1957 was a big year for David McCallum, the respected Glasgow-born actor known for “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” “The Great Escape” and his 20-year run on “NCIS” as quirky pathologist Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard. The actor, who died Sept. 25 at the age of 90, logged six mentions in
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday approved the medication Exxua to treat major depressive disorder – a significant step after a decades-long battle for approval. Exxua is unique for its ability to target the serotonin 1A receptor, which is a regulator of
Before Melissa Etheridge became a stadium rock star, she spent four years playing lesbian bars in and around LA. That atmosphere—a small, rowdy roomful of happy drunken ladies—changed the way she wrote music and performed. Etheridge loved the intimacy of those late nights—being
Outfest is facing turbulent times. The Los Angeles LGBTQ film festival, which was founded in 1982 and has grown into one of the country’s leading queer festivals, is experiencing upheaval in its ranks as executive director Damien Navarro is stepping aside for a “minimum” 45-day
Singapore has picked Ilker Anthony Chen’s coming-of-age Chinese drama The Breaking Ice as its submission to the 2024 Oscars in the best international feature category. The film made its world premiere in May in Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section, with The
SAG-AFTRA has ended its scheduled negotiations with video game producers for a new Interactive Media contract without reaching an agreement. The union has a strike authorization vote in its back pocket, but a joint statement from SAG-AFTRA and the game producers issued late
From what I have known and used, PuTTY seems to be the oldest software still in beta (0.79 at the moment), with it's first version released sometime in 1998, not sure about the exact date. PuTTY's first Git commit shows "Fri Jan 8 13:02:13 1999" for beta 0.43, from r11 of SVN.
Taiwan, a self-governing island in Asia, is not only famous for its dominance in the global semiconductor sector but can now also call itself a submarine-maker after it unveiled its first underwater vessel on Thursday. The submarine, named “Hai Kun” in Mandarin and “Narwhal”
Yelp and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) are suing each other over how the company described pregnancy centers in the months after the Supreme Court decision Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Several months after the Supreme Court decision, Yelp began
Americans need convenience and incentive in order to effectively engage in recycling practices, experts told senators during an Environment and Public Works Committee hearing Thursday. “Ultimately, there are only two things that affect whether a system is successful:
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sued Tesla on Thursday, arguing that Elon Musk’s electric-vehicle company has discriminated against its Black employees by “subjecting them to severe or pervasive racial harassment and by creating a hostile work
House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) announced Thursday that he issued long-promised subpoenas for the personal and business bank records of President Biden's son Hunter Biden as part of the House GOP's impeachment inquiry into the president. Comer also
In 1933, the nascent Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences came between studio executives and film workers during a labor dispute, and the resulting backlash almost led to the organization’s collapse, prompting it, in 1937, to change its bylaws so that it would not play
The Sinclair subsidiary, which declared bankruptcy in March with $9 billion in debt, owns the broadcast rights to 15 NBA teams and 12 NHL teams as both leagues prepare to open their seasons next month.
Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Vox Media On Wednesday evening, X CEO Linda Yaccarino appeared onstage at the Code Conference with frustration and protest. “I think many people in this room were not fully prepared for me to still come out on the stage,” she told
Elon Musk announced on his social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, that he was visiting the country’s southern border with Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-Texas) Thursday. Musk posted online that he arrived at Eagle Pass, a city that borders Mexico, to “eyeball the situation”