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October 29, 2020
Hewitt leads fan vote for International Tennis Hall of Fame
Two-time Grand Slam title winner Lleyton Hewitt led the fan voting for the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021 ...
October 23, 2020
400 years on, descendants examine Mayflower legacy
Four centuries after white Europeans stepped off the Mayflower and onto America’s shores, some descendants of the colonists ...
October 22, 2020
Divided reactions in US as pope backs same-sex civil unions
LGBTQ Catholics and their allies in the U.S. welcomed Pope Francis’ endorsement of same-sex civil unions, the first time he’s ...
October 14, 2020
Racial justice movement a factor for 5 state ballot measures
The Black Lives Matter movement isn’t named in any of the 120 statewide ballot measures up for a vote on Nov. 3. But this ...
October 03, 2020
Ex-AP, Baltimore Sun reporter Erika Niedowski dies at 46
Erika Niedowski, a former journalist for The Associated Press and a Pulitzer Prize finalist for The Baltimore Sun, died ...
September 22, 2020
Original 9, Hewitt, Raymond among nominees for tennis Hall
Billie Jean King and the other members of the Original 9 who laid the groundwork for the women’s professional tennis tour are ...
September 08, 2020
2 key Rhode Island coronavirus metrics on the decline
Two key indicators of how well Rhode Island is containing the coronavirus are heading in the right direction, according to ...
September 04, 2020
Two America's Cup US yachts now in Auckland for 2021 race
America’s Cup challenger American Magic took another big step in its campaign when it took delivery of its second yacht, ...
September 01, 2020
The Latest: Philippines allows partial reopening in capital
MANILA, Philippines — Fitness gyms, barber shops and internet cafes were allowed to reopen partly in the Philippine capital ...
September 01, 2020
Detroit turns island park into COVID-19 memorial garden
A Detroit island park was transformed Monday into a drive-thru COVID-19 victims memorial as policy makers across the U.S.
August 08, 2020
The Latest: Hawaii schools to open year with remote learning
HONOLULU — Hawaii officials say the state’s public school students will begin the academic year with remote learning only, ...
August 01, 2020
11th Hour Racing heads back across Atlantic to Rhode Island
With the coronavirus pandemic affecting sailing as much as it has other sports, an American-based team planning to compete ...
July 30, 2020
Lawmakers grill 4 Big Tech CEOs but don't land many blows
Congressional lawmakers finally got a chance to grill the CEOs of Big Tech over their dominance and allegations of ...
July 30, 2020
Misinformation on coronavirus is proving highly contagious
As the world races to find a vaccine and a treatment for COVID-19, there is seemingly no antidote in sight for the burgeoning ...
July 25, 2020
A troubling pandemic thought: Are THESE the good old days?
News articles don’t carry Hollywood-style viewer ratings or trigger warnings. Maybe this one should. But consider this: What ...
July 21, 2020
Prosecutors: Company, CEO tried to export chemicals to China
A California company and its CEO are facing conspiracy, money laundering and other federal charges for allegedly attempting ...
July 17, 2020
Voters to get say in dropping 'plantations' from R.I.'s name
Voters will get another chance to strip the words “and Providence Plantations" from Rhode Island's formal name after ...
July 01, 2020
VIRUS DIARY: Moving closer to grandsons they can barely see
A child's swing twists forlornly in the breeze beneath the behemoth maple tree that shades our home. It's become a symbol of ...
June 24, 2020
Sergei Khrushchev, son of Soviet leader, dies at US home
Sergei Khrushchev, the son of late Cold War-era Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and who became a U.S. citizen in 1999, has ...
June 07, 2020
How messaging technology is helping fuel global protests
When a friend shared a Facebook post with Michelle Burris inviting her to protest in downtown Washington, D.C., last ...