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5 Hidden Beach Getaways

If you’re looking for a place on the beach to kick back and relax that is tucked away from heavy crowds, you’ll probably want to consider a more sparsely-traveled destination. Here’s a look at five charming beach locations that will keep you away from busy, tourist-filled hot spots.

08/03/2015

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5 Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway Ideas

Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two, or for the whole family at any of these wonderful destination cities. With lots of activities, romantic spots and other hidden fun, you’ll be planning another trip out there as soon as possible.

01/16/2015

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Cards Against Humanity Buys 6-Acre Maine Island

Cards Against Humanity has purchased a 6-acre private island in Maine and is doling out 1-square-foot parcels to participants in its holiday fundraising campaign.

12/24/2014

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was interrupted on the Senate floor Monday by anti-torture protesters demanding and chanting for prosecutions from details uncovered in the CIA torture report. 

The demonstrators made entry as visitors to the Senate floor and began shouting “U.S. torture, it’s official, prosecute now!” as they were quickly muted and removed from the room. Durbin immediately ceased speaking until the chants of “prosecute now” were heard from outside the Senate floor. 

Eleven of the protesters were arrested by Capitol Police as other visitors to the Senate gallery were warned that more outbursts would lead to their arrest, “You’re here as a guest of the United States Senate.” 

This comes just days after two anti-torture protestors were arrested at the Virginia home of former Vice President Dick Cheney. Twenty prisoners, many in prison jumpsuits, walked onto his McLean property Saturday to mark the 14th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, Reuters reports. 

Additional protestors went to the home of CIA Director John Brennan. 

Two members who refused to leave the premises by police were arrested on misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct charges, said police.
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Two Independents Could Determine Which Party Controls Senate

After millions of Americans vote next week, it’s possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate.

10/30/2014

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports the legalization of same-sex marriage. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Senator Collins Announces Support For Gay Marriage

Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports legalized same-sex marriage.

06/25/2014

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: Republican Party Must Grow To Win In 2016

The Republican Party must become a bigger coalition that welcomes diverse ideas to win national elections, Sen. Rand Paul said Saturday at the Maine Republican Party convention.

04/28/2014

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Maryland Family Reunited With Dog Lost in Maine

A Maryland family’s dog that jumped a fence and went missing on a holiday trip to Maine has been found after surviving more than a week of sub-zero temperatures and severe winter storms.

01/13/2014

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, heads for a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in the U.S. Capitol building on May 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Sen. King: Obama Ordering Syria Strike Without Congressional Approval Would Be ‘Grave Mistake’

Maine’s Independent Sen. Angus King says senators are “struggling” over whether to authorize military strikes in Syria.

09/05/2013

On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, President Barack Obama says the Republican focus on budget tightening could widen income disparities in the nation even as the economy climbs out of a debilitating recession. credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Man Defends Alleged Threat Against Obama

A Maine man under federal investigation for allegedly threatening to shoot President Barack Obama says he has done nothing wrong.

08/28/2013

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