COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh
Weary and uncertain, they carried whatever they could on their backs, trudging through monsoon rains and enduring relocations and extortion attempts as they struggle to find small patches of land that can be their own, at least for a moment.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico faced today what officials said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities.
Leaders of several faiths on Tuesday called for peace and justice amid the turmoil that followed the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the 2011 death of a black man.
SEOUL, South Korea
Was it a bluff ? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea’s next missile test? A restatement of past policy? Or simply just what it seemed: a straightforward threat of annihilation from the president of the United States?
BRUNSWICK — Lena C. Fluet, age 79, died September 16, at Governor King Wing, The Highlands, in Topsham.
She was born in Brunswick, May 9, 1938, the daughter of Rosario and Cedea (Bouchard) Labonte and was a graduate of Brunswick High School.
BRUNSWICK — Marjorie W. MacNeille of Brunswick, died on July 22, 2017. A memorial service in the tradition of the Friends Meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Morrell Reading Room of the Curtis Public Library in Brunswick.
The GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal “Obamacare” would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in ways not yet fully clear.
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a lesbian woman who is divorcing her spouse is entitled to equal parental rights under the U.S. Constitution, even though a state law doesn’t recognize those rights.
The ruling from the state’s highest court said U.S. Supreme Court precedent requires same-sex couples be afforded the same rights as straight couples.
Richard F. Lieke Jr. was born in New York City on April 8, 1925, to Frances and Richard F. Lieke Sr. and had two sisters, Viola and Joan. In 1950, he married Evelyn B. Hallett of New Brunswick, Canada and they remained together for 67 years. He passed away on September 1, 2017, at the age of 92.
Gladys Lorraine Buzzell, 73, of Swansboro, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport, North Carolina.
DEAR ABBY: Can you tell me why men watch porn? My husband watches porn on the computer at all hours of the night. When I found out about it six months ago, he promised he would stop doing it, but I just realized that he still goes online and watches it when I’m asleep at night and early in the morning.
Some 65 million of our fellow human beings around the world are desperately fleeing hunger, war, poverty and environmental chaos. U.S. foreign policy is often at the root of their problems, and it is up to people of good will to recognize this and open our arms to them.