February 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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A Future Segregated by Science?

Let me say up front: I’m not a science guy.  I have always loved science, but I have always loved the arts — drawing, painting and, yes, writing — more.  More...

World

Egypt suspends soccer league after riot kills at least 22 fans

CAIRO   Egypt’s Cabinet has indefinitely suspended the national soccer league after at least 22 fans were killed in a stampede and clashes with police outside a Cairo stadium, three years after Egypt witnessed one of the deadliest soccer r More...

Maine

6-hour armed standoff leads to arrest in Bangor

BANGOR   A tense, six-hour standoff between Bangor police and an armed man at a Union Street residence ended peacefully Sunday afternoon, according to police.  Shortly before 2 p.m., Nicholas Condon, 27, of Portland exited 831 Union St. More...

Nation/World

Sam Smith wins 4 Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year

LOS ANGELES   Sam Smith was the king of the Grammys, taking home three of the top four awards, including song and record of the year for “Stay With Me,” and best new artist, while Beck won album of the year.  More...