| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Early last week, Rachel Poole, the Texas wife of an overseas soldier anticipating the birth of their daughter, posted on her Facebook page: “10 days and counting....... Can not wait until Izzy gets here!!!!! These past six months have gone so...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Baltimore rapper Rye Rye announced the birth of her second child, a boy, on social media sites this week.
"And he is OUTTTTTTTT! Omg I'm so happy..." she posted on Instagram at 2:25 a.m. Monday. "I'm done! My baby boy is here! Thanks everyone for the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Mom, Dad, here is your popup warning: Your teen is being wooed by Facebook.
The social media giant is desperately trying to reposition its digital offerings to teenagers. It's a marketing ploy that has Facebook attempting to pass itself off a bit like an...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Hachette Book Group Inc. has filed suit against actor Stephen Baldwin for $110,000. That's the advance it paid him for a book that never materialized.
Baldwin signed a contract in 2007 and, by 2010, he'd failed to deliver the agreed-upon memoir, The...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The battles are here! On Monday night, "The Voice" moved on to that exciting stage of the competition known as the battle rounds. You know the drill: Each coach pairs up his or her team members to combatively duet on a song and then, after the two singers...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:00 PM
"I ate cat vomit," declared weatherman Scot Haney on WFSB's morning newscast, adding, "right here on television!" Minutes earlier, the Hartford station's on-air banter had gotten a little weird when Haney spotted what he thought was Grape-Nuts cereal left...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Everyone loves to read "The Best/Worst Places to Retire," but the choice of where to live in your non-working years is about more than just financial analysis and weather, isn't it?
Like most aspects of your financial life, the earlier you start thinking...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Is the American body politic suffering from an autoimmune disease?
The "hygiene hypothesis" is the scientific theory that the rise in asthma and other autoimmune maladies stems from the fact that babies are born into environments that are too clean....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:06 PM
On the day after the Newtown massacre, my two youngest daughters and I rode a horse-drawn carriage around the New Haven Green. We had seen it as we drove past the big Christmas tree and from their car seats in the back they had said, "Can we ride?"
| Jun 11, 2013
The show: "Becoming Dr. Ruth" at Hartford's TheaterWorks
First impressions: The solo bio show by Mark St. Germain, starring Debra Jo Rupp, is much improved since I saw it at its world premiere last summer at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass.
| May 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Few Americans are on the road more than the manager of a major league baseball team. But Buck Showalter, the Orioles' famously persevering manager, rarely stays put even in the offseason, when he's canvassing the country for new talent. After all, being...