| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Was John Hanger's recent commentary supposed be run on April's Fools Day instead of Halloween ("Democrats run the economy better," Oct. 30). Surely his supposed reasoning on the subject of why Democrats run the economy better than Republicans was with...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Jimmy Butler made a surprise return to the starting lineup and made two free throws with 0.2 seconds left to help the visiting Chicago Bulls weather another absence from Derrick Rose in a 106-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:29 PM
I must confess something. I live in San Francisco, home of the Giants, who just won the World Series. And I'm proud.
This is really odd. I have no interest in baseball and only dimly know that it doesn't involve slap shots or birdies. The last time I...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Roderick M. Hills, who led the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under President Ford and concluded that investment companies needed more freedom from regulation, has died. He was 83.
He died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As a nurse, I understand the confusion and concern about those who are possibly infected with Ebola. However, instead of getting a lawyer and complaining about how her rights have been violated, Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse in the quarantine standoff,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:40 AM
As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:39 AM
When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In its third editorial endorsing Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over Democratic incumbent Scott Peters, the U-T San Diego newspaper had one description of DeMaio that not even his many critics could dispute: "One of a kind."
| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Harry Truman's old adage, "The buck stops here," has been confirmed, at least politically, in President Obama's highly visible response to the Ebola crisis. His lengthy talk on the subject televised from the Oval Office was clearly devised...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia.
Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:48 PM
ROCKY HILL – With his poll ratings down nationally, President Barack Obama has avoided the campaign trail this fall in some states.
But not Connecticut.
He is back again for the second time in a week – campaigning at a rally Wednesday...