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This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Vermont Changes Vendor For Troubled Obamacare Website

The state is reducing ties to the contractor that helped design its website that was supposed to be a marketplace where people could compare and buy insurance plans through President Barack Obama’s landmark health care law but remains flawed and short of being fully functional, a Vermont official announced Monday.

08/05/2014

Pete Rose manages the Bridgeport Bluefish for a single day on June 16, 2014. (Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Fans Up In Arms Over Baseball Team’s Jerseys Showing Nipples

Bridgeport Bluefish military appreciation day jersey design not appreciated by fans.

08/01/2014

Curt Schilling (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Judge Says Raimondo Must Be Deposed On 38 Studios

General Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo must give a deposition in a lawsuit over the deal that gave ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video game company a $75 million state-backed loan, a Rhode Island judge said Friday.

08/01/2014

A fishing boat leaves the dock. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fisherman Finds 1-In-50 Million Calico Lobster

A fisherman found an extremely rare calico lobster in Hampton Harbor last week.

07/31/2014

The bodies of five elderly adults, three men and two women, and one fetus were found along with the cremated remains of two other people at the Pennine Funeral home in Providence. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Old Remains Found In Unrefrigerated Rhode Island Morgue

Bodies stored for years at a funeral home whose owner committed suicide.

07/31/2014

Charla Nash (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate Committee Advances Primate Pet Bill

Federal legislation supported by a Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack, making it harder to keep primates as pets, has cleared a U.S. Senate committee.

07/30/2014

Mary Moniz of East Providence was forced to leave a Massachusetts high school 80 years ago and finally got her diploma as she turned 100. (Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Rhode Island Centenarian Gets Honorary High School Diploma

Mary Moniz of East Providence got her diploma after 8 decades after being forced to leave high school.

07/29/2014

Police say 43-year-old Nathaniel Kibby abducted Abby Hernandez last October and prevented her from seeing her family for 9 months. (Photo: New Hampshire Attorney General's Office)

Man Charged In 9-Month Disappearance Of New Hampshire Teen

Suspect arrested about 30 miles north of where Abby Hernandez went missing last October.

07/28/2014

A group of scientists warn that warmer temperatures and an increase in air pollution could kill off many crops by mid-century. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Climate Change, Air Pollution Will Lead To Famine By 2050

Climate change exacerbated by ozone pollution may kill many of the world’s crops.

07/28/2014

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