A man filmed a group of girls attacking a 12-year-old girl in his neighbor's garden, and told Providence, Rhode Island, police he thought it was a prank.
CNN's Nick Parker tours the New York subway as it closes down ahead of Hurricane Irene.
"Good afternoon," Megan Zor calls out over the din of the seventh-grade English class taking their seats inside Mastery Charter School's Shoemaker Campus.
Last March, a crowd of nearly 100 gathered in Williamsburg, Virginia, for an all-day symposium about slavery and reconciliation. The event, put on by the College of William & Mary, wasn't a broad, rhetorical discussion of the past.
Emory University's Board of Trustees acknowledges for the first time the school's connection to slavery. WSB reports.
The Detroit Public Schools district is sending layoff notices to all its 5,714 teachers, saying it must determine its staffing needs amid a drop in enrollment.
A day after a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus called for compassion instead of a crackdown on illegal immigrant families, a key Obama administration figure offered little hope for special treatment.
That big sucking sound you heard last week? That was the air being taken out of the housing market by a slew of bad reports followed by some dire predictions by an industry bubble-spotter.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Providence, Rhode Island, Wednesday to demand that Mayor Angel Taveras take back the termination letters he sent to every educator in the city last week.
Almost 2,000 teachers receive termination notices in the Providence, Rhode Island, public school system.
The federal stimulus program saved a senior center in Providence, R.I., from certain death last year.
How does $369,360 per child sound?
Normal operations have resumed at the airport that services Providence, Rhode Island, after a security breach Friday morning, a Transportation Security Administration spokesman said.
Several banks are gearing up to do a whole lot more mortgage lending in the future.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Sitting in the back of the Saint Mary's locker room at the Dunkin' Donuts Center, maybe 30 minutes after his Gaels had held off Villanova to advance to the Sweet 16, a drained Randy Bennett was asked to comment on the meaning of his team's victory.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Addressing a phalanx of reporters courtside after the win over Ohio that moved Tennessee into the Sweet 16, Vols coach Bruce Pearl openly admitted that he didn't see this coming.
HOUSTON -- A writer friend who covered Saint Mary's last weekend in Providence, R.I., texted to let me know that I would have the easiest job in sportswriting this week. All I needed to do, he wrote, was place my digital voice recorder in the general vicinity of Saint Mary's center Omar Samhan, transcribe the interview and write a few transitions.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Leadership isn't a tangible quality, but like the proverbial definition of pornography, you know it when you see it.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- In 1986, the second season of the NCAA tournament's expansion era, mighty-mite guard 'Mouse' McFadden led No. 14-seeded Cleveland State to a first-round shocker over Indiana, and ultimately helped the Vikings make the Sweet 16.
Drew Griffin reports on the nightmare of one survivor of a pedophile priest.
When you're in a relationship -- and have been for quite some time -- you and your love bird are bound to have gone on all the usual dates many, many times over.
Social networking may be one of the biggest phenomenons of the 21st century, but for some denizens of the Web, it's a way to get in touch with the past.
As holiday revelers lift their glasses at office parties and New Year's bashes, they may want to keep one rule of thumb in mind: the darker the liquor, the bigger the hangover.
People who take antidepressants such as Paxil often say they feel less stressed and more outgoing, lively, and confident. Now a new study suggests it's not just because they're less depressed.
Prices at the pump fell more than four cents over the past two weeks, continuing a downward slide despite a rise in crude oil prices, according to a survey published Sunday.
In cities across the country, people with nowhere to live have done what many would have thought unthinkable before the economic crisis: moved into tents.
A tent camp in Seattle offers a temporary haven for the homeless. CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports.
An Indian spacecraft has spotted basic water elements in moon dust. They looked where no one had looked before.
There is more water on the moon in more locations than originally thought, a discovery that may bolster NASA's long-held goal of setting up an outpost there, a researcher said Thursday.
Look out Rhode Island, the Harry Potter star has worked her magic to get into Brown
Today's not only the first of the month or the start of the summer season meteorologically: It's the first day of hurricane season 2009.
The first tropical depression of the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season formed off the coast of the eastern United States, forecasters said Thursday, but was not expected to threaten land.
A no-frills bar called Goober's, just north of Providence, Rhode Island, is probably the last place you'd expect to find a debate over cutting-edge addiction therapy. But this is where Walter Kent, a retired mechanic, spends his Fridays. He helps in the kitchen and hangs out in the bar, catching up with old friends.
With bachelor parties kicking into high gear and the summer season about to begin, the Foxy Lady wants to be sure that its three locations are fully staffed and prepared to meet their customers' demands.
Parts of the Northeastern United States faced freezing temperatures Tuesday morning, a day after a winter storm clogged roadways, cut electricity and dumped as much as 15 inches of snow.
A major winter snowstorm hit the eastern seaboard, dumping up to 15 inches of snow in some areas.
