According to 2011 census data released yesterday (because lots of data means lots of lag time), the entire subcontinent of India has only 33,304 atheists. That boils down to 0.0027% of the population. If that seems remarkably low... you're right. There are literally more atheists in Rhode Island than in all of India.
Cara Delevingne may be the scariest thing to ever come to Rhode Island. During Taylor Swift's infamous Fourth of July party, Delevingne led a "ghost crew" prank team consisting of herself, Uzo Aduba, and Ruby Rose to scare Kesha and the Haim sisters, who were also in attendance at the ... More »
Mark Weiner, a major Democratic fundraiser, Hillary Clinton supporter and provider of merchandise to the Democratic National Convention, died Tuesday in Rhode Island. Weiner, 62, died in Newport as he prepared to head to the convention in Philadelphia, former Providence Mayor Joe Paolino said....
The 200-foot tall ship Oliver Hazard Perry is ready to take on its first class of trainees as America’s newest Tall Ship and Rhode Island’s official Sailing Education Vessel. The tall ship recently completed all the requirements in order to qualify as a Sailing School Vessel under U.S. Show More Summary
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton supporter and provider of merchandise to the Democratic National Convention has died in Rhode Island. Weiner was supposed to be a delegate at this year's convention, but the state party said he was replaced by his son because of his poor health.
The new law requires 20 minutes of recess every day in elementary schools across the state. Supporters point to the many benefits of recess.
The U.S. Naval War College in Rhode Island is welcoming a new president.
I’m dubbing this summer Escape to the North. In the space of two months I’ve made three trips to the northern, cooler half of the U.S., starting with the Philadelphia area; then Providence, Rhode Island; and finally Minneapolis, where the 9th annual Garden Bloggers Fling was held July 14-17. Show More Summary
(Image credit: Submitted by Carli) Name: Carli Location: Providence, Rhode Island Carli's deck has so much color and pattern it's basically the personification of summer. Kick back, relax and check out her fabulous outdoor space! READ MORE »
Fans have been wondering about Taylor Swift’s whereabouts ever since the pop princess was exposed by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West on Snapchat. She has been in Australia with her new boyfriend Tom Hiddleston who is filming his next Thor movie. Show More Summary
The residents of a historic Long Island Sound enclave react to their superstar neighbor and her superstar friends with old-money indifference.
Who says fire and water don’t mix? Not the city of Providence, Rhode Island. On July 9th, my daughter and I happened to be there during WaterFire, a free summer arts festival along the three rivers of downtown Providence, and we were excited to attend. Show More Summary
Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome are the creators, producers and stars of the Comedy Central show "Another Period," in which they play rich and vain sisters living in1902 Rhode Island. They tell Celine Dion and Kathie Lee that setting their spoof in a distant time period enables them to get away with some outrageous comedy. (Run time: 3:40)
Wherever I travel these days, I seem to know a garden blogger who lives there. That’s partly because I’ve been blogging and reading blogs for a decade and partly because I’ve gotten to know lots of bloggers in person through years of attending the annual Garden Bloggers Fling. Show More Summary
For too long, elephants in traveling shows and circuses have suffered through a life on the road punctuated with frequent abuse by handlers wielding bullhooks. Photo by Bradley Stookey/Born Free USA Rhode Island yesterday became theShow More Summary
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Below, please find a statement from PETA Foundation Counsel and Manager of Legislative Affairs Gabe Walters in response to Rhode Island’s bullhook ban, which was signed by Gov. Gina... The post PETA Statement re Rhode Island Passage of Bullhook Ban appeared first on PETA.
[...] Rhode Island's delegation to the Republican National Convention is taking some heat back home for using its spotlight to trash the state's reputation on national TV. State GOP Chairman Brandon Bell delivered Rhode Island's votes in the state-by-state roll call that led to Donald Trump's nomination Tuesday night.
It seems like only yesterday that Taylor Swift was frolicking on a beach in Rhode Island with a British man whose name I can't remember at the present time, but so much has happened since those happier days. Taylor was exposed by the Kardashian-West family for lying, she posted a ... More »
Exotic places like American Samoa, Guam, and Rhode Island don’t get many moments in the national spotlight, so during Tuesday night’s roll call to nominate a presidential contender, their delegations to the Republican National Convention made the most of their time at the mic. Show More Summary