‘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

Maine to use $225M to fix hundreds of bridges needing work

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine is set to receive $225 million from the federal government over the next five years to fix bridges around theRead More

DA’s office gets $1.2M grant to aid drug-endangered children

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — The Plymouth district attorney’s office has received a nearly $1.2 million federal grant to help its ongoing efforts to assist childrenRead More

Rio de Janeiro delays Carnival parades as omicron spreads

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The world-famous Carnival festivities in Rio de Janeiro will be held in late April rather than the final weekend ofRead More

Taxpayers face overloaded IRS as filing season opens Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Count 30-year-old Ethan Miller among that subset of Americans who are actually eager to file their taxes once income tax filing season opens onRead More

Connecticut boy’s overdose death renews pleas for Narcan in schools

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The death of a 13-year-old student who apparently overdosed on fentanyl at his Connecticut school has drawn renewed pleas for schoolsRead More

Pope calls for day of prayer for peace for Ukraine

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his concern over “rising tensions” in Ukraine that threaten peace, and called for political talks thatRead More

Beijing district orders mass virus testing ahead of Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — People in a Beijing district with some 2 million residents were ordered Sunday to undergo mass coronavirus testing following a series ofRead More