| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:23 AM
We are the pit bull that is seen with wary eyes; if we come too close, then it's goodbye. Regardless of whether we are calm, courteous and nonthreatening in demeanor, we are deemed suspicious and dangerous, which makes it justifiable to put us down with a...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:26 PM
On the opening day of law school at Yale, I always counsel my first-year students never to support a law they are not willing to kill to enforce. Usually they greet this advice with something between skepticism and puzzlement, until I remind them that the...
| Nov 22, 2014
Sensible is what Gateway Community College strives for in its continuing-education programs that allow adult students to take smaller bites of the education apple while advancing their education and employment prospects.
Many of these noncredit courses,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:08 AM
Impassioned ornithologist John Marzluff has combed the United States — specifically the suburbs that ring large cities — to research what our feathered friends are up to. The result, "Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens,...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Long thought a thing of the future, electric cars are becoming mainstream. Sales in the United States of plug-in, electric vehicles nearly doubled last year. Credible forecasts see the number rising within a decade to half a million vehicles per year,...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Most Hollywood marriages don't turn out like this.
Fifteen years ago, several executives were jockeying for a plum position running 20th Century Fox Television, the production company behind "The Simpsons" and "Ally McBeal." The boss made a decision,...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: University of Florida Shands Medical Center
A new University of Florida study shows daily moderate physical activity may mean the difference between seniors being able to keep up everyday activities or becoming housebound. In fact, moderate...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:06 AM
HARTFORD — Visit Hartford Hospital and you'll see pieces of history on display: a 1927 nursing book opened to a diagram of the body's thoracic area; early brain surgery tools from the 1950s; ancient marble tablets inscribed with the hospital's first...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:20 PM
A renowned Connecticut judge and former CIA agent who had the distinction of being the longest held prisoner of war in American history died Monday at the age of 84. Those who knew him said he was a remarkable man, who was accomplished, caring,...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Howard County Executive-elect Allan Kittleman likes to refer to himself as a personal freedom guy. That's why he supported marriage equality, the decriminalization of marijuana possession and a ban on discrimination against transgender people. And it...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Drink companies spent $866 million to advertise sugary drinks last year, with much of that marketing aimed squarely at children and teens, a Yale University research center says in a new report.
"Despite promises by major beverage companies to be part...