| Oct 18, 2014
| 12:18 PM
June Wing, a political, social and environmental activist who participated in the effort that stopped Interstate 95 from being built through several Southeast Baltimore communities, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at her Guilford home.
She was 98....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:50 PM
The Chicago History Museum has opened an exhibit about the year 1968, truly a tumultuous 366 days — yes, it was a leap year — not only because of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the social upheaval and riots that...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON When Joaquin Castro was walking through Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport recently, he got a familiar greeting: "Hey, Mr. Mayor."
He smiled and quickly corrected the admirer. It happens a lot.
The "mayor" is his identical twin, Julian...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:36 PM
For centuries, artists have incorporated the written word into their art. Robert Indiana, one of the original American Pop artists, made them the focus of his artistic career.
Today, Indiana's words are some of the most recognizable in the world. His...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley called Thursday for improved background checks by the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Foley was responding to the arrest of Victor M. Diaz, a deputy commissioner at the Department of Motor Vehicles...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:32 PM
She's routinely re-elected by large margins. As the face of the Democratic Party, she's the top Florida guest on the Sunday TV political talk shows. And along the way, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has made enemies.
The downside of her high profile...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:35 PM
A state deputy motor vehicles commissioner, who resigned suddenly from his $115,000-a-year position on Sept. 9 for "personal reasons," was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual assault involving a victim under age 16, Waterbury police said.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Original post | 10:06 a.m.
Updated | 12:42 p.m. and 1:13 p.m.
Under the headline “Democrats turn on Debbie Wasserman Schultz” at the top of Politico’s website Thursday, an article reports the Weston congresswoman “is in a...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Attendance at the NASCAR Hall of Fame dipped slightly in the past year to 169,724, down from 176,838 visitors in the previous year.
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said the decline was due to the previous year's attendance being inflated by...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Walt Disney is sticking around, jellyfish are going away while snow monkeys arrive, and David Bowie, as represented by his artifacts, is coming to town.
The fall museum calendar is a busy one, unveiling new shows and new events as well as the reprise of...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Deputy Commissioner Victor M. Diaz of the state Department of Motor Vehicles has resigned his $115,000-a-year position, the department confirmed Wednesday afternoon.
"I accepted the resignation last night at 8:40 p.m. of the Deputy Commissioner for...