| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Scientists can't predict what triggers rheumatoid arthritis, a mysterious and painful autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints. But they're targeting an intriguing new suspect: the trillions of microbes living and working inside the gut....
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:19 AM
HARTFORD — Michael M. Sharpe resigned as CEO of the Jumoke Academy charter organization Saturday following revelations that he had a decades-old criminal record and for years had erroneously used the academic title of "doctor."
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When Ann Druyan met her future husband, the late astronomer Carl Sagan, at a dinner party at Nora Ephron's New York City home circa 1974, she knew little of his growing reputation as a scientist and author, only that, as Ephron had told her, he was a...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Cami Miller returns to the Winter Park Playhouse's Spotlight Cabaret Series in her newest show, titled "Pure Imagination." Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, June 11 and Thursday, June 12. Playhouse musical director Christopher Leavy will...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:10 PM
| May 31, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In the 12th annual Freddy Awards ceremony held recently State Theatre in Easton, Freedom School’s “Crazy For You” was the big winner of the night and especially Freedom leading man Daniel Youngelman, who won a special MVP award for...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:21 PM
HARTFORD — In a New Year's message last December, the CEO of the Jumoke Academy charter school shared his enthusiastic vision for 2014, signing the letter, "Yours Truly, Dr. Michael Sharpe."
Some version of that prestigious academic credential has...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Here's a problem that curators in Cooperstown, N.Y., Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, rarely have to face: How do you properly maintain a Hall of Fame when so many of your most important inductees aren't particularly, well, famous?
Yet it's an issue the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:55 AM
HARTFORD — Family Urban Schools of Excellence, the group that runs the heavily state-financed Jumoke Academy charter schools, announced plans Tuesday to conduct an independent forensic audit following disclosures that its CEO had served prison...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
In the recession from which the United States is recovering, unemployment among blacks and Latinos has been deeper and more entrenched; incomes in black and Latino communities have fallen more sharply; and recovery has been slower and far less complete....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Because of the financial demands on his Costa Mesa family, which includes three younger sisters, Ricardo "Ricky" Herrera never thought he would have the money to attend college outside of Orange County.
With the help of Save Our Youth, or SOY, a...