Kennebec Journal

Yemen examines DNA of slain al-Qaida militants

55 militants were killed Monday in an attack on a major al-Qaida base in the remote southern mountains.

Pro-Russian insurgents hold U.S. journalist captive

Reporter Simon Ostrovsky is accused of ‘suspected bad activities.’

U.S. soldier faces hearing in killings of unarmed Iraqi boys

The March 2007 killings were documented in an investigation by a Pittsburgh newspaper.

Maine wastewater systems get $30 million for upgrades

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development grants were announced Tuesday in Hartland in an event celebrating Earth Day.

Maine couple sentenced for housing fraud

The couple lived in a federally subsidized apartment while they owned and operated a profitable market and bought multiple properties with cash.

Arizona court says drivers can have pot in their system

The ruling overturns a state Court of Appeals decision last year.

Saudi Arabia seeks help with deadly virus

Officials say the respiratory disease does not spread easily but it’s deadly.

Red Sox get thumped in Jacoby Ellsbury’s return to Boston, 9-3

Jon Lester has his worst outing of the season, and Elssbury doubles and triples against his former team.

Car hits dog abandoned with stolen van

Two sisters have been arrested after abandoning their dog along with a stolen van in Norridgewock, according to police.

Couple charged by moose under investigation by Maine Warden Service

The N.H. couple say they were not chasing the moose, which is against the law.