New research sends the ‘obesity paradox’ packing, concluding that being large has no advantages when it comes to survival rates.
The independent candidate for governor lags Democrat Mike Michaud, who raised $700,000 over the same period. Republican Gov. LePage hasn’t released his numbers yet.
Migrating birds exploit each other’s updrafts, a remarkable study confirms.
Activists want looser restrictions, medical users say the prices are too steep, and applications from growers and retailers far exceed the limits.
American completed a merger deal with U.S. Airways, creating the world’s biggest airline.
No Maine stores are on the list of planned closures.
The company’s top executive argues that the pipeline is the safer alternative to rail, following several recent accidents involving cars carrying oil.
Joel Hayden’s convictions should be reduced because he was ‘likely loaded’ on drugs and should have been charged with manslaughter, his attorney says.
New research finds a correlation between heavy drinking over a period of years and mental abilities and memory.
Manning’s Broncos will face the New England Patriots for the AFC championship Sunday.
The separate incidents occur in both northbound and southbound lanes during rush hour.
The bird is removed and will be taken to a bird sanctuary.
Gerry Reid says he’s proud of his role in helping arrange a lucrative 10-year contract for the state’s liquor business.
But backup quarterback Ryan Mallett says he’s not worried about the star’s availability for Sunday’s game in Denver.
Information about the possible cheating emerged from the ongoing probe into drug use at several bases.
It would allow them to wear uniforms and sets an expectation of ‘equal access’ to students, something that critics say is not an issue.
A fire truck-mounted camera shows a firefighter directing the truck away from 16-year-old Ye Meng Yuan, who was later run over.
The club’s main event will allow mixed-breeds to participate in agility trials, but Best in Show will, of course, be reserved for purebreds.
The family of feral felines is cared for by inmates and prison staff.
Lawmakers are facing re-election this time around, so they avoid drama and a crisis such as last fall’s 16-day federal shutdown.
With implications for a Portland ordinance, the justices question the size of the zone and whether Mass. could find less restrictive ways of ensuring patient access and safety.
The FTC said it had received tens of thousands of complaints about unauthorized charges.
The point guard, who is recovering from a knee injury, gets a workout with the Portland D-League team and plans to play for Boston Friday.
Supporters say new compromises may draw enough Republican votes to override a veto by Gov. LePage.
The fire at 17 Griffin Road started near a space heater but it’s not clear whether it malfunctioned or if it was too close to combustible materials.
The state’s highest court hears arguments in the case of Jay Mercier, who was convicted in 2012 of killing Rita St. Peter 32 years prior to his trial.
Legislators worry that the 1,000 made-up notices caused a scare and call for a stronger apology.
Statistics for 2012 highlight a growing public danger, fueled in part by restrictions on prescription drugs, a cheaper supply and possibly MaineCare cuts.
If passengers are caught trying to bring marijuana onto a plane, they could face up to $2,500 in fines and possible jail time.
The Danish woman was attacked on her final night in India as she returned from New Delhi’s main shopping district and approached a group of men asking for directions.
The nation’s second-largest bank earned $3.44 billion in the October to December period, up from $732 million a year earlier.
The agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers in foreign countries that allows the U.S. to conduct surveillance on those machines, according to new report.
A middle school teacher talks the 12-year-old shooter into dropping his weapon, which prevents more carnage.
The Navy sends the USS Ross to serve as a refueling platform for the rescue helicopter.
A rental truck carrying beer kegs fatally struck a 30-year-old woman and injured two others.
As a police officer, Curtis Reeves was often praised for his problem-solving and ability to manage stressful situations.
Nearly every day, police are responding to burglaries or armed robberies investigators believe are prompted by a hunger for money to feed drug addictions.
Rreplacement of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge is scheduled to begin in 2015.
Roads should begin to improve after about 8 a.m.
The decision is a blow to the concept that providers must treat all of the Internet equally.
Bath Iron Works could have a destroyer contract finalized and some social programs would receive additional funding.
The town votes against spending $25,000 for a feasibility study.
Gerry Reid was involved in the recently inked 10-year contract for the state's liquor business.
The trip in June builds on a relationship that took root when shipper Eimskip set up shop in Portland.
After months of negotiations, Democrats and Republicans seemed eager Tuesday to quickly approve the plan – even if they don’t have enough time to read it.
The MDOT will use federal highway funds and $100 million in state funds to pay for over 1,600 projects.
Mosquitoes are spreading the rarely fatal illness.
No fool, that Eliot Cutler. You see a piece of low-hanging fruit out there on the campaign trail, you pluck it.
The community responds to the tragic deaths of Peter Reynolds and Cherrie De Melle.
In a series of largely party-line votes, Democrats and Republicans failed to advance two different proposals.
The woman fought back, her assailant fled and she drove herself to the hospital, police say.