| Apr 7, 2015
| 8:15 AM
In the wake of the Duke/Wisconsin Final 4 matchup, here's a new college ranking, one that points to something with cultural heft: the top 50 college museums in the United States.
University of California, Berkeley -- with six natural history museums at...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 8:31 AM
John FitzGerald, a longtime Manchester resident and prominent lawyer, died Feb. 24. He was 87.
FitzGerald was born in Danbury and was partner with the Howard, Kohn, Sprague and FitzGerald law firm in Hartford for 48 years. The firm, established in 1786,...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 2:01 PM
At a sprawling Bronze Age cemetery in southern Jordan, archaeologists have developed a unique way of peering into the murky world of antiquities looting: With aerial photographs taken by a homemade drone, researchers are mapping exactly where —...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Six weeks ago, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy entered the Great Hall of the Connecticut General Assembly to deliver his biennial budget to lawmakers. Rhetorically, it was an excellent speech, full of lofty language and pleasing political platitudes. In practice,...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 7:58 AM
As pressure builds for the repeal or revision of Indiana's new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to look for a new venue for next year's women's Final Four.
NCAA President Mark Emmert has indicated the Indianapolis-...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 5:03 PM
PLAINVILLE — It doesn't sound like schoolwork: Watching two professional chefs make spinach ravioli from scratch, then eating the fresh-cooked pasta in a buttery sage-orange sauce.
But the after-school activity Wednesday was a lesson in Italian...
| 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
| 7:49 AM
The fallout from an Indiana law that basically legalizes homophobic discrimination has reached the sports world, just as the state's capital is set to host the Final Four.
After Gov. Mike Pence, R, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:00 AM
What began as a mutual admiration between two dancers meeting up in a ballet class in Los Angeles has led to an elegant, yet explosively athletic dance company that showcases the best of contemporary dance — BodyTraffic.
If it sounds as if there...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 5:29 PM
Can American college students learn that drunk and stupid is no way to go through life?
You've heard reports of recent assaults, abuse and seediness associated with Greek Life on college campuses across America, right?
You've learned about the...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:55 AM
STAFFORD SPRINGS - Kevin Smith of Stafford Springs and Kelly Branham of Winter Park, Fla., were recently engaged. Smith, the son of Walter and Mary Smith, graduated from East Catholic High School in Manchester and attended Providence College...