time is bought by Midwesterners

Meredith Corporation, based in Des Moines, Iowa, and owner of home-oriented magazines like Better Homes and Gardens and Family Circle, is about to take over New York-based Time Inc. Let the culture clash begin, along with significant cost-cutting. The $2.8 billion acquisition, backed by the Koch brothers, was formally announced on Sunday. On a conference … Read more

Ballerinas kick off Christmas at the White House

1. Ballet dancers perform as first lady Melania Trump begins a tour of the holiday decorations with reporters at the White House on Nov. 27. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters 2. The first lady’s theme is “Time-Honored Traditions,” a nod to 200 years of holiday celebrations at the executive mansion.Above: The Cross Hall Carolyn Kaster / … Read more

Manafort, Gates Charged With Conspiracy Against the U.S.

Former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his longtime business associate Rick Gates were indicted by a federal grand jury on 12 charges, including conspiracy against the U.S., special counsel Robert Mueller’s office announced Monday. Other charges against Manafort and Gates include money laundering, being an unregistered foreign agent and seven counts of failure … Read more