| Jun 17, 2015
| 9:13 AM
The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History's auditorium is being converted into a mineral and gem exhibit thanks to a $4 million donation.
The gift comes courtesy of David Friend, founder of Web-based backup company Carbonite.
Friend graduated from Yale...
| May 20, 2015
| 3:54 PM
HARTFORD — The Senate, in an effort to tackle the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, passed a bill that would require college students to give affirmative consent before having sex. In other words, they would have to say or indicate...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 9:28 PM
On an October morning in 2004, a bleary-eyed UC Irvine chemistry professor checked to see who had won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. He found the names of a team of three scientists, including an American named Irwin Rose.
“Wait a second,”...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 12:14 PM
James Tillman was in his public housing apartment in Hartford when the police burst in and arrested him for the brutal rape of a young corporate executive. For more than 18 years, through a trial and appeals, he maintained his innocence to no avail...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 6:45 AM
With more than 300 million copies of his books in print and more than 10 million e-books sold, James Patterson has been called the world's best-selling author. On Wednesday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m., at Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland St.,...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 7:55 AM
The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling), Mulholland, 456 pages, $18
Private detective Cormoran Strike is called to investigate the disappearance of novelist Owen Quine, who recently finished a manuscript featuring poisonous depictions of...
| May 19, 2015
| 4:07 PM
Robert D.H. Harvey, a career Baltimore banker who led the effort that resulted in the founding of the old Maryland National Bank and later served as chairman and CEO of Maryland National Corp., died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Towson home....
| Jun 10, 2015
| 7:59 AM
Graduation season is winding down. The caps and gowns are being tossed aside, the diplomas propped on the mantle. Already, memories of commencement speeches are getting fuzzy, even some of those delivered by big-name speakers. But among the eight...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 2:13 PM
Lyme disease makes the headlines but there are plenty of additional reasons to avoid tick bites. New research highlights the latest in a growing list of tick-borne threats — a distant relative of Lyme that's easy to confuse with other illnesses....
| Jun 6, 2015
| 12:36 PM
It would have been a success story if Fullerton High School senior Fernando Rojas, the son of Mexican immigrants whose schooling stopped in the eighth grade, was accepted to college. But the 17-year-old achieved a surprising clean sweep — he was...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 10:27 AM
"The news is a prayer request from our society," Michael Beckwith, founder of Agape International Spiritual Center, told me last week.
We were talking about gun violence, which has claimed more than 160 lives so far this year in Chicago.