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More choice, help coming to NH health care market

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire residents signing up for insurance under the federal health care overhaul law will have both more choices and more places to turn for help in November.

Today at 05:30AM
Century Ride returns a year after tragedy

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - About 1,400 bicyclists are expected to participate in the Seacoast Century Bicycle Tour this weekend, a year after two cyclists were killed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Today at 05:06AM
Vermont woman accused of sexual assault of minor

WILLIAMSTOWN, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say a Williamstown woman is facing charges of sexual assaulting a runaway teenager.

Today at 05:02AM
Moose populations down as winter ticks cull herd

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Sportsmen hoping to bag a big moose are seeing increased competition from a tiny parasite that's cutting down moose populations in New England and across parts of the northern United States, prompting some states to offer hunters fewer permits or halt hunting altogether.

Today at 04:44AM
Nashua Police hold open house Saturday

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - The police department in the city of Nashua, New Hampshire, is holding an open house.

Today at 04:37AM
Jury: Entergy owes workers overtime pay

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A jury has found that the owner of Vermont's nuclear power plant owes four of the plant's security specialists more than 5,000 hours of overtime pay.

Today at 04:19AM
New Hampshire GOP to hold annual convention

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Former Hewlett-Packard executive Carly Fiorina is set to deliver the keynote address at the New Hampshire Republican Party's annual convention.

Today at 04:12AM
Thousands compete in obstacle course championships

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Thousands of athletes are competing in the grueling Spartan obstacle course world championships in Killington.

Today at 12:57AM
How Could 'This' Not Be a Funny Film?

When you're making a comedy about a dysfunctional family, shouldn't it at least pass a simple genetics test? This Is Where I Leave You, a misanthropic misfire adapted from Jonathan Tropper's novel of…

Today at 12:57AM
Fall TV Season Ushers In More Nuanced Portrayals of Race

A ritual dance performed during fall TV seasons of yore involved parsing the new dramas and comedies for any examples of diversity in casting -- or, more often, noting the profound lack of it -- then…

Today at 12:55AM
Fla. Town Knew Shooter Had Troubles

Bell, Fla. -- Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past. The patriarch, Don Spirit, who police say killed his daughter and…

Today at 12:55AM
CIA Halts Its Spying On Europe

Washington -- The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations…

Today at 12:55AM
Scotland Says 'No' to Independence

Edinburgh, Scotland -- European leaders worried about other would-be breakaway regions were able to breathe again Friday after Scottish voters' resounding rejection of independence, but in the still-intact…

Today at 12:55AM
Poll: Nearly One in Four Americans Favor Secession

Nearly one out of four Americans is so fed up with Washington that they are prepared to not take it anymore and would favor their state breaking away from the rest of the United States. According to a…

Today at 12:55AM
Russia Plans Break From Global Web

Moscow -- Russia plans next week to discuss contingency measures to cut the country off from the global Internet in what the Kremlin called a necessary step to shield the nation from the U.S.-controlled…

Today at 12:55AM
Dartmouth Hits the Heat, Wins Debut

Hanover -- Temperatures dipped into the low 40s Friday night during the Dartmouth College men's soccer team's home opener against Massachusetts-Lowell. Fortunately for the hosts, they expanded a one-goal…

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Goodell: Errors Made, No Resignation Coming

New York -- More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes.…

Today at 12:55AM
License Plate Scanners Capture Vehicles' Travel

Los Angeles -- A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether…

Today at 12:55AM
Watch, Rinse, Repeat

Loudon, n.h. -- NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers yesterday could have voted on who should be considered the favorite for Sunday's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The result would have been unanimous. "Somehow,…

Today at 12:55AM
Climate Seen as Economy Threat

Washington -- Shaun Donovan gave his first speech as White House budget director Friday and he didn't even mention that Washington obsession of recent years -- the $17.8 trillion national debt. No, in…

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For Victims of Gynecologist, Settlement Marks Step in Recovery

Baltimore -- Maria Lennon said she felt some relief when she heard the news Friday afternoon: A judge had finalized a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients…

Today at 12:55AM
CEO, Two Others Guilty in Georgia Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial

Albany, Ga. -- More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and…

Today at 12:55AM
Ex-NBAer Chapman Arrested

Scottsdale, Ariz. -- Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop. …

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Yankees 5, Blue Jays 3

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Kershaw Wins No. 20

Chicago -- Clayton Kershaw became the majors' first 20-game winner and A.J. Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday. Kershaw…