Iraqi Kurds cast ballots today in their autonomous region and in a wide sweep of captured territories on whether to seek independence from Baghdad, a historic vote that has also raised tensions and fears of instability.
Most business economists expect the Trump administration’s efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will make no difference to the U.S. economy or cause harm.
[img_assist|nid=1175525|title=|desc= U.S. SEN. SUSAN COLLINS, R-Maine, speaks to members of the media while attending an event in Lewiston. Collins said Sunday she finds it “very difficult” to envision backing the last-chance GOP bill repealing the Obama health care law.
President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban. Administration officials say the new measures are required to keep the nation safe.
Claire Richardson remembers taking off from Nome in an airplane uniquely configured for Alaska when a horrible smell seeped into the passenger area.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico’s nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria’s destruction has set the island back decades, even as authorities worked to assess the extent of the damage.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says doctors have given him a “very poor prognosis” as he battles brain cancer.
LISBON FALLS — Judith- Ann Riordan, age 78, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 17, 2017, following a long illness. Judy was born April 18, 1939, daughter of William and Arline Boyce of Bath.
DEAR ABBY: My 40- year-old son signed up with an online dating site. He has a 17-yearold son and has never been married. During his initial contact with one woman, she mentioned she had several kids and my son asked if they were all by the same father. She said he was out of line to ask that question!
While most people believe that the climate is changing, they don’t know how it is affecting them. Local events during careers lasting decades can give us clues about where things are headed in local fisheries.
In 1690, one of the earliest American newspapers, Publick Occurrences, published its first — and last — edition in Boston.
In 1775, American Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen was captured by the British as he led an attack on Montreal. (Allen was released by the British in 1778.)
Just think — if Tim Tebow had taken a knee for Antifa instead of God he might still be in the NFL. Or at least he could be a topic of conversation for people wondering why Tebow wasn’t playing. I find it ironic a league that is now encouraging “celebrations” after a touchdown frowned on Tebow offering a quick word of thanks after a score.
PORTLAND (AP) — A former psychologist with schools in Portland, Maine, has been trying for days to get off the Caribbean island of St. Thomas in the wake of two hurricanes.