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Michelle Carter, convicted in texting-suicide case, to be released for good behavior

Michelle Carter, convicted in texting-suicide case, to be released for good behavior

DNY59/iStock(DARTMOUTH, Mass.) -- Michelle Carter, the woman who sent texts to her boyfriend urging him to kill himself when they were both teenagers, is scheduled to be released from prison early due to good behavior.

Carter, now 22, has been a "model inmate" at the Bristol County House of Correction in Dartmouth, Mass., Jonathan Darling, public information officer for the Bristol County Sherif...

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Psychologist who devised 'enhanced interrogation' technique for CIA testifies at 9/11 trial hearing

Psychologist who devised 'enhanced interrogation' technique for CIA testifies at 9/11 trial hearing

BCFC/iStock(GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba) -- The psychologist credited with devising the C.I.A.s program of "enhanced interrogation" during the war on terror defended his record at a pretrial hearing for the alleged masterminds of 9/11.

James Mitchell, who worked as a contractor for the C.I.A. along with his colleague Bruce Jessen, told the tribunal at Guantanamo Bays Camp Justice that he "would get u...

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Trump impeachment trial live updates: Democrats to start 3 days of opening arguments

Trump impeachment trial live updates: Democrats to start 3 days of opening arguments

uschools/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Here is how the day is unfolding. Please refresh for updates.

1:08 p.m. Schiff takes lead as Democrats begin 3 days of opening arguments

Rep. Adam Schiff, the lead House manager, begins to make the House case, arguments that could go as long as 24 hours over the next three days.

He starts by thanking the senators, referencing the late night less than 12 hours before...

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New fraudulent text message claims to contain FedEx package information

New fraudulent text message claims to contain FedEx package information

-Oxford-/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Customers should be cautious about a new text message phishing scam that at first glance looks to be about a FedEx package delivery, the company said.

Some people around the country have received a text message that appears to show a "tracking code" from the package delivery company and prompts the user to enter their "delivery preferences."

The link to set those "pre...

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Ellie Kemper on witnessing her first 'Manhattanhenge,' and what fans can expect of the 'Kimmy Schmidt' special

Ellie Kemper on witnessing her first 'Manhattanhenge,' and what fans can expect of the 'Kimmy Schmidt' special

Photo courtesy MullenLowe(NEW YORK) -- ActressEllie Kemperis best known as the the eternally sunny Erin onThe Officeand the title character of theUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, so she seems like the perfect person to take in a very famous sunrise.

Thats exactly what she did Wednesdaymorning in New York City, watching a Manhattanhenge sunrise. The phenomenon happens, generally, only four t...

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WHO weighs declaring new coronavirus international public health emergency

WHO weighs declaring new coronavirus international public health emergency

World Health Organization Headquarters Building in Geneva, Switzerland - mseidelch/iStock(GENEVA) -- In response to the new coronavirus outbreak, a World Health Organization committee will meet Wednesday to decide whether to declare the virus a "public health emergency of international concern."

The new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, continues to spread, with at least 440 people si...

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Commuters Had No Heat On Train Early Tuesday

Commuters on the Providence-Stoughton MBTA train early yesterday morning reportedly had to travel without heat in freezing-cold temperatures. The T said the 4:45 a.m. Providence train from Wickford Ju...

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RI Getting Federal Pre-K Grant Money

Governor Gina Raimondo announced a three-year, 27-million-dollar federal pre-school development grant on Tuesday. Some of the money will pay for Raimondo's budget proposal from last week to add hu...

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Committees Going Through Gun Bills

Firearm legislation is being taken up this week by the Rhode Island General Assembly. The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation banning untraceable guns, including 3D-pr...

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RIDOT To Resume Highway Renumbering Project

The state Department of Transportation is resuming the highway renumbering project next week. Exit numbers will be changed on I-195 from the I-95 Interchange in Providence to the Massachusetts border ...

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