Embattled Merrimack County Sheriff Scott Hilliard, who was convicted of drunken driving last month and added to a list of problem law enforcement officers last week, will resign at the end of March, he said in a letter dated Wednesday.
NEW HAMPSHIRE’S Democratic primary voters messed up last week, or so said a political action committee backing Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s presidential campaign, and a handful of progressive Democrats running for Congress and state offices around the country.
President Donald Trump offered to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he said that Russia had nothing to do with WikiLeaks’ publication of Democratic Party emails in 2016, a London court heard on Wednesday.
CHICAGO — Rod Blagojevich, a former Illinois governor forced out of office for trying to peddle Barack Obama’s vacated U.S. Senate seat, thanked President Donald Trump on Wednesday for commuting his prison sentence and again proclaimed his innocence.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over material their users post.
MANCHESTER — Officials say they are “actively enforcing” city zoning ordinances and safety codes in an attempt to regulate about 50 to 60 sober living houses, but more help is needed at the state level.
NEW YORK — Michael Bloomberg, a late entry into the Democratic presidential race, has moved into second place ahead of onetime front-runner Joe Biden, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll released on Tuesday that showed Bernie Sanders widening his lead over the field.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he knew the identity of an anonymous Trump administration official who wrote an essay for the New York Times and later a book about efforts from within to thwart parts of the president’s agenda to protect the country from his worst impulses.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he has total confidence in U.S. Attorney General William Barr, who last week said in an interview that Trump's tweeting habit had made it impossible for him to do his job.
LUANDA, Angola — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced corruption and touted American business on Monday during the second leg of an African tour in Angola, where the government is seeking to claw back billions of dollars looted from state coffers.
More than 26,000 people took part over the weekend in early voting in Nevada, the state with the next nominating contest in the Democratic White House race, and more than half on the first day were first-time caucus-goers, the state party said.
LONDON — Investors managing $37 trillion in assets urged Japan to slash the country’s carbon emissions, saying on Monday that a strong signal from Tokyo could help galvanize international climate action ahead of a U.N. summit in Glasgow in November.
The second annual report from the Office of the Child Advocate highlighted progress New Hampshire has made in the two years since the office was created and recommends areas where further improvement is needed.
WASHINGTON — More than 1,000 former U.S. Justice Department officials on Sunday called for Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the trial of a longtime adviser of President Donald Trump.
MANCHESTER — New Hampshire has a history of catapulting unknown presidential candidates into the front of a race. But that history is getting further away. And the candidates who tried to run nostalgic New Hampshire campaigns this year ran headlong into the realities of the national 2020 primary.
Hillsborough County Attorney Michael Conlon, whose office was taken over five months ago by Attorney General Gordon MacDonald, said he is ready to resume full control of the state’s largest office of prosecutors, though others say nagging issues persist.
Ahead of this week’s scheduled vote by the school board on a proposed strategic plan for city schools, Manchester Proud organizers planned their version of the “Bat Signal” to celebrate the school district.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran’s retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict.
BEDFORD — Surf Restaurant owner Michael Buckley said he has no intention of opening a restaurant at the new Market & Main complex, though developers mentioned him to town planners as a future tenant at the site.