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Antiabortion group posts another video attacking Planned Parenthood

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A day after a vote to defund Planned Parenthood failed in the Senate, an antiabortion group continued its attack on the organization, releasing the fifth video showing footage of fetal organs being examined in a laboratory and a leader of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast discussing the cost of providing them to a company. The video attack, which has been decried …

Obama, Netanyahu make dueling appeals on Iran to U.S. Jews

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday as they sought to rally support for their …

How much more does the CEO make? You may find out

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity …

Lines of sight: It’s early, but there are some things we already know about the 2016 race

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Amy Walter, national editor for the Cook Political Report and a frequently tapped political analyst, stopped by the home of Arnie Arnesen in Concord last week for a discussion on the dynamics of the 2016 presidential race. The …

N.H. firefighters head to California to battle blazes there

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Bryan Norwell, a New Hampshire forest ranger, leaned against a fence at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport early Tuesday afternoon, wistfully watching firefighters load equipment on an airplane that had landed just minutes before. The plane, soon to be packed …

Canterbury police chief arrested, accused of raping teen more than a decade ago

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Canterbury police Chief John Laroche has been charged with sexually assaulting an underage teen more than a decade ago, when he was a Boscawen police officer and she was a young cadet in the department, officials said. Laroche, …

N.H. Executive Council to decide fate of Planned Parenthood contract

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Amid a national debate over funding Planned Parenthood sparked by a controversy over fetal tissue donation, the Executive Council will decide Wednesday whether the state continues contracting with the health care provider in New Hampshire. It’s not clear …

Trump emerges as leader in crowded GOP field, but don’t call him front runner yet, poll says

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Donald Trump has emerged as the leader amid a crowded GOP field of presidential candidates, but he’s no front runner just yet, according to a new poll of New Hampshire voters. Results released Monday night from a recent Granite State Poll says Trump is the clear leader with …

US stocks drop, led by another fall in the energy sector

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Another bad day for the energy sector pulled down stocks Monday. Energy stocks slumped as the price of oil dropped to its lowest in more than four months. Oil has fallen sharply since the end of June on …

Clinton’s presidential campaign raises profile with TV ads

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire. The ads, which start …

Faith prevails at two targeted New Mexico churches

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A New Mexico church service was set to start when the mailbox exploded near the office entrance. Unshaken in faith, the congregation of Calvary Baptist in Las Cruces headed to the parking lot, set up folding chairs and …

kentucky: Sheriff sued for cuffing disabled schoolchildren

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A Kentucky sheriff’s deputy shackled two children with disabilities as punishment for their misbehavior at school, an allegedly illegal use of force that traumatized the children, according to a federal lawsuit the American Civil Liberties Union and others filed on Monday. The lawsuit asks the U.S. District Court …

In Baltimore, 45 deaths this July

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The violence has been relentless during this Baltimore’s Summer of Freddie Gray. Three months after parts of the city burned in anguish over the death of Gray, who was fatally injured while in policy custody, the carnage has continued. In fact, it’s accelerated. With 11 people shot over …