‘A long journey’: Volunteers from Russian ally Belarus fight for Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland — One is a restaurateur who fled Belarus when he learned he was about…

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman discharged from hospital days after suffering stroke

PITTSBURGH — Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat, was…

Newly named UMA president voluntarily withdraws from position

PORTLAND — Michael R. Laliberte, who was hired recently as president of the University of Maine…

State, local police investigate shooting in Wells

WELLS — Wells police and the Maine State Police are investigating a shooting that happened in…

Poland needs EU to release assistance funds, ambassador says

WARSAW, Poland — Ukraine’s ambassador to neighboring Poland says his nation is grateful for the welcome…

Russia’s claim of capturing Mariupol fuels concern for POWs

POKROVSK, Ukraine — Concern mounted Saturday over the fate of the Ukrainian fighters who became Moscow’s…

Biden signs $40 billion military, humanitarian aid bill for Ukraine

SEOUL, South Korea — President Biden on Saturday signed a $40 billion package of new military…

U.S. has risk of vaccine, treatment rationing without more funding

WASHINGTON — The White House is planning for “dire” contingencies that could include rationing supplies of…

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now accepted in U.S.?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and…

First flights of baby formula from Europe to arrive this weekend

WASHINGTON — The first flights of infant formula from Europe, authorized by President Joe Biden to…

Extreme fire threats prompt U.S. suspension of planned burns

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore cited extreme fire danger and unfavorable weather…

Blowback as Bush, in gaffe, calls Iraq invasion ‘brutal,’ ‘wholly unjustified’

Former President George W. Bush is facing criticism after mistakenly describing the invasion of Iraq –…

Senate advances $40 billion Ukraine aid bill with wide support

WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly voted to move toward passage of $40 billion in aid to…

Portland City Council approves sending $133.1 million school budget to voters

The Portland City Council voted to advance a $133.1 million school budget to voters Monday night…

South Portland High continues remote learning because of staff shortages

South Portland High School will continue with remote learning Tuesday during a surge of COVID-19 cases…