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...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Another former top aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton has been testifying today to the House panel investigating the attacks in Benghazi, Libya in 2012. And the senior Democrat on the panel says Jake Sullivan has answered every question that was put to him.
Sullivan is a former policy director and deputy chief of staff under Clinton at the State Department. He's now a top policy aide on Clinton's presidential campaign.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished political life and is said to share his misgivings about whether the Bidens are emotionally equipped for another campaign.
While Biden's deliberations have played out semi-publicly, the second lady has remained largely out of sight.
Several people close to her say she won't stand in the way of her husband's...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers faced an outcry this week over a ticket plan keeping most of Pope Francis' audience at his two biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away. A map added to some confusion over the size of the ticketholder-only zone.
Here are answers to some key questions:
DO I NEED TICKETS TO ATTEND THE POPE'S PUBLIC EVENTS IN PHILADLEPHIA?
WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a woman found engulfed in flames at a Florida condominium complex has died from her injuries.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office reported 43-year-old Dara Broker's death Friday.
A news release says deputies and rescue workers responded to the Winter Park Woods complex Thursday afternoon following reports of a woman in the parking lot whose head and upper body were on fire. No one saw how the fire started, but...