It was indeed a starry, starry night for Virginia photographer Amy Hunter, who managed to capture the nighttime celestial phenomenon known as Kelvin-Helmholtz waves, wherein specific atmospheric conditions create clouds that appear in wave-like patterns in the sky. Hunter’s photograph was taken over Smith Mountain in the southwestern region of VirginiaRead More →

Seventy-two Philadelphia police officers have been put on desk duty after an outside investigation into hundreds of officers’ Facebook accounts uncovered disturbing posts that appear to endorse violence, racism and bigotry. The announcement on Wednesday by the city’s police commissioner comes weeks after the Plain View Project, an independent research projectRead More →

Rhode Island’s Democrat-controlled government passed a law on Wednesday to protect abortion rights, part of a broader effort to support Roe v. Wade as it faces attacks nationwide from conservatives. “It keeps the most personal and difficult decisions of a woman’s life between her and her doctor ― where theyRead More →