October 23, 2016

BARRINGTON, R.I. — Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous.

The women plan to hold a parade today in Barrington to show they can wear whatever they want.

Their outrage is in response to…

Behind every snapshot is a story

October 23, 2016

This year’s school photo of my 9-year-old grandson popped up on my text messages. At least, I think I was looking at my grandson. This child’s normally curly hair was plastered to his head. Then I read the accompanying message from his mom: “Sammy said his hair was a little wild…

Rare diamond might fetch $25 million at sale

October 20, 2016

LONDON — A diamond ring that's the ultimate in bling is set to go to auction, with an estimated price of $15 million to $25 million.

Sotheby's auction house says the Cartier ring holds an 8.01 carat blue stone named the Sky Blue Diamond. It recently was displayed in London before a sale Nov.…

Planned Parenthood marks centennial; foes bristle

October 19, 2016

NEW YORK — Planned Parenthood's 100th anniversary celebrations last weekend came with a sense of relief for the group that traces its roots to a time when women could not vote and contraception was illegal.

The organization, whose services include birth control, sex education and abortions,…