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Cruise ship that sailed in storm headed back to home portA Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Mourners watch as a hearse carries the body of former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci past Joe Marzilli's Old Canteen Italian Restaurant that Cianci frequented, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Providence, R.I. Cianci died Jan. 28 at age 74. He was the city's longest-serving mayor. (AP Photo/Matt O'Brien)
Providence says goodbye to colorful ex-Mayor Buddy CianciProvidence, Rhode Island, has said goodbye to former Mayor Buddy Cianci, the wisecracking king of one-liners who led the city for a turbulent and troubled six terms
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
This photo provided by PolyPEDAL Lab UC Berkeley, shows the compressible robot, CRAM with a real cockroach. When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a cheap robotic roach. Repulsive as they seem, cockroaches have the unusual ability to squish their bodies down to one quarter their normal size, yet still scamper at lightning speed.  Add to that, the common roach can withstand 900 times its own body weight without being hurt. That’s the equivalent to a 200-pound man who wouldn’t be crushed 90 tons on his head.  (PolyPEDAL Lab UC Berkeley/Tom Libby, Kaushik Jayaram and Pauline Jennings via AP)
An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disastersScientists have built a robot inspired by the repulsive cockroach
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, ballot inspector Connie Bell, right, holds open a curtain on a voting booth during voting in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary at Memorial High School in Manchester, N.H. It’s been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation's first primaryThis year marks 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of NIH/NIAID, speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. The money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat ZikaPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus
The Associated Press1 hour ago

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