As expected, voters on Tuesday rubber-stamped Republican President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in primary elections in Connecticut, where officials were anticipating large numbers of absentee ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic.

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and his Democratic primary challenger, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, jabbed at each other in a heated televised debate Tuesday.

A Republican candidate for Congress in Connecticut dropped out of the race Tuesday as voters were going to the polls in his primary election following his arrest in an assault case.

    BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's attorney general has determined that a Barrington man facing an assault charge after being caught on video yelling racial slurs at his neighbor can face a stiffer sentence under the state's hate crimes law if convicted.

    A full week after Tropical Storm Isaias hit the Northeast, tens of thousand of people were still waiting in Connecticut and New York Tuesday for their lights to come back as public officials stepped up criticism of the region's electric utilities.

      PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is delaying a return to in-person instruction until October and the University of Pennsylvania said Tuesday it won't open dorms to the vast majority of undergraduate students this fall, joining their Ivy League colleagues in expanding a push toward on…

      BOSTON (AP) — Police officers in Massachusetts fired more than 30 shots at a man who was already injured and bloodied on the ground, the man's family alleged in a wrongful death lawsuit.

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

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

      Connecticut's former public health commissioner is alleging that Gov. Ned Lamont fired her for “discriminatory reasons” and administration officials prohibited her from implementing nursing home protocols that would have saved lives amid the coronavirus pandemic.

        PITTSBURG, N.H. (AP) — A man in an off-highway recreational vehicle and his passenger were injured after trying to pass an ATV, and he's been charged with driving too fast, New Hampshire's Fish and Game Department said.

        RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Governors and state labor department officials were scrambling Monday to determine whether they could implement President Donald Trump’s executive order to partially extend unemployment assistance payments to millions of Americans struggling to find work in the pand…

        The Connecticut Department of Public Health issued its first $1,000 fines on Monday to two individuals who Gov. Ned Lamont said failed to comply with the travel advisory for residents who return home from states with high COVID-19 infection rates.

        It has been seven years since the central air conditioning system worked at the New York City middle school where Lisa Fitzgerald O’Connor teaches. As a new school year approaches amid the coronavirus pandemic, she and her colleagues are threatening not to return unless it's repaired.

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

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