| Jan 9, 2015
| 8:55 PM
Maybe Mom was right all along.
Although generations of parents have warned their children that venturing into the cold without a hat will make them sick, scientists have long understood that viruses cause the common cold, and that they can strike in...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Public support for gun rights has increased since the Dec. 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, according to a Pew Research Center study released Wednesday that found, for the first time in more than two decades, that more Americans support gun...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Ever think you don't look your best while flying? There's a reason. Changing cabin pressure, ultraviolet rays and altitude can wreak havoc on your skin on a plane, but there are simple ways to combat the problem.
The most serious issue is that...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:58 PM
More needs to be done to address a hidden toll of violence that is creating a ripple of social ills in Baltimore, including hurting children's ability to learn, community advocates and health professionals say.
The Rev. Frank M. Reid III of Bethel AME...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Not long after some grumpy administrative Grinch at the University of Maine warned employees against the placement of "religious-themed" decorations on campus — including candy canes — NASA announced that Christmas lights have become so bright...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home.
That would be naive.
There have been two gun-related incidents in my...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Overruling the objections of gun-rights advocates, the U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy, a British-born, American-educated internal medicine specialist, to become the 19th surgeon general of the United States.
The 51-43 vote makes...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:13 PM
When my sister and I were children and flew to summer camp together, our mother always asked us to call her once we arrived to let her know we landed safely. When we got older, my sister and I put our own twist on this practice: If my sister was giving me...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Southington Football Team Honored By Walter Camp
The Southington Blue Knights, the No. 1 team in the state's high school football season-ending polls, is the Walter Camp Football Foundation's choice to receive the Joseph W. Kelly Award, which is awarded...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:52 PM
TCU's Patterson Named Camp Coach Of Year
Gary Patterson, head coach of the TCU Horned Frogs, has been named the Walter Camp Coach of the Year by a vote of the nation's 125 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors....