Israeli forces bombard central Gaza in apparent move toward expanding ground offensive

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — Israeli forces bombarded Palestinian refugee camps in central Gaza on Tuesday, residents said, in apparent preparation to expand their ground offensive into a third section of the besieged territory. The opening of a potential new battle zone points to the long and destructive road still ahead as Israel vows to crush … Read more

Watch Stephen Colbert gleefully bombard John Carpenter with ‘The Thing’ questions

Stephen Colbert’s Lord of the Rings nerdery is well documented, but did you know he’s also a huge fan of John Carpenter’s The Thing? In the Late Show video above, while interviewing the horror film’s legendary director, Colbert describes The Thing as his “possibly his favourite film” and “definitely his happy place”. “I’m absorbed by … Read more