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  • CT's Katherine Heigl Returning To TV With New NBC Series

    One familiar face in the new TV fall lineup is that of Katherine Heigl, who left "Grey's Anatomy" after six seasons in 2010 to pursue a career in movies. Heigl, 35, who grew up in New Canaan, is returning to television to star as a CIA analyst for the...
  • U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges

    U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges
    A landmark agreement on climate change between the U.S. and China, the world's top two polluting nations, faced immediate challenges from experts who warned that it would require an overhaul of China's economy and from Republicans in Congress who vowed to...
  • President Obama declares Hawaiian lava flow to be major disaster

    President Obama declares Hawaiian lava flow to be major disaster
    President Barack Obama on Monday declared a slow-moving lava flow from the Pu'u O'o vent of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii to be a major disaster, the White House said. The declaration frees up federal money to help protect local communities from the...
  • US-China climate deal is either a good start or a 'non-binding charade'

    WASHINGTON As environmentalists and the White House celebrated a major agreement with China over combating climate change, Republicans on Capitol Hill immediately began attacking it, and even the president's allies said more needed to be done. A key...
  • Congress returns to Washington � and to partisan angling

    WASHINGTON A week after voters signaled they wanted change in Washington, Congress came back to town Wednesday and gave them more of the same. Leaders from both parties in the House of Representatives and the Senate pledged bipartisan cooperation, but...
  • US, China announce pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    BEIJING Creating an opening for a larger international agreement, China and the United States on Wednesday announced new targets for greenhouse gas emissions that are intended to help curb global climate change. As part of the arrangement, announced by...
  • China's president defends refusal of visas for foreign correspondents

    China's president defends refusal of visas for foreign correspondents
    Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that foreign journalists who have had trouble obtaining or renewing their Chinese visas might be the cause of their own problems and that media outlets operating in China “need to obey China’s laws...
  • Obama and 'the stupidity of the American voter'

    Obama and 'the stupidity of the American voter'
    Post-election analysis falls somewhere between amusing and clueless. In the amusing camp are Democratic strategists who intone that more Democrats would have won if only more people had voted. The gods surely blush with envy. And, of course, there's...
  • Hillary Clinton takes a page from Nixon's book

    Hillary Clinton takes a page from Nixon's book
    As 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton joined her party's push to survive the challenges it faces in the midterm congressional elections tomorrow, she took a page from the comeback playbook of another one-time presidential loser:...
  • Boost in US tech sales foreseen as China, US vow to work to eliminate tariffs

    BEIJING In a move likely to benefit U.S. information and technology companies, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he had reached an "understanding" with China that could eliminate tariffs on global sales of high-tech equipment. If and when...
  • Obama, Putin exchange little more than pleasantries in China

    President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin came to agreement on Tuesday – that the soaring cloisonne ceilings and elaborately carved teak wood at the Yanqi Lake conference center here were really quite nice. “It’s beautiful,...