| Apr 30, 2015
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz, who wants to be the Republican Party's lead crusader against gay marriage, ducked the opportunity to play a critical role in turning back the movement in its infancy.
In 2003, the year Cruz became Texas's top government lawyer,...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 10:50 AM
PHILADELPHIA The concentrated heat radiating from your laptop. The sudden roar of the cooling fan from inside your desktop computer.
Familiar signs of wasted energy, caused largely by the increasing numbers of transistors crammed into the innards of...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 9:09 AM
If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man's effects on climate.
And as climate change worsens around mid-century, that percentage of...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 6:16 PM
New Britain Hall Of Fame To Induct Eight
Eight inductees will enter the New Britain Sports Hall of Fame at its 20th annual dinner on April 26 at the Generale Ameglio Ballroom in New Britain. They are former New Britain High School football coach and...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Robert J. Doub, former president of Baltimore Therapeutic Equipment Co. who was also an inveterate power boater, died Tuesday at his Ruxton home of heart failure. He was 80.
Robert Jack Doub was born in Washington and raised in Baltimore. While a student...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:30 PM
There's been another outbreak of the meningococcal disease among college students, this time at the University of Oregon. If you remember, a year or so ago, there was an outbreak at Princeton University and another at the University of California-Santa...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:03 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school.
It worked. And then some. The...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 3:38 PM
George E. Boynton, a retired insurance executive and standout athlete who played high school, college and club lacrosse, died Saturday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at the Blakehurst retirement community. The former...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The world that inspired the art of Miguel Cabrera, and the lost masterpiece of his that was recently acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, was one that few today would recognize.
“From Spaniard and Morisca, Albino,” a work of art...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 2:30 PM
The Loyola Marymount University Board of Trustees has chosen a former administrator from another Jesuit institution to lead the Los Angeles campus, officials announced Friday.
Timothy Law Snyder will be the 16th president when he takes over in June....
| 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-...