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Commentary

With small wars raging, what should U.S. do?

At the end of the film “Miss Congeniality,” the FBI agent who has masqueraded as a Miss America contestant, admits she agrees with the rote refrain of the others, saying, “I really do want world peace.”  Everybody says th More...

Obituaries

Gladys E. Wallace

FREEPORT — Gladys E. (Scott) Wallace, 81, of Phippsburg, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Freeport Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Lafayette Wallace, who died in April 1978.  More...

World

Uganda court invalidates anti-gay law

KAMPALA, UGANDA   A Ugandan court today invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying it was illegally passed and is therefore unconstitutional.  More...

Maine

Drunken driving crackdown among new Maine laws

AUGUSTA   A new Maine law that aims to crack down on people with multiple drunken driving violations is among several that kick in today, roughly three months after the Democratic-led Legislature wrapped up its short, combative session.  More...

Nation/World

CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

WASHINGTON   The CIA’s insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency’s internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behav More...