June 19, 2014

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What's passed, what's left as RI Assembly nears adjournment

The Senate in mid-May overwhelmingly approved a bill to delay the use of any standardized test as a high school graduation requirement until 2017, including...

Edward Glenn Kennedy

11, 1955, to Elizabeth Ann Glenn Kennedy and the late Harley Ray Kennedy Jr. Ed grew up and lived his entire life in Pinch, having...

Lacrosse remains a winning tradition in Cape Elizabeth

... when their father was sprinting across lacrosse fields at the dawning of a dynasty. The next chapter will be written Saturday. Griffin, Connor and...

Lamar Alexander and Michael Bennet Step Up On Student Aid Reform

After all the political posturing over Elizabeth Warren's student loan refinancing stunt, I'd forgive you for feeling pessimistic about the prospects for substantive student aid...

Bristol Eastern High School Class of 2014

Syed Coumal Abbas, Kathryn Anne Adams, Juanita Marin Adolphus, Cassandra Elizabeth Aiken, Sean Donald Aiudi, Alexis Makaila Ashby, Malaika Alanis Ashby, Courtney Lynn Aubin, Christopher...

Poll: Charles Rangel up 13 vs. Adriano Espaillat

By ELIZABETH TITUS | 6/19/14 10:01 PM EDT ... Rangel has expanded his overall lead since the pollsters' last survey in May, and expanded or...

Conservative MP Vellacott digs up old Pierre Trudeau quote to ...

Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott has distributed a 1972 statement on abortion by Pierre Trudeau in an attempt to argue the late former prime minister would...

ISIS and Saddam Loyalists Brought Together by a Common Enemy

The turmoil in Iraq has made strange bedfellows of two groups that were once at each others' throats: an al Qaeda offshoot and former Saddam...

Police: No bear attack occurred in Milton

Drugs may have been involved in the Milton incident where a bear attack was reported and a cabin burned down, according to police. Ladonna Merriman,...

The often proud and sometimes weird history of Philly neighborhood names

About Elizabeth Fiedler. author's-bio-image. WHYY Urban Life Correspondent Elizabeth Fiedler has interviewed politicians; athletes; and Philadelphians from Fishtown, Norris Square, Point Breeze, Overbrook Farms, Pennsport...

Den Tandt: After all the attacks, Justin Trudeau's star hasn't budged

The Province It's strange, isn't it, that Justin Trudeau's star has not budged? The gaffes, the attack ads, the near-constant mockery in the Commons, still no...

SF goes 'Gorgeous' at Asian Art Museum

For those attending Wednesday's opening gala for "Gorgeous," the new Asian Art Museum/SFMOMA collaborative exhibition, Gay Pride this year may seem a touch redundant. From...

Stephen Harper: EI Rule Changes Have Nothing To Do With People Leaving ...

Ottawa Citizen CHARLOTTETOWN - The flow of workers from Eastern to Western Canada has nothing to do with changes to employment insurance, Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

Local 2014 Appalachian State Graduates

BOONE — Area students were among those receiving diplomas during Appalachian State University's commencement ceremonies held in May. Chatham County: Brittany Elizabeth Chirico, Chelsea Leigh...

Den Tandt: After all the attacks, Justin Trudeau's star hasn't budged

It's strange, isn't it, that Justin Trudeau's star has not budged? The gaffes, the attack ads, the near-constant mockery in the Commons, still no policy...

Russian envoy blasts Stephen Harper on way out

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News OTTAWA – Russia would consider it provocative if Canada joined the U.S. ballistic missile defence shield and the move would aggravate relations...

Best-selling author Jennifer Weiner's 10 best beach reads

You may "need someone pointing you toward the next book you'll like," says best-selling author Jennifer Weiner, who has written plenty of beach-worthy books people...

The sad last chapter of Sterling's life

In better days, the disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner was a regular at the iconic hotel where Elizabeth Taylor honeymooned for six of her eight...

