New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose stated he'd like to spend the rest of his NBA career with the organization, but the three-time All-Star selection admitted the main focus right now is still getting his game back while also building...Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: The Vultures Gather to Feast " Donald Trump and Mitt Romney had dinner together at an expensive restaurant in New York City called Jean-Georges. The two billionaires dined on fancy French cuisine and then talked about how out of touch Washington is. Show More Summary
11.21.16 Why, if so much has improved in recent years relating to small business, are there fewer startup firms, comparatively? Forefront explores what’s improved, what hasn’t, and what’s possibly to come for Main Street firms....Show More Summary
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is continuing to question the integrity of elections, telling state lawmakers that he “cannot attest” to results that the Maine Secretary of State certified. LePage questioned the election results in a routine...Show More Summary
Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage is telling state legislators he will rubber-stamp their election certification certificates, despite his concerns about the accuracy of the state's official results. Democratic Secretary of … Click to Continue »
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… A Word, Please? 2016's words of the year are looking like a depressing bunch. First we got this from Oxford: x Post-truth is the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016. Find out more: https://t.co/jxETqZMxsu...Show More Summary
Essential Politics: Pelosi wins another term as Democratic leader, Sanders warns against 'liberal elite' Dec. 1, 2016, midnight This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi won another...
Turkey is seeking multiple life sentences for nearly 70 suspects, including the leader of the main Syrian Kurdish political party, over a deadly bombing in Ankara this year blamed on Kurdish militants, state media said Wednesday. Syrian...Show More Summary
The European Union is a vast political body that spans across 28 member states an area of around 1,669,808 square miles, and an estimated population of over 510 million citizens. The main players include Germany, France, and BritainShow More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE Things I Learned from Republicans in November Fire up your neurotransmitters and download the latest bits of brilliance… It's acceptable for a leader in law enforcement to break his own law enforcement rules in order to try and destroy a candidate from the other party a week before an election. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Energize an Ally Tuesday We all know that Hillary Clinton would've treated America's Latino communities with compassion, respect and sensible policies…from offering undocumented immigrants paths to citizenship to expanding health care to raising the minimum wage and that's just for starters. Show More Summary
Rand Paul Monday spoke with Wolf Blitzer about Donald Trump’s rumored choices for Secretary of State, insisting his main concern is whether the president-elect’s pick “understands the historical significance of the failure in Iraq and that we don’t repeat it.” “I don’t believe [John] Bolton, I...
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Now Here It is, Your Moment of Jon Preaching the grifter’s gospel in front of one of his Glenn Beck-inspired chalkboards. Happy birthday to Jon Stewart, the Emmy-winning "fake journalist" who ran circles around the real ones four nights a week on The Daily Show for sixteen years. Show More Summary
Turkish police on Sunday detained a woman accused of being a wanted Kurdish militant at Istanbul's main airport, state media said. Sara Aktas was detained at Ataturk International Airport while seeking to travel to Germany, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. Show More Summary
On November 8, voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada approved ballot measures to legalize recreational cannabis. It is now legal in a total of eight states. And this creates potential problems for road safety. How do we determine who’s impaired and who’s not? The effects of alcohol vary based on a person’s size and […]
As Small Business Saturday approaches we reflect on why small businesses matter. One main reason is because they provide over half of the jobs in the United States, and recently have created over two-thirds of all net new jobs.
Jill Stein is suddenly really popular. As of early afternoon on Saturday she had raised more than $5.2 million for an effort to recount votes in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin—all states in which Donald Trump won by a tiny margin. Show More Summary
Thirty-seven former fighters from Angola's main UNITA opposition party go on trial Friday accused of attempting to stage a coup earlier this year, the state news agency Angop reported on Thursday. Members of the group face charges of...Show More Summary
A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 70 people, mainly Shiite pilgrims, south of Baghdad Thursday, in the latest jihadist attack as Iraqi forces battle to retake Mosul. The huge truck bomb blast ripped through a petrol station where buses packed with faithful...
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Among the things I'm thankful for: that 80-something bloggers and "best friends for sixty years and counting" Margaret (the Mainer) and Helen (The Texan) are still at it. Helen is having the clan over for turkey again, and setting out some rules. Show More Summary