Washington political reporter Bob Woodward will receive Colby College's annual Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism.
A handful of protesters briefly interrupted a Maine college graduation speech by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair calling for world unity.
Maine Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe's decision to retire from the Senate sparked a wide-open scramble Wednesday among potential Democratic and Republican candidates just two weeks before a deadline to qualify for the June primary ballot.
Three-term Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine announced Tuesday that she will not run for re-election, citing frustration over Washington's current "atmosphere of polarization" and giving Democrats an unexpected shot at an open seat.
In a political career already noted for historic breakthroughs, President Obama is poised in 2012 to chalk up another: the nation's first $1 billion candidate.
With Paris Hilton bouncing in and out of jail and Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears in and out of rehab, girls often see images of sex and bad behavior as symbols of power and independence.