WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump’s time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That’s about to change.
Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil’s small, silent sidekick “Mini-Me” in the “Austin Powers” movie franchise, has died. He was 49.
A statement provided by Troyer’s representatives that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts said the actor died Saturday.
The “Great Kate Wait” entered its final stages today, as the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to a London hospital in labor with a third child for her and Prince William.
Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson was tending to grievously injured military personnel in Iraq when he was summoned to Washington to interview for a job he barely knew existed. He didn’t see a way to get there.
“I thought this was it — this is where the road stops,” he told the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal this month.
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, “Chris,” and I were planning on moving in together. We went apartment hunting and created a realistic budget we could both maintain. He was the one who brought up the idea and also the one who pushed it.
There is a show on Netflix about comedians in cars getting coffee. Last week four cousins, all Baby Boomers who hadn’t been together in more than 25 years, reunited somewhere in the Midwest. Sounds like a plot for a new series, don’t you think?
On April 23, 1968, student protesters began occupying buildings on the campus of Columbia University in New York; police put down the protests a week later. The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church.
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Throughout the years, I’ve had many occupational changes and transitions. I’ve served as a Naval air traffic controller, pizza maker, construction worker, furniture maker — you get it. It just dawned on me during my morning commute today that all these changes have been too superficial. I want to be a duck.
About 200 people gathered on a Maine beach — some with dogs in tow — on Sunday to remember Barbara Bush, who with her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, spent years at their summer home in Kennebunkport.
PORTLAND (AP) — The National Endowment for the Arts says it looks forward to welcoming an upcoming poetry contest’s 53 finalists, including a high school student who fled his native Zambia for Maine and won a legal fight to compete.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Nonprofit groups that provide heating aid to low-income Mainers will get a sales tax exemption under a new state law.
Lawmakers overwhelmingly overrode Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of the bill.
The law passed April 13. But it will become effective three months from the day lawmakers return to Augusta to consider LePage’s vetoes.
PORTLAND (AP) — Three men accused of together poaching and selling as much as $1 million worth of baby eels, called elvers, have been sentenced to a combination of probation and fines.
FALMOUTH (AP) — One person has died in a house fire that started in a garage in Falmouth.
Firefighters responded to the house early Saturday evening.
The Falmouth fire chief says the fire started in a car in the garage and then spread to the house.
A man was pulled from the house and pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s name has not been released.
If you have ever wanted to name a cannon, you’ll get your chance at Maine’s First Ship’s Annual Dinner on May 8.