| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The marijuana landscape, both in Connecticut and across the nation, is changing kind of fast these days:
- A state legislative committee last week put its final stamp of approval on proposed regulations for Connecticut's new medical marijuana system....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:02 PM
“The Hunger Games” has found its Cressida in “Game of Thrones” actress Natalie Dormer. The 31-year-old English actress has been […]...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:07 PM
A Somerset County judge granted District Attorney Lisa Lazzari-Strasiser’s motion to preclude expert testimony regarding battered woman syndrome and post-traumatic stress disorder in Erin Nicole Everett’s homicide trial.
Everett is accused...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A federal judge ruled Thursday the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs misused its sprawling West Los Angeles campus by leasing land for a hotel laundry, a film studio storage lot and UCLA's baseball stadium, but stopped short of ordering the tenants...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The horrors of Vamp Camp – where the undead are imprisoned, studied and killed – are graphically revealed in “Don’t You Feel Me,” Episode 66 of HBO’s “True Blood.”
When last we saw vampires Eric...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:28 AM
A military jury on Friday sentenced a U.S. soldier who massacred 16 Afghan civilians last year to life in prison without a chance of parole.
The decision came in the case of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, 40, who pleaded guilty in June in a deal to avoid...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At least 106 of the 166 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay detention center are reported to be on hunger strike, with 45 currently being force-fed.
A recently published report by the Constitution Project's Task Force on Detainee Treatment, to which we...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:05 PM
For military personnel sent to war zones, seeing killing, maiming or dead bodies dramatically increases the risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. But researchers studying service members deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq have...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Michael Hastings, the high-profile journalist who died in a fiery crash June 18 in Los Angeles, considered himself to be “invincible” and believed he could “jump from a balcony and would be OK,” according to a coroner’s...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:06 PM
As many people who knew him suspected, the fiery death of the young journalist Michael Hastings in a single car crash was the result of tragic circumstances, not a government plot to get rid of an inconvenient truth teller.
As my colleagues Andrew...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Journalist Michael Hastings, who was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Los Angeles in June, may have suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder as the result of his work as a war journalist, according to a coroner's report released Tuesday....