| Apr 29, 2015
| 5:44 AM
"It's all about the music."
That's the defining statement about the College Street Music Hall, which opens Friday, May 1, amid much fanfare in downtown New Haven. The major new venue blends the current trend for comfortable, acoustically sound concert...
| 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.
| 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....
| May 17, 2015
| 4:24 PM
NEW HAVEN — Vice President Joe Biden urged graduating Yale University students on Sunday to avoid questioning the motives of others in the search for common ground.
At a time when critics say that Washington, D.C., is hamstrung by partisanship and...
| May 15, 2015
| 6:40 PM
The graduate class of 2016 at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design withdrew in protest Friday from the visual arts program over administration and curriculum changes.
The master of fine arts students publicly posted a letter on the website Art &...
| May 15, 2015
| 4:49 PM
A financial analyst who covers Aetna said this week that the health insurer is poised for a large acquisition and that Humana or Cigna are likely targets.
None of the companies would talk about the matter Friday, and the report was strictly one analyst's...
| May 14, 2015
| 2:20 PM
William Zinsser had been a writer and editor for 30 years, covering subjects as varied as shad running in the Hudson River and the Mau-Mau revolt in Kenya, when he complained to his wife that his well had gone dry.
She had a brilliant idea: "You...
| May 14, 2015
| 8:24 AM
Popular novelist Jodi Picoult and her daughter and co-author, Samantha van Leer, will speak Tuesday, May 19, at 6 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 26 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison, in a program presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of Madison. Picoult and...
| May 13, 2015
| 8:12 PM
Peter Gay, a popular and prize-winning historian who meticulously traced the rise of secular Western thought, from a prize-winning history of the Enlightenment to a best-selling biography of Sigmund Freud, has died.
Gay died Tuesday at his home in...
| 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...
| May 11, 2015
| 2:53 PM
NEW HAVEN — An alumnus who said Yale University changed his life has given the Ivy League school a near-record $150 million to fund a new student and campus center.
The gift from financier and alumnus Stephen Schwarzman, co-founder and CEO of the...