• Rhiannon Leonard interviews her boss, Gary Himes, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Weverton, Md., for StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen oral history project. High school students across the United States were asked to interview an elder and send the audio recording to a publIcly accessible Library of Congress archive. (AP Photo/David Dishneau)

    StoryCorps adds thousands of stories to national archive

    The Great Thanksgiving Listen is over. Now anyone can listen in.

  • In this Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, Gina Raimondo, second from right, stands with her husband Andy Moffit, right, and children Ceci, left, and Tommy, prior to Raimondo being sworn in as Rhode Island's first female governor, in Providence, R.I. Raimondo is unlike many past politicians whose kids rarely, if ever, appeared at official events. Ceci danced at her mother’s inaugural ball, and Tommy has attended a bill-signing event to name a state insect. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)

    Rhode Island governor puts being a mom at center stage

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s first female governor took her young son to a bill-signing to name a state insect. Her daughter starred in an eye-catching campaign commercial and danced at her mother’s inauguration.

  • In this Nov. 13, 2015 photo, items decorate a gate surrounding the site of The Station nightclub fire that killed 100 people in West Warwick, R.I., in 2003. The Station Fire Memorial Foundation said that $1.3 million of the $2 million needed has been raised to complete a permanent memorial at the site.  (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)

    Memorial to Rhode Island nightclub fire closer to $2M goal

    WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The slow road to build a permanent memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people 12 years ago is getting shorter, as organizers said they are inching closer to raising the $2 million they need to complete it.

  • Trimble leads No. 2 Maryland past Rhode Island 86-63

    PUERTO AVENTURAS, Mexico (AP) — Melo Trimble scores 17 points on 7-for-7 shooting, and No. 2 Maryland beat Rhode Island 86-63 on Wednesday night in the Cancun Challenge.

  • Rhode Island tops TCU 66-60 in Cancun Challenge

    PUERTO AVENTURAS, Mexico (AP) — Rhode Island used some big shots and tough defense in the final stretch to post a 66-60 victory over TCU on Tuesday in the Cancun Challenge.

  • Kris Dunn shines in Providence’s 83-76 win over NJIT

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kris Dunn had 22 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and seven steals to help Providence beat NJIT 83-76 on Monday night.