Later this week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is poised to adopt stricter limits on exposure to one of the leading sources of poor air quality: soot.
(Credit: Providence Journal/Glenn Osmundson) Welcome to Johnston, Rhode Island, population 28,769 (as of 2010). The town hasn't seen a murder since...
As a nation whose prosperity and well-being has always been tied to natural resources, Americans love the outdoors. A poll this past July found that 80 percent of us even believe that conservation is downright patriotic.
In fact, some of our favorite hotels -- quaint rooms, delicious restaurants, friendly staff -- host resident ghosts.
Today marks the official launch of a new annual "Manufacturing Day," an initiative sponsored by public and private organizations to highlight the critically important role the manufacturing sector plays in our economy.
As we continue to retire aging dirty coal plant after aging dirty coal plant nationwide (we just hit 112 coal plants secured to retire), we are also pushing hard to replace them with clean energy, and as little natural as possible.
The name "Romney" has historical significance in Massachusetts, but the story goes back a lot further than just a recent ex-governor. In fact, a "Romney" played a significant part in the American Revolution -- on the British side.
Sure, this is a compassionate response, but is protecting people on the streets from legal citations really going to help them long term?
Little ol' me decided to head on over to that liberal conference in Rhode Island, Netroots Nation. I can't say too much about their politics but I have to admit they were nice. Deep down they're just confused, I'm sure of it.
I've focused my picks on man-made monoliths that are enormous enough to make you grab for your camera and text message friends.
'A Thousand Ships' was a unique, participatory event that commemorated Rhode Island's role in the transatlantic slave trade.
If you feel like ditching the car and the same old beach retreats, consider staying at one of these delightful ocean-perched properties.
If the American people make their voices heard and put enough pressure on Congress, we can restore fairness in our economic system, do what's right for the middle class, and show that Congress can stand up to special interests.
Not everyone can say they have an audience of millions, or have had the chance to collaborate with David Guetta and Tiesto, or perform in front of millions of people, and drop hit songs that can be heard worldwide. Avicii can, and at 22 years young.
On 7/1/12, interest rates on subsidized Stafford student loans will double if Congress does nothing. Borrowers taking out $23,000 in loans will see their interest balloon by an estimated $5,000 over a 10-year repayment period.
We need to build ladders of opportunity and tear down barriers for Americans who are willing to work hard, be responsible, and play by the rules so everyone can achieve success and fulfill the American dream.