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September 16, 2018 11:39 AM Peter Donat, who played Mulder’s dad on The X-Files, dead at 90

NEW YORK — Peter Donat, the Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder’s father in The X-Files and had roles in TV shows, films and onstage, has died. He was 90. His son, Caleb, told The Associated Press that his father died Monday from complications of diabetes at his home in Point Reyes Station, California. Donat also had guest roles on TV shows such as Murder 9

August 27, 2018 9:48 PM John Goodman quote about The Conners suggests Roseanne Barr’s character is dead

“I was brokenhearted, but I thought, ‘OK, it’s just show business, I’m going to let it go.’ But I went through a period, about a month, where I was very depressed,” he told the British outlet. “I’m a depressive anyway, so any excuse that I can get to lower myself, I will. But that had a great deal to do with it, more than I wanted to admit.” Goodman 23

August 25, 2018 2:49 AM Fox News’ Tucker Carlson defends his controversial segments on South Africa

NEW YORK—Fox News’ Tucker Carlson says he’s shocked his segments this week on a South African policy on land reform should be considered an appeal to white nationalists — let alone spark an international incident. Carlson argued against a proposal that would allow the South African government to seize some white-owned farmland, part of an effort to address 17

August 17, 2018 3:53 PM Fox News apologizes for using Patti LaBelle’s photo in Aretha Franklin coverage

Fox News ran a graphic that paired a close-up image of Franklin with one of a woman performing in the background. Unfortunately, the secondary image was of LaBelle singing, and many across social media called out the network on its apparent mix-up. “We sincerely apologize to Aretha Franklin’s family and friends,” Jessica Santostefano, a Fox News vice president 13

August 12, 2018 12:56 PM And we have liftoff! NASA solar probe en route to the sun for the closest look ever

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA.—A NASA spacecraft zoomed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before. As soon as this fall, the Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy edges of the sun’s corona, or outer atmosphere, that was visible during last August’s total solar eclipse. It eventually 19

August 10, 2018 8:10 PM NASA sending spacecraft straight into sun’s glittering crown

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA.—NASA is sending a spacecraft straight into the sun’s glittering crown, an atmospheric region so hot and harsh any normal visitor would wither. Set to launch early Saturday, the Parker Solar Probe is as heat-resistant as a spacecraft gets, essential for exploring our star closer than ever before. The U.S. got a glimpse of the sun’s 16

August 5, 2018 6:42 PM Robert Martin, Tuskegee Airman who flew ‘63 and a half’ combat missions, dies at 99

Robert L. Martin, a combat pilot who said he flew “63 and a half” missions during Second World War as part of the barrier-breaking Tuskegee Airmen, was shot down over German-occupied territory on the 64th and spent five weeks trying to return to Allied lines with the help of Josip Broz Tito’s anti-fascist Yugoslav partisans, died July 26 at a senior 20

July 31, 2018 12:37 PM Alex Trebek hints he may retire from Jeopardy! in 2020, names potential replacements

During an interview with TMZ’s Harvey Levin on Fox News Channel’s OBJECTified, Trebek said there’s a “50/50 and a little less” that he will return to the popular, long-running game show after his contract expires in 2020. The 78-year-old has been at the helm of the syndicated game show since 1984. He took a short medical leave of absence at the beginning 23

July 27, 2018 1:46 PM Roseanne apologizes for racist tweet: ‘I wish I worded it better’

LOS ANGELES—In Roseanne Barr’s first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was cancelled for a racist tweet, the comedian apologized for her “ill-worded” post and insisted she is not a bigot. During her hour-long interview on Sean Hannity’s Fox News Channel show Thursday, Barr lamented the damage done to her by her tweet about Valerie Jarrett, a former adviser 21

July 26, 2018 2:26 PM White House bars CNN correspondent from open press event

And Trump counsellor Kellyanne Conway said the incident showed the need broadly for more “civility” between reporters and the White House. “I think it should start here at the White House and just show a little bit more respect,” she said. CNN, in a statement, objected to the move, calling it “retaliatory in nature” and “not indicative of an open and free press 16