It’s the first time Congress has moved to ease restrictions since Obama came to office promising to close the prison holding terror suspects.
Officials say efforts to legalize the drug are a message to kids that marijuana is not harmful.
The women heard the man’s cries for help and slid an aluminum boat onto the ice to get him.
Now that investors have an outline for how the Fed will pull back, they can move forward.
The gifts ranged from $500 to $25,000 to organizations ranging from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy to Preble Street community center.
A former Sea Dog, McMillon replaces Kevin Boles, who has been promoted to manage the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox.
Gail Merritt is the supervisor of the family division.
Roxanne Jeskey told police she used several items, including a baseball bat and pliers, to kill her husband in Bangor.
The Christmas tradition involving a picture book and stuffed felt elf becomes the object of some cynical backlash even as families continue their elf duty.
Maine’s senators say they hope the compromise will bring an end to crippling partisan stalemates.
The accident, which injures two, happened around 1:15 p.m. in the southbound lanes near the Fore River Bridge.
Jared Remy is charged with stabbing his girlfriend to death the day after he allegedly pushed her into a mirror.
The move reduces the risk that coverage could be interrupted for consumers switching plans under the federal overhaul.
Ben Lucas of Cony, Nicco DeLorenzo of Kennebunk and Justin Zukowski of Portland are in the running for the Fitzpatrick Trophy.
The economy is gaining steam, and the Fed is ‘now recognizing the trend and decided to go with the flow,’ says one economist.
Ahmad Abousamra, who has been charged with conspiracy and supporting terrorism, may now be living in Aleppo, Syria.
A Russian bill passed Wednesday may let the ship captain and his wife, an Islesboro woman, return to the U.S.
Part of the decision to discontinue selling the popular brand of yogurt might be fueled by the chain’s push to phase out foods that use genetically modified ingredients.
One person aboard the Black Hawk UH-60 is injured and survives, but no details are available.
The parents of a U.S. Army veteran who was killing by a police officer seek unspecified monetary damages in the wrongful death suit.
Meanwhile, MM&A trains rolled into Lac Megantic, Quebec, for the first time since the July disaster that took 47 lives.
James Perriello, 42, pleaded guilty to killing Natalie Perriello in a jealous rage.
Prosecutors argued that the 52-year-old engineer from Katy, Texas, was trying to destroy evidence when he deleted hundreds of text messages to and from a supervisor and a BP contractor.
The asset shifts mirror steps corporations such as Google have taken across national borders to lower the taxes they pay.
Jon David Levy, nominated to federal court, is one of the latest victims of Republican efforts to thwart the president’s judicial appointments.
A jury finds John Michael Farren liable for assault and battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
A deputy district attorney said the victim, who is now an adult, said Richard M. Libby threatened to hurt her and her family if she told anyone what he was doing.
The threats led to the evacuations of four buildings and Harvard Square on Monday.
Previously deadlocked, the town council voted unanimously to nullify the 1933 honor.
The Tramuto Foundation will also give a grant to the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights.
While many other orphanages also fail new national standards, the group’s facility stands out because it’s run by an organization with such a successful fundraising operation.
The case has sparked widespread outrage in India and infuriated the New Delhi government, which revoked privileges for U.S. diplomats in protest.
A leak from a hose on engine No. 6 led to a fire early on Feb. 10 as the ship returned from a stop in Cozumel, Mexico.
Congregants and an expert look for the new leader of the Portland diocese, the Most Rev. Robert P. Deeley, to emphasize service over cultural battles.
See list of more closings and cancellations.
A Georgia woman takes a lump sum of $123 million. The other lucky Mega Millions ticket was sold in San Jose, Calif.
Illinois college students will take requests for holiday favorites until midnight Wednesday.
The private transport company is concerned that Maine will decide to subsidize competing travel by train.
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The group is anxious for new projects now that Gov. LePage has released funds approved by voters more than three years ago.
People in Maine’s medical industry are pleased that a major pharmaceutical company will stop paying physicians to push its brands.
A sledding and skating structure at Fenway Park is the latest example of providing ‘wintertainment.’
Brutal conditions send outreach workers into the woods and alleys of Portland, looking to persuade vulnerable people to seek shelter.
His family said he was a humble man who valued his family time.
The Press Herald Toy Fund aims to provide toys for 7,000 children in Cumberland, York, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Knox counties.