| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:36 PM
This month, thousands of students across Connecticut will celebrate a major accomplishment — graduating from high school. Many will head to college in the fall. For some minority and low-income students, for whom the odds are often stacked against...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:03 AM
"Who's your friend?" Meredith Maffett asked her brother, Bret, after seeing a picture of him with his classmates — including Seth Taylor — at Wake Forest University.
Meredith was home in West Hartford while her brother studied in North...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:10 AM
With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region.
Though investments and...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return.
More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
For the second consecutive season, Oak Ridge will start play without a home-field advantage.
Repairs to the field at Lee Leonard Stadium, which had drainage issues and was damaged by flooding last season, have not been completed.
The school has...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury Friday, accused of two felony counts of abusing his power by eliminating funds for the state’s ethics watchdog.
The byzantine case involves the drunk-driving conviction of a Democratic prosecutor,...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Two men in Texas have been charged with providing support to terrorists, with one of them allegedly planning to travel to Syria to aid radical groups engaged in armed conflict there, U.S. Justice Department officials said Wednesday.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Move over, Starbucks, there's a new barista in town. A robot barista is taking over modern coffee culture at a commons area at the University of Texas at Austin. And it always remembers your order.
This Briggo automated coffee machine may not be human,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:04 PM
In 2003, the X Games came to Los Angeles in what was supposed to be a two- or three-year experiment. Before long, they turned into a fruitful, highly anticipated event that has encapsulated action sports in the Southland for 11 years.
This year's X...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Eric Silagy is president of Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) and one of the largest investor-owned electric utilities in the nation. He was appointed to his current position in December 2011.