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An increase in great white shark sightings has meant a frenzy of sight seers along the Massachusetts coast. (Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Shark Sightings Off Cape Cod A Boon For Tourism

Shark-themed clothing and souvenirs have been flying off the shelves of Cape businesses.

07/22/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Holds Election Night Party

Protesters Greet Christie In Greenwich

After receiving a warm welcome in Iowa last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was met by angry protests Monday evening during a trip to Greenwich to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley.

07/21/2014

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Missing New Hampshire Teen Home After 9 Months

15-year-old girl who disappeared while on her way from school has been reunited with her family, say authorities.

07/21/2014

The outer perimeter near Massachusetts Avenue and Newbury Street is secured by police after two explosive devices detonated at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Marathon Bomb Suspect’s Friend Convicted Of Impeding Investigation

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack.

07/21/2014

File photo of a kitten. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pet Prescription Proposal

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says pet owners could save millions of dollars on prescriptions for their animals if they could buy the drugs at ordinary pharmacies. The New York Democrat says […]

07/20/2014

Laboratory equipment (Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

Firefighter Loses Hand To Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A Rhode Island firefighter who got an infection after being pricked by a thorn has lost his hand to flesh-eating bacteria.

07/20/2014

NORTH ATTLEBORO, MA - AUGUST 22: Aaron Hernandez is escorted into the courtroom of the Attleboro District Court for his hearing on August 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge for the death of Odin Lloyd.

Patriots Provide Prosecutors Hernandez-Belichick Texts

The New England Patriots’ attorney says 34 text messages between coach Bill Belichick and former tight end Aaron Hernandez were provided to

07/18/2014

Rhode Island health officials say bacteria levels have dropped to where the beaches are once again safe to swim. (Getty Images)

6 Rhode Island Beaches Get OK For Swimming

The beaches had been closed earlier in the week after water testing showed unsafe levels of bacteria.

07/18/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

No Charges Against 2 Providence College Players

An investigation into an alleged sexual assault by two Providence College basketball players has concluded with no charges, the Rhode Island attorney general’s office said Wednesday.

07/16/2014