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The R.I. Senate made the right decision when it chose not to pass a ban on the use of e-cigarettes, or "vaping," early in the morning on the last day of the legislative session. The Senate's decision made sense, since vaping is the most … more
Thanks to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the General Assembly, Rhode Island has just become fairer to property owners and home purchasers. Legislation signed into law July 6 effectively prevents municipalities from artificially increasing the … more
Peter R. Orszag is a Bloomberg View columnist. He previously served as President Barack Obama's director of the Office of Management and Budget. more
One of Adolf Hitler’s many blunders was to kick smart people out of his country. His hatred of Jews led him to expel a large number of Germany’s most accomplished scientists, many of whom went to the United States. more
The shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas on Thursday suggests spiraling violence: The cops were shot during a protest against the shooting of black men by police. A vicious circle of etribution would be something new for the United States where, unlike in other developed countries, killings by police far outnumber officer deaths in the line of duty. more
Foreign investors have long considered commercial real estate investments in the U.K. and U.S. to be safe havens in an unpredictable world. Brexit may change that calculus. more
Summer is here, and for many in New England, that means trips to destinations domestic and abroad. An all-time record 231 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June 1 and August 31, up from 210 million a year ago, according to Airlines for America. That includes 30.5 million travelers on international flights. more
The overall state of children’s health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required. After reviewing the eighteen criteria … more
Sometimes, the heart just wants what it wants. Medtronic, a maker of heart-rhythm devices, announced on Monday that it's paying $1.1 billion for HeartWare International, whose own devices reduce surgical invasiveness when treating patients with heart failure. more
I ate dog just once, and it was an accident. A Chinese scrap-metal dealer with whom I'm friendly invited me to a fancy hotpot restaurant in Chongqing. more
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