| Apr 26, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Using flashes of humor and a youthful appeal, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has surged into the top tier of Republican contenders in the early presidential race, according to poll results and political analysts.
Rubio charmed voters and political activists in...
| 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 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...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 6:35 PM
Taking a stand against an Indiana law he called "disturbing, disgraceful and outright discriminatory" toward gays and lesbians, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday banned government-funded travel to the Midwestern state.
"We should continue to be...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 7:09 AM
Norton scholarship information
ANDOVER - The Norton Children's Fund was established when Chester D. Norton, an Andover farmer, specified in his will that $3,000 was to be left for children in Andover. When Chester was a child his family could not...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 9:39 AM
Struggles with unemployment, food insecurity and unstable housing can take a serious toll on individuals' health, and stronger social supports could play a key role in improving their well-being, according to an advocacy group.
While national health...
| 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
| 8:04 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 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...
| 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...