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  • We're not getting the federal government we deserve

     We're not getting the federal government we deserve
    Whatever happened to good old American know-how? The nation that invented modern management seems to be suffering a crisis of competence. The Secret Service can't protect the White House. Public health authorities can't get their arms around a one-man...
  • 'Keys' open a path to God rather than a door

    Q: Can you help me ID these objects? I don't want to sell them; I just want to know what they are and learn about them. A: Sent with the query are images of two metal objects the reader calls "keys." Imagine a pair of differing brass or alloy metal...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Serbian National Parliament Delegation Visits Greater Hartford

    Five senior Serbian Parliament members will arrive in Hartford on September 18, sponsored by the Open World Leadership Program, funded by the United States Congress, and arranged by Friendship Force of Connecticut. Delegates selected by the American...
  • Fall promises bounty of great new books

    Fall promises bounty of great new books
    Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
  • Consumer Reports: Remember 1978? Why 2014 is better

    Feeling nostalgic for the good old days? Then think back to the late 1970s, says Consumer Reports. Gas lines stretched for blocks at service stations thanks to a revolution in Iran and an energy crisis. Gas-guzzling cars were common: The midsized 1978...
  • 9th Circuit to take up same-sex marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii

    Three federal appeals court judges who have ruled in favor of gay rights in the past are to hear arguments Monday on whether to uphold same-sex marriage bans in Western states. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges, randomly selected to...
  • Newport News Shipbuilding prepares to christen submarine John Warner

     Newport News Shipbuilding prepares to christen submarine John Warner
    NEWPORT NEWS — Petty Officer 2nd Class Joseph Koerber, preparing for his first submarine duty, has studied the namesake of his new ship, a man who has "a very rich history." But this isn't someone from the Navy's distant past. In fact, Koerber...
  • Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

    Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner
    Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the Navy's newest submarine Saturday in a ceremony that will more than mark a construction milestone. It will celebrate the legacy of retired U.S. Sen. John Warner, one of Virginia's most venerated leaders. Warner...
  • Review: 'Thirteen Days in September' by Lawrence Wright

    Review: 'Thirteen Days in September' by Lawrence Wright
    His closest advisers warned him against it, but President Jimmy Carter decided to risk everything anyhow. He would bring peace to the Middle East. The deeply religious Baptist believed that God wanted him to be the peacemaker "and that somehow he would...
  • Anastasios 'Tom' Kokkinakos, restaurant owner [Obituary]

    Anastasios 'Tom' Kokkinakos, restaurant owner [Obituary]
    Anastasios "Tom" Kokkinakos, a Greek immigrant who later became part owner of a Govans pizza establishment and a restaurant consultant, died Thursday at his Timonium home of heart failure. He was 74. Anastasios Kokkinakos, who was born and raised in...
  • North Korea sentences American to 6 years hard labor for 'hostile acts'

    North Korea sentences American to 6 years hard labor for 'hostile acts'
    North Korea sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labor for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist to the country, a statement carried by state media said on Sunday, as the United States requested his immediate pardon and release....