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April 17, 2014 in Sports

Phelps comes out of retirement ahead of 2016 Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week.


April 17, 2014 in Local

Hockey Team, Circus, Battle Over Arena Time Slot

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - There will either be a hockey game or a circus at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston on Saturday night, but exactly which has yet to be determined.


April 17, 2014 in Sports

Prosecutor wraps up 5-day grilling of Pistorius

The prosecutor gave a stark summary of how Pistorius shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument.


April 17, 2014 in Entertainment

Apparently nobody watched the ‘Mad Men’ premiere

Well, some people watched, but it wasn't the audience AMC had hoped for.


April 17, 2014 in National

$6M bond for mom accused in infant slayings

A Utah mother is accused of killing six of her own newborn children over a 10-year period and stuffing their bodies into cardboard boxes.


April 17, 2014 in National

Rare ‘blood moon’ seen across America in total lunar eclipse

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange.


April 17, 2014 in National

Obama warns Russia in tense call with Putin

Obama told Putin in a tense phone call that Moscow should use its influence to get separatists in the country to stand down.


April 17, 2014 in Local

Use Of Tobacco Barred At Fort Williams Park

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (AP) - Visitors to Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth will soon face fines if they smoke or use tobacco products on park grounds.


April 17, 2014 in Local

Role Of Books Debated At Colby College

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - A debate is brewing at Colby College over the role of books in the digital age.


April 17, 2014 in Viral Videos

‘Wheel of Fortune’ loser

This college kid needs to brush up on his game show skills.


April 17, 2014 in Local

Ohio-Based Outfit Buys Maine’s Cliff House

OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) - An Ohio-based hotel group has purchased the historic Cliff House Resort & Spa on the Maine coast.


April 17, 2014 in Local

Body Pulled From Penobscot River Identified

STOCKTON SPRINGS, Maine (AP) - Police have identified the body pulled from the Penobscot River in Stockton Springs last weekend.


April 16, 2014 in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 15

A look back at the memorable moments that happened in Hollywood.


today in Sports

Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

The four major pro sports leagues in North America are becoming increasingly open to paternity leave.

Bryan Cranston Prom

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Bryan Cranston asks girl to prom

How do you get a girl to go to prom with you? Have Bryan Cranston ask her for you!


today in National, Weird

Teen’s terror prank might be dumbest Tweet ever

The online meltdown was a whirlwind of tween-speak, full of OMGs and posts that lack any common sense or punctuation.


today in National

Suspect in deadly Jewish center shootings faces hate crime charges

Police say the suspect was a former member of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan movement.

Tall Basketball

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7’5″ high school student plays basketball

These games may not be terribly competitive, but we bet they're entertaining!


today in National

Obama’s new health secretary nominee draws fire

President Barack Obama's new nominee for health secretary drew some early political fire from Republicans.


today in Music

Country Music Hall of Fame undergoing $100M expansion

The museum has expanded its Nashville space to more than double the original size.

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Kicked in the head by a train

Kicked By Train

This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

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Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy engaged


Jenny McCarthy has the "right stuff" in the New Kids On The Block star's eyes.

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Slow motion parkour dog

Parkour Dog

If you thought parkour videos were cool, wait until you see the dog version!