New Hampshire

Berniecrats are winning in Trump country: Why populism is the pragmatic way forward for Democrats

There's already evidence that left-wing populism — not Clintonite centrism — is the winning formula for Democrats<p>Since last year’s presidential election, progressives have consistently stated that President Donald Trump’s election was not a victory for right-wing politics over progressive politics, …

Bernie Sanders

With bears on the rise, states hope to limit human conflicts

Northern New England's growing black bear population has awoken, and it's coming for your garbage.<p>A year after a spring and summer marked by a high …

Republicans

Why 'Handmaid's Tale' costumes are the most powerful meme of the resistance yet

Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, "Shame!" in unison. They didn't stop shouting for eight minutes.<p>They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, …

Humor

The best state for military retirees is Florida, study says

After military veterans return home from service, fights for jobs and healthcare still endure. As part of Military Appreciation Month, personal …

Retirement

Thruhiking: A Job or a Vacation? Week 5 Update

<b>I have officially been on the Trail for a month!</b><p>I celebrated my trailversary with a hot dog and some ice cream at the Bear Mountain Inn on a rainy …

Republicans

Trump budget plan would kill economic development agency

A federally funded economic development organization that has helped bring and save hundreds of jobs to depressed areas of Maine, New Hampshire, …

Republicans

Do You Know These Five Efficient Sleep Secrets?

<b>Sleep is vital to human health and well-being. And yet many people -- especially students -- think of it as expendable. After all, when it feels like</b> …

Wellness

The Resistance Now: New York and New Hampshire are 'thunderbolts'

Democratic women win long-time Republican state legislature seats while Greg Gianforte wins election after assaulting Guardian reporter in an eventful week<p>The Resistance Now on Facebook Sign up now for our weekly newsletter about the Resistance<p>Body-slamming fails to swing Montana special …

Greg Gianforte

Kobach ‘Voter Fraud’ Commission Gets Fast Thumbs Down

AP Photo/Orlin Wagner<p>Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talks with a reporter in his office in Topeka.<p>The Kobach Commission (sometimes referred to …

Government

How I shot dramatic portraits on a wonderful Icelandic landscape

My wife, Vicki, and I are full-time portrait and wedding photographers. When we aren’t shooting these things, some of our favorite concepts are …

Portrait Photography

‘It Was Forced on Me’: Child Marriage in the U.S.

When she was a scrawny 11-year-old, Sherry Johnson found out one day that she was about to be married to a 20-year-old member of her church who had raped her.<p>“It was forced on me,” she recalls. She had become pregnant, she says, and child welfare authorities were investigating — so her family and …

Opinion

Eddie Maher: How I took my family on the run for 19 years

<b>Five years ago a woman walked in to a police station in Ozark, Arkansas and claimed her father-in-law was a British fugitive. It was the end of the road for Eddie Maher, who had been on the run - with wife and children in tow - for 19 years. How did one of the UK's most wanted men evade capture for</b> …

9/11 attacks

Immigrant Families Find Soccer Shockingly Expensive To Play In The U.S.

Across much of the globe, soccer is played by the rich and the poor. A Latino soccer club in New Hampshire is helping immigrant children in the U.S. play what has become an expensive sport.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Around the world, soccer is played by the rich and poor alike. It's a cheap …

Soccer

Trump’s cruel budget

Regarding the May 23 front-page article “Trump to seek trillions in cuts over 10 years”:<p>Newt Gingrich informed us, in his advice to President Trump on how to sell his budget that punishes people for being poor, sick or disabled, that “people actually resent neighbors who are getting goodies they …

Opinion

New Hampshire inn sees surge of business as Navy yard expands

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – It’s a familiar sight: employees of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and the staff at The Port Inn palling around on a first-name basis in the lobby of the hotel. They catch up, crack jokes and discuss the day’s events.<p>Located about four miles from the sprawling PNSY in Kittery, …

Republicans

A (Too?) Long Weekend at Summer Camp (for Grown-Ups!)

Friday<p>Dear <i>Outside</i>,<p>Thank you for sending me to summer camp. I arrived tonight after dark to find a bonfire surrounded by boozy millennials eating s’mores and playing something called flip cup. A perky young woman gave me a name tag and a Sharpie and told me to write my name and the first record …

Rhode Island

Google swings its banhammer at hundreds of profit-seeking Pixel resellers

Why it matters to you<p>If you purchased or resold a Pixel device originally bought through Project Fi, this may explain some headaches.<p>Last year, …

Google

Can Dale Jr. make playoffs on points or does he need to win now?

Our experts weigh in on four of the biggest questions in motorsports as two of the biggest races in IndyCar and NASCAR this season will be run this …

Motorsport

Granite Backcountry Alliance gains preliminary approval for glading projects in the White Mountains

On Wednesday, May 25, New Hampshire’s Granite Backcountry Alliance (GBA) announced that it received preliminary federal approval to begin planning …

Skiing

Here’s How Much You Should Give as a Wedding Gift in Every State

The number varies greatly depending on location.<p>Wedding season is in full swing, which means that wedding gift season is also underway. You might be …

Weddings

Despite assaulting a reporter, Republican Gianforte hangs on to win special election

Senate<p>● <b>IN-Sen</b>: While neither Luke Messer nor fellow GOP Rep. Todd Rokita has announced that they will challenge Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly …

Elections

625,000 visitors, $100M in spending forecast for holiday

New Hampshire tourism officials are estimating that 625,000 people will visit the state and spend $100 million over the three-day Memorial Day …

Republicans

The Secret Behind a 17-Year-Old from New Hampshire's 4 Straight No-Hitters

The secret to the No-Hit Kid from New Hampshire's success isn't his 12-to-6 curve. It isn't his one-fingered knuckle slider or his changeup. And it isn't the fastball that's been clocked as high as 89 mph—the pitch he puts "just under the hands" when he needs a strikeout.<p>No, when high school junior …

Baseball

Beloved 96-year-old bagger at New England grocery chain dies

Arthur St. John, who at 96 was the oldest employee of a New England grocery chain and among its most beloved, has died.<p>St. John died Monday at his …

New England

NRA-ILA | Carry Is Breaking Out All Over

<i>This feature appears in the June ‘17 issue of</i> NRA America’s 1st Freedom<i>, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association.</i><p><b>State</b> …

Guns

Why the Trump voter fraud commission is dangerous | Commentary

It also said voter confusion over proper identification, such as occurred in Texas in 2016, also reduced turnout, adding that the law had "a …

Government

Shaheen seeks to revive Russia sanctions push

The New Hampshire Democrat plans to introduce two amendments during a key Senate committee meeting Thursday.<p>Sen. Jeanne Shaheen wants to put Russia sanctions back on lawmakers’ agenda, even if it means facing off with the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.<p>Shaheen, a …

U.S. Congress

Facebook is too lenient on those peddling hate speech

The social media giant too often gives the benefit of the doubt to disseminators of misogyny and white supremacism. That’s a dangerous – and unnecessary – policy<p>The Facebook files: a Guardian investigation into the social network<p>There’s a quote from Maya Angelou that I’m fond of: “When people show …

Censorship

Texas Approves Feral Hog Hunting by Hot Air Balloon

Darian Somers | March 23, 2017<p>When it comes to safety, these states have low rates of both violent and property crime.<p>Casey Leins | April 25, …

Hot Air Balloons

Senate leaders optimistic budget will pass

Senate leaders in New Hampshire expressed confidence Thursday that their budget would pass but it remains unclear how it will be received in the …

U.S. Congress