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  • California student accepted to every Ivy League school

    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...
  • CT's James Tillman To Talk About His Book, False Imprisonment, At Twain House

    CT's James Tillman To Talk About His Book, False Imprisonment, At Twain House
    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...
  • Bad news gives us more reasons to make a difference, says Michael Beckwith

     Bad news gives us more reasons to make a difference, says Michael Beckwith
    "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. Beckwith...
  • Search For Answers In East Haven Continues, Police Say

    Search For Answers In East Haven Continues, Police Say
    EAST HAVEN — Neither the police nor the medical examiner will release the names of the children found dead in a Strong Street house Tuesday amid the strong odor of natural gas. Each organization said Thursday that it is waiting for information from...
  • Irwin Rose dies at 88; Nobel-winning biochemist, UC Irvine researcher

    Irwin Rose dies at 88; Nobel-winning biochemist, UC Irvine researcher
    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,”...
  • College Rejection Is My Spur To Success

    College Rejection Is My Spur To Success
    My breath came in short, painful gasps. My vision was blurred, the salty waters of a broken heart rolling down my cheeks. My thoughts were cloudy. A thin envelope, containing a short letter I did not want to receive, sat in my shaking hands. It was a...
  • The Shooting Disease: Who You Know, Where You Live

    The Shooting Disease: Who You Know, Where You Live
    Though June is yet to start, warm weather gun violence in Hartford appears to have already begun in earnest. As of Wednesday, shootings were reported to be up by 33 percent compared to this time last year, and the 12 homicides, so far, are triple the...
  • Joan A. Steitz: A Place In The Lab, And In Biochemistry History

    Joan A. Steitz: A Place In The Lab, And In Biochemistry History
    Joan A. Steitz was a young biochemist in 1968, working with Francis Crick, the Nobel laureate credited with co-discovering the DNA double helix. And she needed a breakthrough. The early steps of her career had progressed ideally — including a Ph....
  • Former astronaut inspires Southland College Prep grads

    Former astronaut inspires Southland College Prep grads
    Students graduating from Southland College Prep Charter High School in Richton Park were told earlier this month to become observers and look at the universe surrounding them, rather than looking at their digital devices, according to a press release from...
  • Police: Recent Yale Graduate Stabs Student, Then Jumps To Death

    Police: Recent Yale Graduate Stabs Student, Then Jumps To Death
    NEW HAVEN — A man who graduated from Yale University last week stabbed a student at an off-campus apartment building Tuesday morning, then jumped out of a ninth-floor window to his death, police said. Tyler Carlisle, a philosophy major who worked...
  • Charles Benton, educational film distributor, dies at 84

    Charles Benton, educational film distributor, dies at 84
    Charles Benton, the son of a U.S. senator, was a film distributor who lobbied for free speech and civil liberties. "The flame of the public interest really burned in his breast," said former Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Michael Copps....