| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:03 AM
CARACAS, Venezuela -- President Nicolas Maduro’s socialists captured a majority of the mayorships in contention in weekend elections, according to preliminary results, a significant victory that analysts say will give him the political backing he...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The Williamsburg Pottery is hosting an inventory sale through Dec. 31 on Christmas items and other gifts throughout the store.
Some recent deals include buy one, get one free on picture frames, 50 percent off a selection of Christmas décor items and...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Connecticut officials routinely publish an annual list of this state's top tax dodgers. And for several years, the name of a high-flying developer and controversial buddy of our felonious ex-Gov. John G. Rowland appeared regularly at or near the top of...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — For one of the least productive congressional sessions in modern history, the final word about tax overhaul was entirely in character: Nothing's happening.
But is that good or bad news for homeowners, buyers and small-scale real...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Give the Southeastern Conference credit for at least thinking about wanting to play fair.
For a few weeks and days, it actually considered doing what was best for college football but decided, in the end, to do what was best for the SEC.
What a shock....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Greenhouse gas emissions in the United States dropped by 3.4% in 2012, federal environmental regulators reported Tuesday.
The decline over the previous year was driven mostly by power plant operators switching from coal to natural gas, improvements in...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Naomi Stanhope loves children. She loves their tiny onesies, their soft toys, puzzles and trains.
Stanhope, 27, has been a nanny for years, and worked part time for a children's boutique in Avon that closed after three years when the owner decided she'd...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Problems at some of the state's fuel refineries have sent gasoline prices soaring in California just in time for the kickoff of the busy driving season.
A gallon of regular gasoline hit a statewide average of $4.196 on Thursday, up about 13 cents in a...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Boosted by strong sales in its first financial quarter, Boeing Co. beat analysts’ estimates largely due to an increased production rate of commercial jetliners.
The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That&...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Boosted by strong sales, Boeing Co. beat analysts' estimates for its first quarter largely because of faster production of commercial jetliners.
The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That's down 12.7% from $1....
| Apr 6, 2014
Airbnb is all the talk on Wall Street. Its thirtysomething founders were nearly broke six years ago. Now it seems likely they will soon become billionaires. Their company, which connects 600,000 apartment dwellers and homeowners in 160 countries with...