Heavy snow -- close to a foot in some cities -- blanketed much of the Eastern Seaboard on Monday and spelled a nightmare for morning commuters battling strong winds and freezing rain.
From frozen rain to sleet and snow, the U.S. faces a "storm to remember," as CNN meteorologist Reynolds Wolf reports.
In times past, Jerry Borbon would not have thought twice about the backpack-wearing young man he spotted strolling down a street in his Miami, Florida, community.
Naptime at our house used to be a recurring mystery: When would Lucy go down today? I'd be on the lookout for clues and remain suspicious through dim lights, books, and droopy eyelids.
It was pushing midnight on Saturday when U.S. forward Landon Donovan and I arrived at Cuban Revolution, a kitschy hipster hangout in downtown Providence, R.I., with huge pop-art murals on the walls -- Castro, JFK, Che -- and the lefty singer Manu Chao blasting on the stereo.
Gasoline prices fell Sunday, bringing down the nationwide average in a motorist group survey by more than 42 cents overall from a mid-July high.
Scientists reported Tuesday that when they surveyed volunteers 14 months after they took the drug, most said they were still feeling and behaving better because of the experience
Weeds stand waist high on the front lawn of the wood-frame, single-family house in Cleveland's Slavic Village neighborhood. Trash spills out open doorways into the driveway and yard.
Lawmakers have proposed a system to investigate and track medical mistakes and so-called "near misses" after brain surgeons at Rhode Island Hospital operated on the wrong side of patients' heads last year on three separate occasions
Just one month after her dramatic onstage collapse, Liza Minnelli is recovering and ready to perform, her lawyer, Allen Arrow, said in an Associated Press report posted on the singer's Web site.
Three states, California, Florida and Ohio, continue to dominate new foreclosure filings, as most of the nation saw increases in the third quarter, according to a new survey.
It looks like the Bruins are going to be without the services of Patrice Bergeron for a while. Word is that Peter Chiarelli is under the gun and has to make the playoffs this season. If that's the case, he'll have to make a move soon to replace Bergeron's scoring, don't you think? -- Don, Providence, RI
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The Big East will include all 16 conference members in its postseason basketball tournament beginning in 2009, after leaving four schools out since expanding in 2005-06.
More arrests could come in an international steroid drug bust. CNN's Kelli Arena reports.
Federal drug officials say they've arrested 124 people and busted 56 labs in the largest illegal steroid investigation in U.S. history.
Gas prices fell 2 cents over the past two weeks, to a national average of $2.79 per gallon of self-serve regular, according to a survey published Sunday.
I'm constantly flummoxed by the off-the-wall questions I get from my kids. Like the time my older daughter, then 5, asked me why her stuffed-pig lovey doesn't have a penis. He's a boy, isn't he? My profound lack of adequate answers was never more clearly on display.
The longtime chairman of the Roger Williams University board admitted Monday that he had used the N-word during a board meeting
Laurel Herter wishes she'd canceled the college tour trip as soon as she heard the dismal forecast.
1. Baseball officials have moved this week's Indians-Angels series from frigid Cleveland to Milwaukee's retractable-roof stadium. Thanks a lot, MLB. Just when I'd gotten used to Milwaukee being a National League city, you pull this.
Gasoline prices at U.S. pumps rose an average of a nickel a gallon over the last two weeks, ending three months of falling prices, according to a national survey released Sunday.
There's been no let-up to rising gas prices, which have shot up 25 cents per gallon over the past two weeks, to a national average of $2.91.
A winter storm intensified Saturday night as it moved up the East Coast, causing airlines to cancel dozens of flights after up to 14 inches of snow was forecast for some areas by Sunday evening.
A Senate hearing on high oil prices comes as consumers face a jump of 50 percent or more in home heating bills this winter. Gasoline prices are nearly 20 percent higher than a year ago, though they have retreated in recent weeks. Meanwhile, the industry's third-quarter profits jumped 62 percent to about $25.9 billion.
Boston's Logan International Airport reopened for flights Monday morning after closing for more than 24-hours due to the weekend blizzard that dumped more than two feet of snow across parts of southern New England.
BEND, Ore. (CNN/Money) - It's not that people in their 20s and 30s enjoy being in the red. Many in fact say they wish they could save more like their Depression-era grandparents.
Providence may be 366 years old, but it's not the kind of city that sits around resting on its laurels. And neither are the people who retire here.
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It comes as little surprise that house prices in New York City, up 22.3%, and | Boston, up 18.9%, boomed last year. But two other small northeastern cities were much hotter. Existing houses in Prov...
! When an American antique sofa sells for $605,000, up from the prior record of $262,000 four years ago, 1986 seems cushy indeed. Not every purchase paid off so handsomely, of course. Herewith a Mo...
The interest-rate war that erupted among Connecticut banks, following this , summer's passage of a usury law capping rates at 15%, has begun to affect other Northeastern banks. For example, Bank of...
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