| Mar 26, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Wednesday is April Fool's Day, but the subject of a talk at 7 p.m. at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, while outrageous, is no hoax.
Author Paul Fischer will give a free Book/Mark talk about his nonfiction book, "A Kim Jong-...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 6:48 PM
Few organ fans have not heard the name Eric Plutz. The Princeton University organist has garnered critical acclaim, with performances called "stunning" by American Organist magazine. He has performed as a soloist or accompanist in the great concert halls,...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:58 AM
Ted Cruz gives a rousing speech. The former college debate champion can energize a crowd of 10,000 evangelicals at a basketball arena as easily as he can captivate a few dozen inside a New Hampshire cafeteria. He's proven in the Senate he's got the...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 10:25 AM
No injuries were reported when a gas leak at Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science prompted an hour-long evacuation of several buildings.
University officials say the leak in a laboratory "clean room" triggered an alarm at 9:17...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 1:07 AM
Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has become the first major candidate for president, kicking off what's expected to be a rush over the next few weeks of more than a dozen White House hopefuls into the 2016 campaign.
"I am running for president and I hope...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 9:50 PM
The 2016 contest for the White House will get its first official big-name entrant on Monday, in a move likely to upend the dynamics of the nascent presidential race.
Sen. Ted Cruz, the combative conservative who has made liberty the clarion call of...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 3:35 PM
LYNCHBURG, Va. Ted Cruz launched his quest for the presidency Monday with a strong pitch to evangelical Christians, a bloc of voters often influential but seldom decisive in the competition for the Republican presidential nomination.
"Today I am...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:22 AM
Dr. Samuel McC. M. Lumpkin, a retired otolaryngologist who was a partner in Ear, Nose & Throat Associates at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died March 10 at his White Hall farm of complications from Rocky Mountain spotted fever. He was 83.
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:21 PM
Coleen Burrus, alderman of the Evanston's far south 9th Ward since 2009, confirmed Tuesday that she will step leave office next month to become Princeton University's new director of corporate and foundation relations.
Princeton officials said in an...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:22 PM
Alex Schmidt of Allentown, who won the 2014 National Middle School History Bee, will have the home advantage this year.
For the first time, the Pennsylvania history bee championship will be held in the Lehigh Valley. Dozens of students will be answering...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:25 PM
A scion of a famously rich and well-connected family goes to a fancy prep school. Partying with his friends and neglecting his studies, he almost gets kicked out. But he eventually grows up and goes on to a successful career in politics.