January 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Fake news online


“But I read it on the Internet, so it must be true” is the satirical theme of a State Farm Insurance TV commercial. More...


GOP health care law succeeds despite Maine Democrats


One of Maine’s most overlooked news stories in 2013 was the incredible thing that happened to our health insurance market. More...


David G. Child

BRUNSWICK — David G. Child of Brunswick, ME, died Jan. 2, 2014, at Parkview Hospital in Brunswick. He was born in Concordia, Kan., on Nov. 21, 1933, son of Cecil and Della Child. More...


Rape becoming prominent voter issue in India

NEW DELHI   The 16-year-old reported that she had been gang raped, only to be raped again by the same men the next day and later threatened for going to the police in eastern India. More...


Dueling surveillance rulings stir legal ripples

WASHINGTON   Opposing court rulings on the National Security Agency’s massive phone record surveillance — one threatening the program and the other supporting it — are stirring fast legal footwork as both cases start to wind th More...