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  • Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares

    Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares
    As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon. A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
  • Yale's Endowment Up 20.2% To $23.9 Billion

    Yale's Endowment Up 20.2% To $23.9 Billion
    Yale University announced Wednesday its endowment is up 20.2 percent for the 12-month period ending June 30. The Ivy League institution in New Haven had $4 billion investment gain. The net change to the endowment is less than 20.2 percent because of...
  • Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement

    Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign paid more than $77,000 to a student who accused campus officials of minimizing her sexual assault and harassment complaints even after photographs and a video of the incident were passed around a fraternity...
  • Connecticut Venues With A View Of The Season's Foliage

    Connecticut Venues With A View Of The Season's Foliage
    I love our state's fall foliage. What I don't like is fighting traffic jams on country roads, or worse, hiking up some dusty path to see it. I prefer to do my leaf peeping in comfort, preferably over the rim of a martini glass. Luckily, there are plenty...
  • Sexual assault allegations: To name names or not?

    Sexual assault allegations: To name names or not?
    When it comes to sexual assault allegations, is it ever a good idea to name names? That question arose this week when a group claiming to be current and former University of Chicago students created and then deleted an anonymous Tumblr account listing...
  • Dick Smith Dead: 'Godfather of Makeup' Dies at 92

    Dick Smith, known as the "Godfather of Makeup," has died at age 92. Smith's protege, Rick Baker, tweeted of the legend's passing on Thursday morning. The master is gone. My friend and mentor Dick Smith is no longer with us. The world will not be the...
  • Caroline Wozniacki Checks In, Says She Still Loves New Haven

    Caroline Wozniacki Checks In, Says She Still Loves New Haven
    Caroline Wozniacki will try to become the first five-time champion in the history of the WTA event now known as the Connecticut Open, Aug. 15-23 in New Haven. The following week, she will try to win a Grand Slam for the first time at the U.S. Open....
  • If your friends feel like family, there's a good reason for it

    If your friends feel like family, there's a good reason for it
    The truism that friends are the family you choose may be more accurate than you might suppose. A study published on Monday found that people are apt to pick friends who are genetically similar to themselves - so much so that friends tend to be as alike...
  • Norfolk, Yale Share In Summer Music

    Norfolk, Yale Share In Summer Music
    A moment of distress happened unexpectedly for a young musician on Thursday and when it did, it was proof once again of the unity between the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and the town where the Yale program is located. There on the stage of the...
  • Glen Ellyn hires former president as village attorney

    Glen Ellyn hires former president as village attorney
    Glen Ellyn trustees on Monday night voted unanimously to hire former Village President and Village Trustee Greg Mathews as Glen Ellyn's in-house attorney. The move represents a departure for Glen Ellyn, which historically has used an outside law firm,...
  • When food's the reward, obese women's judgment fails them

    When food's the reward, obese women's judgment fails them
    At the risk of inspiring offensive commentary from misogynists and fat haters, I bring you this intriguing finding about obese women from researchers at Yale University: Compared to their normal-weight peers, obese women -- but not men -- appear to have a...