Rhode Island

Amazon's Second Headquarters: Here are the 20 Finalists (and the Biggest Takeaways)

How often do we get to say this? 'Way to go, Newark!'<p>The quest to become the city that hosts Amazon's second headquarters consumed 238 cities. Minutes ago, Amazon revealed the list of 20 finalists. And the choices say a lot about the company, and about America.<p>Here's the list:<p>Atlanta, GA<br>• Austin, …

Jeff Bezos

'I Could Take Care Of The Ni**ers': Rhode Island HS Principal Retires Over Racist Video

A Rhode Island high school principal has retired after a video of him going on a racist rant recently surfaced.<p>In an eight second video anonymously …

New England

‘N—-rs and k–es’: Principal retires over 6-second video using slurs for African Americans and Jews

WARWICK, R.I. — The longtime principal of a Roman Catholic high school in Rhode Island has retired after a short video of him using racial slurs …

Catholicism

Sat Op Hands Out Antennas

Why is the Dish Network—yes, the satellite operator—handing out TV antennas? It’s an odd byproduct of yet another retransmission battle, this time …

New England

People flocking to low-tax states could swing future elections

Just a month ago, as friends and families prepared to gather for the holiday season, the men and women at the U.S. Census Bureau were busy releasing …

Social Justice

Audacious Thieves Make Off With $80,000 Camera Designed To Catch Speedy Drivers

Police in Rhode Island are looking for two people who apparently unbolted an $80,000 camera designed to catch speedy drivers in the middle of the …

New England

Trump Administration Is ‘Abandoning Science,’ Scientists Claim

The White House has been sidelining advice from scientific advisory councils since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, according to a …

Barack Obama

College basketball rankings: Once No. 2, Arizona State is now in a nasty free-fall

The Sun Devils started 12-0, but since then are 2-4 after Wednesday's loss to Stanford<p>Arizona State started the season 12-0 with double-digit wins …

College Basketball

Peak TV Brings New Models, Windows, Problems and Opportunities for TV’s Busiest Producers

MIAMI — In this Peak TV moment, the dearth of new first-run product for sale at NATPE speaks volumes about the fragmented state of the content …

Televisions

Where are the best and worst states to retire in 2018?

A new study reveals the best and worst states to retire for 2018.<p>According to Wallethub, Florida ranks as the best state to retire, followed by …

Retirement

Power plant withholds payments from RI town

The developer of a natural gas-fired power plant says it's withholding payments to a Rhode Island town because it is using the payments to fund their …

Business

One of Taylor Swift’s alleged stalkers called her a ‘virus’ and threatened her family

One of Taylor Swift’s alleged stalkers is facing new charges after prosecutors say they discovered a set of disturbing emails in which the Texas man …

Crime

Bracketology - NCAA College Basketball Brackets and Predictions - ESPN

<b>EAST</b><p>Pittsburgh<p>1VILLANOVA<p>16NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL / 16NICHOLLS<p>8RHODE ISLAND<p>9Florida St<p>Boise<p>5Ohio …

College Basketball

Teams not in major conferences with a shot at an at-large NCAA Tournament bid

Teams not in major conferences with a shot at an at-large NCAA Tournament bids<p>One of the topics that gets a lot of scrutiny come selection Sunday is …

College Basketball

RI home sales increase, median home prices rise in 2017

Sales of single-family home in Rhode Island have increased for the fifth consecutive year, with the median house prices rising and homes selling …

Real Estate

The Bonds of Leather: MAL’s Leather Cocktails

At the heart of MAL Weekend is Leather Cocktails, an event strictly for the most dedicated members of the communityThe post The Bonds of Leather: …

LGBTQ

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Seasonality — United States, 2014–2017

Article Metrics<p>Altmetric:<p>Citations:<p>Views: Views equals page views plus PDF downloads<p>Erica Billig Rose, PhD1; Alexandra Wheatley2; Gayle Langley, MD2; …

Public Health

Here Are 2018's Best and Worst States to Retire

How does your state rank?<p>Each year, countless workers rack their brains trying to determine whether the time is right to bring their careers to a …

Business

9 mansions that look even better in the snow

So beautiful<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>While a number of 18th- and 19th-century mansions were built as summer retreats, if you ask us—they look best …

Luxury

Rhode Island's unemployment rate increases to 4.4 percent

Rhode Island's unemployment rate rose to 4.4 percent in December.<p>The state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday that the jobless rate …

Business

These cities don’t want you to know what they bid to be Amazon’s HQ2 home

<i>Muckrock</i> did some digging to find out which cities bid to become the home of Amazon’s second headquarters and what they offered the company. But while some cities revealed what they tempted Amazon with, there were some cities that didn’t want the specifics of their bids made public. Those cities …

Cities

Rhode Island officials don’t regret Amazon bid

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island has been knocked out of the running for Amazon’s second headquarters, but state officials say it was worth putting in …

New England

Suspect Charged With Following Woman Home From Casino, Stealing Winnings

QUINCY (CBS) – A Rhode Island man was charged with following a woman from Twin River Casino to her Quincy home and stealing her winnings in an attack …

Crime

Report: States Struggle With ESSA's Requirements for Foster Children

Advocates for children in foster care had good reason to cheer the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act two years ago. The new law requires …

Education

House Roll Call: Funding the government through Feb. 16

The 230-197 roll call Thursday by which the House passed legislation to fund the federal government through Feb. 16.<p>A "yes" vote is a vote to pass …

Business

Mass. lawmaker shares challenges of pot regulation with R.I. study group

A panel of Rhode Island lawmakers and experts charged with making recommendations on whether the state should legalize the drug got some context …

Cannabis

Boston could see 4 inches of snow today, with much more outside the city

Wednesday’s storm is expected to drop several inches of snow across the state, leaving morning commuters with slippery conditions and reduced …

Weather

DACA Renewal Employer Advisory Alert: The C33 Category

Kathleen C. WalkerJurisdiction: All FederalType of Law: ImmigrationLitigation / Trial Practice

Law

Iowa earns C grade in 'Quality Counts' education report

CLOSE<p>Each year, the Iowa Department of Education releases its Condition of Education report. Here are 7 facts about Iowa schools from its 2016 report.<p>…

Education

U.S. Sailing’s Reach Initiative could expand SoCal presence

Programs in San Diego, Dana Point and Long Beach use sailing to ramp up STEM education.<p>NATIONWIDE — An estimated 224,000 youth benefitted from U.S. …

Sailing