Category Archives: Morning Briefings

Ticks that can make you allergic to red meat are spreading

Your morning briefing for Tuesday, June 27, 2017: Ticks that can make you allergic to red meat are spreading, Collins and King won’t support Senate bill to replace Obamacare, and White House says Syria’s Assad preparing another chemical attack

Video shows a teen falling off a Six Flags ride — and a crowd gathering to catch her

Your morning briefing for Monday, June 26, 2017: A crowd catches teen after she falls off a Six Flags ride, Bernie Sanders responds to ongoing FBI fraud probe into wife’s 2010 bank loan, and Trump and Modi set for first high stakes meeting

Pentagon spent $28 million on ‘forest’ uniforms for soldiers fighting in the Afghan desert

Your morning briefing for Thursday, June 22, 2017: Pentagon spent $28 million on ‘forest’ uniforms for soldiers fighting in the Afghan desert, hacking attempts on 21 states are tied to Russia, and Lincoln lays out vision for redeveloping former mill site

Marijuana Policy Project says bank closed its account over fear of government crackdown

Your morning briefing for Wednesday, June 21, 2017: Marijuana Policy Project says bank closed its account over fear of government crackdown, Starbucks set to hire 2,500 refugees in Europe, and $325 loafers could bring shoe manufacturing back to Maine

Sean Spicer may step away from podium for new role in White House

Your morning briefing for Tuesday, June 20, 2017: Sean Spicer may step away from podium for new role in White House, terror in London seems to confirm Muslims’ growing dread, and LePage signs food sovereignty law, the first of its kind in the nation

Investigators question how a Navy destroyer and a container ship collided

Your morning briefing for Monday, June 19, 2017: Popstar Lorde secretly wrote unpopular Instagram reviews of onion rings, van strikes crowd near London mosques in what police are calling ‘terrorist attack’, and inland Maine under flash flood watch ahead of Monday’s thunderstorms

‘Bags and bags and bags’ of meth-infused lollipops seized in $1 million Texas bust

Your morning briefing for Thursday, June 15, 2017: ‘Bags and bags and bags’ of meth-infused lollipops seized in $1 million Texas bust, Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, and Zinke says he’s unlikely to advocate scaling back Katahdin monument,