| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Many believe the Romans are to thank for cultivating the first wild apple -- small, sour, and riddled with seeds--into the crisp, sweet, tart and juicy goodness we love today. Historians may not agree whether it originated in...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:05 AM
For Mike Graham, what started as an aggravation of an old football injury led to a number of failed spinal fusion surgeries before doctors decided to implant a pump to regularly release doses of morphine to try to ease his chronic pain.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
A recent court ruling in a convoluted 1993 New Haven murder case is making things a lot tougher for a group trying to free wrongly convicted people from Connecticut prisons.
The case concerns the killing of Eugenio Deleone Vega. The organization is...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Deana Parris had a decision to make.
A year after she joined the trampoline team at the Fairland Sports and Aquatics Center in Laurel, her parents declared that she and her brother had to pare down their many extracurricular activities to two each....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:21 PM
In his four years at Notre Dame, point guard Eric Atkins has gone from being a steady freshman who came off the bench for a veteran team to the unquestioned senior leader — and now unlikely leading scorer — on a young team searching to find...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:56 AM
A 69-year-old former cop and private investigator has been hit with a four-year prison sentence after a jury convicted him of witness tampering and bribery for his work on a highly controversial New Haven murder case.
The sentence handed down by...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Every year more than 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer, and more than 50,000 will die from the disease. But a colonoscopy can help prevent that. In fact, research published March 5, 2013, in Annals of Internal Medicine found the test can...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:46 PM
When Anna Djanbazian lost her brother after his battle with colon cancer, she grieved the only way that seemed natural to her — through dance.
“As soon as it happened, I felt I needed to do something,” she said.
It took Djanbazian, who...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The French composer Claude Debussy once said that, "Music is the space between the notes." Google on Thursday marked the 151st anniversary of Debussy’s birth with a tuneful doodle that offers a certain Parisian flare.
The animated doodle is set on...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Katie Couric is newly engaged to John Molner, her banker boyfriend of nearly two years.
Molner, 50, proposed to Couric, 56, at sunset on the beach in East Hampton, N.Y., according to People magazine, which said he popped for a "spectacular" diamond...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Ivelisse Page is on a mission.
In 2011, Page launched Believe Big, a nonprofit foundation that helps cancer patients and their families through this traumatic, life-changing diagnosis. Based on her own experience as a colon cancer survivor, Page aims to...