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Candidate buys TV ads in State Senate race

One race for Maine Senate is getting a lot of attention after a candidate buys expensive TV ad time to help boost his campaign.

Mental exam set in White House intruder case

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a full mental competency screening for Omar Gonzalez, who is accused of jumping the White House fence, after a disputed initial examination found him not competent for trial.

Candidate buys TV ads in State Senate race

One race for Maine Senate is getting a lot of attention after a candidate buys expensive TV ad time to help boost his campaign.

Ex-counterterror head: 'Imminent threat'

The former head of U.S. counterterror operations said Tuesday the "imminent threat" posed by an al Qaeda offshoot in Syria hasn't lessened after a U.S. air campaign there.

Speaking to CNN's Jim Sciutto, Matt Olsen said by his analysis the threat from ...

American released from North Korea

Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at his hotel, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday.

An American government plane picked up Fowle on Tuesday befor...

White House corrects record on 'unpaid bills'

The White House has issued on Tuesday a corrected official transcript of a speech President Barack Obama gave Monday at a Democratic fundraiser in Chicago to include a joke he made about having unpaid parking tickets.

Colorado wants to ban pot-laced brownies, candy

Colorado health officials want to ban sales of marijuana-infused brownies, cookies and most candies.

Bomb squad called to Skowhegan motel

Maine State Police say its bomb squad has been called to a Skowhegan motel Tuesday afternoon.

Nor'easter to test FairPoint's replacement workers

Striking workers say a nor'easter is going to test FairPoint Communications' replacement workforce in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

State police investigating Lewiston baby's death

Maine State Police say they are investigating the death of a baby in Lewiston.