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  • Wojciech Jaruzelski dies at 90; Polish general imposed martial law

    Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, the communist leader who imposed harsh military rule on Poland in 1981 in an attempt to crush the pro-democracy Solidarity movement but years later allowed reforms that ended up dismantling the regime, has died. He was 90....
  • Boxers In Connecticut Hall of Fame

    Boxers with state ties in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. 2013 ISRAEL "PITO" CARDONA: Cardona, a Hartford native, turned to pro boxing at the age of 18, winning his pro debut in 1993. He won the International Boxing Organization super...
  • Rising propane prices leave many in Midwest out in the cold

    Rising propane prices leave many in Midwest out in the cold
    KNOB NOSTER, Mo. — From a bay window in her home on the prairie, Angela Hostetler stares out at the six huge chicken barns out back. They hold 156,000 chickens, and when she and her husband, Mardy, purchased the farm two years ago, it seemed like...
  • Film Review: 'Tangerines'

    A small-scale, poignant and accessible anti-war statement, Georgian writer-director Zaza Urushadze's "Tangerines" spotlights regional conflict in 1992 Abkhazia, as one longtime rural resident who's refused to flee takes in two wounded fighters on opposite...
  • Ukraine Gets Support From Film Festival Toppers

    The Warsaw Film Foundation, which oversees the Warsaw fest, has sent out a letter to the entertainment industry and the media calling for solidarity and support of the various film festivals and staff in Ukraine. The Russian government has recently...
  • Biden on mission to reassure NATO allies in Eastern Europe

    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Poland on Tuesday for a two-day tour to reassure Eastern European allies unnerved by Russian aggression in Ukraine that the United States is committed to their security. As Russian President Vladimir...
  • Local lawyer goes from self-published novel to book deal

    Local lawyer goes from self-published novel to book deal
    Word of mouth is the self-published author's Kickstarter. Steadily building buzz can catapult a book from selling a few copies here and there to being picked up by a major publisher with all the distribution resources and marketing muscle at its disposal....
  • Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Poland's first post-communist premier, dies at 86

    Tadeusz Mazowiecki, 86, Eastern Europe's first democratic prime minister after communism, a key advisor to Poland's Solidarity freedom movement and U.N. human rights envoy to Bosnia in the 1990s, died Monday in Warsaw after being hospitalized for a high...
  • Ukraine's drama, Obama's weakness

    Ukraine's drama, Obama's weakness
    Ukraine's civil conflict strikes many Americans as a distant and unimportant dispute, one hardly connected to their daily lives. Such a lack of interest in international affairs is understandable, perhaps, because of the focus on economic recovery since...
  • Monitoring a climate epidemic

     Monitoring a climate epidemic
    At the U.N. climate negotiations in Warsaw on Monday, the lead Philippine delegate, Yeb Sano, made an emotional plea: "Typhoons such as Haiyan and its impacts represent a sobering reminder to the international community that we cannot afford to...
  • Rich-vs.-poor nations' clash stalls work toward 2015 climate pact

    The issue that has prevented a major advance in the battle against global warming for two decades has scuttled progress at the latest U.N. gathering aimed at forging a climate pact by 2015: how much rich nations should pay to help developing countries...