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THE TEMPERATURE in Rhode Island has risen more than in any other state in the Lower 48 over the last century, according to The Washington Post. The temperature rise compounds the state's vulnerability to sea-level rise. Above, a trailer park on Matunuck Beach Road, South Kingstown, which was flooded following Hurricane Sandy in 2012. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

WaPo: R.I. has fastest-rising temperature in the Lower 48

PROVIDENCE – The temperature in Rhode Island has risen 2 degrees Celsius from 1895 to 2018, the most of any state in the Lower...
CVS DISTRIBUTED 7.7% of all opioid pills in the U.S. between 2006 and 2012, according to newly available data from the DEA. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

WaPo: Opioid distributors, including CVS, cited in DEA data

PROVIDENCE – There were 76 billion opioid pills distributed in the United States over a seven-year period from 2006 to 2012, according to a...

Conservatives sour on colleges, understandably

Despite decades of talk radio hosts complaining about pointy-headed liberal academics, Republicans in 2010 were still pretty fond of higher education. Fifty-eight percent of...
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