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Biden uses feisty State of the Union to contrast with Trump, sell voters on a second term
03-08-2024 11:17 AM

By ZEKE MILLER and SEUNG MIN KIM

President Joe Biden delivered a defiant argument for a second term in his State of the Union speech Thursday night, lacing into GOP front-runner Donald Trump for espousing “resentment, revenge and retribution” and for jeopardizing freedom at home and...


Harmony Montgomery’s stepmother granted parole for perjury
03-07-2024 3:29 PM

By KATHY McCORMACK

The estranged wife of a New Hampshire man convicted of killing his 5-year-old daughter and moving the body around for months was granted parole on Thursday, more than a year after she was sentenced to prison for lying about where she was when the...


Evidence of traumatic brain injury in shooter who killed 18 in deadliest shooting in Maine history
03-07-2024 10:20 AM

By DAVID SHARP and PATRICK WHITTLE

AUGUSTA, Maine — An Army reservist who shot and killed 18 people in Maine last year had evidence of traumatic brain injuries, according to a brain tissue analysis by researchers from Boston University. There was degeneration in the nerve fibers that...


Dean Phillips ends Democratic primary challenge, endorses Biden
03-06-2024 2:33 PM

By WILL WEISSERT and STEVE KARNOWSKI

MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips of Minnesota ended his long-shot 2024 Democratic presidential bid on Wednesday after failing to win a primary contest against President Joe Biden. Phillips told WCCO Radio in Minneapolis that he was endorsing...


Church Militant agrees to pay $500K to NH priest
03-04-2024 5:16 PM

By PETER SMITH

A far-right, unofficial Catholic media website has agreed to pay $500,000 to a New Hampshire priest who sued for defamation over a 2019 article that it now disavows. The website also is planning to shut down soon, the priest’s attorney says.The...


Massachusetts Air National Guard member Jack Teixeira pleads guilty to leaking military secrets
03-04-2024 1:17 PM

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER

BOSTON — Massachusetts Air National Guard member Jack Teixeira pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court to leaking highly classified military documents about the war in Ukraine and other national security secrets. Teixeira’s plea agreement with...


Supreme Court rejects state attempts to ban Trump from ballot over Capitol attack
03-04-2024 12:16 PM

By MARK SHERMAN

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday unanimously restored Donald Trump to 2024 presidential primary ballots, rejecting state attempts to ban the Republican former president over the Capitol riot.The justices ruled a day before the Super Tuesday primaries...


Lobster catch dips to lowest level since 2009 as fishers grapple with climate change, whale rules
03-04-2024 7:08 AM

By PATRICK WHITTLE

PORTLAND, Maine — America’s lobster fishing business dipped in catch while grappling with challenges including a changing ocean environment and new rules designed to protect rare whales.The lobster industry, based mostly in Maine, has had an...


Climate change cost U.S. ski industry billions, study says
03-01-2024 5:02 PM

By BRITTANY PETERSON

DENVER — U.S. ski areas lost $5 billion from 2000 to 2019 as a result of human-caused climate change and could lose around $1 billion annually in the 2050s depending on how much emissions are reduced, a new study found.People “may not care about the...


Alliance to help Maine defense contractors that are struggling to fill jobs
03-01-2024 5:00 PM

By DAVID SHARP

SANFORD, Maine — While Americans lament the loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs, defense contractors are struggling to fill skilled positions that still exist in Maine and are key to the nation’s defense.Defense contractors, community colleges and...


Missing children located safe in Keene, father is charged with killing mother
03-01-2024 9:18 AM

By NICK PERRY

Two young children who were the subject of an extensive search by New Hampshire police were found safe at a restaurant parking lot Friday with their father, who is accused of killing their mother, authorities said.Police had earlier issued an Amber...


Massachusetts man sues state for $1M after serving 27 years in prison
02-28-2024 4:12 PM

By STEVE LeBLANC

BOSTON — A Massachusetts man who spent nearly three decades in prison on a murder conviction that was thrown out by the courts is suing the state for $1 million, the maximum allowed by state law.James Lucien, 50, was serving a life sentence in...


US airman dies after setting himself ablaze outside Israeli Embassy in Israel-Hamas war protest
02-27-2024 2:00 PM

By MICHAEL BALSAMO

An active-duty member of the U.S. Air Force died after he set himself ablaze outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., while declaring that he “will no longer be complicit in genocide.”The 25-year-old airman, Aaron Bushnell, of San Antonio,...


Political consultant behind fake Biden robocalls says he was trying to highlight a need for AI rules
02-27-2024 10:09 AM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — The political consultant behind a robocall that mimicked President Joe Biden’s voice said Monday he was trying to send a wake-up call about the potential malign uses of artificial intelligence, not influence the outcome of last month’s...


Trump is winning big with his base, but there’s no sign that he’s broadening support
02-26-2024 2:50 PM

By AMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX, LINLEY SANDERS and JOSH BOAK

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump appears close to invincible in the Republican primaries and caucuses, but despite his commanding victories, the front-runner’s strength among general election voters remains unclear.AP VoteCast shows that Trump, the former...


Trump says his criminal indictments boosted his appeal to Black voters
02-24-2024 12:47 PM

By MATT BROWN

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former President Donald Trump claimed Friday that his four criminal indictments have boosted his support among Black Americans because they see him as a victim of discrimination, comparing his legal jeopardy to the historic legacy of...


Magician says political consultant hired him to create AI robocall ahead of NH primary
02-23-2024 3:51 PM

By HOLLY RAMER and KEVIN McGILL

A New Orleans magician said Friday that a Democratic consultant who worked for Dean Phillips’ presidential campaign hired him to create the audio for what authorities have said may be the first known attempt to use artificial intelligence to interfere...


What to know about the Harmony Montgomery murder case
02-23-2024 11:16 AM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire man faces up to life in prison after being convicted Thursday of killing his 5-year-old daughter then hiding her body for months before disposing of it.Adam Montgomery, who did not attend his two-week trial in...


Dreaming of summer peaches?
02-22-2024 3:46 PM

By JESSICA DAMIANO

I planted my first peach tree last June, five months before Pantone named Peach Fuzz the 2024 color of the year. How serendipitous!Today peachy tones are showing up everywhere, from TV backdrops to home furnishings, clothing and brand logos. But for...


NH House rejects allowing voluntary waiver of gun ownership rights
02-22-2024 2:14 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire House on Thursday narrowly rejected creating a process by which people could voluntarily prohibit themselves from buying guns.Three other states — Utah, Virginia and Washington — already allow people to voluntarily...

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