All eyes on Fulton County Thursday as Trump is set to surrender on RICO charges at Fulton jail

BY: - August 23, 2023

Ten defendants in the Fulton County election interference case are still due at the county jail this week, but Thursday will be all about one of them: former President Donald Trump. Trump, who has agreed to a $200,000 bond, posted on Truth Social that he “will proudly be arrested” Thursday afternoon. A rally is planned […]

As ChatGPT enters classrooms, N.H. teachers see a threat – and a tool

BY: - May 9, 2023

The first time Maureen Psaradelis suspected that artificial intelligence had infiltrated her high school English classroom came after an assignment about “The Great Gatsby.” Psaradellis had assigned an essay to analyze the themes of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, the widely studied story rooted in 1920s socioeconomic conflict. But one of her students turned in […]

U.S. default could begin June 8 without agreement, top economist tells Congress

BY: - May 4, 2023

WASHINGTON — Unless Congress can strike a deal, the U.S. Treasury will likely default on the nation’s bills starting June 8, triggering major consequences for the economy, according to Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics. The risk assessment organization’s chief economist testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget Thursday and urged lawmakers to suspend […]

Not all Republicans feel ‘Ukraine fatigue,’ as GOP splits over continued aid

BY: - April 7, 2023

WASHINGTON — As some in the Republican Party call for halting aid to Ukraine, other GOP members of Congress are doubling down on supporting the war-torn nation and even criticizing the Biden administration for not doing enough. Several Republican members of the U.S. House traveled to Ukraine during a congressional recess in early April to […]

Moderna plan to hike COVID vaccine price to $130 a dose rebuked at U.S. Senate hearing

BY: - March 22, 2023

WASHINGTON — The CEO of Moderna on Wednesday defended the company’s decision to drastically increase the price of its COVID-19 vaccine later this year, arguing that an expected drop in demand, changes to its distribution process and the overall benefit of the vaccine warrant the higher cost.  That decision was met with bipartisan condemnation from […]

Carson: Short-term rental regulations aim to “maintain the integrity of our neighborhoods”

BY: - March 17, 2023

A packed House Municipality and Housing Committee hearing at the State House overflowed into the Bell Room Thursday night as property owners made sure their voices are heard on a series of bills that could change how short term rentals are managed in Rhode Island.  Around 400 pieces of written testimony were submitted, many dealing […]

Orsted A/S and Eversource Energy submit joint wind farm proposal

BY: - March 16, 2023

Familiar names in Rhode Island offshore wind are vying for a contract to bring even more offshore wind energy to the Ocean State.  Orsted A/S and Eversource Energy are proposing an 884-megawatt wind farm off the coast of Block Island, within the same federal lease area as the 100-turbine project they are already developing for […]