KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
Malaysian authorities were investigating the cause of a fire early today that blocked the only exit of an Islamic dormitory on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, killing 23 people, most of them teenagers.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was holding talks in London today on international efforts to pressure North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs, and on the chaos in Libya.
Armed with a pistol and rifle, classmates say the shooter’s face “was passive” in the hallway of a high school in a tiny Washington state town. He tried to fire a weapon, but it jammed, and another boy confronted him.
The University of California, Berkeley has ramped up security as it braces to host conservative commentator Ben Shapiro tonight, the latest polarizing figure to raise concerns of violence on the famously liberal campus.
Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft.
No more Social Security numbers plastered on the card. Next April, Medicare will begin mailing every beneficiary a new card with a unique new number to identify them.
The top House and Senate Democrats say they have reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements — not including Trump’s coveted border wall.
BATH — Judith “Judy” May (Mank) Rouillard, 80, of Drummond Point died on Sunday, September 10, 2017. She was born in Bath on May 29, 1937, a daughter of Henry W. and Stella Evelyn (Jewett) Mank.
DEAR ABBY: I am a 16-year-old girl in a somewhat happy relationship. When I first started dating my boyfriend, he was all about it, as was I. But now it seems like he’s only interested in sex. He’s always asking me to send him videos and pictures of myself nude, and I just keep telling him I’m not ready for anything like that.
After accepting feedback from Maine citizens throughout a 30-day public comment period, Democratic Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap made minuscule changes to the ballot language of Question 2, which would expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, in Maine.
No matter who we get for our next governor it's hard to imagine that they could be any worse than the one we've been saddled with for nearly seven years.
ROME (AP) — An Army veteran who lost all four limbs in an explosion in Afghanistan says the name of his newborn son pays tribute to two medics who helped save his life.
Travis Mills runs a retreat in Maine for combat injured veterans.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The watchdog agency for Congress says the Navy’s aging public shipyards are failing to fully meet the military’s needs.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that a Government Accountability Office report is sharply critical of the four facilities.
KITTERY (AP) — Maine Sen. Susan Collins is introducing an amendment she says would repeal a U.S. Department of Defense policy she believes is unfair to some shipyard workers.
Clean Water Act Important to Mainers
Few things are more fundamental to our health than the water we drink. No one should have to worry about pollution when they turn on the tap. That is exactly what will happen if the Trump Administration succeeds in repealing the Clean Water Rule. Their plans to replace the rule would put the drinking water of 1 in 3 Mainers at risk.