August 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Elections Hinge on Tea Party Power

The 2014 election campaign has boiled down to a single issue — whether the extreme conservative policies associated with the Tea Party movement will be rejected or prevail.  That means issues ranging from tax reform to health care to forei More...

Obituaries

Carole Irene Marsh

Carole Irene Marsh, 71, died Aug. 14, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Carole passed away peacefully in the company of her family and friends.  More...

World

Ebola centers fill faster than they can be opened

DAKAR, Senegal   The World Health Organization says beds in Ebola treatment centers in West Africa are filling up faster than they can be provided.  More...

Maine

Heavy rain causes streets to flood across state

PORTLAND   A storm that rolled through Maine brought record-setting rainfall — enough to wash out roads, cause street flooding and damage scores of cars. Powerful thunderstorms also knocked out electricity for thousands of customers.  More...

Nation/World

Three-wheeled car close to going on sale

Your next commuter car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon.  Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car, which is the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight. More...