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US draws down Ukraine embassy presence as war fears mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Sunday ordered the families of all American personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine to leave the countryRead More

Tatum scores 51 in Celtics’ 116-87 rout of Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 51 points — 48 of them in the first three quarters — and the Boston Celtics breezed to aRead More

Ford scores 20 to lift Wagner past Merrimack 71-57

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Elijah Ford had a season-high 20 points as Wagner won its ninth straight game, defeating Merrimack 71-57 on Sunday. FordRead More

Jimerson scores 31 to lift Saint Louis over UMass 90-59

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gibson Jimerson had a career-high 31 points as Saint Louis rolled past UMass 90-59 on Sunday. Jimerson made 7 of hisRead More

Yellowstone visits hit record high in 2021, straining staff

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A record number of visitors flocked to Yellowstone National Park last year despite fewer hotel rooms and campsites beingRead More

Lobstermen concerned as deadline for whale-friendly gear draws near

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Lobstermen are going to have to begin using weakened rope or special inserts to weaken existing rope starting in May inRead More

Governor delays new nursing home staffing requirements

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is delaying a new law that would fine nursing homes for failing to comply with minimum staffing requirements. Gov.Read More

‘Spider-Man’ comes back swinging, takes No. 1 from ‘Scream’

After spending one weekend in second place, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” proved it still had some fight left. Sony’s superhero juggernaut swung back to firstRead More

In mourning yet again, NYC prepares to honor fallen officer

NEW YORK (AP) — A city reeling from a spate of violence prepared to lay to rest a rookie police officer being hailed as anRead More

Rhode Island nonprofits awarded $2M to help the homeless

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced that $2 million in federal funding is available to help Rhode Island charitable organizations assist peopleRead More