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  • 'Homeland' recap: Carrie takes control of besieged CIA station

    'Homeland' recap: Carrie takes control of besieged CIA station
    By threatening to expose treasonous acts of CIA Director Andrew Lockhart (Tracy Letts), Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) regains her frontline position in the war on terror. But in assuming command of the troubled CIA station in Islamabad, she finds...
  • Beijing's smog makes Los Angeles air look good

    How does a normal day in Beijing compare with one in Los Angeles? The answer, it turns out, is both simple and complex. Los Angeles' skies are among the most foul in the United States: In the American Lung Assn.'s 2014 national State of the Air...
  • Ceremony Marks East Hartford Police Promotions, Commendations

    Ceremony Marks East Hartford Police Promotions, Commendations
    EAST HARTFORD — The police department recognized three recently promoted officers and issued several awards during a ceremony Thursday at the Community Cultural Center. Speaking to the promoted officers, Police Chief Scott Sansom said: "What I...
  • White House grapples with limits of air campaign in Iraq and Syria

    As warplanes from the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates pounded Islamic State fighters near the Syrian city of Kobani for a third day, the U.S.-led military campaign began running up against the limits of what air power can accomplish. "Airstrikes alone...
  • 'Homeland' recap: CIA-ordered airstrike turns into fiasco

    'Homeland' recap: CIA-ordered airstrike turns into fiasco
    As “Homeland” begins its fourth season on Showtime, about six months have passed since Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) sadly drew a star on the memorial wall at CIA headquarters. That gesture honored her disgraced lover/comrade Nicholas Brody...
  • Foreign diplomats, workers flee Libyan chaos by thousands

    Foreign diplomats, workers flee Libyan chaos by thousands
    The flight of foreign workers and diplomats from Libya accelerated Thursday, with thousands ordered home by their native countries as fighting consumed major cities and the Tripoli airport. Clashes between Islamist gangs and fractured government...
  • Thomas Luche: He spent career making life better across the globe

    Thomas Luche: He spent career making life better across the globe
    MOUNT DORA — Making life better for people in developing countries was at the core of Thomas Luche's lengthy career as a diplomatic official. Luche's career with the U.S. Agency for International Development led him to far-flung locales...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut High School Students Head To China

    Twenty high school students from Connecticut are in China for the first week in August, completing a year-long program that began when a delegation of Chinese students came to Connecticut last summer. The students from Mark T. Sheehan and Lyman Hall...
  • 2 Americans say they'll face trial soon in North Korea, seek U.S. help

    2 Americans say they'll face trial soon in North Korea, seek U.S. help
    Two Americans detained in North Korea expect to be tried soon, they told the Associated Press on Friday, and are pleading with the U.S. government to obtain their release. Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller, who were detained three months ago, told an...
  • Berlin vs. Washington: When friends spy on friends

    Commenting on the execution of a French nobleman by Napoleon, the French diplomat Talleyrand supposedly observed: "It was worse than a crime — it was a blunder." That consummate expression of realpolitik certainly applies to the alleged U.S....
  • Suicide bomber attacks foreign post in Kabul, kills five people

    Suicide bomber attacks foreign post in Kabul, kills five people
    A suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated his explosives Tuesday morning near a compound in Kabul that houses foreigners, killing at least five people and injuring seven others. The dead included a Nepali and a Peruvian. The nationalities of the others...