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August 17, 2017 4:40 PM Maine Gov. Paul LePage: Removing Confederate statues is like taking down 9/11 memorials

Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday that taking down Confederate monuments is like taking down monuments honoring the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "To me, it's just like going to New York City right now and taking down the monument of those who perished in 9/11. It will come to that," LePage told WGAN news radio. LePage echoed President 23

August 16, 2017 3:12 PM Woman died of shock from naked intruder jumping into her bed

BURNHAM, Maine – The state medical examiner's office says a 72-year-old Maine woman died from a heart attack after a naked trespasser jumped into bed with her during a home invasion. The Morning Sentinel obtained a medical examiner's report saying Joyce Woods suffered from coronary artery disease and died of shock during the April home invasion 23

August 9, 2017 7:42 AM Science report: Who gets hotter, wetter with climate change

A draft federal science report on the effects of global warming breaks down how climate change has already hit different regions of the United States. It also projects expected changes by region. —The annual average temperature is already 1.18 degrees warmer the last 30 years than it was from 1901 to 1960, with daytime highs 1 degree warmer and nighttime 23

August 7, 2017 9:31 PM Maine man gets life term for killing 2 in violent rampage

BANGOR, Maine – A Maine man who killed two people and wounded three others in a rampage in northern Maine has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A judge on Monday imposed two life sentences on 37-year-old Anthony Lord. Lord told the judge he'd sought counseling to no avail after his baby son's death left him overcome with grief before the shootings 26

July 31, 2017 11:34 PM The Latest: Storm outages mostly in 2 Florida counties

Florida’s Division of Emergency Management says 7,800 homes and business remain without power because of a tropical system, and that they are mostly in Manatee and Hillsborough counties. The number of outages was up to nearly 18,000 in the early afternoon after Tropical Storm Emily began crossing Florida. Emily has since been downgraded to a tropical 12

July 31, 2017 6:17 PM Future, Nicki Minaj Have The Baddest VIP Table In Miami

Ten bottles of Ace of Spades and the best seats in the house at Miami's hottest club -- that's how Future and Nicki Minaj roll on a Sunday, or really ... early Monday morning. The superstars just dropped the video for their collab, "You Da Baddest," and partied at Miami's STORY Nightclub with a stacked VIP table ... Young Thug and Mack Maine were there 23

July 30, 2017 7:49 PM Republicans Worry That White House Disarray Is Undermining Trump

But Mr. Hayes said that while a strong majority of Republican voters adored Mr. Trump, there are creeping doubts about other administration advisers. Mr. Hayes said that Mr. Scaramucci’s interview with The New Yorker magazine, in which he savaged several White House colleagues in sexually graphic terms, had shocked Republicans in his state. “How does that help us get health 63

July 30, 2017 10:54 AM McCain Once Almost Left the GOP. What About Now?

Years ago, he seriously considered defecting. Would he do it again? In the long, tumultuous political career of Senator John McCain, it would have been remembered as a turning point. It was only rumored at the time. But the Arizona senator nearly bolted from the Republican Party in 2001. In secret negotiations with then-Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle 25

July 29, 2017 3:22 PM Republicans’ failure to ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare may cost them at the ballot box

The Republican Party’s seven-year quest to undo the Affordable Care Act culminated Friday in a humiliating failure to pass an unpopular bill, sparking questions about how steep the costs will be for its congressional majorities. While lawmakers have not completely abandoned the effort, they are now confronting the consequences of their flop. Not only has it left the GOP in a precarious 16

July 28, 2017 1:13 PM Celebrities react to John McCain's 'no' vote on 'skinny' ObamaCare repeal

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., voted "no" early Friday morning to the "skinny" repeal amendment of ObamaCare. The Senator’s vote tipped the scale and defeated the measure, 51-49. McCain’s decision sent audible gasps throughout the Senate chamber. Republican senators hoped to receive at least 50 votes and a tiebreaker by Vice President Mike Pence 23