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  • New Haven rededicates Washington plaque on July Fourth

    A Fourth of July ceremony in New Haven has restored a historic plaque that commemorates President George Washington's visit to the Connecticut city in 1789.
  • Mythological Moment Is Touchstone Of Independence

    Mythological Moment Is Touchstone Of Independence
    July 4 is a great day for celebrating our nation's independence. But next Saturday, July 11, is a great day for remembering why we celebrate, by visiting the Old State House on Main Street in Hartford. There hangs one of the most patriotic paintings in...

    Today in History

    Today is Saturday, July 4, the 185th day of 2015. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day. Today's Highlight in History: On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress...

    Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder

    The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember — Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison. Almost never mentioned is John Jay. "Most people know something about him. ... But very few know the...

    US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat

    U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped looking for work, and paychecks failed to budge. The figures...