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4 weeks ago in National, World

Iran releases U.S. sailors after brief detention

Iran released ten U.S. sailors on Wednesday after holding them overnight, bringing a swift end to an incident that had rattled nerves days ahead of the expected implementation of a landmark nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers.

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4 weeks ago in National

Poll: Majority of Americans support next president pushing tighter gun laws

Half of all Americans support President Barack Obama's executive actions on gun control, a poll found, with a majority saying they would support the next president taking additional steps to tighten federal gun laws.

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4 weeks ago in Music

WATCH: David Bowie, in 9 songs that sampled him

We all know his hits - but how many more hits did he inspire?

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Fifty Shades’ and ‘Pixels’ among Razzies ‘worst film’ nominees

As awards season heats up in Hollywood, the annual Razzies Awards named the year's worst achievements in film.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment, National

Powerball hits $1.5 billion, largest-ever lottery jackpot for one winner

The jackpot for tonight's drawing climbed to $1.5 billion, making it the largest-ever U.S. lottery prize as well as the world's biggest potential jackpot for a single winner.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Monte Irvin, Hall of Famer who helped integrate baseball, dies at 96

Baseball Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, a Negro League star who became one of the first black players in Major League Baseball and a mentor to Willie Mays, died on Monday at his home in Houston at age 96, MLB officials said on Tuesday.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

St. Louis Rams green-lit for move to Los Angeles

The St. Louis Rams are headed to Los Angeles and the San Diego Chargers have an option to join them after NFL owners voted on Tuesday to end the league's 21-year absence in the United States' second-largest TV market.

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4 weeks ago in National

Obama knocks Trump, voices optimism in speech to set 2016 tone

President Barack Obama took aim on Tuesday at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and accused critics of playing into the hands of Islamic State in a speech meant to cement his legacy and set a positive tone for his final year in office.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Wanted man sends ‘better’ mugshot to police

A man wanted on a drunken driving charge was so dissatisfied with the mugshots that police put on their Facebook page, he posted a selfie of himself in a car wearing shades.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today.

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4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Jan. 13

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 13

A walk down memory lane.

Latest Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Maine Man Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Girlfriend

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A Maine man who shot his fiancée in the head while showing a gun to a prospective buyer in a Bath parking lot is facing criminal charges.

6 hours ago in Local

Maine Bookstore Owner Makes Huge Profit in Rare Stamp Sale

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A central Maine bookstore owner cashed in after selling a set of rare U.S. Postal Service stamps that brought in just under $60,000 at an auction in Fairfield

6 hours ago in Local

Maine Landlord Who Killed Tenants Gets Life in Prison

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A Maine landlord who admitted killing two tenants in 2012 following a dispute over parking spots after a snowstorm has been sentenced to life in prison.

6 hours ago in Local

Maine-Based Delorme is Being Purchased by Swiss-Based Garmin

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Delorme, a Maine-based mapmaker and manufacturer of hand-held satellite communications, is being purchased by Swiss-based Garmin.

8 hours ago in Local

LePage Says He Will Appoint Himself Education Commissioner

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he plans to forego the process of selecting a new commissioner for the state Department of Education and will instead take on the role himself.

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