EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.
Their minds still racing with childlike exuberance over the stunning last-snap victory that sent them to the NFC championship game, many of the Minnesota Vikings remained awake several hours past midnight.
New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels could soon be on the other side of an AFC rivalry.
The Tennessee Titans and Mike Mularkey couldn’t agree on how to build off the team’s first playoff berth since 2008 and become a true NFL contender.
That job will now fall to a new coach.
Watch out, New England. Here comes Sacksonville.
Get ready, Philly. The Vikings are sailing into town.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis begged for forgiveness today for the “irreparable damage” done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church’s credibility here and cast a cloud over his visit.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and an agreement on other immigration-related issues, including President Donald Trump’s long-sought U.S.- Mexico border wall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community’s power to create change.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles today with nations that fought on America’s side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose around North Korea over its nuclear weapons even as hopes rise for diplomacy.
SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip
President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon, the onetime confidant to President Donald Trump, following his spectacular fall from power after accusing the president’s son and others of “treasonous” behavior for taking a meeting with Russians during the 2016 campaign.
UNION GAP, Wash.
A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway.
A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family’s home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.
BRUNSWICK — Debra Yardley, 57, of Short Street, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the Mid Coast Hospital.
She was born in Cambridge, MA, on December 19. 1960, the daughter of Manuel and Helen Hallahan Pedro.
Debra attended and graduated from local schools.
BATH — Margaret B. Couture, age 95, died on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick. Friends and family may visit from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick. Full obituary to follow.
BOWDOIN — Geneva Velma (Newbegin) Adams, 89, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2018 at Freeport Nursing Home with her granddaughters by her side.
BRUNSWICK — James J. Nacke, age 85, of Ward Circle, died on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Gosnell Hospice in Scarborough.
He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on March 3, 1932, the son of Louis and Cecilia Nacke.
He attended schools in Cincinnati, Ohio and Buffalo, New York. He graduated from New Hampshire College in 1973 with a B.S. in business management.