PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island senators put the state on the path Wednesday to becoming the 10th state to allow same-sex couples to marry. The gay marriage legislation easily passed the Rhode Island House in January, and the Senate vote was seen as the true test.
BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators, race organizers and police said.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Police are investigating reports of a gunman at the University of Rhode Island. Steven O’Donnell, head of the Rhode Island State Police, tells The Associated Press on Thursday that there is no evidence of an active shooter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Both inside and outside the Supreme Court today, both sides of the gay marriage debate have been heard. Click here to listen to a recording of the hearing and to download the transcript.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While solar is a far less polluting energy source than coal or natural gas, many panel makers are nevertheless grappling with a hazardous waste problem.
BOSTON (AP) — A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast overnight, where New Englanders awoke Saturday to more than 2 feet of snow.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Scottie dog has a new nemesis in Monopoly after fans voted in an online contest to add a cat token to the property trading game, replacing the iron, toy maker Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A foundation working to build a memorial at the site of a 2003 Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people has asked the lead singer of the band that played that night to take the foundation’s name off a benefit concert he’s planning.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy says he’s established a group to lobby against legalized marijuana. The ex-congressman says efforts around the United States to legalize marijuana are well-intentioned but misguided.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s jobless rate dipped below 10 percent last month for the first time since the recession began, the state announced Friday, signaling that the state’s economy may have finally turned the corner.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ah, Christmas in Rhode Island. Exquisitely decorated mansions in Newport. A red nose on the giant termite that sits atop a Providence exterminator’s building. And a traffic cop, doing disco and […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s population is increasing a bit faster thanks to an improving economy, but not enough to lift growth above its lowest level since the Great Depression.