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President Donald Trump signed an order restricting entry into the U.S. by people from six predominantly Muslim countries, reviving a signature initiative of his presidency that stalled in the face of court challenges, sparked global protests and prompted dissent by some of his advisers. more
President Donald Trump’s immigration stance has begun to discourage foreign visits to major U.S. cities, threatening to cost billions of dollars and thousands of jobs. more
As the revelations about Hillary Clinton’s e-mail practices have mounted, her supporters have hit on a counterintuitive defense: perhaps she shouldn’t have had to disclose them anyway. more
When Chicago-based Invenergy LLC proposed building a natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville in the summer of 2015, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and many of the state's business leaders immediately got behind the project. more
This year's legislative session once again denied any operating funds for the Slater Technology Fund. Just to review, Slater is a nonprofit that makes seed and early-stage investments in local companies. Since its creation 20 years ago, … more
U.S. stocks rose toward their record high, led by energy companies, as oil jumped on optimism OPEC will agree to cut output. The dollar halted its longest winning streak versus the euro. more
The link between socio-economic status and school performance is weakening for U.S. students, a sign of improving equity in American education even as U.S. teens continue to lag behind their international counterparts in math, reading and science, according to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. more
The path of health care reform never has been clear or direct. And last fall's presidential election has not made trying to predict its future any easier. Thus, the timing of the Providence Business News Health Care Summit was propitious. … more
As Providence looks to the General Assembly for more financial support, it's important to set a few ground rules. more
PROVIDENCE – Thousands of Ward 3 voters have signed a petition seeking to recall Councilman Kevin Jackson, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Feb. 20. "This is a grassroots effort with broad support from throughout the ward," said Patricia Kammerer, … more
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