| Apr 8, 2015
| 11:08 PM
David Laventhol, an editor and publisher who helped create the innovative Style section of the Washington Post and launch New York Newsday and guided the Los Angeles Times during a period of expansion in the early 1990s, has died. He was 81.
| Apr 6, 2015
| 9:58 AM
Benefit for Channel 3 kids' camp
HARTFORD - This year's Women Raising Awareness Philanthropically (WRAP) Luncheon will honor Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman on Friday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Hartford Marriott Downtown with a guest list of over 250...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 2:28 AM
Twelve helicopters, bristling with guns and U.S. Marines, breached the morning horizon and began a daring descent toward Cambodia's besieged capital. The Americans were rushing in to save them, residents watching the aerial armada believed. But at the U....
| Apr 9, 2015
| 4:55 AM
Yale University says Vice President Joe Biden will address the graduating Yale College Class of 2015 at Class Day next month.
Biden will deliver the Class Day lecture May 17.
A former U.S. senator from Delaware, Biden was chairman of the Senate...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:03 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school.
It worked. And then some. The...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:06 PM
If you are a writer hoping to enhance a story with great quotes, there are a few things you should do to put your interview subject in the right frame of mind to speak openly.
First, you should request to meet "on location" if the story is thematic....
| Mar 16, 2015
| 1:09 PM
Art and craft submissions encouraged
CANTERBURY - A call for artists has been issued for the fifth annual Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale at the Finnish American Heritage Society. The event will be held at the Finnish Hall, 76 N. Canterbury Road,...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 10:10 PM
Steven Spielberg filmed a version of the events that shook the world, but Dan Alon lived the real story.
The 1972 Munich Olympics massacre — depicted by Spielberg in the 2005 political thriller "Munich" — is considered one of the first times...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 4:03 PM
The pressure on high school seniors to apply to and be accepted at selective colleges is as intense as ever. Applications are up, acceptances are down, and mood swings can vacillate from hope to panic, and back again. Many candidates think a diploma...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 2:48 PM
Yale University will host an Environmental Film Festival, with screenings across nine days of documentaries about environmental issues, from April 3 to 11 in various sites around New Haven.
A special exhibition screening will be held on the eve of the...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Michael Bilow says it was not as much of an in-your-face cackle — as some have characterized it — as it was a reaction of unabashed joy when he won his third straight "Jeopardy!" contest on a big wager shown Tuesday.
Bilow had bet $19,798 on...