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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The three-way race for mayor of Providence features twice-convicted felon and ex-Mayor Buddy Cianci making a comeback bid for a seventh term as an independent. Now, it’s gotten even more unusual: The Republican...
Montana’s candidates for U.S. Senate will debate live from Billings at 8 p.m. EDT (6 p.m. MT) tonight. Featuring Rep. Steve Daines (R) and Amanda Curtis (D). Live stream courtesy of MontanaPBS. Montana’s candidates for U.S. Senate take to the...
Lingering connections and phantom remembrances are echoes within Laura Kasischke’s new collection, “The Infinitesimals.” “I take the material from memory and things that have been lost and people who are gone and the past, but I’m trying to give it...
WASHINGTON — While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expansion. They just don’t see the law going away, even if their party...
Even if you’ve paid FICA taxes throughout your career, you won’t receive your own Social Security benefit if you receive a survivor benefit that is larger. Photo by Flickr user meddygarnet. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security...
Specialty medications, which include high-cost drugs that require extra care, are dramatically increasing in cost. Photo by Flickr user e-Magine Art Some patients are paying sky-high prices for ‘specialty medications’ when cheaper options exist, a...