Designated driver shot dead by Philly bar patron: cops

A young woman who “didn’t go out often” but was acting as a designated driver for her friends was fatally shot by a stray bullet at a Philadelphia bar, police and relatives said Wednesday. The victim, Jailene Holton, 21, was killed late Tuesday at Philly Bar and Restaurant in Northeast Philadelphia, where she went with … Read more

Objective Reality May Not Exist, Scientists Say

One of the biggest mysteries in quantum mechanics is whether physical reality exists independent of its observer. New research from Brazil provides strong evidence that there might be mutually exclusive, yet complementary physical realities in the quantum realm. Future research on the great quantum debate might give us super-disruptive quantum technologies—and probably starting answers to … Read more

Texas migrant truck driver Homero Zamorano was ‘high on meth’: report

The driver of the sweltering tractor-trailer truck where at least 51 migrants were found dead in Texas was allegedly “high on meth” when he was nabbed, authorities said. Homero Zamorano, 45, was taken into custody in a nearby field after he allegedly abandoned the 18-wheeler with dozens of migrants stashed in the back in a … Read more

Advocacy group stands behind work after man who had 1986 conviction vacated accused in recent shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For 33 years, Edward Taylor was imprisoned. Just a month ago, his conviction in a 1986 sexual assault of a 4-year-old girl was vacated. But on Friday, Taylor was arrested and accused of attempted murder following a shooting on A. Phillip Randolph Boulevard. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said in that shooting, a … Read more

Colorado GOP House candidate Lori Saine loses primary

Republican voters in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional district picked state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer as their nominee Tuesday, rejecting Democratic efforts to boost former state Rep. Lori Saine, who received financial backing from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s PAC. Kirkmeyer, a Colorado state senator, garnered 40.9% of the vote while Thornton Mayor Jan Kulmann got 22.8% and … Read more

Missing North Carolina man’s boat found off Portugal coast

The boat of a retired US Army Special Forces soldier who vanished seven months ago has washed ashore on the Azores Islands – nearly 3,000 miles across the Atlantic, police said. The vessel belonging to Joseph Matthew Johnson, who was reported missing in November, was located last week on the island of São Jorge, about … Read more

Scientists Prove the ‘Dead Cone Effect,’ Shaking Up Particle Physics

Researchers have observed the “dead cone effect” for the first time ever. The dead cone effect is a fundamental element of the strong nuclear force, which is responsible for binding quarks and gluons. This work, published last month in the journal Natureproves that the charm quark has mass. The ALICE collaboration at the Large Hadron … Read more

Boy Scout Eli Skrypczak comforted dying truck driver after Missouri train derailment

A Wisconsin Boy Scout on the Amtrak train that derailed when it collided with a dump truck in Missouri comforted the truck driver before the man died, the scout’s dad told The Post. Dan Skrypczak, who is the Appleton Troop 73 Scout Master, said in a Monday night interview his 15-year-old son Eli rushed to … Read more

Judge issues restraining order, banning Utah abortion law from taking effect

Third District Judge Andrew Stone granted an emergency hearing on Monday for a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood regarding Utah’s abortion law that went into effect on Friday. (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday, blocking Utah’s new abortion law, … Read more

Kamala Harris slammed over photo during abortion protests

Vice President Kamala Harris is facing backlash after posting a “tone deaf” photo of her vowing to fight for abortion rights — as she watched coverage of the nationwide Roe v. Wade protests unfold from Air Force 2. Harris posted the photo on her official Twitter page Friday night as activists took to the streets … Read more