Faced by families of victims of the recent Florida mass shooting on CNN, Marco Rubio took a new stance on gun laws: The notoriously risk-averse senator endorsed raising the age for buying a rifle and said he was “reconsidering” opposition to limits on high-capacity magazines.
VP Mike Pence, who is leading the U.S. delegation at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, announced new sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear program. He also met with North Korean defectors and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the opening ceremony.
In the sequel to the novel on which the upcoming film ‘Annihilation’ is based, characters, played by Portman and Jennifer Jason Leigh, are of Asian and Native American descent. Both actresses have said they didn’t know until recently about the controversy that their characters were whitewashed.
Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer will star in a new Reese Witherspoon-produced TV show, ‘Are You Sleeping,’ a story about America’s obsession with true crime podcasts. The series is reportedly the fourth Apple is working on and will be in consultation with the producer of ‘Serial.’
American musician Prince achieved worldwide fame in the 1980s with '1999' and 'Purple Rain,' the latter album also serving as the soundtrack for the popular film of the same name. Later Prince albums included 'Sign 'O' the Times,' 'Diamonds and Pearls' and 'Musicology.'
Helena Bonham Carter is an esteemed British actress known for her roles in historical dramas like 'Howard's End,' 'The King's Speech' and 'Suffragette' as well as fantasy outings like 'Corpse Bride,' 'Alice in Wonderland' and the Harry Potter franchise.