| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:56 PM
(Reuters) - Ireland pulled off one of the greatest ever shocks in women's rugby by beating reigning champions New Zealand 17-14 in their World Cup pool match in Marcoussis, France, on Tuesday.
A late solo try by wing Alison Miller, followed by a...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:37 PM
When James Brady died Monday, most Americans probably thought of him in connection with one of two things: the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan — in which Brady, the amiable president’s amiable press secretary, was seriously wounded...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:51 PM
In July, Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested trying to board a plane for L.A. for a screening of his film "Documented," about his life before and after he "outed" himself as an undocumented immigrant living in the U.S. for decades. For the first time since...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:32 AM
At first glance, a mandatory dress code appeared to have been imposed Tuesday at the final pre-World Cup friendly for the 32 teams. Second glance, too.
Supporters of Portugal blanketed MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, across the river from New York City,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The criminal justice system in Connecticut stole half of Kenneth Ireland's life. The least the state should do is compensate him for his searing loss of freedom in a timely manner.
But Mr. Ireland and others like him who have been wrongly convicted...
| Jun 29, 2014
Walgreen Co. is at a crossroads, but it may not be "at the corner of happy and healthy" as its advertising slogan suggests.
The nation's largest drugstore chain is considering a move that would allow it to significantly cut its tax bill and increase...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Kenneth Ireland lost the years when he might have gone to college, started a career, begun a family. They were taken from him when he was jailed for 21 years for a rape and murder that he didn't commit. He was exonerated in 2009 when DNA testing led...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:24 AM
Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade.
A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Can’t make it to Brazil?
That doesn’t mean you can’t elbow your way through a crowd of drunken fans to a front-row seat for this summer’s World Cup, which kicks off Thursday. Viewing parties are scheduled all over Southern...
| May 25, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Rory McIlroy, just days removed from a very public breakup with fiancee and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, shot a six-under-par 66 to wipe out a seven-stroke deficit and win the BMW PGA Championship in Virginia Water, England, on Sunday.
| May 30, 2014
| 3:41 AM
On Dec. 14, 1918, a month after the armistice was signed ending the first world war, The Courant ran a story on Page 1 reporting the miraculous effect the war's conclusion seemed to have on thousands of mentally wounded warriors.
"SHELL SHOCK SOLDIERS...