| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:40 AM
Your morning coffee might do more than perk you up. Researchers suggest it also might help protect you against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Coffee drinkers are less likely to suffer from malignant melanoma, and their risk decreases...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:14 PM
Decatur H. "Deke" Miller III, former chairman and managing partner of the Baltimore law firm of Piper & Marbury, now DLA Piper US LLP, who was also a philanthropist and patron of the arts, died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from lung...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:21 AM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A student from Gainesville's Buchholz High School earned a perfect score on an Advanced Placement microeconomics exam.
The Gainesville Sun reports 19-year-old Kevin Huang graduated from Buchholz last spring and is now a...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 10:35 AM
Actor and author James Franco, who is rapidly becoming the Energizer Bunny of cinema, has announced the main cast for yet another film: an adaptation of John Steinbeck's 1936 novel "In Dubious Battle."
According to the Hollywood Reporter, shooting on...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 7:00 AM
With final edits and approvals, members of a commission writing a report on the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have begun to think about the impact their work will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who might read the...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 11:56 AM
Young cellist Sterling Elliott of Newport News grabbed some national attention last month as soloist with the Cleveland Orchestra.
Last year, Elliott won the Sphinx Competition, a national contest open to young African-American and Latino string...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:35 PM
Very often police are criticized for the manner in which they stop suspects who complain that the officers drew their side arms and, in some cases, ordered them to lie down. We recognize the fear this may cause, especially if it turns out the suspect...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:12 AM
Saying Connecticut has shouldered "more of the cuts than other states," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has urged the head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to restore funding for cancer and other disease research at Yale University and other...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:34 PM
HARTFORD – With final edits and approvals, members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission have begun to think about the impact their report on the Newtown school massacre will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:47 AM
NEW HAVEN (AP) — A Yale University freshman has survived a four-story fall from a dormitory window.
School spokesman Tom Conroy said in an email Tuesday that the student fell from a window in Bingham Hall at about 2 p.m. Monday. Yale didn't have...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 6:44 AM
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Cheshire has named a new chief executive, David L. Hallal, to replace current CEO and company founder Dr. Leonard Bell, effective April 1.
Bell will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors, the company...