May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Income inequality: U.S., Canada, Maine

The data just keeps on piling up about our income problems. A few weeks ago, a study was released showing that growth of median incomes in the U.S. has not been keeping up with Europe and Canada. More...


Padlock plague

Aesthetics-minded Americans decry Paris love locks

Two launch petition drive  PARIS   Without love, what is Paris? And yet what is a trip to Paris without unfettered vistas of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre or Notre Dame from bridges over the River Seine?  More...


LePage’s veto pen brings lawmakers back to Augusta

AUGUSTA   Dozens of bills spiked by Gov. Paul LePage will get another shot this week when lawmakers return to Augusta on the heels of a session filled with partisan wrangling that will continue into the November elections.  More...


Military sex assault claims up 50 percent

WASHINGTON   Reports of sexual assaults by members of the military rose 50 percent after the Pentagon began a vigorous campaign to get more victims to come forward, prompting defense officials to order a greater focus on prevention programs, inc More...