| Mar 22, 2015
| 5:44 AM
Polls consistently showed broad support for a 2012 ballot initiative in Massachusetts to permit doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of medicine to terminally ill patients.
Then, just weeks before the vote, Catholic institutions and donors stepped in,...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:45 PM
HAMDEN — On a snowy night in early March bound to hear Michael Sam speak at Quinnipiac University, all I could think about was Curt Schilling.
Given their lifestyles, their backgrounds, many of their views, most people would probably put those two...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:04 PM
HAMDEN — Thirteen months ago, Michael Sam was a college football star about to embark on an NFL career.
But on a Sunday night in February 2014, Sam shifted from an athlete known only to ardent sports fans to cultural symbol when he came out as...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 6:55 AM
HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University faces a $150-a-day fine, with the Hamden Planning and Zoning Commission accusing it of violating a 2006 housing agreement that led to construction of the York Hill campus.
The New Haven Register reports that the...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Is it white and gold or blue and black?
The Internet has been ablaze with that question ever since a woman uploaded a picture of a horizontally striped dress to her Tumblr account and asked for help from her friends in figuring out why the dress...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 9:50 AM
Obesity raises the chance of heart attack regardless of whether a person has the cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, according to a recent study that challenges previous beliefs.
Metabolic syndrome, a condition that...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:11 AM
Quinnipiac University has received a new ranking, and it's not necessarily one to brag about.
The private university landed on U.S. News & World Report's list of colleges that leave graduates with the most student loan debt.
Quinnipiac claimed the No....
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:23 PM
NEW HAVEN — A woman who fell off an I-91 bridge and died after stopping to help the victims of a hit-and-run crash early Thursday morning will be remembered as a hero, her family said.
Lauren A. Mohr, 34, had just finished her shift as a...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 11:10 PM
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings wants a referendum on the ballot next year to increase Florida's minimum wage to $12.50 an hour.
Hastings, a Democrat who represents parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties, said the 55 percent increase from the current $8.05...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:32 AM
In Florida, Democrats have one favorite: Hillary Clinton
She's the preferred candidate for the party's 2016 presidential nomination among rank-and-file primary voters, many key political fundraisers, and key elected officials.
Some of Clinton's...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:20 PM
The NCAA last month gave Joe Paterno his football wins back, but the large bronze statue of the coach that the university removed from outside Beaver Stadium 21/2 years ago in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal remains in seclusion....