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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

Police investigating fatal crash in New Hampshire

Police are investigating after a fatal crash in Bedford, New Hampshire Sunday, officials said. Officers responding to reports of a crash on I-293 at theRead More

Boston mayor extending city worker vaccine deadline

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu is extending the deadline city workers have to get vaccinated before being placed on unpaid leave, according to a statement. OfficialsRead 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

Officials: Police shoot man wielding knife in Burlington

Police shot a man who charged them with a knife in Burlington, leaving him with life-threatening injuries Sunday, officials said. Two officers responding to aRead 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