By Patricia Zengerle, Reuters on Jan. 13, 2017, at 6:44 a.m.
The end of the “wet foot, dry foot” policy, which allowed any Cuban who reached U.S. soil to stay but returned any picked up at sea, is effective immediately. Cuban officials had sought the change for years.
By David Shepardson and Bernie Woodall, Reuters on Jan. 12, 2017, at 7:09 p.m.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of illegally using hidden software to allow excess diesel emissions to go undetected, the result of a probe that stemmed from regulators’ investigation of rival Volkswagen AG.
By Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters on Jan. 12, 2017, at 4:27 p.m.
The San Diego Chargers said on Thursday they are moving to Los Angeles beginning this upcoming NFL season, ending sometimes tense negotiations for a new stadium in the city where the sports franchise has played for more than five decades.
By Danielle Paquette, The Washington Post on Jan. 12, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
After the co-owner of retailer L.L. Bean expressed support for President-elect Donald Trump, the future leader of the United States urged his 19.6 million Twitter followers to buy the company’s goods.
Maine native Lois Dickson Rice, education advocate and mother of National Security Advisor Susan Rice, dies
By Harrison Smith, The Washington Post on Jan. 12, 2017, at 10:33 a.m.
The corporate executive and education policy expert earned the moniker “mother of the Pell Grant.”
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By Washington Post on Jan. 12, 2017, at 7:07 a.m.
The Senate voted 51 to 48 early Thursday to approve a budget resolution instructing House and Senate committees to begin work on legislation to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act.
By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Jan. 12, 2017, at 7:02 a.m.
Despite her push to delay efforts to repeal of the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined her Republican colleagues early Thursday to adopt a budget plan that would end the program and remove the threat of a filibuster by opponents of the move.
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We chronicled one child’s yearning to be understood.
By David Shepardson, Reuters on Jan. 11, 2017, at 7:37 p.m.
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By Katie Mettler, Washington Post on Jan. 11, 2017, at 8:08 a.m.
President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation Tuesday night in the same city where he began his quest for the presidency, with the same three words that launched it.
By Julia Edwards Ainsley, Reuters on Jan. 11, 2017, at 6:42 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for attorney general promised on Tuesday to stand up to Trump, his close ally and future boss, saying he would oppose a ban on Muslims entering the country and enforce a law against waterboarding even though he voted against the law.
By Eric Beech and Warren Strobel, Reuters on Jan. 11, 2017, at 6:41 a.m.
Classified documents presented last week to President-elect Donald Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising information about him, CNN reported on Tuesday.
By Dave Sherwood, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting on Jan. 11, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Boston-based PowerOptions runs an organization nearly identical in mission to the Maine program, though far larger in scale.
By Harriet McLeod, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 5:04 p.m.
A U.S. jury on Tuesday condemned white supremacist Dylann Roof to death for the hate-fueled killings of nine black parishioners at a Bible study meeting in a Charleston, South Carolina, church in 2015.
By Shadia Nasralla, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:39 p.m.
Iran decided not to escalate a standoff over the extension of U.S. sanctions at a meeting of diplomats overseeing the nuclear deal it reached with world powers in 2015, senior Russian and Iranian diplomats said after the session Tuesday.
By Lisa Lambert and Emily Stephenson, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:27 p.m.
The House of Representatives will include parts of a plan to replace Obamacare in their first steps to repeal it, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday, as Republicans, including President-elect Donald Trump, discussed a replacement for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
By Ellen Wulfhorst, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:26 p.m.
The battle to restrict abortion in the United States, heating up with the election of Donald Trump as president and a conservative Congress, will be waged from the nation’s highest court down to state legislatures, activists say.
By Hamid Shalizi, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:24 p.m.
A Taliban suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday killed more than 30 people and wounded some 70 others, as twin blasts hit a crowded area of the city during the afternoon rush hour.