December 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Benghazi facts

OTHER VOICES

An investigation by The New York Times goes a long way toward resolving doubts about what precipitated the attack on the United States mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year that killed Ambassador J. More...

Et Cetera

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: A cute little girl lives up the street from my husband and me and attends the same church we do. A few years ago we taught her in a Sunday school class. At the time, she developed a crush on my husband. More...

World

Police, troops heavy in bomb-hit Russian City

VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA   Thousands of police officers and paramilitary forces are on duty in the Russian city of Volgograd, which is reeling from two suicide bombings in two days that killed 34 people and raised fears that a terrorist campaign may ha More...

Maine

Cutler: ‘I can’t be bought’

Independent makes public vow to refuse PAC money

AUGUSTA   Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler announced Monday he will not accept campaign donations from any political action committees for the 2014 election — a move his campaign says will put him in office with no strings More...

Nation/World

Boston approves ban on smoking in parks

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Parks and Recreation Commission has approved a ban on smoking in city-run parks.  The ban approved Monday takes effect immediately and applies to tobacco, marijuana and other “lighted or vaporized” subs More...