Maine’s statewide single-use plastic bag ban starts July 1

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will begin on July 1. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection said it isRead More

Officials say cause of deadly Pride parade was accidental

WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) — The driver who slammed into spectators at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one person andRead More

Authorities: Missing 13-year-old found dead in CT was strangled

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A 13-year-old Manchester girl found dead in an apartment building on Friday was strangled and her death is being considered aRead More

Police: Man wanted in 3 Oregon deaths arrested in Wisconsin

NORTH BEND, Oregon (AP) — A man sought in the killings of his father and two other people at a casino campground and in aRead More

Bill would ban discrimination against LGTBQ jurors

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Discrimination would be prohibited against jurors in federal courts on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity under a billRead More

Maine looking to implement stricter school air quality rules

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Stricter air quality standards are likely coming to Maine schools. The Maine Legislature has approved a proposal to create consistent standardsRead More

France elects regional leaders, preps for presidential vote

PARIS (AP) — Marine Le Pen’s far-right party is riding high on her tough-on-security, stop-immigration message as French voters started choosing regional leaders Sunday inRead More

At least 15 die in multiple attacks near US-Mexico border

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Gunmen aboard a number of vehicles staged attacks in several neighborhoods in the Mexican border city of Reynosa on Saturday,Read More

Take 2: Spacewalking astronauts install new solar panel

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts equipped the International Space Station with the first in a series of powerful new solar panels Sunday, overcomingRead More

Official: Crash, “likely” due to storm, kills 10 in Alabama

ATLANTA (AP) — Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring tornadoesRead More