CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Friday:

    SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island is revoking honorary degrees bestowed upon two once-prominent advisers to former President Donald Trump: retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.

    BOSTON (AP) — 2022 is shaping up to be a banner year for Massachusetts politics, with a crowded race for governor, a wide-open contest for attorney general, a number of spirited district attorney elections, and a handful of thorny ballot questions.

    Rhode Island's governor submitted a $12.8 billion state budget plan to the General Assembly on Thursday that seeks to address the pandemic, build more affordable housing, invest in schools and help businesses.

      CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's unemployment rate dropped to 4.8% in December, down three-tenths of a percentage point from the November rate but higher than the national rate of 3.9%, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday.

      Now that the Supreme Court stopped OSHA from doing exactly what it was established to do, protect American workers, and condemned thousands of them to unnecessary deaths from COVID, it is time for journalists to step up and start publishing which companies are requiring COVID vaccination of …

      WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department dropped charges Thursday against a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor accused of concealing ties to the Chinese government, a further setback to a federal initiative that was set up to prevent economic espionage and theft by Beijing of tr…

        WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Thursday it won’t revoke authorization for the natural gas compressor station in Weymouth, even though several members said regulators shouldn’t have approved the project to begin with.

        ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — These Connecticut lotteries were drawn Thursday:

        CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Thursday:

        A financial payout for more than 1,000 people — mostly men — who say they were sexually assaulted by former University of Michigan sports doctor Robert Anderson is the latest multimillion-dollar settlement involving schools faced with sexual misconduct scandals.

          WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts bakery building that made its last pie earlier this month has been sold for more than $4.5 million to a developer planning to build housing and retail space at the site.

          CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Investigators in New Hampshire have solved a nearly 50-year-old murder of a Massachusetts woman, but they can't make an arrest because they say the killer, who was serving a life sentence in another case, died in 2019.

          BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Thursday that she's running for governor, transforming the year’s top political contest by stepping into the race as the presumptive front-runner on the Democratic side.

            PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee on Wednesday proposed spending more than $150 million during the next fiscal year on several initiatives intended to address threats to the state from climate change by cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

            It’s encouraging to see the candidates for governor paying attention to the work of the Coastal Resources Management Council Study Commission and voicing concern about the CRMC. The future of the CRMC should be an issue discussed in the 2022 gubernatorial race.