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in Weird

This raccoon thinks its a dog

Little Pumpkin thinks she is just another canine.

Shelley Duvall hides from Jack Nicholson in 'The Shining.'

in Entertainment

MOVIES: 31 days of Halloween

Get into the Halloween spirit by watching one of these scary movies.


in Music

How does it feel … to own 20 versions of Dylan’s ‘Rolling Stone?’

This $599, 18-CD release gives new meaning to "box set."


in Weird

Keep my pot pure

Some pot smokers in Colorado are getting out of joint -- over pesticides in their legal weed.


in National

General Mills recalls 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios

The company is recalling the original and honey nut flavored varieties.


in Sports

Eclectic mix of teams gear up for MLB postseason

From pitching powerhouses to aging warhorses, an eclectic cast of clubs are gearing up for MLB's playoff extravaganza.


in Entertainment, Sports

DraftKings, FanDuel defend integrity after insider bet

The two major U.S. sports fantasy companies are defending their businesses' integrity after an employee used insider information to place bets in the unregulated multi-billion-dollar industry.


in Sports

Controversial non-call denies Lions chance of first win

A controversial non-call may have cost the Detroit Lions their first win of the season following a wild finish to their 13-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday.


in Sports

Rio Olympics cutting costs with Brazil deep in recession

Olympic organizers, faced with the reality of a country deep in recession, say they are trimming costs to keep their budget balanced.


in Entertainment

Price hike puts popular U.S. Disneyland annual pass over $1,000

It's going to cost a pretty penny to see the Happiest Place on Earth.


in National, World

Obama confident Congress will approve Trans-Pacific Partnership

The U.S. is one of 12 Pacific Rim nations to reach a pact this week that would liberalize commerce, affecting the costs of products ranging from dairy to biotech drugs.


in Lifestyle

Experts say today is the best day to book a cheap Thanksgiving flight

Planning to fly for Turkey Day? Don't snooze ... you'll lose.


in Lifestyle

It’s getting more expensive to use an ATM

Bank fees continue to rise, according to a new survey by


in Viral Videos

This ‘Star Wars’ Disney movie mashup is amazing

What happens with the trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is combined with other Disney classics? A thing of beauty.


in National

11 dead in historic South Carolina flooding

Floodwaters from unprecedented rain have closed some 550 roads and bridges and prompted hundreds of rescues of people trapped in homes and cars.


in National

Yellowstone National Park sets record year with 3.8 million visitors so far

More people visited Yellowstone National Park last month than any September previously, and the park has set a new annual visitation record with nearly three months still left in the year.


in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Oct. 6.


in National

California governor signs bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide

Physician-assisted suicide will become legal in California under a bill signed into law on Monday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, despite intense opposition from some religious and disability rights groups.

Latest Headlines

in Local

Lawyer for Lac Megantic Victims to Sue Canadian Railroad

Photo Courtesy Associated Press

A lawyer for 41 of the 47 people killed in Canada when an oil train derailed says he's going to sue a Canadian railroad that declined to participate in the settlement fund.

in Local

Biologists: Invasive Plant at Maine, New Hampshire Border


Biologists in Maine and New Hampshire say they have confirmed discovery of an invasive plant in a body of water on the border of the two states.

in Local

Maine Has Fewest Residents on Food Stamps Since 2009


Maine health and human services officials say the number of state residents enrolled in the food stamps program has dropped below 200,000 for the first time in more than six years.

in Local

Memorial Service to be Held for Crew Member Aboard El Faro

el faro

A memorial service is being held for a Maine man who was a crew member on a cargo ship that sank in Hurricane Joaquin.

in Local

Police: Portland Man Arrested After Armed Bank Robbery

Portland Police Station

Police say a Portland man armed with a handgun robbed a bank_ the latest in a rash of eight bank robberies in the city since May.


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