The first official visit by a Turkish president to Greece in six decades got off to a tense start Thursday, with Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeating comments that have alarmed his Greek hosts about the need to “update” the 1923 treaty that delineated the borders of modern Turkey.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as “multiple allegations” against the former “A Prairie Home Companion” host spanning an extended period of time.
Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct and vanishing support from fellow Democrats, appears to be on the brink of resigning from the Senate.
Franken scheduled an announcement for Thursday, though his office tweeted Wednesday evening that he had not made “a final decision” on resigning.
PORTLAND (AP) — Maine’s Democrat-aligned independent U.S. senator says it’s time for Sen. Al Franken to resign in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A provision in the U.S. House Republican tax bill could eliminate funding for hundreds of new low-income apartments in Maine.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said she is confident President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will ensure passage of two bills aimed at shoring up the insurance markets, a demand she made before supporting the Republican tax overhaul.
Unreleased songs recorded by Jimi Hendrix between 1968 and 1970 will be released next year.
Experience Hendrix and Legacy Recordings announced Wednesday that they will release Hendrix’s “Both Sides of the Sky” on March 9, 2018. The 13-track album includes 10 songs that have never been released.
Southern California has felt yellow wind, orange wind, and red wind. But never purple wind. Until now.
GEORGETOWN — Alden Crawford Kelley passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
He was born in Brunswick on October 16, 2017, a son of Nikki L. Plummer and Chris J. Kelley of Georgetown.
DEAR ABBY: I am not a hugger. In fact, I pretty much always hate it. But people think I’m rude when I don’t open my arms to hug after they’ve opened theirs. And they also think I’m rude when I tell them I’m not really a hugger.
Eleanor Marie "Ellie" (Kunstel) Spear, 90, a resident of Park Danforth, in Portland, Maine, died at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine, on Monday, November 27, 2017, following a massive stroke the previous Saturday.
Days after the cruel, unjust not guilty verdict in the Kate Steinle trial, Americans are still raging over the decision.
On Dec. 7, 1941, during a series of raids in the Pacific, Imperial Japan’s navy launched a pre-emptive attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, killing 2,400 people, about half of them on the battleship USS Arizona. (The United States declared war against Japan the next day.)
Wouldn't it be great if we woke up Christmas morning and underneath a festively decorated tree there was the truly unexpected gift of actual democratic governance? Imagine what a amazing and really exceptional present that would be.
NAPLES (AP) — Two good Samaritans pulled a Maine woman to safety after she became trapped in a burning car in a violent crash.
Twenty-five-year-old Alicia Szostak says she was driving in Naples when she jerked her steering wheel to avoid hitting a deer. The Bangor Daily News reports she crashed into two trees and the car was left on its side — where a fire began burning.