| Jul 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Throughout American history, Congress has often been at odds with the president. But so far, the legislative body has not turned to the third government branch — the judiciary — with a lawsuit claiming the chief executive violated the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
The Quinnipiac poll getting buzz this week may be worthless, but the general topic of evaluating Barack Obama is another opportunity to make an important point: almost everything about Obama's presidency can be explained by saying he’s a...
| Jul 4, 2014
"First Lady" was a term Jacqueline Kennedy disliked, or so daughter Caroline once recalled, because it sounded so like a racehorse. Mrs. Kennedy, as she preferred to be called, had a point: The president's official hostess — be it wife, niece,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Former state representative and political consultant Jonathan Pelto has been a burr under the saddle of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ever since the first Democratic governor in 20 years took office in 2011.
The governor's loudest, most relentless critic on the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Believe me, I didn't go looking in my Sunday morning TV viewing for more evidence of what a journalistically bankrupt operation NBC News had become.
It's fish in a barrel these days. Turn to NBC News for almost any given broadcast, and you'll find...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
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...
| Sep 6, 2014
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:05 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:29 PM
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.