June 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

‘Sticks and Stones May Hurt My Bones ...’

Do the words we choose make a difference in our relationships?  More...

Obituaries

Judith M. Briggs

CUNDY’S HARBOR — Judith (Judy) M. Briggs, age 75, of Cundy’s Harbor Road, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. More...

World

Iran official: Some women can watch

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A limited number of Iranian women will be allowed to watch Volleyball World League games in Tehran later this month, a senior government official has told The Associated Press, part of a government move to allow women and fa More...

Maine

Supreme Court denies LePage’s effort to cut young adults from MaineCare

WASHINGTON   Maine’s effort to cut more than 6,000 low-income young adults from the state’s Medicaid rolls suffered a death blow Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the state’s case.  More...

Nation/World

Protests follow video of officer drawing gun on black teens

MCKINNEY, Texas   Hundreds of demonstrators marched Monday night to the pool where a white police officer pinned a black teenage girl to the ground and pulled a gun on others over the weekend. More...