Brown University mathematician David Mumford has won the National Medal of Science, the nation’s top scientific honor.Read More
As the Providence City Council's Ways and Means Committee has been holding hearings on Mayor Taveras' fiscal year 2014 budget proposal, the health of the City's pension fund continues to come under close examination -- and scrutiny of its unfunded liability assumptions.
Local businesses were caught off guard this week after suddenly learning that the state would not be granting them theRead More
Despite polls that say it's a tie, former state Senator Paul Moura predicts the race for governor will open up, with FrankRead More
A state report on tax expenditures shows that the total estimated foregone revenue in 2008 was $1,672,672,928.
Brown University students react to the latest sex scandal to come out of Duke University.
One-third of U.S. traffic accidents each year (about 1.6 million) are attributed to people talking on cell phones. But isRead More
The Rhode Island School of Design will now provide its campus with access to the world’s leading car-sharing service.Read More
Yesterday, Liu Xiaobo, Chinese government dissident and political activist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for his longRead More