PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — New England's ports are reinventing themselves to compete with one another and from larger ones, but they were once legendary. From one of the world's great whaling ports to the Navy's first submarine base and the city featured in "The Perfect Storm," here is a look at their lore:
WHALING IN NEW BEDFORD
One of the world's great whaling ports of the 19th century, New Bedford, Massachusetts, became...
MAYSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Farmers with disabilities often fear they'll be unable to continue their way of life.
But a small group of dedicated volunteers is helping some disabled farmers with specially trained dogs.
PHARM Dog USA — or Pets Helping Agriculture in Rural Missouri —trains border collies and other dogs to help with chores specifically tailored to a farmer's needs. The dogs also provide emotional support and companionship.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco judge is deciding whether to schedule a murder trial for a Mexican national deported from the United States five times before shooting a young woman walking with her father.
A preliminary hearing on the matter is scheduled to resume Thursday in San Francisco. A judge could decide to schedule a murder trial as well.
Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez has pleaded not guilty to murder charges, though he admits to firing...
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three young men will soon learn their sentences for a rock-throwing incident last year that caused severe brain trauma to an Ohio schoolteacher as she passed through Pennsylvania in the dead of night.
A judge will decide Thursday what punishment is appropriate for Tyler Porter, Dylan Lahr and Keefer McGee for the July 2014 attack along Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania.
The victim, middle school language arts teacher Sharon...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department employee who helped Hillary Rodham Clinton set up her private email server says he will assert his Fifth Amendment right not to testify before the House committee on Benghazi.
Attorneys for Brian Pagliano sent the committee a letter Monday saying their client would not testify at a hearing planned for next week. The panel subpoenaed Pagliano last monoth.