| Feb 12, 2015
| 10:00 PM
The Annual Author Series at Renbrook School will host a free talk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. by New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline and novelist Kate Manning. Kara Sundlun, co-host of WFSB's Better Connecticut and anchor of...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:05 PM
Writer's block has never been an issue for the prolific Greil Marcus. "I love to write," says the acclaimed rock critic. "If I am lucky enough to find a subject, I'll dive after it. It's as simple as that."
The author of such classic treatises as...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 11:55 AM
Younger women — ages 18 to 55 — represent only a fraction of the nation's 720,000 heart attacks each year. About 35,000. But they have a significantly more difficult recovery. The reason? Stress.
A Yale University study published this...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Robert C. Klein, a retired insurance executive and World War II veteran who had participated in the liberation of the Landsberg concentration camp, died Feb. 4 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of complications from a stroke.
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:51 PM
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Tickets On Sale ForAAC Women's Basketball
Individual session tickets for the American Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament are on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets. The tournament is at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 4:25 AM
Mass die-offs of hundreds — sometimes hundreds of thousands — of fish, birds and other animals appear to be increasing in both frequency and in the numbers of individuals involved, according to a new study.
The report by researchers at...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ.
But the 63-year-old has been too busy...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Concerns were raised in recent years about what role John Evans — one of the founders of Northwestern University and the city of Evanston’s namesake — had played in the infamous Sand Creek Massacre which left an estimated 150 Native...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:00 PM
HARTFORD — A $3 million federal grant will support a new initiative that aims to use science education as a way to help young Hartford students learn English, city and school officials said Wednesday.
The project, called Literacy and Academic...