Cape Elizabeth gun club leader fears new ordinance is 'end run to shut the ...

Jordan said that although complying with unclear rules may be hard, it's a process that must be completed. “This was the solution the Town Council...

Stephen Harper on EI changes

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he doesn't believe any out-migration from P.E.I. is linked to changes his government has made to the Employment Insurance system.

“Coherence” puts a strange, sci-fi twist on the dinner party movie

There's a lot of wine in really nice glasses and gossipy chatter, and witchy healer-type Beth (Elizabeth Gracen) may or may not be dosing everyone...

Stephen Harper on abortion

Prime Minister Stephen Harper responds to The Guardian on the topic of abortion after the newspaper reported that P.E.I. Liberal MP Lawrence MacAulay needed clarification...

Outmigration nothing to do with EI: Harper

Ottawa Citizen CHARLOTTETOWN – The flow of workers from Eastern to Western Canada has nothing to do with changes to employment insurance, Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

Stephen Harper announces support for PEI 2014 celebrations

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was in Charlottetown Thursday to announce federal support for P.E.I. 2014, the 150th anniversary celebrations of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference that...

Stephen Harper makes remarks in PEI

The Guardian Charlottetown Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes remarks at 12:30 p.m. ET during a visit to P.E.I. with Revenue Minister Gail Shea. CBCNews.ca is carrying...

Stephen Harper makes announcement in PEI

Commons to rise: A House united, a House divided. Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes remarks at 12:30 p.m. ET during a visit to P.E.I. with...

State sues Arlington facility for mistreating patients

Other recommendations included denial of payments for new Medicare and Medicaid admissions, and the federal government imposed that penalty from June 11 through May 30...

Queen Elizabeth II to Visit 'Game of Thrones' Set

In a Q&A, the author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series spoke about how important it was to keep readers on their...

Making a fiery entrance! Elizabeth Hurley steps out in figure-hugging orange ...

While insisting that the two are just good friends, photographs that emerged of him kissing the buxom blonde may tell another story. Pictured in a...

King Felipe VI begins his reign in Spain

The future of Spain's monarchy -- which many feel saved democracy in the country but which, of late, has been mired in scandal -- and...

Drinker Lawyer Wins Redskins Ruling: Business of Law

NPR By Elizabeth Amon 2014-06-19T11:25:40Z. - Comments Email Print ... It may provide more pressure on Redskins owner Daniel Snyder to change the name, said Monica...

Pot, sex education heat up education chief race

The two also participated in an ETV debate along with six other candidates in late May, he said. "We've debated the issues with Molly time...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Northern Gateway Monster

And of course nobody is more desperate than Stephen Harper, who after spending millions and millions of dollars promoting the pipeline, is now too afraid...

Justin Trudeau clarifies abortion stance - iPolitics

OTTAWA – Justin Trudeau now says incumbent Liberal MPs opposed to abortion will be required to support a woman's right to choose in any vote...

Justin Trudeau clarifies abortion stance - iPolitics

Justin Trudeau now says incumbent Liberal MPs opposed to abortion will be required to support a woman's right to choose in any vote on abortion.

Harper couldn't say no to pipeline project

... stage; a threat of a grassroots provincial referendum to kill the pipeline; widespread provincial opposition; threats of social unrest, and the opposition of Tom...

Harper couldn't say no to pipeline project

... stage; a threat of a grassroots provincial referendum to kill the pipeline; widespread provincial opposition; threats of social unrest, and the opposition of Tom...

Judge in probation trial may give prosecutors time limit

Prosecutors allege that John J. O'Brien, the Probation Department's commissioner from 1998 to 2010, and top deputies Elizabeth Taveres and William Burke ran the department...

Muckaty nuclear dump defeat is a huge victory for Aboriginal Australia ...

In relation to Muckaty, there may be many Aboriginal people who have an interest in the land under customary law. The NLC is charged with...