SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. and Mexican governments are sparring over immigration and trade, but the two countries are joining forces on the high seas like never before to go after drug smugglers.
Armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America’s schools, according to a federal study released today amid a heated debate over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns.
President Donald Trump fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Wednesday and nominated White House doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him in the wake of a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the agency.
California’s capital city is on edge for the funeral of a 22-year-old unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police in his grandparents’ backyard.
The Rev. Al Sharpton plans to give the eulogy for Stephon Clark at today’s funeral at Bayside of South Sacramento church.
Bill Cosby’s lawyers are expected to make a last-ditch effort today to postpone the comedian’s sexual assault retrial by pressuring the judge to step aside after losing their bid to overturn his ruling allowing up to five additional accusers to testify.
Britain’s exit from the European Union has been likened to putting toothpaste back in the tube. But it’s more like trying to separate the fluoride from the paste: complicated and messy.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai today said she was excited to be back in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot in 2012 by Taliban militants angered at her championing of education for girls.
Freeport, ME – Richard S. “Ricky” Davis, 60, of Freeport, died on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at his home. He was the husband of June A. (Dennison) Davis.
DEAR ABBY: “Ron” and I have been married 20 years and have two children. Recently, he called me a “freeloader” and described my parenting as “half-assed.” It’s not the first time I’ve heard it from him.
The trouble with simplistic political assertions is that even when seemingly stripped of all ambiguity they often defy an intended straightforwardness. Nothing is ever quite as cut and dried as we would like.
As Gov. Paul LePage so emphatically yet enigmatically stated in his final State of the State address: “Maine’s got the government they vote for.”
As with many national tragedies (like the death of Courage, the first Thanksgiving turkey pardoned by President Obama, and the discontinuation of Crystal Pepsi), we all remember where we were when we heard the recent devastating news that Toys “R” Us was closing all of its U.S. stores.
PORTLAND (AP) — The Portland Planning Board has voted unanimously to approve a $512 million expansion for Maine Medical Center’s campus in the city.
The project is expected to get underway in May and will require a section of a busy street to close for two months. The project approved Tuesday will relocate the hospital’s helipad.
PORTLAND (AP) — A celebrated chef says she is not guilty of a charge that accuses her of writing nearly $9,000 in bad checks.
PARIS (AP) — A former sheriff in Maine who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations is now accused of sexual assault.