Money went to stolen identities, including those with addresses in Lithuania, China, Ireland and Bulgaria.
If a deal is reached, about 49,000 more poor adults would be eligible for U.S.-paid health care.
Officials have not yet revealed why they are investigating.
Officials say a deal is close for the new ferry, but skeptics say it’s almost too late to salvage next season.
Kimberly Sanborn, 16, was last seen in Portsmouth, N.H., on Wednesday.
The video, which Rob Ford admits is real, comes as the mayor is trying to weather a crack-cocaine scandal.
The Board of Environmental Protection begins deliberations over a controversial proposal to streamline the process of getting a mining permit.
Some say Jonathan Martin should have better stood up for himself, others say he made the right decision by walking away and letting higher-ups handle it.
A grand jury indicts David Labonte, who is accused of driving his pickup truck into a family of bicyclists, killing the father.
Eastern Maine Healthcare Mall locked its doors after the call was received.
Although test scores have improved, the vast majority of American students still do not demonstrate solid academic performance in either math or reading.
Bartolo Ford blamed his actions on post-traumatic stress disorder and medications.
Five other people are injured, one seriously.
The referendum is triggered by a citizen petition after the town council passed sweeping new rules.
Liudmila Romodina and Oleg Klyuenkov stopped by the newsroom studio. The pair are in the midst of a weeklong trip to Portland.
Police say the suspects smashed a window and stole a lithograph from the lighthouse museum.
Police say Dale Poulin put what he believed was an unloaded rifle under his chin and pulled the trigger.
By the closing bell, the social network that reinvented global communication in 140-character bursts was valued at $31 billion.
The collection includes more than 40 miles of underground chambers.
Thursday’s hearing focuses on DNA evidence and alternative suspects in the death of Sarah Cherry.
The food industry must phase out trans fats, once thought to be a safe alternative to animal fats.
The company returns to Cambridge, where it was founded from a Harvard University dorm room, with an engineering office that will focus on data storage, security, and networking.
Results for fourth- and eighth-graders in the 50-state test were relatively flat since the last tests were administered.
City councilors prepare to pass a six-month moratorium to buy time to examine the issue.
Christopher Phillips used a fake name to conceal his criminal history.
The assault occurred when two men fought over who got to sleep on the couch.
The Democrat will try to return his once-dominant party to power in a state where Republicans claimed every statewide office in 2010.
But despite the bipartisan vote, chances are dim that the House will pass or even vote on the bill.
David Montenegro argues before the state’s supreme court that a DMV rule is unconstitutionally vague.
Prosecutors allege that in exchange for bribes, Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez passed on classified Navy information to a contractor.
There were no reports of injuries and it was not clear who was home at the time.
The Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine says phthalates can impact brain development and lead to issues like attention and learning problems and asthma.
The event will include films, an awards ceremony and a panel discussion featuring contractors who worked on the new $81.4 million bridge.
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Enforcement officials will have more power to penalize owners, as complaints about infestations reach up to 10 per week.
HMS Holdings profits from finding Medicaid and Medicare errors and fraud in 40 states, including Maine.
Health care providers may face heavy fines for small errors like the $800,000 in fines levied on dentists.
A Senate panel is told Wednesday that one solution would be to ‘awaken’ Americans to need.
A new test shows no DNA from slain student on a kitchen knife.
Advocates also cite a need for more support services in communities and more hospital beds for people with severe, persistent mental illness.
Approval of a $14 million bond means the transfer station will be moved and a site near a neighborhood will be cleared in work that could take years.
A drive to feed hungry kids benefits from the focus on a couple running against each other.
After victories Tuesday in Michigan and Colorado, as well as Portland, more campaigns are planned.
Views differ on BIW’s budget constraints and need for ‘credit enhancement.’
Charles Colgan says fiscal uncertainty at the federal level has restricted the country’s economic output and made recovery more difficult.
One race to be recounted had a two-vote margin.
Rob Ford, who admitted to smoking crack-cocaine after being caught in a video, refuses to take a temporary leave.