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Stories with person: Sheldon Whitehouse
  • Marine educators conference kicks off in Newport 
    Updated: Jun-28-15 3:47 pm

    NEWPORT, Rhode Island - The 2015 National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) conference kicks off this week in Newport.

  • RI coastal management agency awarded $1.35M federal grant 
    Updated: Jun-07-15 2:02 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's Coastal Resources Management Council has been awarded $1.35 million to support jobs and improve coastal water quality.

  • Surveillance law lets US ratify nuclear terrorism treaties story has photos
    Updated: Jun-07-15 8:54 am

    WASHINGTON - Tucked into the surveillance bill that became law was a little-noticed section that will let the United States complete ratification of two long-stalled treaties aimed at stopping a frightening scenario: terrorists wielding radioactive bombs.

  • AP Interview: France warns climate change threatens security 
    Updated: May-30-15 1:22 pm

    PARIS - Climate change is a threat to international security, France's influential Environment Minister Segolene Royal warned Saturday - adopting an unusually hawkish stance as she heads to the U.S. to push for a global deal on reducing emissions at a landmark Paris conference this year.