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Lynch nears vote thanks to pending deal

Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, may finally receive a vote on her historic nomination, thanks to a pending Senate deal.

US warships deployed to Yemen

U.S. warships are being deployed to Yemen to monitor ships in the area traveling from Iran and suspected of trafficking arms to Houthi rebels, U.S. officials tell CNN.

Light fixture replacement underway at Whitefield Elementary School

As school vacation week begins, so does construction at Whitefield Elementary School in Whitefield.

Rain postpones Sea Dogs game vs Rock Cats

The rainstorm soaking New England has canceled the Portland Sea Dogs game in New Britain Connecticut against the Rock Cats.

Maine Craft Association seeks supports for new license plate

The Maine Craft Association and Maine Arts Commission are looking for supporters for a new license plate honoring the arts in Maine.

State police investigating long response time to day care break-in

State police are looking into why it took more than two hours for a trooper to respond to a reported break-in at a Dayton day care on Friday.

Maine gas prices on the rise

Gas prices have risen 6.3 cents in Maine in the past week.

Water main break closes Maine Mall Road in South Portland

Maine Mall Road from Gorham to Philbrook Road is closed because of a water main break that has caused flooding, according to South Portland police. 

5 ways 2008 Clinton clashes with current Dems

The Democratic Party has changed since Hillary Clinton last ran for president, forcing the 2016 favorite to play catch up on a number of issues that are important to her party's liberal base.

But some of Clinton's newly outlined views are different th...

White House fence jumper arrested

A person carrying a suspicious package scaled a White House fence Sunday night, but was quickly apprehended.

The person climbed the fence on the south side of the White House complex about 10:25 p.m., said Brian Leary with the United States Secret Se...