Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, listens to remarks at the dedication ceremony for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, in Boston, March 30, 2015.

Elizabeth Warren urges Obama to fire head of SEC

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.
Patrick Eugene Stein is one of three men from western Kansas in federal court in Wichita on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, charged with conspiring to detonate a bomb at an apartment complex in Garden City, Kan., where Muslim immigrants from Somalia live and worship.

3 Kansas men charged with terror plot against Somali immigrants

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.

Thai Union buys stake in U.S. chain Red Lobster in $575 million deal

By Reuters on Oct. 14, 2016, at 6:58 p.m.
Katie McLaughlin packages live lobsters at McLaughlin Seafood in Bangor to be shipped to a customer in this December 2014 file photo.

Maine lobster won’t be banned from the EU after all

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.
A man holds his mobile phone Samsung Galaxy Note 7 at a mobile phone shop in Hanoi, Vietnam, this week.

US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from air travel

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.
Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses supporters during a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Oct. 13, 2016.

Trump calls accusers sick liars as new groping claims surface

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.
Activists are seen attempting to cut chains after trespassing into a valve station for pipelines carrying crude from Canadian oils sands into the U.S. markets near Clearbrook, Minnesota, in this image released Oct. 11, 2016.

US pipeline sabotage spawned by lobster boat coal protest

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.
A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner touches down at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, April 11, 2015.

New computer glitch delays United Airlines flights

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.

Wall Street dips on weak China data, but oil rallies late

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.
Chelsea Clinton talks to members of the community at Wells Conference Center at the University of Maine in Orono Thursday. Clinton made a stop in Orono to campaign for her mom, U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Chelsea Clinton stumps for mom at UMaine

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.
The Arleigh Burke-Class guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87), launched in June 2001.

Maine-built destroyers at center of Yemen missile exchange

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.”

Two Boston policemen wounded in gunfight, gunman shot dead

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.
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens to former Vice President Al Gore talk about climate change at a rally at Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, Oct. 11, 2016.

Hacked emails show anxiety over Clinton candidacy

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.
U.S. musician Bob Dylan performs during on day 2 of The Hop Festival in Paddock Wood, Kent on June 30th 2012.

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

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.”

Jack Greenberg, civil rights lawyer who helped argue Brown v. Board, dies at 91

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.
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California, Sept. 30, 2014.

Massachusetts churches sue over transgender bathroom bill

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.

Support for marijuana legalization rises among US adults, study reveals

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.

New Hampshire officials confirm 286 drug deaths in 2016

By The Keene Sentinel on Oct. 11, 2016, at 8:51 p.m.
The causes of another 89 deaths await results from toxicology testing.
Activists are seen attempting to cut chains after trespassing into a valve station for pipelines carrying crude from Canadian oils sands into U.S. markets near Clearbrook, Minnesota.

Activists disrupt Canada-US oil pipelines

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.
Applications for health coverage are seen at a rally held by supporters of the Affordable Care Act in Jackson, Mississippi, in this October 2013 file photo.

Warning: You may actually have too much health coverage

By Susan Jaffe, The Washington Post on Oct. 11, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.
Officials now are telling some older people that they might have too much insurance and should cancel their marketplace policies.