| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:43 AM
Local families are invited to visit the four stops on the Connecticut Dinosaur Trail this summer with the Dino Trail Passport which allows admission to all attractions with one cost-effective ticket. The Dino Trail includes the Connecticut Science Center,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The media office of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, this month sent an unusual text message: For the first time since having prostate surgery in September, Khamenei had resumed his weekly hikes in the hills of Tehran.
Attached was a photo...
| Nov 6, 2014
Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants the National Park Service monument at Fort Monroe expanded to connect the two federally protected parcels in the North Beach and Inner Moat areas.
"Governor McAuliffe believes a contiguous national monument at Fort Monroe...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:58 AM
The last thing the NFL needed was for the Ray Rice appeal of his indefinite suspension to take center stage this week.
The initial discipline and later release of the graphic tape of Rice punching his girlfriend touched the middle rail of nationwide...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a legal challenge to a key part of the Obamacare health law which, if successful, would deprive millions of Americans of tax-credit subsidies to help them afford health insurance coverage.
In a one-sentence...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Like an old trouper trying to find a new audience for his same old show, our president and thespian-in-chief is giving it a game try. Consider the press conference he gave the day after the results of this year's midterm elections were in -- and so many...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
President Barack Obama's plan to extend private health coverage to the uninsured entered a new uncertain phase on Saturday as U.S. government-backed online insurance marketplaces opened their 2015 plans to millions of potential enrollees.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
With Congress deadlocked over changes to U.S. immigration policy, President Obama has vowed to fix a "broken system" on his own through an executive order. The president's order is expected to defer deportation for millions of adults illegally in the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:35 PM
The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday denied a Spanish company's application to build a controversial renewable energy facility in the Mojave Desert's remote Silurian Valley, deciding the sprawling project “would not be in the public interest.&...