A geophysicist who allegedly beat police officers who were trying to help injured rioters during the US Capitol siege will be jailed before trial, a federal judge has ruled, citing the man's attempt to flee to Switzerland as proof he poses a flight risk
US Capitol rioter who tried to flee to Switzerland is jailed pre-trial
A geophysicist who allegedly beat police officers who were trying to help injured rioters during the US Capitol siege will be jailed before trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing the man's ham-handed attempt to flee to Switzerland as proof that he poses a literal flight risk.
Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a police officer in Minneapolis after being pulled over for a minor traffic violation, setting off days of protests. His family and friends say he was a smiling young man who enjoyed being a dad and making people laugh.
Homeless Americans who have been left off priority lists for coronavirus vaccinations - or even bumped aside as states shifted eligibility to older age groups - are finally getting their shots as vaccine supplies increase.
In the 1800s, Dr. Samuel Morton collected skulls in an attempt to find an anthropological basis for white supremacy. This week a University of Pennsylvania museum issued an apology for possessing the skulls and outlined a plan to repatriate them. @WHYYNews
MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have turned spider webs into music -- creating an eerie soundtrack that could help them better understand how the arachnids spin their complex creations and even how they communicate.
Democrats to unveil bill to expand U.S. Supreme Court by four justices
Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative grip on the court that promises to draw fierce opposition from Republicans.
John Cleese Mocks Hank Azaria's Apology For Playing Apu
Never one to embrace political correctness or woke culture, "Monty Python" legend John Cleese mocked actor Hank Azaria for apologizing to every Indian American for voicing the beloved character Apu on "The Simpsons."
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