Topic: Rhode Island
Emma Watson will be transferring from Brown to another university in the fall, but amid reports of bullying, Watson says she loved Brown but is pursuing a course not offered there.
04/26/2011 01:42 am
A lawsuit asking a federal judge to order big power companies to cut greenhouse gases, because the emissions are a public nuisance, got a skeptical reception Tuesday at the Supreme Court.
04/19/2011 07:26 pm
The Supreme Court hears a case Tuesday about greenhouse gases and global warming. Case could open the way for states and citizen groups to battle the threat of global warming via judicial order.
04/19/2011 09:22 am
Texas Gov. Rick Perry asked President Obama on Sunday for more resources to help quell the 'unprecedented' Texas wildfires. The US Forest Service says it still has resources to spare.
04/18/2011 04:52 pm
The American Civil War is a touchy subject for educators, who must help children understand issues that continue to divide Americans 150 years after the war's outset.
04/18/2011 03:41 pm
Arizona officials criticize the appeals court ruling, which found that key sections of the immigration law are preempted by federal law. The ruling is a victory for the Obama administration.
04/11/2011 09:52 pm
One school in Chicago shows the promise and pitfalls of a federal effort to turn around the nation's bottom-tier schools.
03/26/2011 01:51 pm
The US Hispanic population grew 43 percent during the past decade to 50.5 million – more than half the country's population growth. The demographic trend could impact elections.
03/24/2011 08:49 pm
Top Democrats in the Senate and House back Obama's commitment to help enforce the no-fly zone over Libya, and accept his assurances the US role as mission leader would be brief.
03/23/2011 10:11 pm
Answering Obama's call, lawmakers in the House and Senate seek to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, bringing the battle over same-sex marriage to all three branches of government.
03/16/2011 07:38 pm