TIVERTON, R. I. — A Boston-area man was rescued from the water off Fogland Beach in Tiverton on Saturday afternoon after his kayak filled with water and then sank. Captain Bruce Reimels of the Tiverton Fire Department said a good Samaritan paddled out to the man, lent him his life jacket and stayed with him until the fire department's boat arrived around noon.
mdash; Social media is buzzing over a Harvard graduate's poetic commencement speech, which has garnered millions of views and the attention of celebrities. Donovan Livingston, who received his master's degree in education, addressed his classmates Wednesday with a spoken-word poem outlining the historic obstacles that have prevented African-Americans from getting an education.
Washington PostTropical cyclone to drench South Carolina coast, menace the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic through Memorial DayWashington PostThere's never a good time for a tropical storm, even a weak one. But most would agree Memorial Day weekend is particularly bad timing, especially those along the South Carolina coast, where a tropical storm warning is in effect ahead of heavy rain,