| Sep 8, 2012
WASHINGTON — Amid concerns about cost and reliability, the federal Department of Homeland Security has quietly postponed plans to buy technology that officials have long claimed could provide a life-saving upgrade of BioWatch, the nation's system...
| Sep 12, 2012
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has rushed to acquire a new, multibillion-dollar version of the BioWatch system for detecting biological attacks without establishing whether it was needed or would work, according to a new...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:15 PM
You’ve been out of high school for about 20 years. You’ve heard of Lemmy Kilmister, Michael Schenker, Vinnie Paul, Uli Jon Roth, David Coverdale, Ace Frehley and Bill Ward. You find yourself debating the relative merits of Rush, the Cult and...
| Jul 8, 2012
DENVER — As Chris Lindley drove to work that morning in August 2008, a call set his heart pounding.
The Democratic National Convention was being held in Denver, and Barack Obama was to accept his party's presidential nomination before a crowd of...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:44 PM
A preparedness drill for emergency services personnel will take a creative spin just days before Halloween, when volunteers in the training exercise don zombie costumes.
“If you are prepared for the zombie attack, you are prepared for anything,&...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 11:26 PM
Pitchfork Day 2 is in the books for Saturday in Union Park. Here’s the rundown from yours truly (GK) and my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG):
1:09 p.m.: The pleasant chirping of crickets provides the transition between songs for the...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
After spurning a hostile takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline PLC in April, Human Genome Sciences Inc. said Monday it agreed to be bought by the biopharmaceutical giant for a more lucrative offer valued at $3.6 billion.
GlaxoSmithKline boosted its offer for...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax: These three titans are part of something called the “Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival,” which includes eight metal bands. The headliner is Slipknot, but Slayer (even with guitarist Jeff Hanneman sidelined,...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:05 AM
In the world of complicated scientific names of organisms that cause illness in animals, the names Microcystis, Anabena, and Aphanizomenon are even more unfamiliar than most. These organisms are quite different from the bacteria, viruses, and parasites we...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 6:33 AM
ELKHART – The man who is the drummer for the heavy metal band Anthrax has been released from the Elkhart County Jail.
Charles Benante and his wife were arrested Friday for domestic battery in front of a child.
Arrest records indicate the pair...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:45 AM
I, the Breather perform during Mayhem Festival alongside Anthrax, Motörhead, Slayer, Slipknot and more.
$25-$85, 1 p.m., Aug. 5. Comcast Theatre, 61 Savitt Way, Hartford, livenation.com
Religion and music have long been two crucial, interwoven...