Suspicious letter delivered to Republican Sen. Susan Collins residence in Maine

Washington (CNN)Authorities are looking into a “suspicious letter” delivered to the residence of Republican Sen. Susan Collins in Bangor, Maine, local law enforcement said at a news conference Monday. During the news conference, Betters said he had no information on the contents of the letter or the identity of the…

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Melania Trump’s spokeswoman reprimanded for Hatch Act violation

(CNN)Stephanie Grisham, communications director for first lady Melania Trump, was issued a warning letter from the Office of the Special Counsel for violating the Hatch Act in July when she tweeted in acknowledgment of her third-year anniversary working for Trump. Reached for comment about the ruling, Grisham tells CNN she…

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‘It looked like Armageddon’: Massachusetts governor declares state of emergency after deadly blasts

(CNN)Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency Friday in three towns north of Boston rocked by a string of deadly gas explosions, and he put another utility company in charge of restoration efforts. Mayor Daniel Rivera of Lawrence, one of the affected towns, said of the company, “It…

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