The long-standing former mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, Vincent “Buddy” Cianci Jr., who was twice convicted of felonies but still had enough support to run again in 2014, died Thursday at age 74.
By News Desk
The Republican candidate for mayor of Providence has given a $1,000 donation to the Democratic candidate.
By Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press
By age four, toddlers in low-income families hear 30 million fewer words than those in high-income families, according to researchers. As a result, these children tend to have smaller vocabularies and fall behind in reading. Special correspondent John Tulenko of…
By PBS NewsHour
Eight acrobats fell to the ground after the platform they were hanging from by their hair collapsed during a circus performance in Rhode Island on Sunday, leaving nine performers seriously injured.
By Kayla Ruble
Sally Keith reads "Providence'," a poem from her recent book, "The Fact of the Matter."…
In Rhode Island, Reinventing Summer School to Prevent Kids' Learning Loss…
NewsHour Special Correspondent for Education John Merrow reports on a program that trains high school students to be entrepreneurs.
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