People are now left wondering whether health care systems are playing favorites with the much-sought-after vaccines.
The tiny New England state has added about 123 new cases per 100,000 people each day over the last week.
Some activists say the word is irrevocably linked to the country's legacy of slavery.
The lawsuit was part of a nationwide, multimillion-dollar effort by the Republican National Committee and Trump campaign to suppress mail-in votes.
The Rhode Island Division of Taxation sent more than 175 checks with the celebrity signatures.
Cooper Monaco found the massive mollusk Monday. "I felt the edge of it and I thought, ‘holy moly, this is a clam," he said.
The words “Providence Plantations,” which have connotations of racism and slavery, have been take off government paperwork.
Gov. Gina Raimondo is demanding a two-week self-quarantine for travelers from New York state, the U.S. disease epicenter.
Tourism fuels the economy of Block Island, Rhode Island, but residents worry visitors seeking refuge from the pandemic could strain the town's limited resources.
Many people who have symptoms and a doctor’s order have waited hours or days for a test.