By Matt Spetalnick, Reuters on Oct. 15, 2016, at 9:21 a.m.
The steps are part of President Barack Obama’s effort to make his historic opening to Cuba “irreversible” by the time he leaves office in January.
By Lisa Lambert, Reuters on Oct. 15, 2016, at 8:59 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a proponent of strong financial regulation, turned up the heat on the country’s top securities regulator on Friday, urging President Barack Obama to fire Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White.
By Kevin Murphy, Reuters on Oct. 14, 2016, at 7:47 p.m.
Three men were arrested on Friday and charged with plotting to bomb an apartment complex in western Kansas where 120 people lived.
By Reuters on Oct. 14, 2016, at 6:58 p.m.
By Fred Bever, Maine Public on Oct. 14, 2016, at 6:17 p.m.
The European Union says it is rejecting a Swedish proposal to ban live American lobster.
By Reuters on Oct. 14, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.
Regulators issued an emergency order on Friday after numerous reports of the devices catching fire.
By Steve Holland and Dan Whitcomb, Reuters on Oct. 14, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.
The Washington Post published an interview with a woman who said Trump put his hand up her skirt in a crowded New York nightclub.
By Nia Williams and Laila Kearney, Reuters on Oct. 14, 2016, at 11:27 a.m.
Pipeline sabotage by environmental activists that shook the North American energy industry this week had its roots in a 2013 protest off Massachusetts, when two men in a 32-foot lobster boat blocked a 40,000-ton coal shipment to a power station.
By Ingrid Melander and Tim Hepher, Reuters on Oct. 14, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
Thousands of passengers were delayed worldwide after a computer glitch temporarily halted departures at United Airlines, the latest in a series of outages to affect rival companies in the industry.
By Caroline Valetkevitch, Reuters on Oct. 14, 2016, at 6:23 a.m.
Stocks slipped on Thursday led by falls in financial shares and following weak Chinese economic data, but a late-day rebound in oil prices limited the day’s decline.
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By Judy Harrison on Oct. 13, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
“This is now a battle for our democracy,” Rep. Ryan Tipping-Spitz, D-Orono, told the crowd.
By Beth Brogan on Oct. 13, 2016, at 11:33 a.m.
The U.S. military fired from the Bath-built guided missile destroyer USS Nitze following “hostile acts, continuing and imminent threat of force and multiple threats to vessels in the Bab-al Mandeb Strait.”
By Reuters on Oct. 13, 2016, at 7:39 a.m.
Two Boston policemen were in critical condition early Thursday after they were shot in a gunfight with a man who was shot dead by other police officers, police said.
By Abby Phillip and John Wagner, Washington Post on Oct. 13, 2016, at 7:29 a.m.
WikiLeaks released yet another batch of hacked emails from inside Hillary Clinton’s campaign Wednesday, and with them came another round of embarrassing headlines and new glimpses of internal anxiety over the candidate’s weaknesses.
By Alistair Scrutton and Scott Malone, Reuters on Oct. 13, 2016, at 7:13 a.m.
Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for Literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”
By Gary Gately, The Washington Post on Oct. 13, 2016, at 6:53 a.m.
Many white people fought alongside African-Americans in the civil rights movement. But few made as vital and enduring an impact as Jack Greenberg.
By Reuters on Oct. 13, 2016, at 6:43 a.m.
Four Massachusetts churches Tuesday filed a lawsuit asking to be exempted from a state law that requires public places to allow transgender people to use bathrooms in line with their gender identity.
By Reuters on Oct. 12, 2016, at 7:05 p.m.
Support for legalization of marijuana has risen to nearly 60 percent among U.S. adults, according to a study published on Wednesday, marking a near reversal of attitudes held only a decade ago.
By The Keene Sentinel on Oct. 11, 2016, at 8:51 p.m.
The causes of another 89 deaths await results from toxicology testing.
By Nia Williams, Reuters on Oct. 11, 2016, at 8:13 p.m.
Protest group Climate Direct Action said the move was in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.