| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:48 PM
An anthropologist long associated with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center has been named the new interim director at a time when the institution is trying to redefine itself.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on Tuesday announced the...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Compton eighth-grader Edgar Ruelas wants to be the first in his family to attend college.
He has some help: high-powered talent agents from Beverly Hills.
For the past four years, a few dozen agents from William Morris Endeavor have been mentoring...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits.
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Neil Putnam and his wife, Shirley, will be in The Bronx on Saturday. Fred Dunlap said, "If I wasn't so old, I'd go down, but it's tough for me to get in and out of the city now."
Charleston Southern athletic director Hank Small will be with the...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Neil Putnam and his wife, Shirley, will be in The Bronx Saturday; Fred Dunlap said, "If I wasn't so old, I'd go down, but it's tough for me to get in and out of the city now."
Charleston Southern athletic director Hank Small will be with the university's...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Award-winning journalist Stephen Burgard, who was editorial page editor of The Times' Orange County edition in the 1990s and early 2000s and more recently director of the Northeastern University school of journalism, died Sunday at Massachusetts General...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Emma Watson dedicated her Britannia Award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles on Thursday to her late hamster Millie.
Honoree Robert Downey Jr. had his pregnant wife, producer Susan Downey, stand up just to show the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Many Americans may not know that Veterans Day began as Armistice Day. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the Allied nations and Germany agreed to an armistice, a temporary cessation of hostilities that began the process of...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Michigan president Mark Schlissel has apologized to coach Brady Hoke after criticizing the team's graduation rate.
Schlissel, who is in his first year as president, singled out the football team's low graduation rate during a faculty meeting Monday. He...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas."
The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...