New Hampshire

US marshals find ‘fugitive of the week’ tanning in a backyard

CONCORD, N.H. — U.S. marshals say they found a New Hampshire “fugitive of the week” tanning in a family member’s backyard in Massachusetts and …

Republicans

The 5 Things to Know About the Failed Senate Effort to Repeal Obamacare

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party’s seven-year dream of dismantling the Affordable Care Act came to what seemed like a climactic end early Friday, punctured by the Senate’s vote to reject a last-ditch proposal to repeal a few parts of the health law.<p>With the vote on a “skinny” repeal bill, …

Health

Police: Mother and son involved in New Hampshire murder-for-hire plot

PLAINFIELD, Maine (AP) — Police in New Hampshire have arrested a mother and son they say were involved in a murder-for-hire plot.<p>An 83-year-old woman …

Crime

Number of fentanyl deaths in Mass. alarms state DEA

LAWRENCE — Mexican cartels are delivering vast quantities of the inexpensive and powerful synthetic drug fentanyl to New England, causing the highest …

Boston

State-By-State Polling Is Mostly Good News For Trump's Re-election Prospects

Naturally, in the most negative way possible, our forever-fake news media is spinning the results from Gallup's fresh polling of President Trump's …

Elections

These were the first three of 15,349 fans to line up at Patriots training camp

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that 15,349 spectators attended the first day of training camp. Nos. 1, 2 and 3 through the …

Republicans

Man pleads guilty to robbing banks in 3 states | Miami Herald

A Massachusetts man has pleaded in federal court in New Hampshire to robbing banks in three states.<p>Court documents say 26-year-old Vincent Torraco, …

Crime

Rhys Treks the AT - Maryland

Howdy folks<p>I’ve mostly made the switch to video from writing because I’m lazy and it’s easier. Also, it’s a bit more fun for me when I’m out there …

Republicans

Trump has a who’s who of vote suppressors working to keep the GOP in majority in 2018

Proponents of restricting registration and voting by overly policing the process<p>On Wednesday, some of the most notorious Republican voter suppressors will be sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence for the White House’s ludicrously named Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.<p>“It is …

Liberal POV

Why Everybody Should Add Zucchini to Their Chocolate Cakes, Always

There's a sweet story in the introduction to <i>The Harvest Baker</i> that explains how cookbook author and baking expert Ken Haedrich became obsessed with …

Recipes

The things people in each state hate the most are weirdly random

The next time you're in Fargo, don't order tapas. You'll get a dirty look.<p>North Dakotans really hate Spanish-style appetizers, according to a new study by the app Hater, which matches people based on what they dislike. Hater's site says the idea for the app was hatched from a University of Oklahoma …

Recreation

Why Democrats are feeling optimistic about a local win in New Hampshire

Kevin Cavanaugh ran 11 points ahead of Hillary Clinton.<p>In each congressional special election this year, Democrats have fallen short every time. But local races are telling a different story.<p>The latest example came Tuesday night in New Hampshire, where Democrats won a state Senate seat in a …

Elections

Veterans air their frustration about Manchester VA hospital | Miami Herald

The interim director of the embattled Manchester VA Medical Center told nearly 100 veterans he's working to address allegations of substandard care …

Republicans

A Japanese doctor who studied longevity — and lived to 105 — said if you must retire, do it well after age 65

Recreation

FTC Awards $25,000 Prize To App Designed To Make Your Stuff’s Security Suck Less

Your stuff may be increasingly “smart,” but the security on it almost certainly isn’t. If something of yours connects to the internet, it can be …

Consumer Protection

Here's what we know about the brutal Planet Fitness attack

The video of a vicious attack on a New Hampshire teen in the parking lot of a Planet Fitness has captured the attention of thousands of people since …

Crime

A Frame Within a Frame

The getting-ready room at the Hanover Inn in Dartmouth, New Hampshire, was in such a state of disarray that when it came time to take portraits of …

Photography

Future Watch: Alford takes a step forward in return from injury

Each week, TSN baseball reporter Scott Mitchell takes a look at how the consensus top 10 prospects in the Blue Jays’ minor-league system have fared …

Baseball

Flesh-eating bacteria nearly kills man who thought he just had blisters from a hike

Wayne Atkins thought little of the blisters he had gotten while hiking. He was trekking up and down the 4,500-foot-high Mount Garfield in New Hampshire - a 10-mile round trip - and blisters were no surprise.<p>He was in the Granite State for a family member's early June wedding, which went off without …

Medicine

ALEC’s scary plan for electing your senators

The radical right is intent on destroying democracy as we know it<p>The New York Times and Washington Post reported that President Trump has had conversations with top officials about whether he could pardon himself and his family, and also suggested that the White House could be mounting an attack on …

Liberal POV

These 5 States Spend the Most on the Outdoors

In April, the Outdoor Industry Association predicted that outdoor recreation in the United States is worth $887 billion and responsible for 7.6 million American jobs. On Wednesday, the trade group released individual reports that break down those numbers by state, with some surprising …

Adventure Travel

Almost Half Of Republicans Believe Trump Really Won The Popular Vote, Poll Finds

He lost it by nearly 3 million votes.<p>Nearly half of Republican voters believe President Donald Trump didn’t really lose the popular vote to his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in last year’s election, a new poll shows.<p>Trump won the electoral college, but he lost the popular vote by over 2.8 …

Elections

Vote tally: How each senator voted on GOP health care motion

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Senate voted in favor of a motion to proceed with debate on the GOP health care bill Tuesday afternoon.<p>After seven years of Republicans vowing to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and following several months of internal deliberations and setbacks, GOP lawmakers …

Lisa Murkowski

This Octopus Species in Northern Australia Can Hunt on Dry Land | Mental Floss

Most octopuses live in the ocean—but in northern Australia, a small, shallow-water species takes to land in search of food. <i>Abdopus aculeatus</i> is the …

Biological Species

Trump Persists in the Fight for a Health Care Win at Any Cost

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>For all of President Trump’s shortcomings in this health care debate — his lack of grasp on the policy, his unwillingness to give a major speech or hold a …

Politics

Why Donald Trump flipped a Dem county in blue Connecticut

WINDHAM COUNTY, Conn. - In what had been one of the Northeast's liberal strongholds, Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton by 8 percentage points in the …

Elections

Here Are the States That Swear the Most

No one <i>enjoys</i> having prolonged chats with customer service reps to get a problem fixed, but some of us tend to be more polite and patient with the …

Cool Stuff

Fishermen Taking Fight Over Monitors To Supreme Court

Support the news<p>A New England fishermen's group is taking its fight over monitors who collect sea data to the U.S. Supreme Court, hoping it removes a …

U.S. Supreme Court

This Berklee professor is mapping the White Mountains through sound clips

Steve Wilkes has all of the necessary equipment for trekking deep into the New Hampshire woods.<p>Boots? Check. A wool hat and gloves? Yep. A knapsack …

Boston

Man released from jail after ‘unprovoked’ gym attack, punching woman 39 times

A New Hampshire man arrested for allegedly punching a Planet Fitness employee nearly 40 times in Jun...

Crime