A smoky haze drifted over a massive section of central Canada and deep into the United States Monday due to numerous forest fires in central Quebec.
Winds pushed the smoke southwest from Quebec City Sunday evening into the St. Lawrence Valley and beyond. Fire crews from the northeastern U.S. and across Canada are fighting 52 fires [...]
Most Americans associate Memorial Day with the unofficial beginning of summer. With all the cookouts and parties going on in Rhode Island, the meaning of Memorial Day can easily be forgotten. Americans quickly remember when Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars are seen giving out red poppies at area supermarkets, or attend a [...]
Tonight Saturday May 29, the UFC presents a featured UFC 114 betting odds fight matchup between Rampage vs. Evans. The long awaited UFC 114 predictions matchup features two former UFC light-heavyweight title holders squaring off in probably the most hotly anticipated non-title UFC predictions matchup ever in the UFC.
If it turns out to be [...]
Europe was set to forget its financial worries for a few hours on Saturday as millions across the continent tuned in to the famously kitsch Eurovision Song Contest.
The first ever Eurovision Song Contest took place on the 24th of May, 1956, in Lugano, Switzerland. In 54 years, over 1,200 songs competed in the Eurovision [...]
Gary Coleman, who soared to fame in the late 1970s as the child star of the hit sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes” and whose post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor, died Friday. He was 42.
Coleman died of a brain hemorrhage at a Provo, Utah, [...]
A TV reporter was killed from rocks coming from a volcano overlooking the Guatemalan City. Three children are reported to be missing.
On Thursday afternoon, the Pacaya volcano erupted.The Guatemala City was enveloped with lava and rocks and was blanketed with ash.Thus this prompted closure of the international airport and a declaration of a “state of [...]
Gas prices have been drifting lower over the past few weeks, which is welcome news for drivers who are gearing up to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend.
The average price nationwide for a gallon of gas has dropped every day since peaking May 6, and was at $2.76 a gallon on Wednesday, according to [...]
Ron Artest became a part of the Lakers’ playoff lore with a bank shot to beat the Phoenix Suns.
The defending champions were tied with the Phoenix Suns at 101-101 with just seconds left and when Kobe Bryant missed a last ditch attempt it looked like the game was heading for overtime.
Artest rambled into the [...]
Royal Dutch Shell, the Anglo-Dutch oil and gas producer, said Friday that it had struck a deal to buy most of the assets of East Resources for $4.7 billion in cash, moving into the coveted sector of natural gas contained in shale deposits.
As part of the deal, Shell will obtain new positions in [...]
While industry insiders have speculated for years that Mercury might be on its way out, Ford CEO Alan Mulally–who has been leading the company on a triumphant turnaround–might stand the best chance of convincing dealers and the Ford family that now is the right time to kill it.
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The Dearborn automaker is [...]