January 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Facebook’s Manifest Destiny

When Columbus came to the Third World, then called the New World, he brought along trinkets to captivate the native people, to allow his culture to capture their culture. More...

Obituaries

Pauline E. DeRaps

RICHMOND — Heaven gained an amazing angel on Jan. 4, 2015: Pauline Eva Fitzgerald DeRaps. Born in Quincy, MA, on July 17, 1928, Polly was a daughter of the late Thomas and Jennie Fenwick Fitzgerald of Belfast. More...

World

1 man surrenders, 2 sought in French attack that killed 12

PARIS   French police hunted today for two heavily armed men — one with a terrorism conviction and a history in jihadi networks — in the methodical killing of 12 people at a satirical newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad. More...

Maine

Judge apologizes for controversial gag order on reporters

PORTLAND   District Court Judge Jeffrey Moskowitz on Wednesday reversed a previous order restricting media coverage of testimony in open court and apologized to a Portland Press Herald reporter for what the judge described as an unlawful demand. More...

Nation/World

New GOP leader, Obama getting ready to rumble

WASHINGTON   Not wasting any time, new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Barack Obama are setting course for showdowns over health care, a big oil pipeline, immigration policy and financing of the agency that tries to protect More...