Graffiti painted on a public art space depicts Gov. Paul LePage in a white hood and robe with a red Ku Klux Klan insignia, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, in Portland, Maine.  (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Mural of incendiary Maine governor in KKK garb sparks debate

The caricature of Gov. Paul LePage was painted during the past week on wall belonging to a wastewater treatment facility. The art also includes the words “racist,” ”homophobe,” ”moron,” and “governor” — which has a red line through it.

FILE - This Tuesday, April 30, 2013 file photo shows the label of a bottle of antibacterial soap in a kitchen in Chicago. The U.S. government is banning more than a dozen chemicals, including triclosan, long-used in antibacterial soaps and washes, saying manufacturers have failed to show that they are safe and prevent the spread of germs. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

FDA bans antiseptic chemicals from soaps; no proof they work

Friday’s decision primarily targets two once-ubiquitous ingredients — triclosan and triclocarban — that some limited research in animals suggests can interfere with hormone levels and spur drug-resistant bacteria.