| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
After returning from a vacation, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft spoke to the media this week about disgraced former player Aaron Hernandez of Bristol, who has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 27-year-old semi-pro footballer...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Parents have all heard, and personally experienced, how critical a good night's sleep is for their children. But new research suggests that the consistency of kids' bedtimes matters just as much for their developing brains as the number of hours they get....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In a week Steve Grand went from being an unknown to the latest viral celebrity after uploading his first music video, “All-American Boy,” to YouTube.
The song, a country-tinged pop-rock ballad, could have easily gone unnoticed as just...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:59 AM
As talk of a boycott against the movie of Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game" began to gain traction last week, I found myself thinking about the project not as a story, but rather as a crucible of sorts. The film has come under scrutiny because of Card&...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Satellite radio company Sirius XM Radio Inc. is launching a rebranded political talk channel for left-leaning audiences next week called "SiriusXM Progress."
The channel, formerly known as "SiriusXM Left," will debut Monday and feature an afternoon...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:25 PM
She was sitting quietly on a Connecticut Transit bus in Hamden last year, talking on her cell.
A man got up as the bus pulled up to a stop. As he passed, he snatched the phone from the woman's hand and jumped off just before the bus pulled away from the...
| Jul 21, 2013
A person can only say so much about countertops, and Glennon Doyle Melton had said enough. Enough about countertops and Little League and all the ways her life was good and healthy and enviable. It was exhausting, and it was not the whole story.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:16 PM
When Robert Wetzel met fellow classical guitarist Fred Benedetti in the master's degree program at San Diego State University, they found a musical kinship that would evolve into a long professional bond. Each had played in enough situations to know...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Ever feel like you've had a good book inside you all your life, just waiting for the right opportunity for you to put it down on paper (or more likely, on Microsoft Word)? The time is now. Author Jessica Speart has written ten mystery books in her time...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:11 AM
If you listen carefully as you browse the shelves at Daedalus Books in Columbia, you might hear the clicking of seven or eight sets of paws from the offices above.
Those paws belong to the French bulldog, Cairn terrier, border collie and other canines...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
While law enforcement officials have released few details of the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre to Connecticut residents, state police and Newtown officers have increased their trips across the country, in some cases sharing graphic details...