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March for Science held in cities around world calls for respect, funding

March for Science held in cities around world calls for respect, funding

Simona Granati/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Scientists and supporters of science marched in cities around the world Saturday to push back against what organizers said is an alarming trend toward discrediting scientific consensus and restricting scientific discovery.

The March for Science, coinciding with Earth Day, was set for more than 600 cities worldwide, with the main event planned for Wash...

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What's at stake in the French election

What's at stake in the French election

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Some 47 million French voters are set to head to the polls on Sunday in what could be one of the most consequential elections France has held in decades.

On the ballot are 11 candidates who span the political spectrum; if no single candidate garners a majority of the votes, two will advance to a run-off vote to be held in two weeks.

The week leading up to the vote saw ...

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Government funding, health care top agenda as Congress returns before President Trump's 100th day

Government funding, health care top agenda as Congress returns before President Trump's 100th day

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Congress will return to Washington next week to confront a government shutdown deadline and a White House eager to notch some legislative victories, especially on health care.

The most pressing business is government funding: The House and Senate have until midnight Friday to cut a trillion-dollar spending deal to prevent a partial government shutdown ...

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American Airlines flight attendant grounded after altercation with passengers captured on video

American Airlines flight attendant grounded after altercation with passengers captured on video

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It's been less than two weeks since a video of a bloodied passenger being dragged off a United Airlines aircraft ignited a national discussion about the airline industrys treatment of passengers, and now, yet another onboard incident captured on video is raising eyebrows -- and it's resulted in the immediate grounding of a flight attendant.

A video posted to Faceb...

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"Happy Days" star Erin Moran dead at 56

"Happy Days" star Erin Moran dead at 56

ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images(HARRISON COUNTY, Ind.) -- Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the hit sitcom Happy Days and its spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, has died. She was 56.

The Harrison County Sheriffs Department in Harrison County, Indiana confirmed to ABC News that on Saturday, it received a 911 call about an unresponsive female. When the responders arri...

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Frito-Lay recalls jalapeno-flavored chips over Salmonella concerns

Frito-Lay recalls jalapeno-flavored chips over Salmonella concerns

FDA(NEW YORK) -- Some packages of potato chips are being pulled from shelves over Salmonella concerns.

Frito-Lay announced Friday it is voluntarily recalling Jalapeo Flavored Lays Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeo Flavored Miss Vickies Kettle Cooked potato chips. The snack-maker said it was because of a supplier's recent recall of a seasoning that included jalapeo powder possibly tain...

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WADK Local News
  • Giant Greenhouse To Be Built In Newport

    A Canadian company is going to build a two-level hydroponic greenhouse in Newport's north end.  Hydroserre will construct and run the facility which will cover five acres.  The compan...Read More

  • Warwick Parish To Close

    Saint William Parish in Warwick is closing.  The Diocese of Providence says the last Mass at the church will be Easter Sunday.  The number of parishioners has dwindled from 850 families i...Read More

  • Elorza Looks To Raise Revenue Through Several Legislative Measures

    Providence Mayor Elorza is seeking revenue to stabilize the long term financial future of the city.  The mayor is asking that state lawmakers approve a number of bills that include raising the...Read More

  • Teacher, Coach Charged With Domestic Assault

    A teacher and coach is facing domestic assault charges.  Police say 36-year-old Michael Solitro was arrested around 1 a.m. Sunday after officers found a woman at a Leahy Street home holding an...Read More

  • 17 Arrested In Drug Bust

    Pawtucket Police say 17 people are facing charges after a major drug bust.  Authorities say the arrests come after complaints of the use and sale of illegal drugs at 12 Nickerson Street. ...Read More

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