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  • Judge rules that indicted document collector can go home pending trial

    A federal judge rejected Friday a last-ditch effort by prosecutors to keep Barry H. Landau behind bars while the New York collector awaits trial on charges he pulled off one of the country's biggest theft of national memorabilia over a span of years. The...
  • Archbishop Of Canterbury To Step Down

    Archbishop Of Canterbury To Step Down
    REPORTING FROM LONDON -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams announced Friday that he would step down at year's end after a decadeĀ of leading the worldwide Anglican Communion at a time of continued controversy over the role of women and gays and...
  • Could eating chocolate make you thinner?

    Could eating chocolate make you thinner?
    It's every woman's dream: could chocolate, the substance that cures everything from PMS to heartbreak, also make you skinnier? If true, there's got to be a catch, right? Here's the skinny: Dr. Beatrice Golomb, associate professor of medicine at...
  • Six International Choirs To Perform At New Haven Festival

    Besides the New Haven Green concerts, there will be other musical events at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, which takes place June 16 to 30 in New Haven including the return of the popular "Music at Dusk" series at 470 College St. and a series...
  • Glowing Cats Are New Tool in AIDS Research

    Glowing Cats Are New Tool in AIDS Research
    U.S. scientists have developed a strain of green-glowing cats with cells that resist infection from a virus that causes feline AIDS, a finding that may help prevent the disease in cats and advance AIDS research in people. The study, published Sunday in...
  • Walters researchers decode the secrets of the Archimedes Palimpsest

    Walters researchers decode the secrets of the Archimedes Palimpsest
    Twelve years ago, Walters Art Museum curator Will Noel opened a parcel and discovered what he calls "Archimedes' brain in a box." Thus began a search for buried treasure — in this case, the lost writings of Archimedes of Syracuse, a famed Greek...
  • Heaven is a fairy tale, says physicist Hawking

    Heaven is a fairy tale, says physicist Hawking
    LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Heaven is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark, the eminent British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking said in an interview published on Monday. Hawking, 69, was expected to die within a few years of being diagnosed...
  • Gadhafi Caught Like "Rat" In A Drain

    Gadhafi Caught Like "Rat" In A Drain
    SIRTE, Libya -- Muammar Gaddafi made his final dash for freedom shortly before dawn prayers. Libya's leader, a few dozen loyal bodyguards and the head of his now non-existent army Abu Bakr Younis Jabr, broke out of the two-month siege of his hometown...
  • John Oliver At Foxwoods Saturday

    John Oliver At Foxwoods Saturday
    John Oliver's career as lead correspondent on "The Daily Show," active standup performer and occasional actor in TV and movie comedies is quite different from the goals he had at prestigious University of Cambridge. "I studied English in college, which...
  • Yahoo's password hack shows that it failed security 101

    Yahoo's password hack shows that it failed security 101
    If it wasn't clear before, it certainly is now: Your username and password are almost impossible to keep safe. Nearly 443,000 e-mail addresses and passwords for a Yahoo site were exposed late Wednesday. The impact stretched beyond Yahoo because the...
  • Ancient lessons for modern times

    Ancient lessons for modern times
    Simon Goldhill, the author of the new book "Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy," is both a professor of Greek literature and classics at the University of Cambridge and a popular speaker on tragedy in today's world, known for his lectures for young...