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Scoreboard Roundup - 12/21/14

Scoreboard Roundup - 12/21/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NFL: Atlanta Falcons 30 (6-9) - New Orleans Saints 14 (6-9)

Carolina Panthers 17 (6-8-1) - Cleveland Browns 13 (7-8)

Pittsburgh Steelers 20 (10-5) - Kansas City Chiefs 12 (8-7)

Green Bay Packers 20 (11-4) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 (2-13)

Miami Dolphins 37 (8-7) - Minnestoa Vikings 35 (6-9)

New England Patriots 17 (12-3) - New York Jets 16 (3-12)

Detroit Lions 20 ...

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Supreme Court Denies Stay in Florida Same-Sex Marriage Case

Supreme Court Denies Stay in Florida Same-Sex Marriage Case

Jeffrey Hamilton/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Same-sex couples in Florida could get married as soon as next month after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to issue a stay.

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi had filed for a stay while awaiting an appeal hearing before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal. The Supreme Court, however, decided by a 7-2 margin not to grant the stay. Justic...

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Goodbye Facebook Revolutions? Page Supporting Putin Critic Blocked

Goodbye Facebook Revolutions? Page Supporting Putin Critic Blocked

Sean Gallup/Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- Facing pressure from Russian authorities, Facebook blocked a page Saturday supporting a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin.

A page urging Russians to attend a rally in support of opposition leader Alexey Navalny was unavailable after Russia's media watchdog reportedly requested that Facebook take it down because it promoted an unauthorized mass g...

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Flu Widespread in 29 States

Flu Widespread in 29 States

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Flu season is gaining steam.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting widespread flu activity in 29 states--twice as many states as last week.

Hospitalizations are increasing and 11 children have died from the virus.

Maryland State Health Secretary Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, whose state is one of those impacted, says, "It happens every year. There's...

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Yankees Charity to Pay For Education of Slain Police Officer's Children

Yankees Charity to Pay For Education of Slain Police Officer's Children

Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New York Yankees' Silver Shield Foundation is offering to pay for any and all education expenses for the children of Rafael Ramos, one of the two NYPD officers killed Saturday in Brooklyn.

In a phone interview with ABC News on Sunday, the group's chairman William Walters said the group has already reached out to the police depart...

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Marco Rubio: Rand Paul ‘Chief Cheerleader’ of Obama Foreign Policy

Marco Rubio: Rand Paul ‘Chief Cheerleader’ of Obama Foreign Policy

Robert Giroux/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Marco Rubio responded to criticism from fellow Republican and potential 2016 presidential rival Sen. Rand Paul over his position on Cuba, insisting Sunday that he would oppose the Obama-Paul foreign policy, and referring to the Kentucky senator as chief cheerleader of the presidents overseas agenda.

Rand, if he wants to become the chief che...

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WADK Local News
  • Elorza To Keep Safety Commish,Police Chief

     The mayor-elect of Providence says he's keeping the current public safety commissioner and police chief. Jorge Elorza said Friday that Commissioner Steven M. Pare and Chief Hugh T. Cl...Read More

  • Brown Getting New Spokeswoman

    Brown University is getting a new spokeswoman. The university announced it has selected Cass Cliatt to succeed current spokeswoman Marisa Quinn. Cliatt is the current spokeswoman at Frankli...Read More

  • Historical Park Established In Blackstone Valley

    The Blackstone River Valley is the newest national historical park. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed has been pushing a plan for a Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park for years. The president s...Read More

  • R.I. To Benefit From T-Mobile Settlement

    Rhode Island will receive nearly $200,000 from a settlement with T-Mobile for billing customers for cellphone text services they didn't order. The Federal Trade Commission announced Friday ...Read More

  • Wein To Be Honored

    The founder of the Newport jazz and folk festivals is being honored by The Recording Academy. George Wein, a jazz pianist-turned-impresario, was selected to receive the academy's Trustees A...Read More

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