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Woman arrested for allegedly sending ricin-laced package to New! 2020-09-20 20:41:19She was picked up as she tried to cross from Canada into the United States.

California wildfire likely to grow from wind, low New! 2020-09-20 18:29:07The Bobcat Fire is 15 percent contained and has destroyed nearly 100,000 acres.

Thai protesters install plaque symbolizing democracy New! 2020-09-20 18:19:50The new brass plaque replaces the original one that was mysteriously ripped from Bangkok's Royal Palace that commemorated the change from an absolute

Baltic Sea ferry runs aground, no injuries New! 2020-09-20 18:13:34The M/S Amorella hit ground in an archipelago between Finland and Sweden.

Afghan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians New! 2020-09-20 18:01:51The defense ministry says 30 Taliban fighters were killed and would investigate the claims about the civilians.

Biden to GOP senators: Don’t jam through Ginsburg New! 2020-09-20 17:51:34Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski joins Sen. Susan Collins in opposing efforts to fill the vacant seat before the election.

Family, work and opera filled Ginsburg’s final summer New! 2020-09-20 17:42:04One of the justice's biographers says Ginsburg was forging ahead despite her cancer recurrence, but 'essentially her body just gave out.'

Sweden spared surge of virus cases but many New! 2020-09-20 17:26:50As infections in most of Europe again begin to rise, Sweden has some of the lowest numbers of new cases.

New York attorney general moves to expedite release New! 2020-09-20 16:59:15Letitia James says her office may investigate claims of excessive police force patrolling the protests.

Frost, drought create exceptional season in Maine New! 2020-09-20 16:29:00The state is in high danger of wildfires, the Maine Forest Service says, even as mid-September frosts cut short the growing season.

Historic Brunswick hotel sold at auction New! 2020-09-20 15:20:03Details, including the winning bidder, amount and plans for the property are confidential under the purchase-and-sale agreement.

The Latest: Minnesota tops 90,000 in positive tests New! 2020-09-20 13:15:48The state's death toll stands at 1,965.

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Envelope addressed to White House contained ricin, source New! 2020-09-20 10:45:00The letter appeared to have originated in Canada.

NH tax protester in 2007 armed standoff requests New! 2020-09-20 10:41:00Edward Brown, 78, was sentenced to 37 years in prison after the standoff at his fortress-like home in Plainfield, New Hampshire.

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz had the New! 2020-09-20 10:34:00Ortiz said he was asymptomatic, but that his brother who was also infected spent a week in the hospital and lost 25 pounds.

Maine blueberry industry reels from drought, late frost, New! 2020-09-20 10:24:00All those conditions have conspired to make 2020 a difficult year for Maine's wild blueberry producers.

Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting lawmaker New! 2020-09-20 10:09:00The corporate support for a QAnon-promoting politician is another example of how the conspiracy theory has penetrated mainstream politics.

Portrait honors Maine soldier critically injured in Iraq New! 2020-09-20 09:54:00Staff Sgt. Harold Gray died in February 2020. A 2004 bombing left shrapnel in his arm, chest and brain.

Former UMaine goalie is in the Stanley Cup New! 2020-09-20 09:46:01Ben Bishop has been limited to only three appearances since the restart of the NHL season in August.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be remembered with statue New! 2020-09-20 09:46:00New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he'll appoint a commission to choose an artist and oversee the selection of a location for the statue.

Celtics top Heat to cut East finals deficit New! 2020-09-20 09:24:47Jaylen Brown scored 26 points, Jayson Tatum added 25 and Boston got right back into the East finals with a 117-106 victory.

Hampden road will close temporarily during overnight I-95 New! 2020-09-20 08:26:00A roughly 500-foot section of Emerson Mill Road that crosses under the interstate will be closed Thursday and Friday.

The greatest country on Earth? New! 2020-09-20 08:00:36"People in the United States may want to look past their American exceptionalism at what Canada has accomplished," Daniel Zwerdling writes.

TV ads won’t change the presidential race 2020-09-20 06:00:59"The unfortunate part of all the presidential advertising is that most of it is a waste of money," Stuart Rothenberg writes.

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