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obamacare

April 16, 2014

New poll shows Americans increasingly prefer Democrats on healthcare

Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a new poll.

stabbing

April 16, 2014

Classes to resume at Pennsylvania stabbing school

Students plan to gather in prayer and in support a week after a mass stabbing.

korea

April 16, 2014

Nearly 300 missing after boat sinks off S. Korea coast

Frantic rescue efforts are underway in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.

mustang

April 16, 2014

Ford Mustang turns 50 with no sign of mid-life crisis

American popular culture was gaining global reach in the early 1960s, and the Mustang went along for the ride.

boston

April 15, 2014

Gratitude, defiance marks Boston bombing memorial

The city and the nation mark the first anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

mudslide

April 15, 2014

Death toll in Washington state mudslides rises to 37

The death toll from a mudslide that buried a river valley neighborhood in the Cascade foothills continues to rise.

cross

April 15, 2014

White supremacist charged with Passover Eve killings

Prosecutors are considering possible federal hate crimes charges against the suspect.

utah

April 15, 2014

$6M bond for mom accused in infant slayings

A Utah mother is accused of killing six of her own newborn children over a 10-year period and stuffing their bodies into cardboard boxes.

moon

April 15, 2014

Rare ‘blood moon’ seen across America in total lunar eclipse

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange.

obama

April 15, 2014

Obama warns Russia in tense call with Putin

Obama told Putin in a tense phone call that Moscow should use its influence to get separatists in the country to stand down.

Twitter

April 14, 2014

Teen’s terror prank might be dumbest Tweet ever

The online meltdown was a whirlwind of tween-speak, full of OMGs and posts that lack any common sense or punctuation.

kansas

April 14, 2014

Suspect in deadly Jewish center shootings faces hate crime charges

Police say the suspect was a former member of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan movement.

health

April 14, 2014

Obama’s new health secretary nominee draws fire

President Barack Obama's new nominee for health secretary drew some early political fire from Republicans.

utah

April 14, 2014

Utah woman arrested after police find 7 dead infants at home

A woman is arrested after police find the decomposing bodies of infants stuffed in cardboard boxes in her former home.

marathon

April 14, 2014

Boston Marathoners vow to take back New England’s sacred race

"Left on Boylston" in this American city means only one thing on marathon day.

masters

April 14, 2014

10 for today: Monday, April 14

A look at the news making headlines today, Monday, April 14.

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April 11, 2014

Making headlines this week

A look at the stories you missed and the headlines to remember.

hhs

April 11, 2014

President puts fresh face on Obamacare with new health secretary

Budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell will be the next health secretary, presiding over the next phase of Obamacare.

bus

April 11, 2014

At least 10 dead after FedEx truck slams into tour bus

10 are dead and 30 others injured in a fiery crash along a California highway.

pope

April 11, 2014

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who abused children

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for priests who molested children in some of his strongest words on the church's sexual abuse crisis.

Latest Headlines

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Maine Gets Sewage Funds, But Says It Needs More

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

Maine officials say the $29.7 million they're receiving for wastewater treatment upgrades in seven facilities is a small portion of the more than $1 billion needed for similar projects over the next 20 years.

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Panel Makes Recommendations To Stop Domestic Abuse

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Creating a state database of concealed handgun permits and encouraging health care providers to screen patients regularly for physical abuse are among dozens of recommendations from a panel of Maine officials and law enforcement members who examined recent domestic violence homicides.

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University Of Maine Researchers Get Project Money

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

Three University of Maine research scientists will receive grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for projects related to the fishing industry.

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Maine Man Says In Lawsuit Petco Rat Made Him Sick

GENERIC COURT LARGE

A Maine man who says he developed a serious disease after getting bit by a rat he bought at Petco has sued the pet supply retailer.

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Wilkerson, Close to receives degrees from Bates

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Pulitzer Prize winning author Isabel Alexis Wilkerson and Oscar-nominated actor Glenn Close are among four people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at the Bates College commencement.