Brady, Patriots face Mahomes, Chiefs in AFC title rematch

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady wanted to make one thing clear: He did not injure his toe during a tryout to become the New England Patriots’ new placekicker. “Nope, that’s not how I hurt it and I’m not the new kicker,” the star quarterback said. The 42-year-old Brady actually […]

Maine police seize 5 tractor-trailers over unpaid tolls

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POLAND, Maine (AP) — State Troopers on Friday seized five tractor-trailers belonging to a Rhode Island trucking company accused of amassing $75,000 in unpaid tolls. The trucking company, Commodity Haulers Express, of North Kingston, Rhode Island, is facing felony theft-of-service charges over the unpaid Maine Turnpike tolls over the past […]

Officials list pot vape brands reported in US outbreak

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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials investigating a nationwide outbreak of vaping illnesses have listed, for the first time, the vape brands most commonly linked to hospitalizations. Most of the nearly 2,300 people who suffered lung damage had vaped liquids that contain THC, the high-inducing part of marijuana. In a […]

Christmas sweaters are adding to plastic pollution, charity says

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(CNN) — Most Christmas sweaters are made of plastic and are likely to contribute to plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, an environmental charity has warned. Hubbub, a UK charity, found that 95% of the 108 sweaters it analyzed — taken from 11 high-street and online retailers — were fully or partially made from […]