By Dave Sheinin, Washington Post on June 22, 2016, at 4:42 p.m.
“After speaking with those closest to me, I’ve come to realize that my health and my family’s health comes before anything else,” McIlroy said.
By Elahe Izadi, Washington Post on June 22, 2016, at 4:41 p.m.
Remember, wildlife is everywhere — even on your wedding day.
By Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post on June 22, 2016, at 12:48 p.m.
Democrats took over the House floor Wednesday in an attempt to force votes on gun control proposals, preventing Republican leaders from conducting the business of the day.
By Joseph Ax, Reuters on June 21, 2016, at 5:49 p.m.
NEW YORK — Three people were arrested on Tuesday morning with an arsenal of weapons, including a military-style assault rifle, after police stopped them near the Holland Tunnel, a major crossing that connects New Jersey and New York City. Police pulled over a vehicle for a cracked windshield at a …
By Christopher Cousins on June 21, 2016, at 5:29 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage says despite his proposal being rejected by the Legislature and federal government, Maine will move forward with restricting the purchase of what he calls junk foods with food stamps in Maine — or give up administration of the program altogether.
By Reuters on June 21, 2016, at 3:35 p.m.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, says new, compromise gun legislation would enact a ‘no fly, no buy,” policy to prevent those on a watch-list from buying guns.
By Michael Shepherd on June 21, 2016, at 1:31 p.m.
Maine’s U.S. senators are backing a bipartisan bill that would block people on two government watch lists from buying guns.
By Karla Adam, The Washington Post on June 21, 2016, at 8:56 a.m.
LONDON – The father of the Briton accused of trying to assassinate Donald Trump believes his son could have been “blackmailed or put up to it.” Michael Steven Sandford, 20, was arrested Saturday after he allegedly tried to grab a police officer’s gun while at a Las Vegas rally for …
By CBS 13 on June 21, 2016, at 8:26 a.m.
CONCORD, New Hampshire — A New Hampshire man is charged with the murder of his stepdaughter nearly five years after her death. Eleven-year-old Celina Cass was reported missing from her home on July 26, 2011. Six days later, her body was recovered from the Connecticut River. Her stepfather, Wendell Noyes, …
By Sebastien Malo, Reuters on June 20, 2016, at 7:56 p.m.
NEW YORK — Refugees worldwide will be able to take more than 1,000 online university courses for free as part of an effort to provide education and skills training under a U.S.-based program launched Monday as part of World Refugee Day. The initiative provides access to courses at such schools …
By Barbara Liston, Reuters on June 20, 2016, at 7:55 p.m.
ORLANDO, Florida — The Florida nightclub killer called himself an “Islamic soldier” and threatened to strap hostages into explosive vests in calls with police during the three-hour siege, according to transcripts released by the FBI on Monday. From inside the Orlando gay nightclub, gunman Omar Mateen told police negotiators to …
By Robert Barnes, The Washington Post on June 20, 2016, at 7:45 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declined Monday to review bans on a lengthy list of firearms that Connecticut classified as “assault weapons,” the latest example of the court’s reluctance to be drawn into an emotional national debate on gun control. The justices decided without comment not to review a lower …
By Karoun Demirjian, The Washington Post on June 20, 2016, at 7:43 p.m.
The Senate on Monday voted down four competing gun control proposals, allowing Democrats and Republicans to stake out political turf around a controversial, emotional issue that promises to play big in a campaign year.
By David Shepardson and Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters on June 20, 2016, at 4:17 p.m.
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Monday it would investigate a crash that killed “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin in his recalled 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Yelchin was killed when the SUV rolled away and pinned him against a fence in Los Angeles, police said Sunday. Fiat Chrysler …
By Rodney Brooks, Washington Post on June 20, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.
What that means is people would have serious trouble paying for an unexpected roof repair, a major car repair or even fixing or replacing a home’s heating or air conditioning system.
By Brian Early, Portsmouth Herald on June 20, 2016, at 10:55 a.m.
The height of the season for blacklegged tick nymphs is now.
By Emily Flitter and Emily Stephenson, Reuters on June 20, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
Donald Trump has parted ways with his embattled campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, amid ongoing scrutiny over several missteps as the real estate mogul has sought to pivot to the general election.
By Kevin Murphy, Reuters on June 19, 2016, at 2:55 p.m.
Anton Yelchin, a Russian-born actor best known for playing the character Chekov in two “Star Trek” movies, was killed early Sunday in a car accident.
By Reuters on June 19, 2016, at 2:46 p.m.
Alejandro Fuentes, 45, was shot Thursday in Chicago after refusing a gunman’s order to get out of his car.
By Marisa Gerber, Los Angeles Times on June 19, 2016, at 2:23 p.m.
Nearly everybody walked the full line of crosses, stretching for a city block. To stop before the end, many said, felt disrespectful, perhaps similar to not reading every name etched into stone at war memorials.