Stephen King says Maine governor a bigot, racist
Democratic legislative leaders released a statement in response to Volk's Facebook post, saying censure does not go far enough. Volk added that she doesn't know whether LePage's behavior is "due to substance abuse, mental illness or just ignorance".
Driver jailed in Minnesota crash that killed 2 firefighters
Authorities say he was operating the vehicle in a grossly negligent manner and could face criminal vehicular homicide charges. Michael Johnson, 28, of Baraga, is now in the Anoka County Jail after crashing a truck that killed 25-year-old Alan J.
Woman sues Milwaukee Brewers over foul ball incident
This season alone, the Cardinals have gone 9-3 against the Brewers with victories in four of their six meetings at Miller Park. Offensively, Jonathan Villar leads Milwaukee with 144 hits, Ryan Braun has 74 RBI and Scooter Gennett has 10 home runs.
Voters go to polls for primary election
All 30 state Senate and 60 state House seats are up for election, but just 23 House and Senate races have primary contests. Some counties extended voting through Sunday, hoping to give voters ample time to cast their ballots before Tuesday.
Astronomers Receive Radio Signal That Is a "Good Candidate" for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
The astronomer who found the record of the signal on a computer printout wrote "Wow!" beside it. Astronomers have recently detected a mysterious signal from a star system .
Tim Tebow shows solid power, shaky skills in MLB workout
Tebow's fielding meanwhile was relatively solid, with the 29-year-old having no trouble chasing down balls in center field. With his NFL hopes on hold, Tebow's been working as a college football analyst for ESPN.
Apple told to pay up to £11bn in Irish taxes
The EU said earlier Tuesday that Apple owed 13 billion euros plus interest, without quantifying what the total might amount to. The Commission's case is not about how much Apple pays in taxes, it's about which government collects the money.
Mothers steal the show at the MTV VMAs
Rihanna performed four songs , big victor Beyonce delivered as per usual, and Britney Spears' comeback grabbed attention too. Drake couldn't accept his trophy at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (08.28.16) because he was stuck in traffic.
Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway
Speculation persists that the reason so many were killed is because they would have huddled together out of fear of the storm. The plateau-like park in south-central Norway is home to Europe's largest herds of wild reindeer, according to its website.
Evacuations lifted at LAX after reports of shooter
In the NY incident this month, two people reported hearing what they thought were shots fired, law enforcement sources said then. According to LAX, at least 281 arrivals and departures were delayed and 27 flights diverted.