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States sue Meta claiming its social platforms are addictive, harming...

Dozens of U.S. states, including California, New York and Rhode Island, are suing Meta Platforms Inc. for harming young people's mental health and contributing...

WalletHub: R.I. ranks 43rd in ‘teacher friendliness’

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was ranked 43rd in an analysis of "teacher friendliness,"  according to a new study from WalletHub.  Researchers for the personal-finance website...

New Bedford once lit the world with whale oil. Now it...

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) – New Bedford was once the city that lit the world, exporting vast quantities of whale oil for lamps in...

R.I. sets goal of ending new gas-vehicle sales by 2035

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Wednesday said Rhode Island will join six other states, including Massachusetts, to end the sale of gas-powered...

Judge rules against Google, allows antitrust case to proceed 

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – A federal judge on Friday rejected a motion from Google to toss out the government's antitrust case against it.  U.S. District...

Amazon cuts 9,000 more jobs, bringing 2023 total to 27,000 

NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon plans to eliminate 9,000 more jobs in the next few weeks, CEO Andy Jassy said in a memo to staff on...
A RENDERING OF the docks planned at the Naval Station Newport when National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Operations Center-Atlantic relocates to Newport. / COURTESY SEN. JACK REED'S OFFICE

NOAA moving Atlantic operations center to Newport, constructing $150M base

PROVIDENCE – Plans to relocate the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Operations Center-Atlantic from Norfolk, Va., to Naval Station Newport, are being finalized,...

Study: R.I. earns high grade for traffic safety

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is one of five states to receive a "green," or good grade in the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety’s...
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