Russian advance stalls in Ukraine’s Bakhmut, think tank says

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s advance seems to have stalled in Moscow’s campaign to capture the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, a leading think tank saidRead More

‘Everything Everywhere’ duo, Emerson College grads win directing, writing Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The writing-and-directing duo the Daniels won double Oscars on a dominant night for “Everything Everywhere All at Once.” In victories that were entirelyRead More

Maine motorists appeal to keep naughty vanity license plates

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine vegan whose custom license plate contains the word “tofu” is one of the motorists caught in a state crackdownRead More

La Nina is gone. These were the deadly storms during its run

La Nina seemed to treat Louisiana and the rest of the Southeast United States like a punching bag. Its three-year barrage of body blows hasRead More

New Hampshire Senate rejects codifying abortion rights

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Senate on Thursday refused to affirm abortion as an explicit right, but lawmakers are still considering a slewRead More

Letter claims cartel handed over men who killed Americans

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — A letter claiming to be from the Mexican drug cartel blamed for abducting four Americans and killing two of them condemned theRead More

Online betting begins in sports-crazed Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts sports fans raced to their cellphones Friday to begin placing bets as the state allowed online sports wagering just days aheadRead More

Russian missile barrage slams into cities across Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia unleashed “a massive rocket attack” that hit critical infrastructure and residential buildings in 10 regions of Ukraine, the country’s presidentRead More

Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell hospitalized after fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell was hospitalized after tripping at a local hotel, a spokesman for the senator said. The Kentucky senator, who’s 81,Read More

NH National Guard helping state prison due to staff shortage

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Eighteen New Hampshire National Guard soldiers and airmen are working at the state prison for men in Concord for the next three monthsRead More