| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Thumbs down on Major League Baseball for starting so many playoff and World Series games after 8 p.m., too late for children — the audience of tomorrow — to watch more than a couple of innings. Baseball survives despite the people who run it....
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:10 PM
When it comes to rewarding distraction — we would never suggest it was a waste of time — there's nothing quite like grabbing the crossword puzzle, retreating to a comfortable chair and battling it out with Mr. Shortz, Mr. Reagle or whoever...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:41 PM
When Edgar M. Bronfman Sr. heard that the pope had honored Kurt Waldheim, the Austrian president he had exposed as an ex-Nazi complicit in war crimes, he fired off a note to the Vatican.
Pope John Paul II making Waldheim a papal knight was "like...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Connecticut's positive role in the painful birth of the Affordable Care Act deserves credit. Unlike the federal government and some states, Connecticut did it right, right from the beginning.
In fact, this state did such a good job of signing up...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:13 PM
More evidence that college sports are utterly out of control: The New York Times reports a sharp increase in colleges recruiting athletes before they reach high school.
The trend is particularly prevalent among female athletes, in part because their...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's economic development program is a valid topic for critical discussion, but not the way Tom Foley is doing it.
In a Jan. 2 press release, the Republican gubernatorial hopeful blasted the state Department of Economic and...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:51 PM
WASHINGTON — As Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to reshape the nation's healthcare system in her husband's first term as president, she got all the right advice from senior aides: Consult closely with members of Congress, build bridges with business...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Darko Tresnjak and Joey Parnes — the Broadway newbie and the veteran producer — sit in the orchestra section of the Walter Kerr Theatre looking remarkably serene. After all, it was the last day to put in any finishing touches before critics...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Eight years after he was found guilty of fraud at Tyco International, former Boca Raton resident and Tyco chief executive Dennis Kozlowski has been granted parole, the New York Times is reporting this morning.
Read the New York Times story here:...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:56 PM
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Colorado and Utah are raising the smoking age to 21 for public health reasons. Should Connecticut do the same?
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Raise The Smoking Age To 21