| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Nora Guthrie had put off reading her late father Woody Guthrie's recently unearthed novel, "House of Earth," even after she'd agreed for it to be published. Having devoted much of 2012 to preparing events and projects surrounding the centennial of the...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 2:22 PM
When Tom Bikle was a boy, his father would drop him off at Baltimore Colts training camp on the way to his job in Westminster, Md.
“I’d just spend the day there. Back then, it was very accessible to fans,” Bikle said of the camp at the...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 10:18 PM
A power outage darkened the Superdome in the third quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday night, an unnerving experience for a stadium that had been the refuge of last resort for many when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005.
The 34-minute outage seemed to...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:14 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For a Super Bowl with so many story lines, this game came up with quite a twist.
Try a blackout that turned a blowout into a shootout — capped by a brilliant defensive stand.
The Baltimore Ravens survived a frenzied...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:25 PM
An Evening with Branford Marsalis
Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., $10-$39, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road Unit 3104, Storrs, (860) 486-4226, jorgensen.uconn.edu
In his 52 short years on this planet, what hasn’t saxophonist...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:38 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — While authorities investigate the causes of the 34-minute Super Bowl blackout, documents show that Superdome officials were worried last fall about losing power at the big game.
Tests on the dome's electrical feeders showed...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:12 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Inspectors taking the first-ever inventory of flood control systems overseen by the federal government have found hundreds of structures at risk of failing and endangering people and property in 37 states.
Levees deemed in...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:20 PM
For Ed Reed, the Ravens' triumph over the New England Patriots sends him back to a place he cherishes: Louisiana.
The star free safety grew up in St. Rose, La., just outside New Orleans.
And now Reed is making his return with the AFC champions after...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:39 AM
SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy, one of the nation's costliest natural disasters, is giving new urgency to an age-old debate about whether areas repeatedly damaged by storms should be rebuilt, or whether it might be cheaper in the long...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Happy days are not here again, but they are coming for conservatives. Barack Obama — with the lowest approval rating (according to Gallup, 50 percent, four points lower than that of the National Rifle Association) of any re-elected president when...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 12:56 AM
Zombies. Giant super-storms. Runaway climate change. Alien invasions. Sneak attacks by invading enemy nations.
Thrilling stuff of end-of-life-as-we-know-it science fiction books and movies.
But as recent news coverage reminds us — Superstorm...