A kind stranger came to the rescue of a poor pooch in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, recently when he helped the dog down from the roof it had somehow become stranded on.
Native American advocates have long pressed states to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day over concerns that Columbus helped launch centuries of genocide against indigenous populations in the Americas.
A Rhode Island woman’s blood turned a black-blue color — a sign of a potentially deadly blood condition — after she took a common over-the-counter medication to relieve a toothache.
A 31-year-old Rhode Island man was arrested on suspicion of soaking a kitten in water and then placing it in a freezer, slamming another kitten’s head into the floor until it bled and shooting a woman with an airsoft gun.
Two dozen states and municipalities sued the federal government Tuesday to stop a new rule that lets health care clinicians decline to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs.