| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:06 PM
It was supposed to be just like every other annual Harvard-Yale game: a lively, fierce rivalry coupled with students and alumni cheering and tailgating.
But on Nov. 19, 2011, one tailgate festivity got out of hand: Brendan Ross, a member of the Yale...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:59 PM
In the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, more than 11,161 people were killed with a firearm in the U.S., while an estimated 69,000 were shot and survived and 20,000 committed suicide with a firearm. Also, at least six...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The 2014 Golden Globe nominations were announced on Dec. 12. Presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Globes are known for recognizing excellence in both television and film.
While the program is usually known for honoring Hollywood...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, led a big rise in philanthropy among the wealthy in 2013 as the number of gifts of at least $1 million climbed 57%, according to a report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:41 PM
A foundation controlled by Stephan Schmidheiny, the billionaire global environmentalist whose 1996 honorary degree from Yale University is under protest, donated money to Yale at least three times in the mid-1990s, documents show.
Those donations —...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
"Why does public conflict over societal risks persist in the face of compelling and widely accessible scientific evidence?" asks a new study by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale University, which should be required reading for all members of the "do-...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:42 PM
NEW HAVEN — In Thursday morning's cold, a pair of workers unpacked and bolted down a new sign in front of the imposing five-story glass building on Whitney Avenue. Inside, cleaners scurried about, their jetpack-like vacuums humming through halls and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Amiri Baraka died Thursday after weeks of failing health, a family spokeperson confirmed. He was 79.
A playwright, poet, critic and activist, Baraka was one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Grace Hopper, known as "the first lady of software," is celebrated for her computer genius, with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 107th birthday.
The doodle would have been deeply appreciated by Grace Murray Hopper. She rose through the naval...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The U.S. Postal Service has released dog attack rankings for 2012 by city. Last year, nearly 5,900 letter carriers were attacked by dogs. Overall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were thought to be about 4.7 million...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Jellyfish are about to take over the oceans! Mass "blooms" will destroy fisheries, clog nuke plant intakes, ruin beaches! Long Island Sound, with its warming waters and high nitrogen pollution, is a prime candidate for the Jellyfish Apocalypse!