December 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Parties Splinter, Making Compromises Possible

Voters said in November they wanted bipartisan cooperation in Congress next year. More...

Obituaries

Wendall B. Kinney

BRUNSWICK — Maine humorist Wendall B. Kinney “became late,” as he jokingly liked to call it, on Dec. 17, 2014, after a brief illness. He passed away at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick surrounded by the family he loved so well.  More...

World

Spy’s parents search for son after Cuba-U.S. deal

HAVANA   The parents of convicted spy Rolando Sarraff Trujillo feared the worst when their son failed to call home from prison and they were told he had been taken away at dawn. More...

Nation/World

Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

WASHINGTON   Americans are skeptical that the benefits of the heralded drone revolution will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety, although a majority approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas, according More...