June 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters

Wisdom on both sides of abortion debate

To the Editor:  As a rule, I avoid publicly commenting on divisive topics. More...

Obituaries

William “Brother Bill” E. Bodwell

BRUNSWICK — William “Brother Bill” E. Bodwell, age 87, passed away June 7, 2013 in Brunswick, Maine. He was born April 23, 1926 in Dorchester, Mass., son of Vernor and Mildred Gowen Bodwell.  More...

World

Police crush barricades in Istanbul square

ISTANBUL   Hundreds of riot police overran improvised barricades at Istanbul’s Taksim Square on today, firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon in running battles with protesters who have been occupying the area for more than a wee More...

Nation/World

U.S.: No plans to end broad surveillance program

WASHINGTON   The Obama administration is weighing whether to charge a government contractor with leaking classified government secrets while it defends a much-criticized National Security Agency surveillance program as an indispensable tool for More...