WASHINGTON (AP) — He called on the country to come together. He warned of pain to come. And he deferred to the nation's public health experts while at least momentarily putting aside petty squabbling.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House was asking Congress on Tuesday to approve a sweeping emergency stimulus package to help businesses and taxpayers cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. It's the most far-reaching economic rescue package since the Great Recession of 2008.
Four years after Russia-linked groups stoked divisions in the U.S. presidential election on social media platforms, a new report shows that Moscow's campaign hasn't let up and has become harder to detect.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fear swept back through financial markets Thursday, and stocks fell sharply on worries about the fast-spreading virus outbreak. It's the latest shudder in Wall Street's wildest week in more than eight years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage has hit a record low of 3.29%, driven down by investors shifting money into the safety of U.S. Treasurys as the coronavirus outbreak has deepened.
Three seats at the front of the Goshen Town Hall were empty during the Goshen Town Meeting Saturday evening. It was reported that one was scheduled for surgery and the two others were ill. The three ladies at the table were waiting for Goshen resients to cast their Yes or No ballots on a war… Read more
NEW LONDON — Police Chief Edward G. Andersen will retire as New London’s Chief of Police on March 31 but he has no intention of hanging up his uniform on April 1. Read more
NEWPORT — Newport’s Economic Development Office has provided a list of frequently asked questions for those who have seen a reduction of hours or experienced a layoff due to COVID-19. Read more
(Editor’s Note—Newport School District staff members and parents of students in Newport schools received the following communication Sunday afternoon from Superintendent of Schools Brendan Minnihan relative to the immediate closing of schools throughout the state directed by Governor Chris S… Read more
NEWPORT — Starting Wednesday, March 18, the Newport School District will deliver free breakfast and lunches to all children 18 and under throughout the Corvid emergency. Read more
Tom Brady, the centerpiece of the New England Patriots’ championship dynasty over the past two decades, says he is leaving the only professional football home he has e… Read more
NEW LONDON — Colby-Sawyer senior Lexie Hamilton (Sunapee, N.H.) has been named to the 2019-20 Academic All-District Division III Women’s Basketball Team, selected by t… Read more
For the first time in Newport history, Tiger wrestlers have crowned 3 state champions in a year! Read more
The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 185,000 people and killed more than 7,300. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 8…
MOSCOW (AP) — The presidents of Russia and Turkey said they reached agreements on a cease-fire to take effect at midnight Thursday in northwestern Syria, where escalating fighting had threatened to put forces from the two countries into a direct military conflict.
BANGKOK (AP) — The global march of the new virus triggered a vigorous appeal Thursday from the World Health Organization for governments to pull out “all the stops” to slow the epidemic, as it drained color from India's spring festivities, closed Bethlehem's Nativity Church and blocked Itali…
HAGATÑA, Guam (AP) — For Antonina Palomo Cross, Japan's occupation of Guam started with terror at church. The then-7-year-old was attending Catholic services with her family when the 1941 invasion began, setting off bomb blasts, sirens and screams.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's hard-line Hindu nationalists watched anti-government protests centered in Muslim communities for months in anger that finally boiled over in the worst communal rioting in New Delhi in decades, leaving 32 people dead and the Indian capital shell-shocked.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The widening coronavirus outbreak threatens to seriously disrupt the global economy, just as it was steadying itself against headwinds from the U.S.-China trade dispute.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare said Tuesday it will immediately expand coverage for telemedicine nationwide to help seniors with health problems stay home to avoid the coronavirus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her “plan for everything” and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday, days after the onetime front-runner failed to win a single Super Tuesday state, not even her own.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho last year was the nation's fastest-growing state, with close to 37,000 new residents boosting its population to nearly 1.8 million.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is bracing his supporters for a difficult stretch, with the sobering assertion that front-runner Bernie Sanders will likely emerge from next week's Super Tuesday contests well ahead in the race for delegates.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders' ascendancy as Democrats' leading presidential hopeful fueled growing unease as lawmakers openly expressed anxiety that the self-proclaimed democratic socialist could cost them House control and questions abounded over what party leaders should do.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democratic rivals to Bernie Sanders are preparing to try to knock him off his front-runner perch in a debate Tuesday night before a critical South Carolina primary that could dramatically reshape the race.