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  • The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State

    The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State
    Sectarian violence is tearing apart much of the Middle East. One of the major antagonists, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is also becoming a serious domestic security challenge for more than 80 countries around the world grappling with...
  • Woodlands restored to re-create 16th century landscape in L.A.

    Woodlands restored to re-create 16th century landscape in L.A.
    Descanso Gardens on Saturday will unveil an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern California landscape. The 7.7-...
  • Counties' ambitious stream restoration projects stir debate

    Counties' ambitious stream restoration projects stir debate
    Whitemarsh Run looks a mess, more a construction site than a stream. With its flow temporarily dammed and diverted, a track hoe is carving out a new, more sinuous channel for the badly degraded waterway running through a built-up patch of northeastern...
  • Middletown Area Becomes Latest To Use 2-1-1 To Combat Homelessness

    MIDDLETOWN — Middlesex County along with Meriden and Wallingford on Monday became the sixth of eight zones in the state to join the 2-1-1 system to provide better services to the homeless. The Connecticut Coordinated Access Network will receive...
  • Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies

    Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies
    They dressed Britney Spears in an epic wardrobe of embellished crop tops and low-rise pants from 1999 to 2004. Earlier this year, they received a Costume Designers Guild Award nomination for outfitting Matthew McConaughey in western garb and Jared Leto in...
  • U.S. and China announce plans to curb greenhouse gases

    At a summit Tuesday to kick off the drafting of an international climate change accord, President Obama spoke bluntly of American responsibility for global warming and pledged that ambitious steps would be unveiled over the next year to cut greenhouse gas...
  • Neil Young songs drown in a sea of strings, horns

    Neil Young's brilliant if confounding career has a messy inconsistency, brimming with genius but also toss-offs, digressions and disasters. A few would-be duds ("On the Beach," "Trans") proved their value over time, if not quite up to par with the...
  • 'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds

    'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds
    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,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury's Community For Care Provides Resources To Parents

    Drug and alcohol use among young people often occurs outside of school hours, and many parents are reluctant to contact school officials when they suspect a problem or have questions. In response, Simsbury's newly-formed Town and School Community for Care...
  • Bird Experts, State Join To Protect Habitats

    Bird Experts, State Join To Protect Habitats
    HARTFORD — A new panel of experts is being created to advise state agencies on how to best identify, protect and improve critical bird habitat areas in Connecticut. The state's decision to form the new advisory committee comes just a few weeks...
  • Climate change fears spur divestment on fossil fuels

    In the run-up to a United Nations summit this week aimed at combating climate change, a small but growing number of multimillion-dollar investors are demanding more aggressive steps to wean countries from fossil-fuel consumption. The fledgling...