| May 25, 2014
| 5:40 PM
China has told its state-owned enterprises to cut links with American consulting firms just days after the United States charged five Chinese military officers with hacking U.S. companies, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
China's action, which...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The U.S. government on Friday announced substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of steel products imported from South Korea and eight other countries.
The much-anticipated decision marks one of the largest dumping cases...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:02 PM
The U.S. government moved to impose substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars of imported steel products from South Korea and eight other countries, a much-anticipated decision that marks one of the largest anti-dumping cases in...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Mona Freeman, a film star of the 1940s and '50s who often played the spunky, wholesome girl next door but longed for roles as "wildcats, brazen women, the menacing side of the triangle," has died. She was 87.
Freeman also was a painter; her most...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:05 AM
In its early days, many would have doubted that the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art would still be around in 2014. Old Lyme artist Henry White (1861-1952) painted a sorrowful picture of the museum he visited as a boy: "The picture gallery was a...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Two very different cities in eastern and southern Europe — Kosice, Slovakia, and Marseille, France — begin their yearlong tenures as official European Capitals of Culture in 2013, a tradition dating to 1985.
The two co-Capitals of Culture...
| Mar 30, 2011
Farley Granger, a handsome young leading man during Hollywood's post-World War II era who was best known for his starring roles in the Alfred Hitchcock suspense thrillers "Strangers on a Train" and "Rope," has died. He was 85.
Granger died of natural...
| Sep 12, 2011
Mary Fickett, who for decades played nurse Ruth Martin on "All My Children" and in 1973 won the first Emmy Award given to an actress in a daytime drama after her character made an impassioned anti-Vietnam War speech, has died. She was 83.
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday.
Robertson, who also...
| Apr 18, 2012
Paul Bogart, an Emmy Award-winning director who launched his career during the days of live television in New York and later was a prolific director on the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," has died. He was 92.
Bogart died of age-related...
| Jun 26, 2008
by Michael Finnegan PITTSBURGH--Barack Obama traded ideas on energy, healthcare and schools with business, labor and academic leaders on Thursday at a campaign forum in Pittsburgh. The group included the chief executive officers of General Motors and...